All United States articles – Page 2

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    China poses short and long-term challenges for US aerospace


    Economic vulnerability in China, coupled with a potential trade war between China and the United States, as well as the short-term but massively disruptive effects of the new coronavirus are some of the biggest risks the global aviation and aerospace industry faces at the start of the new decade.

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    Boeing needs to balance supply chain and customers


    Suppliers and customers are both suffering from the 737 Max’s grounding, but to restart production requires the manufacturer to manage a delecate balancing act. 

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    Wheels Up and Delta Private Jets complete tie-up


    Charter companies Wheels Up and Delta Private Jets (DPJ) are preparing to roll-out a range of “cross-platform” benefits for customers, after concluding a merger agreement in late January to become one the largest business aircraft providers in the USA.

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    China trade tensions drove Boeing’s 787 rate-cut decision


    Boeing’s decision to reduce 787 production to 10 units per month from early 2021 has been driven largely by lower orders from China as well as a reduced near-term requirement for widebody replacements. Announcing the move on 29 January, Boeing said output would remain at that level until 2023 ...

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    Embraer launches upgraded Phenom 300E


    Embraer has launched an upgraded version of the Phenom 300E in a move designed to boost the appeal and value proposition of the best-selling light business jet.

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    American reaches tentative agreement with unions


    American Airlines says it has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with unions representing 31,000 employees, after an acrimonious year-long standoff led to the delay or cancellation of more than a thousand flights. The Fort-Worth-based carrier did not release details of the agreement and says it is still subject ...

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    Hawaiian full year income falls as competition increases


    Hawaiian Holdings, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, says net adjusted income for the full year 2019 fell 25% to $219 million compared to the same period a year ago as it faced stiff new competition on some of its stronger routes within the Hawaiian Islands, to the US mainland and to Japan.

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    Uber sees piloted eVTOL flights before drone package deliveries


    Mark Moore, Uber’s engineering director for aircraft systems, says he expects piloted electric-vertical-take-off-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft to advance faster than autonomous drone package deliveries due to the increased regulatory requirements surrounding autonomous flight.

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    Kopter announces orders, options from INAEC and Rainier


    Swiss light helicopter manufacturer Kopter says it received several orders and options from the Philippines’ INAEC Aviation Corporation and Rainier Heli-International.

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    Metro Aviation orders 12 more Airbus EC145e


    Airbus says that Metro Aviation, an operator of medical aircraft for healthcare providers, has ordered 12 more twin-engined EC145e helicopters, bringing the Louisiana-based company’s order book total for the aircraft type to 43.

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    Tennessee Valley Authority adds four Bell helicopters to its fleet


    Bell says that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has added four of its rotorcraft to its fleet, bringing the electricity agency’s total to six.

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    NASA orders three Airbus H135 helicopters


    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has ordered three Airbus H135 helicopters for various missions including security, emergency medical services, passenger transport and rocket launches, the European manufacturer says. The aircraft will be operated from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and will be delivered in 2020 and ...

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    ​Boom Supersonic teams with Flight Research to trial XB-1 technology demonstrator


    Supersonic aircraft developer Boom has partnered with US training support and services company Flight Research (FRI) to test its XB-1 technology demonstrator in a supersonic corridor stretching across the Mojave Desert. 

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    Bristow and ERA to merge, creating offshore helicopter giant


    Offshore helicopter operators Bristow Group and ERA Group are to merge, creating a business with a combined $1.5 billion turnover and a fleet of over 300 rotorcraft.

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    Boeing 737 Max grounding cost Southwest $828m in 2019


    Southwest Airlines says that it lost almost a billion dollars in operating income due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as it joins other airlines in scrambling to find capacity and make up for the jet’s ongoing problems.

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    FAA and IATA optimistic on reception of 737 Max review


    Regulatory officials are optimistic that safety authorities in Europe and other regions are confident in the US Federal Aviation Administration’s safety review process to return Boeing 737 Max aircraft to service. Regulators outside the USA have vowed they will not rely on FAA approval and conduct their own reviews ...

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    First prototype of Stratos 716 very light jet takes shape


    Stratos Aircraft has completed load testing on its 716 very light jet (VLJ), and is now assembling the first prototype of the single-engined six-seater, which it hopes to fly in the second half of the year.

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    Delta jet slides off taxiway in winter weather


    A Delta Air Lines Airbus A319 slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International airport during bad weather on 17 January, leading the airport to temporarily cease operations due to deteriorating winter conditions.

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    Daher sees modest dip in TBM and Kodiak deliveries during ‘tough’ 2019


    Daher saw flat sales in 2019, with deliveries of its Kodiak and TBM single-engined aircraft families slipping slightly, following what it calls a “tough year in the entry-level business aviation market”.

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    Spirit adds Oakland to Fort Lauderdale route


    Spirit Airlines in April will add nonstop daily flights between Oakland International airport and its headquarters hub in Fort Lauderdale amid its plans to expand its network and Airbus fleet in 2020. The ultra-low-cost carrier on 16 January announced the new seasonal route to complement its year-round ...