Cathy Buyck
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De Havilland Canada Launches Updated, Lighter DHC-6

Canadian airframer De Havilland secured commitments for 45 aircraft to back the launch of the DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G.
De Havilland DHC-400 at 2023 Paris Airshow

Riyadh Air Fleet To Adopt ‘Dual-Livery’ Designs

Saudi start-up Riyadh Air, which continues to consider a narrowbody jet option, is presenting one of its liveries on a Boeing 787 in Paris.
Riyadh Air lavender-indigo livery on Boeing 787

Boeing Highlights Contributions to Sustainable Aerospace

Boeing is emphasizing its continuous efforts to decarbonize the aerospace industry and its own operations.
Boeing ecoDemonstrator

Elettronica Rebrands as ELT Group

ELT Group's new identity reflects the Italian electronic defense company’s expertise in cybersecurity, space, and biodefense markets.
ELT Group booth at the Paris Airshow 2023

Massive A320 Order Kicks Off Airbus Paris Salon Sales

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo topped up its Airbus orderbook with a further firm order for 500 single-aisle aircraft.

Boeing's Deal Pledges Return to Stability, Schedule Fidelity

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Stan Deal expects order announcements in Paris as he aims to reduce delivery delays and assuage angry customers.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Stan Deal (right) and Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker appear at the 2022 Farnborough Airshow to mark the sale of 25 Boeing 737 Max 10s. (Photo: David McIntosh)

EU Sets World’s Largest SAF Blending Mandate

New European rules call for an obligation for minimum sustainable aviation uplift for flights within and departing the EU from 2025.
KLM has used SAF blends for all its flights departing Amsterdam

Airbus, Boeing Raise 20-Year Forecasts For Aircraft Deliveries

Airbus and Boeing expect that manufacturers will deliver more than 40,000 new commercial aircraft over the next 20 years.
Boeing 737 Max

ATR Touts Strong Growth Prospects

ATR, the Toulouse-based turboprop manufacturer, plans to reveal orders at the Paris Airshow and prove a sustained interest in its regional airframes.
ATR 72-600 powered by Pratt & Whitney PW127 turboprops

ATR Shows Off Purpose-built Freighter Variant

European turboprop manufacturer ATR brought two aircraft to the Paris Airshow, including the ATR 72-600F, which will take part in the flying display.
ATR Cargo variant

Dassault Showcases Civil and Military Competencies

Dassault plans for the Falcon 10X to become the first Falcon jet compatible with 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel.
Dassault Aviation

Boeing Global Services Charts a Data Solutions Path

BGS enhances its digital solutions and data analytics capabilities to provide enhanced customer service and propel sustained growth.
Users have downloaded the Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro charts and navigation app on more than 350,000 mobile devices. (Photo: Boeing Global Services)

AIA Chief Warns of Sustained Shortage of Labor

American aerospace and defense manufacturers headed to the Paris Air Show hold large order books but face continued supply chains disruptions.
AIA president and CEO Eric Fanning

Commercial Aviation’s Hydrogen Play Poses Myriad Challenges

Hydrogen-powered aircraft programs attract increased attention and public funding, but the task of building a green hydrogen ecosystem will prove daunting.
Hydrogen propulsion

European Aviation Faces a €820 billion Tab to Reach Net Zero

Europe’s airlines urge more incentives to help shoulder the cost of investments necessary to reach net zero by 2050.
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SESAR Deployment Boss Upbeat on European ATM Progress

Paris Airshow exhibitors stand to benefit from billions of euros spent on ATM modernization in Europe.
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IATA: Airlines ‘Beyond Frustrated’ by Supply-chain Disruptions

The global airline trade body plans to start monitoring supplier performance to keep track of delays in aircraft and parts deliveries.
IATA vice president of operations, safety, and security Nick Careen

IATA Lauds Airlines' ‘Amazing’ Return to Profitability

Airlines globally will generate $9.8 billion in net profits this year and passenger traffic should recover to pre-Covid levels in 2024, according to IATA.
IATA director general Willie Walsh

Environmental Groups Increase Pressure on Bizav in Europe

Schiphol Airport, one of Europe’s largest airports, plans to ban private jets and small business aircraft, a step that might be followed by others.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Late EBAA Chief Husain Khan Will Be 'Deeply Missed'

Athar Husain Khan’s dedication to the business aviation industry and its entire ecosystem has been key to EBAA's strength.
Athar Husain Khan, former EBAA head

Asia-Pac Airlines Seek to Link Recovery with Sustainability

The EU’s numerous climate laws risk will impinge on the Asia-Pacific carriers operating into the bloc, warns the head of AAPA.
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Regulations and Government

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Plans To Ban Business Aircraft in 2025

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is proposing a ban on business aircraft starting in 2025 as part of a wider strategy to reduce noise and CO2 emissions.
Jet aviation Amsterdam

Airlines Win Legal Challenge to Schiphol Flight Caps

A Dutch court overruled a government plan to cut Amsterdam Schiphol airport’s annual flight limit to 460,000 from November.
Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam

Eurocontrol Warns Flight Movements Could Stagnate after 2025

The number of flights in European airspace will recover to pre-pandemic levels in 2025 but growth might slow or even stop.
Various airliners parked at gates at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

ATR Targets 40 New Aircraft Deliveries This Year

European turboprop manufacturer ATR shipped only 25 new aircraft to customers in 2022 as supply chain and staffing bottlenecks slowed production.
ATR chief executive Nathalie Tarnaud Laude

European Airlines Cautiously Optimistic on Summer Disruptions

Airlines for Europe member airlines expect stronger demand and markedly less disruption than during last year's chaotic summer season.
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Clean Aviation Team Presses For Hybrid-Electric Regional Craft

Development of hybrid-electric regional airliners must happen in sync with the entire aviation 'ecosystem,' according to Clean Aviation partner Leonardo.
48-seat hybrid-electric aircraft

Safran Boss Tells EU Commission SAF Mandates Are ‘Too Shy’

Olivier Andriès, CEO of Safran, warns that Europe will fall behind the U.S. if it does not heighten its SAF usage and production ambitions.
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Ryanair Decries Continuing French ATC Strikes

Europe’s largest low-cost airline launched a petition calling for the European Commission to allow overflights when French controllers stage a strike.
Ryanair director of operations Neal McMahon (left) and CEO Eddie Wilson hold signs calling for customers to sign a petition to allow for French overflights while air traffic controllers in the country stage strikes.

IATA Data Point to Turboprops as the Weak Link in 2022 Safety Performance

Turboprops accounted for four of five fatal accidents last year with loss of life to passengers and crew onboard, according to IATA's 2022 safety report.
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