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July 22, 2021, 6:14 AM

Cape Air Prepares To Operate Eviation's Alice Electric Commuter

The New England-based regional airline sees strong benefits from electric aircraft services but admits the business case for the switch is not yet proven.

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Frankfurt Airport
Jul 26, 2021 - 11:46 AM
IATA condemned the European Commission as "out of touch with reality" in its decision to set a 50 percent threshold for "use it or lose it" slot rules.
Jul 22, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Rolls-Royce has delivered the generator and related power electronics for its new electric propulsion system to its testbed in the UK.
Eviation Alice
Jul 22, 2021 - 6:14 AM
The New England-based regional airline sees strong benefits from electric aircraft services but admits the business case for the switch is not yet proven.
Jul 21, 2021 - 12:33 PM
United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby predicts that increasing vaccination rates will mitigate any negative affect on demand caused by Covid’s Delta variant.
Xwing
Jul 21, 2021 - 9:15 AM
Experts says more energy-efficient propulsion and autonomous flight technology could significant cut the cost of carrying a smaller numbers of passengers.
Jul 21, 2021 - 8:34 AM
Delivery of an A350 from the Tianjin completion and delivery center marks a new milestone in Airbus’s partnership with China.
Jul 21, 2021 - 7:56 AM
An IATA survey shows that passengers remain willing to wear masks to mitigate the risk of Covid transmission.
Transair
Jul 17, 2021 - 12:35 PM
The action by the FAA to ground Rhoades Aviation relates to an investigation into maintenance deficiencies, not the July 2 ditching accident.
Jul 16, 2021 - 9:16 AM
An FAA airworthiness directive was issued to assess the risk of dual-switch failures in 737 airliner cabin pressure systems.
Jul 16, 2021 - 4:03 AM
The new airline joint venture is expected to lead to dramatic improvements in flight connectivity for Armenians living overseas.