Air Transport

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April 8, 2020, 12:52 PM

Airbus Cuts Monthly Production Rates by One-third

Monthly A320 rates will fall from 60 to 40, while A330 rates decline to two and A350 rates to six.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 12:11 PM
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Apr 6, 2020 - 7:50 AM
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Apr 3, 2020 - 9:44 AM
A retrenchment at Dublin-based Avolon includes a reduction in aircraft commitments from 284 to 165 over the next three years.
Apr 2, 2020 - 2:07 PM
British Airways' cabin and ground-crew furlough agreement includes a guarantee of no unpaid temporary layoffs or redundancies.
Apr 2, 2020 - 11:21 AM
The International Civil Aviation Organization is keeping operators informed on airport movements with a new app.
Apr 2, 2020 - 9:43 AM
Emirates chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum confirmed plans for a “limited number” of passenger flights out of Dubai International Airport.
Apr 2, 2020 - 8:56 AM
The CEO of U.S. aerospace giant Boeing warned of unforeseen “challenges” spawned by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Apr 1, 2020 - 3:32 PM
The spread of Covid-19 has hit airlines in Brazil and Colombia particularly hard.
Apr 1, 2020 - 12:57 PM
Dubai’s state-owned carrier Emirates has supplemented its SkyCargo operation with Boeing 777 passenger airplanes.