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July 7, 2020, 10:00 AM

Brussels Warns U.S. of Escalation of Aerospace Subsidy Dispute

European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan accused the U.S. of rejecting the EU's attempts to finally settle their dispute over aerospace subsidies.

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Jul 6, 2020 - 8:55 AM
New low-cost carrier Air Arabia Abu Dhabi gets ready to start operations despite Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Jul 3, 2020 - 11:14 AM
The delayed review of the UK's contentious quarantine policy eases requirements for 59 countries, but not for travelers from the U.S. and many others.
ATR 600
Jul 2, 2020 - 12:21 PM
A 50 percent reduction in airplane output by ATR this year will accompany the loss of 204 jobs.
737 Max
Jul 2, 2020 - 7:52 AM
Following three days of flight testing the 737 Max, the FAA must now evaluate data on changes to the airplane’s flight control system.
Jul 1, 2020 - 2:11 PM
ICAO’s decision to change the baseline date for Corsia’s emissions calculation has drawn condemnation from environmentalists but applause from airlines.
Jul 1, 2020 - 1:47 PM
The International Air Transport Association cites Covid case rates in the U.S. and half of emerging economies as an impediment to air traffic recovery.
Jul 1, 2020 - 11:58 AM
The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s office faulted Boeing for failing to submit documents detailing modifications to the 737 Max’s MCAS.
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Airlines need to reconsider how they treat customers if they want people to get back in their airplanes.
Jun 30, 2020 - 5:31 PM
With thousands of airliners idled as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic's chilling effect on travel, microbial fuel contamination is a key concern.
Jun 30, 2020 - 3:02 PM
European airframe maker Airbus reveals latest plans to address what it calls the gravest crisis the industry has ever faced.