Air Transport

News and issues relating to international air transport and cargo carriers, national airlines and regional airlines, including aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

December 4, 2019, 11:03 AM

United Order for Airbus A321XLRs Strikes Blow to NMA

UAL expects to take first delivery of Airbus’s longest-range narrowbody in 2024.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 3:38 PM
The Irkutsk plant in Siberia expects to reach a production capacity of 72 MC-21s by 2025.
Nov 26, 2019 - 2:42 PM
With 50 different new technologies on board, Boeing's ecoDemonstrator is a flying test bed for innovation.
Nov 26, 2019 - 10:51 AM
Single-aisle airliners led all segments with orders for 404 units.
Thales PureFlyt
Nov 26, 2019 - 10:23 AM
France’s Thales Group says all OEMs could benefit from PureFlyt, giving it a chance for adoption on Boeing airliner programs.
Max 10
Nov 22, 2019 - 3:38 PM
The 737 Max 10 is the largest of the Max variants with capacity for up to 230 passengers.
IATA chairman and Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr
Nov 22, 2019 - 10:03 AM
The CEO of the German airline group calls for a rationalization of the debate of air transport’s impact on climate change.
Norwegian 787 on ramp
Nov 22, 2019 - 2:30 AM
Norwegian Air to unlock partnerships and pursue restructuring, led by newly appointed CEO Jacob Schram.
Nov 21, 2019 - 4:25 AM
Airline representative IATA cautions against a Europe-wide SAF blending mandate, arguing it will lead to a distortion of competition.
Britten-Norman Islander
Nov 20, 2019 - 7:19 AM
A UK project is developing a hybrid-electric modification for the Britten-Norman Islander.
Nov 20, 2019 - 3:47 AM
Emirates is to take 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in place of an equivalent number of 777Xs, but says it will operate both types