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September 21, 2020, 9:56 AM

Airbus Commits to Hydrogen Airliners Entering Service In 2035

Airbus unveiled three concepts for the aircraft, which could carry between 100 and 200 passengers on flights of up to around 2,000 nm.

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Metro Aerospace Microvanes
Sep 15, 2020 - 9:29 AM
Alpine Advanced Materials is pressing the case for its HX5 composite, while sister company Metro Aerospace is looking to cut drag with its Microvane mod.
Sep 14, 2020 - 4:06 PM
While announcing her intention to extend a waiver of the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule, European transport commissioner Adina Valean lamented shortcomings.
EASA 737 test
Sep 11, 2020 - 11:54 AM
EASA's Joint Operations Evaluation Board will meet in the UK to consider data collected from flight testing of the 737 Max completed this week.
Boutique Air
Sep 10, 2020 - 1:43 PM
California-based Boutique Air serves 29 U.S. airports in 17 states nationwide, operating a fleet of 27 Pilatus PC-12-45 and PC-12-47 aircraft.
Sep 10, 2020 - 10:39 AM
Coronavirus safety measures will cause airports to reach saturation capacity at 60 to 75 percent of their peak 2019 traffic levels.
Sep 9, 2020 - 12:09 PM
SAS, Frenchbee and three ANSPs agree to participate in Airbus’s latest project aimed at reducing fuel burn.
Sep 9, 2020 - 11:03 AM
The air cargo industry must work with governments to prepare for distributing billions of doses of Covid-19 vaccine worldwide.
Sep 8, 2020 - 2:22 PM
József Váradi, head of Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air, slams a second wave of travel restrictions across Europe.
787
Sep 8, 2020 - 1:21 PM
Quality assurance personnel have identified new production issues involving the Dreamliner’s horizontal stabilizer.
A321neo
Sep 8, 2020 - 10:08 AM
The joint venture between Wizz Air and Abu Dhabi-based ADQ hopes to launch operations on October 1.