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October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 3:56 PM
AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly expects that aircraft leasing companies will have to do “some more heavy lifting" to help airlines as they recover from Covid-19.
IATA climate
Oct 4, 2021 - 4:10 PM
The airline trade body admits that the new target will be a ‘huge challenge’ and will need the support of all stakeholders, including governments.
Willie Walsh IATA
Oct 4, 2021 - 12:30 PM
The global airline trade body predicts that airlines’ joint loss will narrow to $11.6 billion; North America the only region to be profitable.
Oct 4, 2021 - 11:15 AM
Flyadeal's fleet of 15 Airbus A320s could be augmented with long-range A321 variants for international flying.
Oct 4, 2021 - 9:12 AM
IAI and Avolon have signed an agreement for conversion of 30 Airbus A330-300s from passenger-to-freighter configuration.
Oct 1, 2021 - 10:32 AM
ITA has inked deals with Airbus and Air Lease Corp for 59 Airbus narrowbody and widebody airliners ahead of its formal launch October 15.
Oct 1, 2021 - 9:04 AM
GE Aviation and MagniX win contracts to perform ground and flight demonstrations with $253.4 million in grants from NASA.
Sep 30, 2021 - 10:13 AM
The emergence of the Covid-19 Delta variant cut deeply into domestic demand during August, said IATA.
Sep 29, 2021 - 9:35 AM
Airbus and Air France celebrate delivery of the French flag carrier’s initial A220-300 during a Wednesday ceremony at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport.
Sep 28, 2021 - 2:58 PM
Starting next year, the FAA will deploy new NASA-developed software to aid departure efficiency at 27 airports in the U.S.