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July 27, 2021, 12:37 PM

European Commission Approves Massive Aid Injection to Condor

EU antitrust regulators conclude that German state and restructuring aid to Condor comply with European state aid rules.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 8:34 AM
Delivery of an A350 from the Tianjin completion and delivery center marks a new milestone in Airbus’s partnership with China.
Jul 21, 2021 - 7:56 AM
An IATA survey shows that passengers remain willing to wear masks to mitigate the risk of Covid transmission.
Jul 17, 2021 - 12:35 PM
The action by the FAA to ground Rhoades Aviation relates to an investigation into maintenance deficiencies, not the July 2 ditching accident.
Jul 16, 2021 - 9:16 AM
An FAA airworthiness directive was issued to assess the risk of dual-switch failures in 737 airliner cabin pressure systems.
Jul 16, 2021 - 4:03 AM
The new airline joint venture is expected to lead to dramatic improvements in flight connectivity for Armenians living overseas.
Jul 15, 2021 - 2:00 PM
The governments of Canada and Quebec have committed to providing half of a C$163 million investment in Pratt Canada’s hybrid-electric demonstrator program.
Jul 15, 2021 - 11:22 AM
Europe’s dominant airframe maker has committed to invest in SAF development and production in North America.
Jul 14, 2021 - 2:50 PM
Along with new taxes, Europe’s “Fit for 55” green policies include an SAF blending mandate and the end of airlines’ free allowances in the bloc’s ETS.
Jul 14, 2021 - 1:32 PM
IATA director general Willie Walsh and Flypop founder Nino Judge demanded fundamental changes in Covid travel policies to open international routes.
Jul 14, 2021 - 11:48 AM
The Irkut MC-21 and SSJ100 would become the main beneficiaries of a $25 billion allocation from the Russian government.