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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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Jun 29, 2020 - 3:27 PM
Flight testing of the 737 Max has resumed, a major step toward recertification of the narrow-body airliner.
A350 autonomous flight
Jun 29, 2020 - 12:58 PM
An Airbus A350-1000 widebody airliner achieved fully autonomous taxi, takeoff, and landings in a series of test flights.
Airbus A350XWB
Jun 29, 2020 - 6:24 AM
The order backlog for airliners as of the end of May stood at 13,779, with relatively few cancellations recorded to date.
Jun 26, 2020 - 9:03 AM
A new credit facility and loan for KLM has been agreed almost two months after sister company Air France got state aid.
Lufthansa A321
Jun 25, 2020 - 1:33 PM
The German airline's leading private shareholder had opposed state aid, which was contingent on the government taking a 20 percent stake in the company.
Qantas Boeing 747
Jun 25, 2020 - 10:22 AM
Facing dramatic reductions in air travel, Qantas has unveiled a $10 billion recovery plan.
PK8303
Jun 25, 2020 - 10:14 AM
For unknown reasons, the pilots of Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK8303 took off after landing with the gear retracted.
Hi Air ATR72-500
Jun 25, 2020 - 5:43 AM
Hi Air, which started operations in February 2020, is doubling the size of its fleet following South Korea's emergence from Covid-19 lockdown.
Jun 24, 2020 - 12:26 PM
ICAO announced it has officially launched the CORSIA Central Registry, which will serve as the program's main data storage hub.
Jun 24, 2020 - 10:19 AM
Travelers are as concerned about being quarantined as they are about catching the Covid virus, according to new IATA research.