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June 6, 2023, 8:48 AM

IATA: Airlines ‘Beyond Frustrated’ by Supply-chain Disruptions

The global airline trade body plans to start monitoring supplier performance to keep track of delays in aircraft and parts deliveries.

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Apr 24, 2023 - 11:19 AM
The conflict in Sudan is adding to the pressure and uncertainty for airlines and their insurers resulting from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Airbus A220-300 in flight overhead
Apr 21, 2023 - 12:51 PM
The Quebec-based SAF+ Consortium has joined with Airbus Canada and Pratt & Whitney Canada on power-to-liquid e-SAF testing and feasibility studies.
Britten-Norman Islander in flight
Apr 21, 2023 - 10:24 AM
A merger between the UK’s Britten-Norman and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS) would result in an injection of £10 million into the new company.
Apr 20, 2023 - 11:54 AM
The EU’s numerous climate laws risk will impinge on the Asia-Pacific carriers operating into the bloc, warns the head of AAPA.
Apr 19, 2023 - 12:49 PM
A hearing on Capitol Hill underscored the discord over pilot supply and how to address it.
Comac ARJ21-700
Apr 19, 2023 - 10:42 AM
TransNusa Aviation operated the first revenue flight of the ARJ21outside China with service from Jakarta to Bali.
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 landing at at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
Apr 18, 2023 - 2:20 PM
A computer system firewall failure caused another round of schedule interruptions at Southwest Airlines, according to the company.
Air France A330-200
Apr 17, 2023 - 2:23 PM
Judges rule that prosecutors did not produce evidence of a direct connection between the actions of Airbus and Air France and the crash of AF447.
Jonathon Counsell, head of sustainability with the International Airlines Group.
Apr 17, 2023 - 8:40 AM
At the Sustainable Skies event in the UK, industry leaders called for more investment and urgent action to meet the net zero carbon goal by 2050.
Boeing 737 Max family on airport ramp
Apr 14, 2023 - 10:49 AM
Aft fuselages for the 737 Max supplied by Sprit Aerosystems are the source of another delivery disruption.