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An expansive MOU between Aerion and sister companies NetJets and FlightSafety International includes purchase rights for 20 AS2s and a new training center.
With a new order for 25 airplanes, United Airlines now expects to receive 94 Boeing 737 Maxes in 2022 and 2023.
After a relatively brief yet busy and productive career, the RAF’s Sentinel radar reconnaissance aircraft have been retired.
The parent company of BA, Aer Lingus, Iberia, and Vueling continues to evaluate routes for the 737 Max as it sinks to a €7.4 billion operating loss.
Leading the Cessna Citation Excel Eagle refurb program are Cessna chairman emeritus Russ Meyer Jr., Russ Meyer III, and former Cessna CEO Gary Hay.
Aerion is expanding its sales effort with the return of Sean McGeough and padding its AS2 order book with the addition of Set Jet as a launch customer.
Five entities from three continents have made it to the final bidding process to acquire Piaggio Aerospace, with offers to purchase due on March 5.
Oriens Aviation has also received EASA Part 145 certification.
The FAA must develop a “risk-based approach” to ODA oversight, according to a DOT IG report on the agency’s response to 737 Max recommendations.
Business jets took the biggest hit in 2020, down 20.4 percent to 674, while overall GA fixed-wing deliveries were down 9 percent and billings 14.8 percent.