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Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

After successfully completing the test phase, the "Compensaid" platform developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub will become the Lufthansa ... Read More

Back to humans: Boeing dumps robots that flubbed its 777X jet assembly

Back to humans: Boeing dumps robots that flubbed its 777X jet assembly

The Boeing Company has finally dumped the robots that were used to assemble two main fuselage sections on the ... Read More

Etihad Engineering receives approval to 3D print aircraft parts at new 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering receives approval to 3D print aircraft parts at new 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) division of Etihad Aviation Group, has collaborated with EOS and BigRep, both ... Read More

United Airlines puts jet lag to rest

United Airlines puts jet lag to rest

United Airlines customers now have a new, scientific way to battle jet lag through a first-of-its-kind partnership with Timeshifter, ... Read More

Which US cities have the fastest and the slowest internet?

Which US cities have the fastest and the slowest internet?

US domestic travelers know that many internet providers are boasting superfast internet speeds with the rollout of 5G at ... Read More

FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe

FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found that the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) ... Read More

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India's low-cost airline SpiceJet has announced plans to set up its first international hub at Ras Al Khaimah International ... Read More

Airbus unveils Air Canada’s first A220

Airbus unveils Air Canada’s first A220

Air Canada’s first Airbus A220 was unveiled this week when it rolled out of the painting hangar at the ... Read More

Increasing air traffic to bolster global demand for air transport modifications

Increasing air traffic to bolster global demand for air transport modifications

High importance of passenger safety provisions in the airline business has driven the demand for air transport modifications. A ... Read More

Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October

Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October

October was a landmark month for Airbus in terms of new business, with orders logged for 415 new commercial ... Read More

Airbus plans to boost aircraft production in China

Airbus plans to boost aircraft production in China

Airbus and China are strengthening their long-standing partnership as both sides commit to a further deepening and broadening of ... Read More

Iran harasses UN inspector: Takes travel documents

Iran harasses UN inspector: Takes travel documents

An inspector working for the UN nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA),  in the Islamic Republic had her ... Read More

False hijacking alert triggers passenger evacuation at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

False hijacking alert triggers passenger evacuation at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Dutch gendarmerie announced they were responding to a “suspicious situation” on board a parked aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol airport ... Read More

WTM: The future of air travel and digital travel

WTM: The future of air travel and digital travel

Advances in digital and artificial intelligence for air travel are coming in thick and fast, World Travel Market (WTM) ... Read More

Boeing CEO gives up 2019 compensation, bonus in the wake of 737 MAX crashes

Boeing CEO gives up 2019 compensation, bonus in the wake of 737 MAX crashes

The new chairman of The Boeing Company, David Calhoun, gave an enthusiastic vote of public confidence in CEO Dennis ... Read More

22 startups join Airbus accelerator program

22 startups join Airbus accelerator program

Airbus has selected twenty two new startups to join its BizLab for the launch of the fifth accelerator program, ... Read More

US airlines: Restoring traveling public’s trust in Boeing 737 MAX top priority

US airlines: Restoring traveling public’s trust in Boeing 737 MAX top priority

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines are planning to conduct Boeing 737 MAX demonstration flights with senior company ... Read More

Fraport and Hybrid-Airplane Technologies testing hybrid aerial vehicle

Fraport and Hybrid-Airplane Technologies testing hybrid aerial vehicle

The H-Aero is a small, helium-filled hybrid aerial vehicle. From October 28 to 31, passengers at Frankfurt Airport were ... Read More

Arab Air Carriers Association: VJ Poonoosamy to moderate CEOs’ Panel

Arab Air Carriers Association: VJ Poonoosamy to moderate CEOs’ Panel

The Arab  Air Carriers Association (AACO) is currently meeting n Kuwait for the AACO 52nd Annual General Meeting. Today ... Read More

FAA declares New York City Marathon a No Drone Zone

FAA declares New York City Marathon a No Drone Zone

The skies above the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3, will be a No Drone Zone, the ... Read More

US grounds Chinese-made drones, China calls it ‘abusive and discriminatory’

US grounds Chinese-made drones, China calls it ‘abusive and discriminatory’

US Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt ordered the grounding of department's entire fleet of 800 drones over a claim ... Read More

Over 50 Boeing passenger jets grounded worldwide due to ‘wing-related cracks’

Over 50 Boeing passenger jets grounded worldwide due to ‘wing-related cracks’

Over 50 Boeing passenger aircraft were grounded around the world after the discovery of 'wing-related cracks', world' biggest plane ... Read More

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has announced that it will add Airbus A321XLR to its fleet, with a firm order for ... Read More

US Senate: Boeing put profits before safety in 737 MAX disaster

US Senate: Boeing put profits before safety in 737 MAX disaster

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg faced intense grilling by US lawmakers, while testifying before the US Senate Commerce Committee about ... Read More

Vancouver International Airport first in Canada to use NEXUS facial recognition

Vancouver International Airport first in Canada to use NEXUS facial recognition

Today, Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) by Vancouver International Airport announced that their proprietary line of self-service, biometric-enabled kiosks, BorderXpress, ... Read More

Airbus: 2019 results driven by performance in commercial aircraft

Airbus: 2019 results driven by performance in commercial aircraft

Airbus SE reported Nine-Month (9m) 2019 consolidated financial results and provided full-year guidance. “Our nine-month results are mainly driven ... Read More

India’s aviation safety regulator threatens to ground IndiGo’s A320neo jets

India’s aviation safety regulator threatens to ground IndiGo’s A320neo jets

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said IndiGo won’t be allowed to fly Airbus A320neo jets fitted with ... Read More

FAA bans drones over more federal facilities

FAA bans drones over more federal facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, ... Read More

Delta Air Lines opens first new concourse at LaGuardia Airport

Delta Air Lines opens first new concourse at LaGuardia Airport

Ten years ago, the idea of building a new LaGuardia - while keeping the existing airport running - seemed ... Read More

China’s first electric passenger aircraft makes successful maiden flight

China’s first electric passenger aircraft makes successful maiden flight

China's Liaoning General Aviation Academy official announced that the inaugural flight of the country's first self-developed four-seater electric aircraft, ... Read More

What will Boeing CEO tell US Congress?

What will Boeing CEO tell US Congress?

Boeing President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg will testify tomorrow, October 29, before the U.S. Senate Committee on ... Read More

Trump is not alone: 30% of Americans have no clue how Internet works

Trump is not alone: 30% of Americans have no clue how Internet works

Do you know how the internet works? Could you actually explain it? Turns out, Americans may not know as ... Read More

Airbus showcases state-of-the-art technology in Bahrain

Airbus showcases state-of-the-art technology in Bahrain

Airbus is showcasing their diverse portfolio of mission-critical offerings at the 2nd edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition & ... Read More

United Airlines joins forces with Star Wars

United Airlines joins forces with Star Wars

United Airlines today announced that the carrier has teamed up with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – the ... Read More

What Boeing says after the Lion Air Flight 610 crash report?

What Boeing says after the Lion Air Flight 610 crash report?

How safe is Boeing 737 Max. This was a question constantly asked after Lion Air in Indonesia's deadly crash ... Read More

United Airlines pledges $40 million to decarbonize commercial air travel

United Airlines pledges $40 million to decarbonize commercial air travel

United Airlines today announced that it is committing $40 million toward a new investment vehicle focused on accelerating the ... Read More