Sustainability

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Feb 27, 2021
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first commercial flight using an admixture of 500 liters of sustainable synthetic kerosene.
Feb 24, 2021
The European Commission has launched a new partnership focusing on electric, hybrid and disruptive technologies which will build on Clean Sky 2 and contribute to a new breed of regional, short- and medium-haul aircraft that will fly by 2035.  

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

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Mar 01, 2021
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is shifting focus slightly on its Embraer E1 and E2 fleets in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Feb 24, 2021
When any new aircraft is launched into the market, the headline items from the manufacturer describing the new product usually relate to parameters…

ATW March Digital Features

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Mar 04, 2021
The FAA will establish an executive board to lead the agency’s oversight of the emerging Advanced Air Mobility sector, Administrator Steve Dickson announced on March 3.
Mar 03, 2021
Fractional ownership provider NetJets and training specialist FlightSafety International have signed a broad ranging agreement with Aerion which includes purchase rights on 20 AS2 supersonic business jets and the establishment of a training academy for operators of the Mach 1.4 aircraft.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Mar 05, 2021
Boeing’s 737 MAX program recovery is hitting its marks as airlines work more of the narrowbody twins back into fleets and deliveries ramp up, but the macro demand picture likely will not support the company’s current production-rate outlook, a Canaccord Genuity analysis said. 
Mar 04, 2021
Kelly Ortberg’s quiet departure from the executive ranks of Raytheon Technologies was a jolt to some veterans in the aerospace business community, where he has long been regarded as an exceptional talent in the prime of his career. 
Mar 04, 2021
Lufthansa Group plans to phase out eight long-haul aircraft types over the next few years and sees no prospect of returning the Airbus A380 or A340-600 back to service.
Mar 04, 2021
Singapore Technologies (ST) Engineering has inducted its first Airbus A320 for passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion.
Mar 03, 2021
Deloitte last week announced agreements with American Airlines and Delta Air Lines to reduce its carbon emissions through investments in sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). 

Interiors & Connectivity

Mar 05, 2021
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, Thales has managed to control damage at the company level thanks to a diversified portfolio of activities but its civil aviation branch was nevertheless hit hard.
Feb 03, 2021
Inflight connectivity over the Asia-Pacific region is set to get a boost as a new extreme high throughput satellite (XTS)—APSTAR-6D—enters service over the next month.
Feb 02, 2021
New inflight entertainment technologies are rapidly evolving to deliver much more than passive entertainment as touch-free experiences on PEDs become…
Feb 01, 2021
JetBlue has unveiled a redesign of its Mint premium product as the New York-based airline prepares for transatlantic service this summer from New York to London.
Jan 26, 2021
Aircraft interiors manufacturers continue to roll out new, innovative seat designs in response to the ever-changing needs of the airline passenger.

Airports & Routes

Mar 05, 2021
Palermo, the capital of the Italian island of Sicily, is to become the 42nd base in Hungarian ULCC Wizz Air’s network.
Mar 03, 2021
Close to 200 European airports are facing insolvency because of the drastic drop in passenger traffic over the past year, according to airports body ACI Europe.
Mar 02, 2021
European Commission (EC) president Ursula von der Leyen has confirmed that work is underway on a “Digital Green Pass,” which aims to facilitate the restart of European travel.
Mar 01, 2021
Colombia’s aviation authority Aerocivil has confirmed that four carriers have requested permission to serve the country. 
Mar 01, 2021
Biofuel producer Gevo has signed a MOU with Germany’s HCS Group to build a renewable hydrocarbon facility in Speyer, Germany, which will produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Airlines & Lessors

Mar 05, 2021
Recent commentary from U.S. airline executives suggests a travel demand rebound in spring 2021, as COVID-19 case counts, deaths and vaccinations continue to trend in a positive direction.
Mar 05, 2021
Lufthansa Cargo (LHC) said that it is prepared for the next downturn in the air cargo business when it happens after the company presented the best results in its 26-year history following an unprecedented year.
Mar 05, 2021
Palermo, the capital of the Italian island of Sicily, is to become the 42nd base in Hungarian ULCC Wizz Air’s network.
Mar 05, 2021
Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has signed a PHP16 billion ($329 million) 10-year loan facility with six domestic banks, just weeks after raising PHP12.5 billion through a rights issue that was finalized in February.
Mar 04, 2021
Delta Air Lines said it will budget more than $30 million to offset 13 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted in the last 10 months of 2020.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Mar 05, 2021
Preliminary data released by the NTSB regarding the agency’s investigation into the Feb 20. in-flight failure of a Pratt & Whitney PW4077 on a United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER over Colorado confirm the fracture surface of the broken blade at the center of the event was consistent with fatigue damage.
Mar 05, 2021
The U.S. and EU have agreed to suspend collecting penalty tariffs on each other on imports associated with the long-running airliner subsidy dispute at the World Trade Organization (WTO), the two sides said March 5.
Mar 05, 2021
The organizations overseeing Finland’s airports and air traffic infrastructure have announced a collaboration on plans to install a remote air traffic control (ATC) system in the Nordic nation.
Mar 04, 2021
The Biden administration is picking up on a British goodwill gesture associated with the long-running World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute between Europe, Airbus, the U.S., and Boeing over illegal subsidies to build large commercial aircraft.
Mar 03, 2021
The Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC) is urging the European Council to repeal the European Commission’s (EC) proposal on the consolidation of the Single European Sky (SES) project.

Maintenance & Training

Mar 04, 2021
Planning new partnerships in the post-COVID-19 landscape, SriLankan is looking to evolve its maintenance business.
Mar 04, 2021
Singapore Technologies (ST) Engineering has inducted its first Airbus A320 for passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion.
Feb 26, 2021
Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT), long considered the gold standard in commercial flight academies, is being remodeled to a campus structure so it can be more flexible and competitive in a changed market.
Feb 26, 2021
Simulators and tech-based training will be essential to affordable pilot development
Feb 26, 2021
Airlines have launched a number of pilot retention and development programs.