Joby Strengthens Presence In Washington Ahead Of Service Launch

By Graham Warwick Mar 28, 2023
With both securing certification and preparing for operations looming, Joby Aviation has beefed up its board of directors.
Advanced Air Mobility
U.S. Airlines See Relief Ahead For Pilot Supply Problem
As forecasts project a continuing pilot shortage, some U.S. airlines are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.
andrea.copleys… Tue, 03/28/2023 - 08:00
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First Take, March 27, 2023

By Graham Warwick Mar 24, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

U.S. Airlines Face Supply Shortfalls Limiting Growth

By Aaron Karp Mar 22, 2023
As they attempt to develop their networks to meet robust passenger demand, U.S. carriers are encountering obstacles.
Airports & Networks

Delta Propel Flight Academy Opening In June

By Christine Boynton Mar 21, 2023
The training facility is one of a handful of programs recently launched by U.S. airlines seeking to generate their own pipeline of qualified pilots.
Maintenance & Training

Daily Memo: Changing Expectations—An Evolution Of Inflight Connectivity

By Christine Boynton Mar 21, 2023
Today—not so much as an extra service but as a customer expectation—IFC is improving, and U.S. airlines are upgrading
Interiors & Connectivity

EU Rejects American Airlines Appeal On Delta London Slots

By Christine Boynton Mar 17, 2023
A European Union court has denied an American Airlines appeal to cancel Delta Air Lines slots for London Heathrow service to Philadelphia.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Airlines Ramping Up Inflight Connectivity

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 15, 2023
As more airlines opt for next-gen IFC systems, technology providers are advancing installation options.
Interiors & Connectivity

United Airlines Remains Confident In Outlook Despite Q1 Miss

By Lori Ranson Mar 14, 2023
United Airlines is still bullish about the current revenue environment despite forecasting a loss for Q1.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Air Lines Pilot Contract Exerts Industry Pressure

By Christine Boynton Mar 09, 2023
The “industry-leading” contract increases attention on the other U.S. “Big Four” as negotiations with their pilots continue.
Airlines & Lessors

American Airlines CEO Prepared To Match Delta Air Lines’ Pilot Pay

By Christine Boynton Mar 08, 2023
American Airlines CEO Robert Isom calls the deal “a game changer for our pilots.”
Airlines & Lessors

As Delta Pilots Approve Contract, American’s Pilots See Momentum

By Christine Boynton Mar 02, 2023
Delta Air Lines is the first of the four largest U.S. carriers to finalize a new pilot contract this year.
Airlines & Lessors

New Routes: 50 Services Being Launched In March 2023

By David Casey Mar 01, 2023
A selection of 50 new air services launching this month, looking at the planned frequency, start date and aircraft to be used.
Airports & Networks

Pilot Groups, NTSB Spar Over Recording Witness Interviews

By Sean Broderick Feb 13, 2023
The NTSB's insistence on recording interviews with American Airlines pilots involved in a serious incursion has pilots' unions concerned.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Airline Results Show MRO Costs Up

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 10, 2023
Recent airline financial data shows MRO costs increasing, and that trend is likely to continue.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Incidents Put Spotlight On FAA Runway Safety Improvement Initiative

By Sean Broderick Feb 10, 2023
Two troubling occurrences at U.S. airports will prompt an examination of airport operational safety risks.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Delta To Give Some Employee Groups A 5% Raise

By Lori Ranson Feb 07, 2023
Delta Air Lines is planning to award its non-unionized employees a 5% base pay increase effective April 1.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Expands South American Service From New York

By David Casey Feb 07, 2023
Delta Air Lines will operate routes to Argentina and Brazil during the winter 2023/24 season.
Airports & Networks

Delta Air Lines Gains Full-Time Access To Dallas Love Field Gate

By Aaron Karp Feb 06, 2023
The carrier will fly from Dallas Love to three destinations during the upcoming summer season.
Air Transport

U.S. Airlines Face A Vulnerable Aviation System In 2023

By Lori Ranson Feb 03, 2023
Holiday tech failures and meltdowns, on top of other ongoing operational difficulties, will make this an interesting year for U.S. commercial transport.
Airlines & Lessors

Signs Of Turbulence As U.S. Pilots Prepare To Vote On New Contracts

By Chris Sloan Jan 20, 2023
Voting campaigns for new pilot collective bargaining agreements (CBA) are beginning to gain momentum at Delta Air Lines and Hawaiian Airlines. 
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Air Lines To Launch First New Zealand Route

By David Casey Jan 20, 2023
With American Airlines' pandemic-related departure from the LAX-AKL route, Delta is seeking to fill a gap in the market.
Airports & Networks

Delta Air Lines Firms Up Airbus A220 Options

By Chris Sloan Jan 18, 2023
Delta placed its first order for what was eventually to become the A220 in 2016.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Carriers Request Summer Slot Waivers For Asia Routes

By David Casey Jan 18, 2023
Airlines for America wants slot waivers for long-haul service to some markets in China and Japan to remain in place for the summer 2023 season.
Airports & Networks

Delta Seeks Approval To Expand U.S.-Argentina Service

By David Casey Jan 17, 2023
The airline hopes to begin New York-Buenos Aires flights before the end of 2023.
Airports & Networks