FAA has issued an airworthiness directive requiring operators of GE Aviation GEnx-powered Boeing 747-8s, 747-8Fs and 787-8s to avoid flying in moderate or severe high-altitude ice crystal icing (ICI) conditions.
CFM International remains confident in its predictions of a slight fuel burn advantage for the new LEAP-1A engine over the competing Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan on the Airbus A320neo, even though the two currently remain essentially neck-and-neck in terms of firm engine selections.
Engine makers were among the big winners on the opening day of the Dubai Air Show, collectively bagging orders for more than 1,000 engines as part of the airline order bonanza announced by Airbus and Boeing Nov. 17.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes is restructuring its marketing and business development unit following the unexpected announcement by Mike Bair—the executive who leads the current strategic, planning and marketing group—that he is to retire.
Airlines fell well short of the industry’s goal of achieving 20% penetration of the e-air waybill (e-AWB) in 2013 as cargo struggles to match the passenger side of the business in going “paperless.”...More
The Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) has published a report giving a status update on a range of commitments it made to air transport industry partners following the inaugural World ATM Congress in March last year....More
US-based Metron Aviation, which is part of Airbus ProSky, has won a contract from Aerocivil Colombia Air Navigation Services to deploy its Harmony Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system to improve the operational efficiency of Colombia’s national airspace....More
Europe’s A6 alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will bid for European Commission Trans European Network-Transport (TEN-T) funding to define the best model for common services provision to support deployment of future network and datalink infrastructures....More