Bombardier has years to go on its turnaround plan, but the Canadian manufacturer is far enough along to begin thinking of its next new aircraft, president and CEO Alain Bellemare said at the US Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Aviation Summit March 2.
The European Union (EU) on Oct. 13 formally appealed a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling issued in September that states sponsors of Toulouse-based Airbus Group did not properly remove illegal subsidies for building large civil aircraft.
The US government has issued licenses to Airbus and Boeing to sell aircraft to Iranian airlines. “We have received that license, and remain in talks with Iran Air based on the memorandum of agreement,” Boeing said in a Sept. 21 statement, referencing an earlier deal with the airline.
Boeing acknowledged Tuesday that Iran Air has signed a letter of intent to order airliners, confirming the US manufacturer intends to challenge Airbus vigorously in the politically sensitive, but potentially lucrative Middle Eastern market.
Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures....More
Technology provider Thales has signed a contract with an unnamed customer, covering its entire suite of inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) products, which should be made public by June....More