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United Airlines Boeing 777-800
United’s 2Q net income jumps 54% on rising revenue, demand
United Air Lines reported a second-quarter net income of $1.1 billion, up 54% year-over-year (YOY).
United Airlines Boeing 757-200
Regulators order inspection of Boeing 757 aileron components
Boeing 757 operators have been ordered to inspect aileron components following an in-service report of an issue that limited a flight crew’s ability to move the flight-control surfaces.
Airbus A220 composite fairing
AAR to open composite MRO services in Clearwater, Florida 
AAR Corp. plans to add a repair station to its extensive list of composites services as it eyes growing demand for work on both new and legacy aircraft platforms, company executives tell ATW.
Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-800 at Boston Logan
Delta expansion plan targets 200 Boston daily departures in 2021 
Delta Air Lines sees a 200-flight daily operation out of Boston Logan International Airport as a reasonable “medium-term” target as it focuses on expanding promising cities in its network, president Glen Hauenstein said.
United Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9
United extends Boeing MAX schedule pull to early November 
United Airlines has removed Boeing 737 MAXs from its schedule through Nov. 3, saying it expects to see 5,000 flight cancellations in September and October as a result.
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800
Alaska, Spirit raise 2Q guidance on strong US market
Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines delivered largely encouraging updates on projected second-quarter results, providing more evidence that the US market is strengthening as it hits peak summer.
AAIB cites human error in Flybe pressurization incident
UK regional carrier Flybe has urged pilots to record faults promptly and in writing after incomplete reporting of a defect played a role in a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 not pressurizing because the aircraft was not configured correctly, a UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) report revealed.
Delta boosts 2Q net income on strong revenue growth 
Strong revenue gains helped Delta Air Lines post a second-quarter adjusted net income of $1.5 billion, a 24% increase from $1.2 billion in the year-ago period.
Canadian North, First Air finalize plans to merge, begin integration
Calgary-based Canadian North and Ottawa-based First Air have finalized their plan to merge, paving the way for the combined carrier to integrate operations as part of a strategy to serve 24 Arctic communities.
Airlines: Airbus A380 checks will not cause disruptions
Airbus A380 operators affected by a new inspection requirement are not anticipating any disruptions resulting from the checks, nor have early results turned up any new issues.
American sees $185 million 2Q hit from MAX groundings 
The grounding of its 24 Boeing 737 MAXs cost American Airlines $185 million in pre-tax second-quarter income and dented its growth and unit-cost projections, the airline said July 10.
Boeing 1H commercial deliveries fall 37% 
Boeing delivered 90 aircraft in the second quarter and 239 in the first half of 2019, as the 737 MAX grounding and related delivery suspension cut into the manufacturer’s totals.
Regional Express Saab 340
CASA finds no safety issues at Australia’s Regional Express
A month-long review of Australia’s Regional Express (Rex) by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) turned up nothing to suggest the operator is unsafe, the regulator said.
Delta Air Lines Boeing 757
FAA orders AOA vane upgrades for Boeing 757, 767, 727 
Reports of nuisance stall warnings triggered by frozen angle-of-attack (AOA) vanes has led FAA to mandate replacement of the parts on Boeing 757s, 767s and 727s.
Cracks in A380 wing spars trigger inspections 
Airbus and EASA are developing an inspection program for A380 wing outer rear spars after reports of cracks on in-service aircraft.
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