April Becomes Worst Month Ever For Boeing—So Far

By Michael Bruno Apr 10, 2020
The stakes are getting high for Boeing, so giving equity to Uncle Sam may be the least of the worries facing the embattled OEM.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Smaller Narrowbodies May Benefit As Airlines Readjust Networks

By Guy Norris Apr 10, 2020
Small narrowbodies have been losing market share to larger aircraft but lower travel demand may mean a second chance.
Airlines & Lessors

COVID-Hit Airlines Press For Change To ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting Scheme

By Graham Warwick Apr 09, 2020
Airlines are asking for changes to the looming requirement to offset growth in carbon-dioxide emissions from international aviation to mitigate the…
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: COVID-19, Force Majeure And The Coming Wave Of Supplier Renegotiations

By Michael Bruno Apr 09, 2020
When Boeing shut down its Puget Sound and South Carolina aircraft production this week due to COVID-19 concerns, the aerospace and defense (A&D)…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Europe Begins Consultations On Next Civil Aviation Research Program

By Graham Warwick Apr 09, 2020
Europe will launch the public consultation on the technology road map for the proposed Clean Aviation public-private partnership that would follow the current Clean Sky 2 research program.
Emerging Technologies

Airbus Cuts Commercial Aircraft Production By One Third

By Jens Flottau Apr 08, 2020
Airbus decided April 8 to cut commercial aircraft production by roughly one third across the board as it deals with the fall-out of the coronavirus crisis.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Next COVID-19 Challenge To Aviation: High-Speed Rail

By Michael Bruno Apr 08, 2020
To the list of potential long-term challenges to commercial aviation from the COVID-19 crisis, add the likelihood of faster growth in high-speed train services for travelers in China and Europe, according to a new report by a major investment bank.
Emerging Technologies

U.S. Small Businesses May Get More COVID-19 Emergency Funding

By Sean Broderick Apr 07, 2020
The Trump Administration has asked Congress for an additional $250 billion in small-business payroll loan funding, providing more cash to the coronavirus pandemic emergency funding program that many small aerospace suppliers are expected to tap. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cargo Carriers Support U.S. Airlift, Keep Supply Lines Open

By Bill Carey Apr 07, 2020
Atlas Air Worldwide and UPS are participating in a White House-led airlift to deliver critical medical supplies from other countries to the U.S. as cargo airlines ramped up their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Pauses South Carolina 787 Work

By Sean Broderick Apr 06, 2020
Boeing will suspend its 787 production and some related work at its North Charleston, South Carolina facility on April 8 “until further notice,”…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Suspends Production At Some Sites

By Jens Flottau Apr 06, 2020
Airbus decided April 6 to suspend production and aircraft at some of its facilities, most importantly the A220 and A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.
Aircraft & Propulsion

The Week In Technology, April 6-10, 2020

By Graham Warwick Apr 06, 2020
Certifying machine learning; eVTOL safety challenges; supersonic noise standards; UAM precursor shut down.
Emerging Technologies

Boeing Suspends Puget Sound Work Indefinitely; Spirit Reassesses

By Michael Bruno Apr 06, 2020
Boeing’s suspension of aircraft production at its major Puget Sound and Moses Lake, Washington, campuses has been extended “until further notice,” the OEM said April 5.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Daily Memo: Emergency Funding For Suppliers, Aftermarket Providers

By Sean Broderick Apr 03, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act sets up several new programs and adjusts some existing ones—each aimed at pumping much-needed cash into specific sized organizations or industry sectors.
Aircraft & Propulsion

EASA Teams On First Guidelines For Machine Learning In Aircraft

By Graham Warwick Apr 03, 2020
The first proposed guidelines to ensure the safety of machine-learning systems in aircraft has resulted from a joint study by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Swiss artificial-intelligence (AI) startup Deadalean.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Governments Take Unprecedented Action To Protect Aviation

By Ben Goldstein Apr 03, 2020
Bailouts are in the works to help avoid bankruptcies, but they are distorting markets and raising aeropolitical questions.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Why Boeing Seems Destined To Accept A U.S. Stake In Its Business

By Michael Bruno Apr 02, 2020
For Boeing, April is the cruelest month.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Seeks Volunteer Layoffs, Foreshadows Production Changes

By Michael Bruno Apr 02, 2020
Boeing is offering a voluntary layoff plan in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and acknowledged its product portfolio may change—and likely decrease—as the coronavirus pandemic drives a historic halt across aerospace and aviation.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aerospace Supply Chain’s Worst Falloff Ever

By Michael Bruno Apr 02, 2020
2020 could be the worst ever for aviation OEMs and their supply chains. Questions continue to focus on how bad things will get.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Op-Ed: An Opportunity For Meaningful Aviation Industry Sustainability Presents Itself

Patrick Edmond Apr 01, 2020
The eruption of the Indonesian Mount Tambora in 1815 propelled enough volcanic dust into the atmosphere to visibly darken the sun and cool the global climate in the subsequent months, leading 1816 to be described in contemporary accounts as “The Year without a Summer.”
Aircraft & Propulsion

Acro Aircraft Seating Names Former Collins Exec As New CEO

By Victoria Moores Apr 01, 2020
UK-headquartered Acro Aircraft Seating has appointed former Collins Aerospace and B/E Aerospace executive Neil Cairns as its new CEO.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Chinese Airline Domestic Capacity Responds To Policy

By Bradley Perrett Apr 01, 2020
Chinese flights are carrying light loads and earning low yields, but the government wants the industry to fly as much as possible.
Airlines & Lessors

Astronics Cutting Workforce, Tapping Financing In Wake Of COVID-19

By Michael Bruno Apr 01, 2020
Astronics, the already embattled provider of aircraft seat technology and other interior products, is “adjusting its workforce” to align with a dropoff in demand due to the coronavirus and sudden economic slowdown.
Interiors & Connectivity

Avcorp Widens Working Capital Deficit, Credit Line

By Michael Bruno Mar 31, 2020
Avcorp returned to its financial sponsor in early March to significantly increase a credit line, company representatives acknowledged Mar. 31. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Avia Solutions Finalizes Bluebird Nordic Acquisition

By Victoria Moores Mar 31, 2020
Avia Solutions Group—which is active in wet leasing, maintenance and training—has completed its acquisition of Iceland-headquartered cargo airline Bluebird Nordic for an undisclosed sum.
Aircraft & Propulsion

 

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