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Clément Charpentreau
Airbus conquest of Boeing soil: new A220 assembly line in Mobile
Civil Aviation
Airbus conquest of Boeing soil: new A220 assembly line in Mobile

Continuing its American expansion, Airbus launched a new assembly line on its Mobile manufacturing site in Alabama, United States, on January 16, 2019. The facility is to assemble the new A220 (former Bombardier CSeries) for US-based customers. The new factory join...

Ina Hladyshava
Civil Aviation
Unsympathetic: US passengers file $3.5M suit against Aeroflot

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot became the source of a complaint coming from US passengers, who intend to claim up to $3.5...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
United, Delta admit worries over impact of government shutdown

UPDATED. Since the partial U.S. government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, most of the attention has been focused o...

Rūta Burbaitė
GOL Airlines B737 shoots fireballs out of engine, forced to land
Civil Aviation
GOL Airlines B737 shoots fireballs out of engine, forced to land

A regular one-hour flight to São Paulo on Tuesday afternoon, January 15, 2019, turned into a ‘blazing&rsquo...

Clément Charpentreau
Airbus conquest of Boeing soil: new A220 assembly line in Mobile
Civil Aviation
Airbus conquest of Boeing soil: new A220 assembly line in Mobile

Continuing its American expansion, Airbus launched a new assembly line on its Mobile manufacturing site in Alabama,...

Clément Charpentreau
Ethiopian Boeing 777F intercepted over Indonesia, forced to land
Civil Aviation
Ethiopian Boeing 777F intercepted over Indonesia, forced to land

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 freighter, performing a non scheduled flight from Ethiopia to Singapore, was intercepte...

Ina Hladyshava
Unsympathetic: US passengers file $3.5M suit against Aeroflot
Civil Aviation
Unsympathetic: US passengers file $3.5M suit against Aeroflot

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot became the source of a complaint coming from US passengers, who intend to claim up to $3.5...

Rūta Burbaitė
United, Delta admit worries over impact of government shutdown
Civil Aviation
United, Delta admit worries over impact of government shutdown

UPDATED. Since the partial U.S. government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, most of the attention has been focused o...

Clément Charpentreau
France invests €2 billion for Rafale new F4 standard
Defense
France invests €2 billion for Rafale new F4 standard

This massive improvement of the backbone of the French Air Force is one of the needed evolutions to extend its operation...

AeroTime Team
Staff walkouts affect 8 major airports, 220,000 pax in Germany
Airports
Staff walkouts affect 8 major airports, 220,000 pax in Germany

UPDATED. Approximately 220,000 passengers were affected as security workers staged strikes at Frankfurt am Main, Ha...

AviaAM Leasing
How ROI turns into lost profit for aircraft investors?
Aviation Economics
How ROI turns into lost profit for aircraft investors?

2019 kicked off with a $1bn investment of a US private equity giant KKR into the passenger and freight aircraft leasing...

Avion Express
Civil Aviation
Avion Express ended 2018 with record results and new clients

The largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world Avion Express announced its production results of 2018. The company c...

Clément Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
Embraer, Boeing joint venture cleared for takeoff by government

The government of Brazil approved the strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer, on January 10, 2019, putting an...

Rūta Burbaitė
Civil Aviation
Mystery of crashed 737 MAX 8: ‘crucial’ second black box found

Just as hopes to find the second black box of the crashed Boeing 737 MAX began to fade, a more than two-month-long strug...

Brian Foley
Aviation Economics
Business jet deliveries to heat up in 2019, but not for long?

Business aviation contributes $150 billion yearly to the U.S. economy and provides 1.2 million jobs.  From this per...

Best Airlines and Airports of 2018
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Airports
Best Airlines and Airports of 2018

2018 has mercifully come to an end, and 2019 has just barely begun. Therefore, it is the perfect time to look at back a...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Iranian Boeing 707 crash-lands in wrong airport, kills 15 people

A Boeing 707 cargo plane belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) crashed while landing at wrong...

Jason Shaw
Civil Aviation
Airbus starts recruitment for new US production line.

As orders from American carriers flood in the A220, the aircraft formally known as the Bombardier Cseries, the European...