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Top 5 future fighter jets of 2020

While several countries are still developing the fifth-generation of fighter jets, the most advanced so far, manufacturers around the world are already outlining the future of combat aircraft. Let's take a look at the most promising ones....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Airline consolidation in Europe: worrying times for the industry

Seemingly, consolidation has become the main word when discussing the trends within the aviation industry, especially in Europe. But, essentially, what is consolidation and how it is affecting the skies above Europe?...


Clement Charpentreau
Coronavirus: foreign aircraft scrambled for Wuhan evacuation

Governments around the world are organizing to repatriate their citizens via planes from Wuhan ‒ the heart of the Coronavirus epidemic. Meanwhile, several carriers have already announced the suspension of their flights to China to prevent the spread....


Clement Charpentreau
EU appeals WTO ruling on subsidies to Airbus

The European Union has appealed the judgment by the World Trade Organization in the dispute with the United States on public aid to Airbus....


Clement Charpentreau
MBDA Twister missile interceptor receives European green light

The Council of the European Union approved the Twister multi-role interceptor project that should be implemented within the framework of the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO). The program, regrouping five European countries, aims at countering the emerging threat of hypersonic weapons....


Clement Charpentreau
Airbus-Boeing row: WTO authorizes US to impose sanctions on EU

In a new development of a decade long dispute, the World Trade Organization (WTO) officially authorized the United States to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion of imports from the European Union because of subsidies granted to Airbus. The European Commission urges Washington to start negotiations and reach a settlement instead....


AeroTime Team
US, EU authorities remove wet leasing time limits

The United States, European Union, Iceland, and Norway sign an agreement, removing time constraints on aircraft wet leasing. ...


Clement Charpentreau
EC updates blacklist, 120 airlines now banned from EU

The European Commission published an update of its list of banned airlines within the European Union airspace on April 16, 2019. The main changes concern Moldova and Angola....


AeroTime Team
US, EU threaten tariffs amid Airbus, Boeing dispute

U.S. Trade Representative is proposing additional duties to be imposed on a list of EU-made products, including Airbus aircraft, to compensate $11.2 billion the U.S. allegedly loses annually. European Union is expected to respond in the same manner....


AeroTime Team
Brexit uncertainty puts more pressure on EasyJet

EasyJet is expecting to report approximately £275 million ($361 million) loss before tax for the first half of 2019, “in line” with previous prediction. Disclosing finances the previous time, the carrier described passenger demand as “robust”. But now, situation has become more grim due to Brexit uncertainty, it claims....