Ruta Burbaite
US could be granted $8B tariffs on EU goods in Airbus-Boeing row

The United States is expected to be granted approval by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose tariffs on European Union (EU) goods, including aircraft and parts, worth up to $8 billion annually, media reports suggest. The decision would open the next chapter in what has been a 15-year-old aircraft subsidy dispute concerning rival plane makers Boeing and Airbus, in which both the U.S. and the EU have their own separate cases before the WTO....

AeroTime Team
Air China ceases Hawaiian route

Air China has announced that effective August 27, 2019, the Chinese airline will cease its Beijing – Hawaii route, citing low load-factors. However, an ongoing trade war between the two countries puts shade on the announcement:...

Clement Charpentreau
Caught in trade war Boeing opens first 737 assembly line in China

Boeing is strengthening its presence in China. Its first aircraft to come out of a Chinese-based factory, a Boeing 737 Max, was delivered to Air China on December 15, 2018. The final assembly was done in Zhoushan, east of China....