All-Electric Cessna Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

All-Electric Cessna Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

The world’s largest all-electric-powered utility aircraft conducted its maiden flight on Thursday, reported Flight Global. The electric-powered Cessna 208B Caravan is a utility aircraft produced by Cessna Aircraft Company, has been traditionally used for flight training to recreation, commuter airlines to VIP transport, cargo carriers...
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Boeing Sees No Recovery In Air Travel For Years

Boeing Sees No Recovery In Air Travel For Years

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun has just released an update on this week’s layoffs. He said involuntary layoffs have begun, a total of 6,770 US workers will be cut this week, adding that work reduction programs have already gone into effect for the company&...
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Sinking Lufthansa agrees to $10 Billion state rescue package

Sinking Lufthansa agrees to $10 Billion state rescue package

After weeks of “intensive negotiations” between Berlin and Germany’s flagship carrier Lufthansa, an agreement has been reached on €9 billion state bailout aid. As part of the deal, the government will take a 20 percent stake in Lufthansa, as well as.....
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United Airlines Needs 3,000 Of Its 25,000 Flight Attendants

United Airlines Needs 3,000 Of Its 25,000 Flight Attendants

Nothing paints a better picture of how bad things have gotten for the airline industry – and for its working class – than the fact that United Airlines is barely using over 10 percent of its flight attendant staff. The...
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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Liquidates All US Airlines Holdings

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Liquidates All US Airlines Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway had held sizeable positions in the major US airlines, including an 11% stake in Delta Air Lines, 10% of American Airlines, 10% of Southwest Airlines and 9% of United Airlines at the end of 2019, according to its annual report and comp...
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Lufthansa to Cut 95% of Flights

Lufthansa to Cut 95% of Flights

Lufthansa to cut 95% of the fleet in survival mode. Three of the world’s leading airlines laid bare the devastation the epidemic is inflicting on air travel, with Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Delta Air Lines Inc. parking a total of 1,500...
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Boeing Seeks “A Minimum $60 Billion” Government Bailout

Boeing Seeks “A Minimum $60 Billion” Government Bailout

Aerospace giant Boeing seeks “a minimum $60 Billion” government bailout after fully drawing-down $13 Billion credit line. This bailout demand comes after the company blew nearly $100 billion on  stock buybacks since 2013helping push its stock to...
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IATA: Airlines Urgently Need $200B In Capital

IATA: Airlines Urgently Need $200B In Capital

Global airlines running out of cash, need government support. Swift government action is needed to help global airlines that are in a desperate situation and running out of cash, the International Air Transport Association warned on a media call on...
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Airbus steamrolled Boeing with record jet deliveries

Airbus steamrolled Boeing with record jet deliveries

Boeing’s European rival Airbus wants to break its own record and bring aircraft deliveries to a new all-time high in 2020, as the American planemaker continues to struggle with the aftermath of the 737 MAX crisis. Airbus’s clients received a...
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US Spy Plane Bombardier E-11 BACN Crashed In Taliban Controlled Area Of Afghanistan

US Spy Plane Bombardier E-11 BACN Crashed In Taliban Controlled Area Of Afghanistan

Airliner crash originally reported by Afghan media now appears to be a USAF spy aircraft. Wreck of plane crashed today in Afghanistan looks like to be a USAF Bombardier Global Express 6000 / E-11A “BACN” (Battlefield Airborne Communications Node). ...
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This Plane Was Designed By Clowns, Who Are Supervised By Monkeys

This Plane Was Designed By Clowns, Who Are Supervised By Monkeys

This Plane Was Designed By Clowns, Who Are Supervised By Monkeys – reveals internal e-mails written by Boeing employees.  In recent weeks, a series of reports claiming Boeing neglected to turn over critical information to the FAA regarding the developme...
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FAA confirms new potentially catastrophic issue with Boeing 737 MAX wiring

FAA confirms new potentially catastrophic issue with Boeing 737 MAX wiring

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and plane manufacturer Boeing have confirmed a full review is underway into a wiring issue that could cause a ‘potentially catastrophic’ short circuiting on 737 MAX 8 aircraft. It comes as the aircraft t...
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Airbus Deliveries Soar To Record High As Boeing’s Fades

Airbus Deliveries Soar To Record High As Boeing’s Fades

A new report from Reuters specifies how Airbus locked in a record number of aircraft deliveries in Dec. to exceed full-year delivery targets while outshining troubled Boeing in becoming the world’s top planemaker. By midnight on New Year’s Eve, A...
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Boeing fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg after disastrous year

Boeing fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg after disastrous year

Boeing fires top boss and Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Person of The Year Dennis Muilenburg over failure to deal with 737 MAX crisis. US planemaker Boeing has replaced its CEO Dennis Muilenburg after the company faced a series of...
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Airbus wins orders for 170 aircraft

Airbus wins orders for 170 aircraft

Airbus has won $30bn (£23bn) worth of orders for 170 aircraft in another sign of the continued expansion of Middle East airlines. On the second day of the Dubai Air Show, Emirates announced the purchase of 50 Airbus A350-900 XWBs...
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