The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Metal Technology Office has pioneered a safe, agile and cost-efficient way to replace aircraft parts, drawing on the expertise of additive manufacturing technical experts working with deployed Air Force units.
Qatar Airways is in talks with Airbus and Boeing to push back scheduled aircraft deliveries for several years.
Many airlines are in a rush to convert their passenger planes to freighters since the demand for air travel plummeted drastically due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The FAA has issued directive guidance for airlines planning to remove seats from passenger planes and transport cargo with them.
Lufthansa is preparing to adjust its fleet to meet the high demand for air cargo amidst the global pandemic crisis.
FedEx will add 150 flights over the next month to transport medical supplies such as masks, protective suits, and other healthcare equipment to the U.S. from China.
A new cargo seat bag that can repurpose an A320 passenger plane into a makeshift freighter has been given the green light by the European Aviation Safety Agency.
The first Japanese commercial airplane built after World War II was transported to a theme park by a trailer through the streets of Tokyo.
The freight capacity of China’s aviation industry returned to pre-outbreak levels, as the demand for industrial supplies surges from the world, including medical goods such as protective masks and ventilators.
Donald Trump dropped another big hint he’s set to bail out US airlines and plane makers on Wednesday.
Canadian regulator test pilots had questions about the Boeing 737 MAX during local certification in 2016, but the government proceeded to certify the plane first and address those issues later due to pressure from Boeing.
He’s controversial, he’s wealthy, and he’s drawn the ire of the global fighter pilot community – now US Air Force fighter pilots and senior leadership have hit back at bombastic entrepreneur Elon Musk’s contentious statement: “the fighter jet era has passed”. Defenceconnect editor Stephen Kuper delves beneath to rhetoric to ask, is he right?
Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office delivered the 500th F-35 on Tuesday.
Aeroflot has taken delivery of its first A35-900, becoming the launch operator of the latest generation widebody aircraft in Eastern Europe.
Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines has announced that it would retire three of six Boeing 767 jets in the fleet.
American Airlines had already announced its plans to retire the 757 and 767 jets (16 Boeing 767-300s and 34 Boeing 757-200s) in the coming months and years.
United Airlines management and its labour unions are warning of massive layoffs if Washington doesn’t inject billions to the airline industry by the end of this month.
Canada is leading an international effort to protect airliners around the world from being shot down over conflict zones.
Air New Zealand is reducing its Auckland-Apia services from six to three per week, effective from 2 March, after the Samoan government issued a statement over the week warning of coronavirus risk.