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Boeing cops double hit with MAX order cancellation as Dreamliner deliveries halted

Boeing has confirmed that a major customer has partially cancelled its 737 MAX order, following recent news that it would suspend 787 Dreamliner production after another structural defect was located, in a double hit to the US planemaker's COVID recovery.

Canadian regional carrier orders E195s, drops conditional order for A220s

Canadian regional operator Porter Airlines has announced it will become the North American launch customer for the Embraer E195-E2 with an order for 80 jets, as well as cancelled a previous 'conditional' order for 30 Airbus A220s.

Comment: Are COVID-19 vaccine passports fair?

In this cross-posting with The Conversation, healthcare and ethics lecturer Simon Kolstoe from the University of Portsmouth questions if mandatory vaccination against COVID in order to travel is considered ‘fair’. At the age of 18, I very excitedly packed my bags and headed off for what turned into two years working on a charity hospital

Airlines forced to conduct thorough checks on grounded aircraft in search of insects and nests

As travel picks up this summer, airlines are dusting off planes that were grounded during the pandemic, checking they are clear of fungus, bugs, and bird nests before sending them back in the air.

Air Belgium to replace ageing Airbus A340s with new A330neo jets

Air Belgium is gearing up to take delivery of two new Airbus A330-900 aircraft from autumn, which will gradually replace two older Air Belgium A340s. According to the airline, the first A330neos will fly every Tuesday and Friday from Brussels Airport to Mauritius as of 15 October 2021. The A330neo is a new-generation aircraft that

Turkish Airlines named ‘busiest carrier’ in Europe during pandemic

A new report suggested a surprising leader has taken over as Europe’s busiest carrier amid the slew of lockdowns and border closures over 2020 – Turkish Airlines. According to CAPA, Turkish Airlines was the busiest airline in Europe during the pandemic, and one of the top five busiest airlines in the world. This was achieved

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