Category: Future of Aviation
Airlines

Supersonic jet maker Aerion has reportedly confirmed orders for 20 of its AS2 supersonic business jets by private aircraft firm NetJets, as well as the launch of a new supersonic aircraft training facility. The AS2 is vying to become the first supersonic aircraft to enter commercial service in 51 years, as well as the world’s […]

Airlines

Top chief executives of major US airlines are reportedly set to meet with White House advisers on Friday to discuss the future of US aviation, including reducing emissions and embracing sustainable fuels. Sources close to the matter have informed Reuters that the CEOs of American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines have […]

Future of Aviation

A two-seater flying car has been awarded an airworthiness certificate by the FAA for the first time, which could see the product on US roads (and skies) by next year. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a Special Light-Sport Aircraft airworthiness certification to Volvo-owned Terrafugia’s ‘Transition’ vehicle, a hybrid “roadable aircraft” – or, […]

Future of Aviation

Mesa Air Group, in partnership with United Airlines, announced it will be working with Archer, the world’s leading urban air mobility company, to advance the adoption of sustainable flight in regional aviation. Since its founding, Mesa has been a leader in introducing new technology to regional aviation. Mesa’s expertise in operating regional service and navigating […]

Airlines

Boeing CEO David Calhoun has reportedly informed analysts that the company is pushing ahead with development of its ‘New Midsize Aircraft’ (NMA), or Boeing 797, despite posting a record $12 billion loss. Progress within the NMA project, which has been in development, in part, for decades, was paused early last year amid the COVID-19 crisis. […]

Airports

The world’s first pop-up mobile airport for eVTOL vehicles and drones is set to open its doors in Coventry, UK, by November this year. Korean car manufacturer Hyundai and British company Urban-Air Port have teamed up for the project, which hopes to see similar small, demountable airports specifically catering to electric cars, air taxis and […]

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