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April 13, 2021, 10:22 AM

Air Canada Commits to Moving Ahead with A220, 737 Max Buys

The government of Canada will own a portion of the flag carrier under a provision of a C$5.879 billion aid package.

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Yak 40
Apr 16, 2021 - 11:42 AM
High-temperature superconductivity specialist SuperOx is providing a new electric motor and generator for a converted Yak-40 regional airliner.
Apr 14, 2021 - 1:01 PM
Funding for aircraft acquisitions will continue unabated as the pandemic eases, according to Boeing’s latest finance forecast.
Apr 13, 2021 - 10:22 AM
The government of Canada will own a portion of the flag carrier under a provision of a C$5.879 billion aid package.
Apr 13, 2021 - 9:42 AM
The Eco-Skies Alliance program aims to help create the economies of scale needed to make sustainable aviation fuel commercially viable.
Paris Orly
Apr 12, 2021 - 11:26 AM
New restrictions on domestic scheduled air service in France might affect only five routes, but they could portend wider environmental restrictions.
Apr 9, 2021 - 11:22 AM
Boeing has advised 16 customers to take Maxes out of service for inspection and possible repairs.
Apr 9, 2021 - 7:46 AM
As the Covid pandemic continues to rage in Brazil, Latam takes further steps to cut capacity with the retirement of its A350s.
Apr 8, 2021 - 2:26 PM
The European airframe maker delivered 72 airplanes in March, bringing the year’s total to 125.
Spire A380
Apr 8, 2021 - 12:41 PM
New data from Spire Aviation vividly illustrates how airlines had to cut operations by the A380 and other four-engine widebodies amid Covid.
Apr 7, 2021 - 9:25 AM
Qatar Airways’ CEO has called on GE to accelerate efforts toward a “future-technology” engine.