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June 18, 2021, 5:11 PM

Boeing 737 Max 10 Completes First Flight

First flight of the Boeing 737 Max 10 takes place nearly four years to the day of its launch at the 2017 Paris Air Show.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 2:09 PM
The new ASEAN-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement will boost connectivity between Europe and Southeast Asia.
Jun 3, 2021 - 2:36 PM
United Engine Corporation has assembled the first PD-8 engine core.
Jun 3, 2021 - 1:00 PM
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 will serve as the next ecoDemonstrator platform.
Rolls-Royce test
Jun 3, 2021 - 9:20 AM
Testing begins on the first elements of Rolls-Royce’s 2.5-megawatt Power Generation System 1.
Boom
Jun 3, 2021 - 8:04 AM
A firm order for 15 airplanes from United Airlines would materialize once the Overture supersonic airliner meets the airline’s "demanding" requirements.
Boeing
Jun 2, 2021 - 12:28 PM
IATA director general Willie Walsh said he expects G7 leaders to adopt “data-driven” decisions when formulating policy on travel restrictions.
Jun 2, 2021 - 9:18 AM
A safety directive requires national aviation authorities to instruct their airlines not to enter Belarus airspace.
Deutsche Aircraft
Jun 1, 2021 - 1:08 PM
Deutsche Aircraft's D328eco regional airliner will have new Pratt & Whitney PW127S engines running on sustainable aviation fuel, and Garmin G5000 avionics.
Jun 1, 2021 - 9:11 AM
Government support and stakeholder partnerships will prove critical in ensuring the fuel becomes maintstream.
KLM flew its first passenger flight with sustainable synthetic kerosene in January.
Jun 1, 2021 - 8:50 AM
The ReFuelEU legislative proposal would include a blending mandate on all flights departing from European airports.