Boeing Did Not Alert FAA On 737 MAX Design Changes?

An Inspector General (IG) report from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) on the 737 MAX has finally been completed. It is slated for public release on July 1st. However, initial... Read more »

United Reaches Agreement With Pilot Union Over Voluntary Furlough

United Airlines has reached a tentative agreement with its pilots union for a package of measures including early retirement and voluntary furloughs. The airline is looking to shed around 2,200 pilots, in... Read more »

Boeing reports a first quarter loss of $1.3 billion, CEO issues a letter to employees

Boeing made this announcement: The Boeing Company reported first quarter revenue of $16.9 billion, GAAP loss per share of ($1.11) and core loss per share (non-GAAP)* of ($1.70), primarily reflecting the impacts of... Read more »

Why Airbus Aircraft Have Side Sticks While Boeings Have Yokes

When looking at the cockpit of any plane, you’ll notice many similarities: an array of switches, information screens, and more. However, one difference you might see is the presence of a yoke... Read more »

Malaysia Airlines & JAL Partner For Joint Venture Flights

Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines have joined forces to provide robust connectivity between their respective countries. By partnering on routes between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo, both airlines can spread the risk, without... Read more »

US Inspector General Report Finds Faults At Boeing And The FAA Over 737 MAX Debacle

A Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General (IG) report released on July 1st has thoroughly recounted the entire 737 MAX saga. One of the key findings in the report was that errors... Read more »

Airbus Announces Layoffs Of Around 15,000 Employees

Airbus has announced today that it will be laying off around 15,000 employees. In response to the current crisis, the manufacturer will complete these layoffs no later than summer 2021. Implementation is... Read more »

Three Boeing Dreamlifters transport PPE to South Carolina for COVID-19 recovery efforts

Boeing on May 11 completed another set of COVID-19 airlift missions, deploying three Dreamlifter aircraft to transport more than 150,000 protective eye goggles and face shields from China to the United States.... Read more »

Did A Senior American Airlines Employee Ignore The UK’s Quarantine?

An American Airlines sales executive took to LinkedIn this week to post an update of his recent trip to London Heathrow’s Terminal 5. While this may not sound extraordinary, the executive drew... Read more »

Airbus loses more than $500 million in the first quarter

Airbus SE reported consolidated financial results for its First Quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2020. “We saw a solid start to the year both commercially and industrially but we are quickly seeing... Read more »