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August 10, 2022, 10:49 AM

Boeing Resumes 787 Deliveries after 14-month Pause

American Airlines takes the first delivery of a Boeing Dreamliner since the end of May 2021.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 7:10 AM
The airline industry calls on the FAA to issue more definitive guidance for upgrading their radio altimeters to accommodate full-strength 5G signals.
Aug 11, 2022 - 12:47 PM
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Aug 11, 2022 - 9:27 AM
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Tupolev Tu-204-300 Russian airliner jet
Aug 11, 2022 - 8:54 AM
The Russian government has pledged some $250 million for the restoration of 10 indigenous airliners and an An-124 cargo hauler.
Boeing 787 assembly line
Aug 10, 2022 - 10:49 AM
American Airlines takes the first delivery of a Boeing Dreamliner since the end of May 2021.
Aug 4, 2022 - 10:13 AM
June 2022 showed strong recovery in international revenue passenger kilometers, even though staff shortage disruption has hit markets such as the UK.
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Aug 4, 2022 - 8:59 AM
American Airlines is investing in hydrogen pioneer ZeroAvia and may buy up to 100 of its hydrogen-electric propulsion systems to convert regional jets.
VerdeGo Aero's VH-3 generator has a power rating of 185 kW.
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Raytheon's investment in VerdeGo Aero launches a hybrid-electric propulsion collaboration between the start-up and aircraft engine maker Pratt & Whitney.
JetBlue Airbus A321 prepares to land at New York JFK Airport
Jul 28, 2022 - 7:10 AM
Hours after rejecting a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines has accepted a sweetened offer from JetBlue.
Spirit Airlines Airbus A319 on taxiway
Jul 27, 2022 - 6:07 PM
A terminated merger agreement between Frontier and Spirit Airlines means JetBlue gains pole position in any takeover attempt of Spirit.