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Boeing to temporarily suspend 787 operations at its Boeing South Carolina plant

Posted 8 April 2020

Boeing will temporarily suspend all 787 operations at its Boeing South Carolina (BSC) until further notice, starting at the end of Wednesday, April 8.

in Business & Finance

Covid-19 and idle operators: A time to reflect, review and prepare

Posted 8 April 2020

This is the time for operators to reflect and prepare for the post Covid-19 world, writes John Cauthen, aviation security director for MedAire and a member of the NBAA Security council.

in Events

Alexandre de Juniac remarks on COVID-19 at IATA media briefing

Posted 7 April 2020

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’sdDirector general and CEO, has spoken at the IATA media briefing on COVID-19.

in General Aviation

Air Serv begins operations in Central African Republic

Posted 7 April 2020

An Air Serv aircraft is on the ground in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) to support humanitarian operations there.

in Business & Finance

25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown

Posted 7 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association has released new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing with plummeting demand for air travel amid the COVID-19 crisis, of which, 2.0 million jobs are at risk in

in Technology

Skylegs delivers new solutions for immediate COVID-19 requirements

Posted 7 April 2020

Skylegs, a flight operations specialist, has unveiled a first batch of operational features to help operators combat COVID-19.

in Air Transport

Airbus adapts commercial aircraft production in Northern Germany and Alabama

Posted 7 April 2020

Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile,

in Air Transport

IATA releases 2019 airline safety report

Posted 6 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the release of the 2019 Safety Report showing continuing improvements in airline safety compared to 2018 and to the preceding five years.

in General Aviation

Airbus A350-1000 deployed in fight against COVID-19

Posted 6 April 2020

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated to governments of the Airbus home countries, namely France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

in Events

AGM and World Air Transport Summit postponed

Posted 6 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the postponement of the 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The event had been scheduled to take place on 22-23 June in Amsterdam.

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in Features

The northern flights

Posted 25 March 2020

Helicopters are providing a vital lifeline for most north African air forces. Alan Warnes has been looking at the fleets.

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