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June 14, 2021, 11:44 AM

GE, Safran Launch Green Open-rotor Engine Development

The CFM Rise program aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in fuel burn and emissions by 2035.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 3:47 PM
Belarus and Poland have provided preliminary details in response to requests for information from ICAO.
Jun 15, 2021 - 10:32 AM
Along with a five-year suspension of tariffs, the EU and U.S. agree to agree on the legality of any financial support to their respective airliner makers.
Jun 14, 2021 - 11:44 AM
The CFM Rise program aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in fuel burn and emissions by 2035.
Airbus Zero E
Jun 14, 2021 - 11:43 AM
Airbus has set up Zero Emissions Development Centers in France and Germany to develop cryogenic hydrogen fuel tanks for its planned Zero E airliners.
Jun 10, 2021 - 5:09 PM
American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and leasing group Avolon might buy up to 1,000 of Vertical Aerospace's VA-X4 eVTOL aircraft.
EasyJet
Jun 10, 2021 - 9:36 AM
Leaders of Airlines For Europe member carriers called for Covid-19 travel restrictions to lift from July 1 and an end to punitive ATC charges.
Jun 9, 2021 - 1:03 PM
Now Brazil’s number-two airline, Gol will gain 26 slots at Congonhas Sao Paulo Airport with its purchase of MAP.
Jun 8, 2021 - 2:25 PM
The U.S. airframer saw orders outpace cancellations by 20 airplanes while it delivered 17 jets during the month of May.
Jun 8, 2021 - 10:40 AM
Europe’s air traffic management agency has released a snapshot of airports that provide SAF on the continent.
Jun 8, 2021 - 10:25 AM
A conversion of options on another 34 Boeing 737 Max 7s raises Southwest’s firm order total for the smallest Max variant to 234.