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April 7, 2021, 9:25 AM

Qatar’s Al Baker Challenges GE on Future Engine

Qatar Airways’ CEO has called on GE to accelerate efforts toward a “future-technology” engine.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 11:22 AM
Boeing has advised 16 customers to take Maxes out of service for inspection and possible repairs.
Apr 9, 2021 - 7:46 AM
As the Covid pandemic continues to rage in Brazil, Latam takes further steps to cut capacity with the retirement of its A350s.
Apr 8, 2021 - 2:26 PM
The European airframe maker delivered 72 airplanes in March, bringing the year’s total to 125.
Spire A380
Apr 8, 2021 - 12:41 PM
New data from Spire Aviation vividly illustrates how airlines had to cut operations by the A380 and other four-engine widebodies amid Covid.
Apr 7, 2021 - 9:25 AM
Qatar Airways’ CEO has called on GE to accelerate efforts toward a “future-technology” engine.
Apr 6, 2021 - 1:16 PM
JAL has accelerated the retirement of its Boeing 777s by a year.
Air France
Apr 6, 2021 - 10:36 AM
The European Commission has approved the French bailout of Air France subject to conditions, including surrender of 18 daily slots at Paris Orly Airport.
Apr 1, 2021 - 8:38 AM
During the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit, leaders expressed concern that investment has diminished for aging non-NextGen systems.
ZeroAvia 50-seater
Mar 31, 2021 - 9:33 AM
ZeroAvia's plan for 50- and 100-seat hydrogen-powered airliners are advancing alongside several other new hybrid-electric and electric aircraft.
Mar 31, 2021 - 9:06 AM
As part of its environmental commitment, A4A has called for a rapid expansion of SAF production.