The chief of the Airbus Engineering Center in Mobile talks about big changes coming to aircraft cabin interiors.
Airbus launches construction for the Airbus A220 final-assembly line in Mobile.
Flybe’s network and fleet are expected to be slashed after Virgin-led takeover.
At both Airbus and Boeing, fuel prices and interest rates are being monitored as the emerging market’s importance is acknowledged.
Industry is already stockpiling components—at no small cost—to prevent production disruption in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit.
Emirates new order “underscores Airbus’ commitment to produce the A380 at least for another 10 years,” says departing sales chief John Leahy.
Southwest Airlines “turned the corner” on unit revenue growth in 2017, edging into positive territory for the full year, and expects momentum in revenue per available-seat-mile (RASM) to continue in 2018 with 1-2% year-over-year (YOY) growth in the first quarter, Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said.
Boeing needs to be able to offer what is likely to become a small twin-aisle aircraft at a very low price in order to capture some of the market.
U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine describes a domain-wide system that would continuously monitor the airspace to identify risks.
There are multiple factors contributing to the current sluggishness, including aircraft program issues, capacity considerations and airline strategy factors.