United Airlines’ plans to buy Airbus A321XLR to replace its Boeing 757s is a major blow to Boeing that could see the OEM abandoning the proposed new midmarket airplane.
This year’s Aviation Week Photo Contest winners include a Canadian Snowbirds pilot, aerospace engineers, a space policy expert and a commercial pilot.
A nondescript Chicago location belies the transformation United Airlines is trying to effect to improve its reputation and expand its reach.
With more crowded airspace and growing pressure for environmentally friendly flightpaths, Thales sees computing power and connectivity as key in future FMS.
Ancillary revenues from everything including boarding options to baggage boost margins for airlines fighting to remain profitable.
Signing more open skies agreements such as the one with the UK won’t open more strategic options for U.S. airlines.
WOW has been expanding aggressively the past few years in competition with Icelandair, connecting destinations in Europe and North America.
Devised with Palantir Technologies, Airbus’ Skywise data-sharing and analysis platform enables connecting information that used to be found in silos.
The first Boeing 777X moves to final assembly position after a trouble-free run through the low-rate initial-production line.
Airbus predicts there is still potential for strong growth in this region for the next 20 years.