American Airlines Commits To 50 A321XLRs

American Airlines will acquire 50 Airbus A321XLRs, adding 20 new aircraft to an order of 30 A321neos that have been converted to the new Airbus long-range narrowbody.

The airline plans to take eight in 2023, 22 in 2024, and 20 in 2025, and is likely to use them throughout its network on a variety of routes.

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Mitsubishi Unveils MOU For 15 M100s

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. revealed that it has a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for 15 SpaceJet M100s from an identified North American customer—the first orders or commitments for the newly revealed type.

The MOU, announced June 19, clears the way for “formal negotiations” to begin for a firm order that would see deliveries begin in 2024.

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Scholarship Will Reward Aspiring Astronauts

A new international education program to reward aspiring young space explorers and their teachers with a hands-on astronaut training experience at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s renowned Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, was launched here today.

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