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Boeing held an opening ceremony for its new 3D printing facility in Auburn, Washington, on September 23.
The European OEM will need to deliver some 320 airplanes over the last four months of the year to meet its target of 700.
A new 40-aircraft order for A320neos adds to a previous contract for 96 from Xiamen parent China Southern Airlines.
Russian authorities have asked for consultations with local airlines over the possible purchase of Western airplanes that remain in Russia.
A purchase order from Mesa Airlines for 29 Pipistrel Alpha Trainer 2 aircraft comes with options for another 75 of the two-seaters over the next year.
During an investigation into the August 15 incident in which both Ethiopian Airlines pilots fell asleep during a flight, the captain has resigned.
Following privatization in early 2022, Air India now intends to add new narrowbody and widebody aircraft through leasing arrangements.
Republic Airways’ proposal to reduce its first officer flight time requirements from 1,500 to 750 hours meets with stiff resistance from the FAA.
The perception is that that existing flag carrier Saudia has been unsuccessful in matching the quality of service of the ‘Big Three’ Middle East airlines.
French air traffic controllers are striking over pay demands and allegations of insufficient recruitment, prompting Ryanair to repeat demands for reforms.