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January 18, 2022, 8:45 AM

Airbus To Lead Creation of Aircraft Lifecycle Center in China

A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.

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Jan 3, 2022 - 8:34 AM
Airbus Atlantic—the new aerostructures subsidiary of Airbus—started operations on January 1.
Dec 28, 2021 - 11:11 AM
An FAA SAFO advises the agency is set to release notams covering airspace, airports, and certain procedures that will have 5G restrictions in place.
Dec 23, 2021 - 12:11 PM
Limitations of current emergency oxygen systems and safety concerns over some countries, like Afghanistan, are forcing airlines to fly longer-routes.
Eve eVTOL aircraft
Dec 21, 2021 - 10:38 AM
With new airline orders in hand, Eve is merging with Zanite and intends to float share on the New York Stock Exchange in the second quarter of 2022.
Dec 21, 2021 - 10:18 AM
Boeing’s widebody freighter sales tally reached 80 this year with a 19-aircraft order from UPS for 767Fs.
Dec 20, 2021 - 12:59 PM
The High Court in London will hear Qatar Airways’ complaint against what the airline characterizes as lack of response by Airbus to safety concerns.
Dec 20, 2021 - 12:20 PM
The IATA Aviation Carbon Exchange has gained its first signatory, Qatar Airways.
Dec 17, 2021 - 11:12 AM
Encouraged by the success of its first sustainability summit that drew 50 leaders across the travel industry, Boom Supersonic is planning the next event.
Dec 16, 2021 - 1:52 PM
Airbus signed its third major aircraft deal in two days following the Air France-KLM board’s approval of a contract for 100 A320/A321neos and four A350Fs.
Qantas A321XLR
Dec 16, 2021 - 5:43 AM
The Australian carrier announced potential orders for up to 134 A321XLR and A220 airliners after a competition between Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer.