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Administrative Error Costs Airline $1 Million

An apparent administrative error may have cost Brussels Air $1 million after a flight from Brussels to Washington, D.C., was turned around over the Atlantic. According to various forum sources (but not...

Pilots Launch Class Action Suit Over MAX

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is reporting that a class action suit by more than 400 pilots has been launched against Boeing because of the 737 MAX grounding. The pilots allege an “unprecedented...

‘Flying Sucks’ New Budget Carrier’s Marketing Slogan Says

A startup Canadian budget airline has decided to promote itself with a marketing slogan that might sum up the ultra low-cost carrier experience. “Flying Sucks Less When You Pay Less” is how...

Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

American Pilots Ask Boeing For Sim Time

American Airlines pilots have asked a second time for access to Boeing’s 737 MAX simulators after their first request, made through the airline, was rejected by Boeing. Dan Carey, the outgoing president...

11 Dead In Hawaii Skydive Crash (Updated)

Eleven people were killed Friday night in the crash of a King Air 65-A90 aircraft flying a skydiving operation in Hawaii. The aircraft crashed about 6:30 p.m. on Oahu’s North Shore shortly...
Eviation Announces First Commercial Customer, Cape Air, for Its All-Electric Airplane, Alice

Eviation Gets First Commercial Customer

Eviation Aircraft has announced that U.S.-based Cape Air will be the first commercial customer for its all-electric Alice aircraft. The agreement was described as a “double-digit purchase option” but the exact number of aircraft Cape...
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Paris Air Show: Siemens Sells Electric Propulsion Business

Siemens signed an agreement to sell its eAircraft unit to Rolls-Royce at the Paris Airshow in Le Bourget, France, on Tuesday. Siemens eAircraft, which develops electric and hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the...
NASA X-57 Maxwell Mod II

NASA Electric X-Plane Reaches Development Milestones

NASA’s all-electric X-plane has made significant progress toward its stated goal of “demonstrating innovative technology through electric-powered experimental flight,” the agency announced on Thursday. The X-57 Maxwell, a modified Tecnam P2006T, has...
Airbus A321XLR

Paris Air Show: Airbus Introduces A321XLR

Airbus unveiled the latest version of its single-aisle A321neo passenger jet, the A321XLR, at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, on Monday. The A321XLR (eXtra Long Range) will have a...

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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