Alaska Airlines is conducting inspections with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of its nine MD-80s to ensure precise and complete compliance with a Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness directive related to wire bundling in the aircraft’s wheel wells. The airline canceled three flights on April 8th and 14 flights (so far) for April 9th in order to conduct the FAA inspections, which are focused on detailed, technical specifications and not safety-of-flight issues.
Leonardo secured additional helicopter orders worth €470 million at Heli-Expo 2023
Italian aerospace, defence and security specialist Leonardo S.p.A. (Leonardo) sold approaching 40 helicopters at Heli-Expo 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia on March 7-9 this year. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place between 2023 and 2026. The sales involve AW139s, AW169s and AW109s which will be used for energy support, rescue and public service