17 May 2024

On May 16, President Joe Biden signed sweeping aviation legislation that will boost U.S. air traffic controller staffing, increase funding to avert runway close-call incidents © Shutterstock

Biden signs landmark aviation law to enhance safety, boost staffing and protect consumers

On Thursday, May 16, President Joe Biden signed sweeping aviation legislation that will boost U.S. air traffic controller staffing, increase funding to avert runway close-call incidents, and speed up refunds for cancelled flights, according to Reuters. The US$105 billion, five-year measure re-authorises the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It prohibits airlines from charging fees for families […]

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The Eurodrone programme has completed preliminary design review

Airbus achieves preliminary design review for Eurodrone

The Eurodrone programme has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR). Led by Airbus Defence and Space as the prime contractor, this significant milestone in the programme was achieved with OCCAR and representatives from the four customer nations (France, Germany, Italy, and Spain), along with the three major sub-contractors (MSCs) – Airbus Defence and Space

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Spirit AeroSystems Wichita, Kansas facility © Shutterstock

Spirit AeroSystems announces job cuts amid financial challenges

In response to mounting financial difficulties and a decline in deliveries to Boeing Co., Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. intends to trim its workforce by approximately 450 employees at its Wichita, Kansas headquarters. The reduced production of 737 Max airframes and other components has necessitated a downsizing, according to a spokesperson representing the company. Affected staff

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FLYHT and MBS have developed a secure wireless avionics software and onboard data loading solution © Shutterstock

FLYHT partners with MBS for secure avionics software solution

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions (FLYHT) has announced a partnership with MBS Electronic Systems GmbH & Co. KG (MBS), a provider of secure data loading solutions that enable compliant avionics software maintenance and safer flight operations. The two companies have been collaborating to develop a secure wireless avionics software and onboard data loading solution, and on May

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Azzora has taken delivery of its first A220-300 aircraft which will be leased to Breeze Airways © Airbus

Azorra takes delivery of first A220 aircraft, leased to Breeze Airways

U.S.-based aircraft lessor Azorra has taken delivery of its first A220-300 aircraft. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus facility in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada, will be leased to Utah-based Breeze Airways. This is the first aircraft delivered out of the 22 A220-300s ordered by Azorra. The addition of Azorra’s capabilities in the regional airline segment is

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