Tag: delays

Airbus Hamburg Plant Faces Delays for A321 Jets Delivery

Reading Time: 1 minute Having been subjected to the slow delivery of engines for the previous two years, Airbus is now struggling to deal with their rapid arrival. According to Reuters, internal snags have further added to the delays, which means the plane manufacturer is also finding it difficult to meet its target of delivering 76 single-aisle jets per […]

Boeing Rehires Retirees to Overcome Delays with Delivery of 737s

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has taken on 600 employees and new hires to sort out delivery problems at its Renton, Washington plant which it blames on a shortage of engines and fuselages. The company is yet to confirm how many retirees it intends to take on. The move comes ahead of the plane giant’s release of August order […]

European ATC Strikes Hit 1 Million Minutes of Delay in 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) condemned the effects of air traffic controller strikes, which have caused 1 million minutes of delay across Europe this year, and called for governments to take steps to ensure service continuity in the face of industrial action. “The current frequency of disputes is totally unacceptable. European air travelers have […]