Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

BREAKING: The U.S. FAA Approved Boeing 737 MAX To Fly Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has signed an order to resume commercial flights of Boeing 737 MAX by the end of the year. Boeing will have to make specific software updates and implement the FAA requested training changes to return to the market. The main focus of improvement has to be a stall-prevention system […]

EU has imposed a 15% tariff on aircraft maker Boeing 

Reading Time: < 1 minute In retaliation against US subsidies for Boeing manufacturer, the European Union is imposing a 15% tariffs on $4bn (€3.37 billion) of U.S. services. The EU won the right to exercise the tariffs plan in October after the World Trade Organization (WTO) had granted its authorization, according to Reuters. “Regrettably, in spite of our best efforts […]

Boeing Counts a $3.5 Billion Loss After the Third Quarter

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Boeing Company has reported third-quarter results today. With the disclosed revenue of $14.1 billion, Boeing has made a loss of $3.052 billion. Boeing swung net loss of $466 million in the third quarter from a profit of $1.2 billion a year earlier. That was on sales of $14.1 billion, down 29% from a year […]

BAA Training Selects L3Harris Technologies to Manufacture New FTDs

Reading Time: 2 minutes L3Harris Technologies has been selected by BAA Training to supply eight new flight training devices (FTDs) to further support BAA Training’s expansion program. L3Harris will install the new FTDs at BAA Training’s locations across Europe and Asia from 2021. The agreement builds on the purchase of full flight simulators (FFS) announced in March 2020. The […]

Boeing 737 MAX Pilot Training: What’s New in FAAs Report?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday issued a draft report on revised training procedures for the Boeing 737 MAX. The industry agrees that this is the key milestone in the MAXs ungrounding. The appendix of the FAAs report specifies special training for Boeing 737 MAX flight crews and includes ground and flight training procedures […]

Boeing Trying To Sell Cancelled 737 MAXs to Delta

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines is among airlines Boeing Co has approached to buy dozens of 737 MAX jets built for clients that have since canceled their orders or postponed, according to Reuters.  As the 737 MAX steps closer to commercial flight after an 18-month grounding, Boeing is trying to find buyers for the so-called “white tails” […]

FAA Administrator Set To Pilot Boeing 737 Max Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to pilot the Boeing 737 Max Today in Seattle, according to ABC News.  “I’m not going to sign off on this airplane until I fly it myself,” FAA chief Steve Dickson has repeatedly said. Dickson, a former pilot and executive at Delta Air Lines, will […]

EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now completed its test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. These took place in Vancouver, Canada due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. As the next step in its evaluation of the aircraft for return to service, EASA is now analysing the data and other information gathered during the […]

AirAsia Group announced about new subsidiary for MRO operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute AirAsia Group Berhad announced the formation of Asia Digital Engineering Sdn Bhd (ADE), a wholly-owned subsidiary.  Based at the airline group’s global headquarters RedQ in Sepang, the newly-formed subsidiary will be providing line maintenance, engineering support, component and warehouse services, digital and innovation services for the fleet of aircraft under AirAsia’s group of airlines and […]

Airbus Transfers Airbus A220 Material Management Services to Satair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus subsidiary Satair has taken the lead on global material support and services for A220 operators. Since July, Airbus Canada has officially transferred the overall A220 material management services offer to Satair, as part of the integration of the programme into Airbus. The transfer represents a key milestone for Airbus and a significant step in […]