Final US Navy active duty patrol squadron transitions from P-3C Orion to P-8A Poseidon

All of the US Navy’s active duty patrol squadrons have transitioned from the Lockheed P-3C Orion to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. All of the US Navy’s (USN) active duty patrol squadrons have transitioned from the Lockheed P-3C Orion to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. Patrol Squadron 40, the Fighting Marlins, […]

Adient Aerospace upbeat as it unveils new single-aisle business-class seat

Despite the immediate impact of the coronavirus on air transport, seating manufacturer Adient Aerospace – part owned by Boeing – is pressing ahead with the launch of a new lie-flat business-class seat for single-aisle jets. Despite the immediate impact of the coronavirus on air transport, seating manufacturer Adient Aerospace – part owned by Boeing – […]

SAA rescuers request time to consult on government proposals

South African Airways’ rescue practitioners are seeking an extension to the deadline for publishing a business plan for the troubled flag-carrier. South African Airways’ rescue practitioners are seeking an extension to the deadline for publishing a business plan for the troubled flag-carrier. Under South African legislation a business plan is normally required within 25 days […]

Norway to extend airline loan guarantee scheme

Norway’s government plans to extend its state loan guarantee scheme for airlines until the end October saying the crisis is lasting longer than envisaged when the programme was intially launched. Norway’s government plans to extend its state loan guarantee scheme for airlines until the end October saying the crisis is lasting longer than envisaged when […]

Kuwait Airways to lay off 1,500 staff

Kuwait Airways is to shed 1,500 foreign personnel in response to the problems presented by the coronavirus crisis. Kuwait Airways is to shed 1,500 foreign personnel in response to the problems presented by the coronavirus crisis. The flag-carrier states that the “difficult decision” follows the “great hardships that the company is facing” as a result […]