US reiterates fears about Beijing’s plans for Ukraine’s Motor Sich

The US government has again expressed concern about Chinese efforts to gain control of Ukrainian engine manufacturer Motor Sich. In a 26 August call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo brought up the issue. Chinese Engines Motor Sich “Secretary Pompeo raised US concerns regarding malign [People’s Republic of China] investment […]

Airbus and Boeing to issue joint paper on modernising air traffic management

Airbus has collaborated with Boeing to write a report warning that air traffic management (ATM) technology must be significantly modernised to manage countless new small aircraft that will occupy future airspace. Airbus has collaborated with Boeing to write a report warning that air traffic management (ATM) technology must be significantly modernised to manage countless new […]

Airbus and Boeing to issue joint paper on modernising air traffic control: Acubed

Airbus has collaborated with Boeing to write a report warning that air traffic control (ATC) technology must be significantly modernised to manage countless new small aircraft that will occupy future airspace. Airbus has collaborated with Boeing to write a report warning that air traffic control (ATC) technology must be significantly modernised to manage countless new […]

Airbus and Boeing to issue joint paper on modernizing air traffic control: Acubed

Airbus has collaborated with Boeing to write a report warning that air traffic control (ATC) technology must be significantly modernised to manage countless new small aircraft that will occupy future airspace. Airbus has collaborated with Boeing to write a report warning that air traffic control (ATC) technology must be significantly modernised to manage countless new […]

Schiphol Group to cut hundreds of jobs as airport traffic falls

Dutch airports operator Royal Schiphol Group expects to cut hundreds of jobs as the coronavirus crisis stymies demand for air travel. Dutch airports operator Royal Schiphol Group expects to cut hundreds of jobs as the coronavirus crisis stymies demand for air travel and creates uncertainties around how quickly traffic will recover. Outlining an adjusted cost outlook today, […]

Otto Aviation reveals Celera business aircraft with super-efficient ‘laminar flow’

A US company called Otto Aviation has revealed a prototype of an efficient, long-range, fuel-powered passenger aircraft called Celera 500L. A US company called Otto Aviation has revealed a prototype of an efficient, long-range, fuel-powered passenger aircraft called Celera 500L. The company has completed 31 test flights of the prototype, which Otto says derives unmatched […]

​Virgin Atlantic to serve Pakistan from London and Manchester

Virgin Atlantic will begin operating routes from London Heathrow to Lahore and Islamabad and from Manchester to Islamabad in December. The carrier is looking to take advantage of relatively resilient demand for visiting friends and relatives, and to take a slice of cargo trade between Pakistan and the UK. Source: Max Kingsley-Jones/FlightGlobal “Pakistan is an extremely exciting opportunity […]

Vertical Aerospace unveils gull-winged eVTOL design

UK start-up Vertical Aerospace has unveiled the design of its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will enter series production, and says it aiming to begin the “pioneering, affordable” gull-winged air taxi to market in 2024. UK start-up Vertical Aerospace has unveiled the design of its electric vertical take-off-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will […]