Will Airbus Make A New Plane To Compete With The Boeing 797?

With Boeing still confident that they’ll bring a NMA to market by 2025, possibly called the Boeing 797, we wonder how Airbus are feeling about it? With similar gaps in their product lineup to cope with, should they be looking at a new aircraft too? Will Airbus make a new plane to compete with Boeing’s…
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Dark Clouds over Boeing Max at airline summit due to Trade war

Trade war, fuel, and Boeing Max cloud airline summit By Heekyong Yang and Tracy Rucinski Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 Max jetliner — threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat…
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EmbraerX, Atech and Harris Corporation collaborate on urban air mobility

EmbraerX is championing the development of a collaborative ecosystem which enables people to imagine a world where electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOL) will be part of our daily lives. In partnership with dozens of air traffic controllers, academics, pilots and industry experts, Embraer’s disruptive business subsidiary published “FlightPlan 2030,” a white paper which…
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Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen

American Orders 30 Regional Jets for $1.4 Billion

Bombardier CRJ900 American Eagle Bombardier and Embraer split draw contracts as AA expands the carrying capacity of its American Eagle routes American Airlines Inc. ordered more the $1.4 billion worth of new regional jets from two OEMs, assigning the total of 30 new aircraft to two of the airlines operating under its American Eagle brand.…
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Lufthansa Group Announces New Aircraft Order

A Lufthansa Group announced that it would be placing an order for up to 16 additional aircraft, as approved by the Supervisory Board. Deliveries are planned until 2022 for the order that is valued at a 2.1 billion Euros list price. The order is split between the two major manufacturers: Boeing and Airbus. Boeing was…
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Report: United looking to replace Boeing 767 widebody jets

United Airlines may be in the market for a big widebody purchase, with Reuters reporting the Chicago-based carrier is in talks with both Boeing and Airbus for a purchase that would help it replace the roughly 50 Boeing 767s that currently fly in its fleet. Reuters cites unnamed “people familiar with the discussions” in its…
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Embraer Unveils eVTOL Design at Uber Elevate Summit

Embraer unveiled a stunning futuristic eVTOL concept for Uber’s metropolitan air taxi program. Uber is holding its Uber Elevate Summit this week at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles, where industry leaders are discussing the future of metropolitan air transportation. Two well-established GA manufacturers, Slovenia’s Pipistrel and Brazil’s Embraer, revealed conceptual eVTOL designs at this…
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