Hanwha sets stage for aero ESA trials later this year
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Phasor's ESA technology will enter ground testing later this year, with hopes of getting airborne by Q1 2024. This time, however, it will be under the Hanwha brand name, as the company pushes forward with its commercial aero goals.
Icelandair plans A321XLR shift for fleet renewal
The writing has been on the wall for years. Now it is also in the signed contracts. Icelandair will replace its 757 fleet with the A321XLR from 2029.
Other Industry News
Aviation leasing watchdog issues warning on Vietnam after jet dispute
Aircraft leasing works in large part because of the Cape Town Convention, an agreement that allows lessors to easily recover planes when fees are not paid. After Russia's absurd performances over the past year, however, now Vietnam is raising questions about compliance.
Boeing plans production hike to 38 by mid-year
Boeing Co. plans to crank up output of its 737 family of jets to a 38-plane monthly rate by the middle of the year, months earlier than analysts had predicted, according to people familiar with the matter.
The US planemaker has been briefing customers on its plans to step up production of its main cash cow aircraft over the next few months, while hiring and training workers to support the faster manufacturing pace, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a confidential matter.
Sea-Tac Airport’s new $1B international terminal too tight a squeeze for 20 big jets
According to the Port of Seattle, design flaws are creating problems at the new Sea-Tac terminal that could add up to “tens or hundreds of millions of dollars” in losses.
A Closer Look at American’s New Fare Structure
Maybe things will eventually get better, but American's shift towards NDC-only for third party fares is pretty messy right now.