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After more than two and a half years of working towards certification, Connect Airlines is back to square one. The carrier's Certificate Authorities for interstate and foreign scheduled passenger services have been revoked by the Department of Transportation for dormancy.
Ethiopian Airlines plans a big boost to its fleet, with multiple orders announced at the 2023 Dubai Air Show. The carrier will add both Airbus and Boeing jets to its fleet as it pursues significant growth through its Vision 2035 Strategy.
Flydubai is ready to grow in a new direction. The carrier will add wide-body aircraft to its fleet for the first time, with an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners announced at the 2023 Dubai Air Show.
Is there a market for flying taxis? Or are they "a totally useless, hyper-polluting gimmick for a few ultra-privileged people in a hurry," as one Parisian official described them.
Some very real questions about emissions and other considerations as Paris moves towards a decision about whether the service will operate during next year's Olympics.
Emirates will add 95 more Boeing wide-body aircraft to its fleet over the next decade, further extending its opportunity to either refresh and replace older aircraft, or to grow its fleet. The order was announced Monday on the opening day of the 2023 Dubai Air Show.
AirBaltic will double down on that A220-300 as the backbone of its fleet. The carrier announced a firm order for 30 more aircraft, plus 20 options, at the 2023 Dubai Air Show this week.