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FAA orders high-tech inspections of engines on Boeing 777s
The Federal Aviation Administration’s airworthiness directive mandates that the titanium fan blades on certain Pratt & Whitney engines be examined immediately before they can return…
South Africa resists call for more airline funds with jets idle
South Africa resisted adding yet more billions of rand to its ongoing bailout of the country’s bankrupt national airline, sticking to the idea that a…
Airline cash burn could be double previous forecast, IATA warns
Airlines could burn through as much as $95 billion this year as new coronavirus strains lead governments to extend travel restrictions, close to double the…
Bankrupt Norwegian Air near deal to end Airbus jet deliveries
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is near agreement to end jet deliveries from Airbus SE as part of its restructuring, wiping dozens of orders off the…
Russian civil jet delayed to 2022 after US sanctions
Russia plans to begin manufacturing the first domestic medium-range passenger jet since the Soviet era next year, after U.S. sanctions delayed the project by as…
EasyJet’s cost of cash sinks after Johnson’s summer travel plan
The plunge in EasyJet Plc’s borrowing costs this week shows what a difference three days makes.
United Air’s grounded 777s had troubled history in debt markets
Before coming under scrutiny because of a mid-air engine explosion, United Airlines Holdings Inc.’s aging fleet of Boeing Co. 777s had already garnered plenty of…
Boeing’s deepening 787 inspections point to risk of longer delay
Boeing Co.’s hunt for the source of manufacturing flaws with its 787 Dreamliner extends deep into its supply chain, a sign the planemaker risks further…
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Metal fatigue seen as trigger for Boeing 777 engine failure
The jet engine fan blade that broke loose on a United Airlines flight Saturday near Denver, triggering a massive failure leading to the grounding of…
Airline bookings surge on Johnson’s plan to reopen travel
U.K. holidaymakers reappeared with a roar, showering airlines with summer bookings after Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined a roadmap for air travel to return.