Articles tagged “aircraft manufacturers”

Airlines

First Deliveries of New Airbus A321XLR Plane Delayed Again

Developing new aircraft is rarely easy, but this fresh delay to the company’s flagship narrowbody jet program will come as a disappointment to Airbus and its customers.

First Deliveries of New Airbus A321XLR Plane Delayed Again

Airlines

Boeing Outclassed as Airbus Posts Record-Breaking Orderbook

This is the fifth consecutive year that Airbus has delivered more planes than Boeing, but recent events make the gulf between the companies feel even wider.

Boeing Outclassed as Airbus Posts Record-Breaking Orderbook

Tourism

Iceland Volcano Erupts With Minimal Tourism Impact

Today's podcast looks at Iceland's volcanic eruption, Uber's simplified expense reporting, and major aircraft orders.

Iceland Volcano Erupts With Minimal Tourism Impact

Airlines

Spirit Aero Projects Near-Term Revenue Boost From New Boeing Price Agreement

The companies are taking action to boost production in this era of aircraft shortages.

Spirit Aero Projects Near-Term Revenue Boost From New Boeing Price Agreement

Travel Technology

JetZero Wins $235 Million Contract from U.S. Air Force for Next-Gen Jet

JetZero is one of multiple aircraft startups with promises of low or zero emissions that have raked in hundreds of millions of dollars in recent months.

JetZero Wins $235 Million Contract from U.S. Air Force for Next-Gen Jet

Startups

Lilium Raises $192 Million for Electric Taxi Jets: Startup Funding Roundup

Lilium is trying to keep its stock price up as it develops its first product, an electric flying taxi that several companies have agreed to purchase.

Lilium Raises $192 Million for Electric Taxi Jets: Startup Funding Roundup

Airlines

Airlines’ Jet Buying Spree Comes With Risks

Even though Airbus and Boeing are having trouble delivering planes from pre-pandemic orders, airlines are still placing huge new orders worth billions. It's hard to say whether this will pay off for the airlines in the long run as they're betting on a surge in demand for air travel in the future.

Airlines’ Jet Buying Spree Comes With Risks

Airlines

Ryanair to Trim Summer Flights Because of Boeing Delivery Delays

In the early days of the pandemic, few would have guessed that aircraft delivery days would be a factor in hampering a travel recovery. But that's the case indeed.

Ryanair to Trim Summer Flights Because of Boeing Delivery Delays

Startups

PteroDynamics Raises $7.5 Million for Aircraft With Folding Wings

PteroDynamics wants to enter the commercial market with a novel vertical takeoff and landing aircraft that has folding wings.

PteroDynamics Raises $7.5 Million for Aircraft With Folding Wings

Airlines

Russia to Invest $14.5 Billion in Building Its Own Planes as Sanctions Bite

With its aviation industry tanking due to sanctions from the West and the seizure of planes from leasing companies, the Russian government is taking a serious step to salvage what's left of a decimated domestic market.

Russia to Invest $14.5 Billion in Building Its Own Planes as Sanctions Bite