Boeing 777X loses Qantas’ Project Sunrise to Airbus A350
Qantas picked its favorite: Airbus could be the manufacturer to break the record for the longest commercial connection in the world. The Airbus A350-1000 was selected as the “preferred aircraft” for the airline’s upcoming 20-hour flights.
A driver, who became disoriented, accidentally entered a runway in London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR), prompting the air traffic control to abruptly cancel takeoff clearance for EAT Leipzig A300 freighter. British aviation authority has now released a report into a runway incursion incident in February 2019.
Southwest Airlines says it will share some of the Boeing 737 MAX compensation money with its employees, after the company reached a deal with the U.S. manufacturer to compensate for a portion of the projected financial damages related to the grounding of the jet.
Human remains were found at sea near the site where a C-130H Hercules from the Chilean Air Force disappeared on December 9, 2019. The main fuselage was also located. Chances of finding survivors are deemed null.
Embraer has begun flight testing the third and final, member of the E-jets E2 family, the Embraer E175-E2. The regional aircraft made its maiden flight on December 12, 2019, with hopes to complete the programme by the end of 2021.