Rumors have emerged that Boeing is looking into putting a new engine on the 767. The study, called the 767-X, mostly focuses on freighter aircraft, Yet touches upon the possibility of the 767 replacing the NMA.
A few hours after the certification of the 737 MAX was criticized by a panel of aviation authorities, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was stripped from his role as a chairman by the Board of Directors, which elected David Calhoun to replace him.
After American Airlines’ proposed venture with Chile’s LATAM Airlines Group was stopped in its tracks, in a true soap opera style, the U.S. carrier may once again be courting Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes to counter rival Delta Air Lines’ deal and continue on its South America strategy.
In a new development of a decade long dispute, the World Trade Organization (WTO) officially authorized the United States to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion of imports from the European Union because of subsidies granted to Airbus. The European Commission urges Washington to start negotiations and reach a settlement instead.
Air Austral became the first A220 customer in the Indian Ocean region, Airbus announced on October 14, 2019. The airline, based in France’s Réunion Island, signed a firm order for three A220-300. The deliveries are to start at the end of 2020.