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Boeing whistleblower calls for Dreamliner production to stop

The Boeing whistleblower has called for production of the 787 Dreamliner to stop over concerns that the safety of the plane was compromised during assembly.

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2024-04-17T03:47:01.064603-07:00 A

Airbus, Rolls-Royce Close to $20 Billion Turkish Airlines Parts Deal

Turkish Airlines is set to sign an agreement with Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and Airbus SE for the domestic production of aircraft components valued at as much as $20 billion, part of its mega plane purchase announced last year.

Elan Head / The Air Current
2024-04-16T20:22:33.339144-07:00 A

Promise of early eVTOL ops in Dubai pushes Skyports fundraise to $110 million

Log-in here if you’re already a subscriber HEAR FROM THE AIR CURRENT Leave this field empty if you're human: Two months after signing an exclusive agreement with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to build and operate vertiports for electric air taxis, UK-based Skyports has announced a Series C raise that should comfortably fund construction of its first four vertiports in the emirate and position it to expand into other markets.

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2024-04-16T20:39:21.095178-07:00 A

Ontario’s Peel police to announce arrests in Pearson International Airport $20 million gold heist

Peel Regional Police and the U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau say they plan to announce arrests on Wednesday in the theft of roughly $20 million in gold and nearly $2 million US in cash from Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

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Allyson Versprille / Bloomberg
2024-04-16T21:50:37.486507-07:00 A

Boeing Plane’s Mid-Air Blowout Not A Surprise, FAA Panelist Says

The mid-flight blowout that plunged Boeing Co. into a crisis of confidence was not a surprise, considering shortcomings in the company’s safety culture, an aerospace expert plans to tell lawmakers on Wednesday.

Michael Tyrrell / Aerospace Manufacturing
2024-04-16T21:50:47.458394-07:00 A

Aerospace part manufacturer Sintavia invests $25m in production facilities

Sintavia, an all-digital aerospace component manufacturer, has announced its single largest expansion in facilities and equipment since 2019.

Haley Davoren / Global Air
2024-04-16T21:59:08.849783-07:00 A

Last Martin Mars in service moves to final resting place

The only Mars aircraft still in service, Hawaii Mars II, is being donated to the BC Aviation Museum. After its service in the Navy and decades fighting forest fires, the Hawaii Mars II will be moving to its final home.

Josh Coffman / Global Air
2024-04-16T21:59:08.106045-07:00 A

Spring break fails to drive strong flight numbers for bizjets in March

March activity was lower than expected in North America and Europe but it remained in the same ranges seen over the past 18 months. Here's what the numbers from ARGUS show.

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