Space launch can grow alongside aviation

Space launch can grow alongside aviation Despite the understandable lull in current commercial aviation activity, anticipated increases in the frequency of space launches will soon require careful consideration for use of crowded airspace. These emerging ventures into low-Earth orbit offer exciting opportunities for business and...

Senate panel hears depth of aviation industry woes

Senate lawmakers heard aviation industry representatives describe the level of freefall experienced in air travel since March, and what the industry thinks it will take to get air travelers back in the skies. (May 6) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP...

Aviation turmoil threatens O’Hare improvements

Aviation turmoil threatens O’Hare improvements A rendering of the planned new Terminal 2, the “global terminal,” at O’Hare Airport. | Studio Gang The $8.7 billion expansion project needs revenue from airlines now struggling to survive. Chicago’s “Taj Mahal” of an O’Hare Airport expansion project will...

Airbus reports $515M in first-quarter losses

Airbus reports $515M in first-quarter losses PARIS — Airbus says the aviation industry’s unprecedented troubles are just beginning. The European manufacturing giant reported €481 million (U.S. $515 million) in losses in the first quarter, put thousands of workers on furlough and sought billions in loans...

FVL Q&A: 7 Leaders On The Future Of Army Aviation

FVL Q&A: 7 Leaders On The Future Of Army Aviation AH-64E Apaches WASHINGTON: Drones. Helicopters. Networks. Revolutionary future aircraft. Pressing current missions. Every week, the seven senior officers of the Army’s aviation community get together – in person or virtually – to check their collective...

Virus staffing issues suspend flights to NYC, Philadelphia

Virus staffing issues suspend flights to NYC, Philadelphia The Federal Aviation Administration is temporarily halting flights to New York City-area airports because of coronavirus-related staffing issues at a regional air-traffic control center. In an alert posted online Saturday, the agency advised air traffic controllers to...

Textron Aviation announces furlough of thousands of workers

Textron Aviation announces furlough of thousands of workers WASHINGTON — Textron Aviation is furloughing more than 7,000 workers in the hopes of containing the spread of coronavirus, the company announced Wednesday. Textron Aviation mostly produces commercial business jets, turboprops and piston-engine aircraft through its Beechcraft,...