Virgin Orbit, an American rocket company founded by billionaire Richard Branson, has succeeded in installing its first satellites into space using its “air launch” strategy for space transportation.
The U.S. government would impose new tariffs on aircraft parts and other goods that would come from France and Germany beginning Tuesday due to failure in resolving a long-running trade dispute over aircraft subsidies with the European Union.
Alaska Airlines announced on Tuesday afternoon it agreed to buy 23 Boeing 737 MAX 9 jets, following reports that the US planemaker was in negotiations with Alaska in order to stimulate demand for the jet’s comeback.
Brazil’s Gol became on Wednesday afternoon the first airline in the world to fly the Boeing 737 MAX commercially since the planes were grounded last year, following two deadly crashes that killed hundreds of passengers.
An unmanned SpaceX prototype Starship rocket exploded on landing after its launch on Dec. 8 in Cameron County, Texas.
Planemaker Airbus said on Monday afternoon it delivered 64 aircraft in November, bringing the total so far this year to 477, down 34 percent from the first 11 months of 2019 as COVID.19 and the lockdown measures to contain its spread curb demand.
General Chuck Yeager, a renowned WWII fighter pilot and the first person to break the sound barrier has died at aged 97.
Ryanair ordered 75 Boeing 737 MAX jets on Thursday afternoon with a list price of $9 billion, throwing a commercial lifeline to the US planemaker after regulators lifted a safety ban.
-General Electric warned on Tuesday afternoon of more job cuts at its aviation unit, citing a lengthy recovery for the airline industry from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown measures to contain its spread.
Boeing’s 737 MAX jets continue to be banned to take off because China has not changed its position on the plane’s safety.