Welcome to Morning Call for 3 December 2021, and the Top Aviation News Stories for today.  You can also search our archives for older news stories by date.  

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Commercial Aviation

  • Jet Air in talks with Boeing, Airbus for $12 billion order – AJOT
  • China issues directive to bring Boeing 737 MAX back to the skies after more than 2 years – CNBC
  • LOT eyes fleet renewal with either Airbus A220 or Embraer E2 – AeroTime
  • SAFRAN details planned output increase on CFM Leap – FlightGlobal

Business Aviation

  • Canadian regulators certificate Falcon 6X’s PW819D engine – Flight Global
  • VistaJet forecasts 1,400 hours per year for Global 7500s – AIN


  • I’m an American Airlines pilot.  This pilot shortage isn’t going anywhere – Bus Insider
  • Air France-KLM considers cap hike delay as Omicron disrupts travel – Reuters
  • Japan drops blanket ban on inbound flight bookings amid criticism – Nikkei Asia
  • Hong Kong demands airlines use separate crew for mainland China flights as Omicron variant prompts tough new measures – SCMP
  • United Airlines just became the first airline to operate a passenger flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel – Bus Insider

Urban Air Mobility

  • Textron confirms Bell’s Nexus eVTOL may not make it to market – FutureFlight
  • eVTOLs come of age as mainstream media embrace Paris Olympics angle – UAM News

Social Media

  • Welcome to Minneapolis! – Twitter
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