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Airbus deliveries will clear 1.000 in second half of 2020s

Airbus will reach 1.000 aircraft deliveries or more in the second half of the decade as demand for narrowbodies remains strong and that for widebodies is expected to recover strongly as well. Short term, the airframer has to deal with supply chain issues, although...

Boeing settles with SEC for misleading investors about MAX

Boeing has settled with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to pay a $200 million fee for misleading public statements after the two fatal accidents of the MAX in October 2018 and March 2019. Former Boeing President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg will pay $1...

Insight – Embraer’s Challenges

Embraer is a plucky company that has overcome several shocks and challenges.  It looks like another is looming and this will test its management.  Embraer is facing another round of challenges. The company has demonstrated creativity and resilience.  Its products are...

Xiamen Airlines adds 40 A320neo family to its fleet

Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines will renew and grow its fleet with forty Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The order is significant in that Xiamen has been a Boeing-only operator so far and has orders for the MAX 8. The news was announced on September 22 by its parent...