A Summary of Industry News in Commercial Aviation, Business Aviation, Airlines, Urban Air Mobility, and Social Media

Commercial Aviation

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries rethinking Spacejet delivery schedule – Reuters
  • The Long-Forgotten Flight That Sent Boeing Off Course – Atlantic

  • Why do airline maintenance bases in U.S. get more scrutiny than foreign maintenance bases? – Forbes

  • Boeing 747 Nears End of the Line as Storied Factory Shuts Down – Bloomberg

  • Airbus faces Canadian wrath – CityNews

Business Aviation

  • U.S. on Path for Bizjet Fleet Cleanup – AIN


  • Why are there so few women in aviation? – CNN

  • New bill would overhaul FAA’s oversight of non-US repair stations – FlightGlobal

  • Chinese airlines turn to Asia as long-haul losses pile up – Reuters

  • Rescue of Italy’s Bankrupt Airline Faces Yet Another Delay – Bloomberg
  • Emirates boss says he took too long to accept climate crisis – BBC


  • First A380 Dismantling Project Completed – SamChui

Urban Air Mobility

  • Expert in Autonomous Flight explains the technology and how it compares to Tesla’s Full Self Driving – CleanTechnica
  • Samad to launch luxury spin-off of eStarling – FlightGlobal
  • Magna to develop eight times more powerful and cheaper electric motor – Inceptive Mind

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Co-Founder AirInsight. My previous life includes stints at Shell South Africa, CIC Research, and PA Consulting. Got bitten by the aviation bug and ended up an Avgeek. Then the data bug got me, making me a curious Avgeek seeking data-driven logic. Also, I appreciate conversations with smart people from whom I learn so much. Summary: I am very fortunate to work with and converse with great people.

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