China’s biggest airshow will go ahead in November

China’s International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, the country’s biggest airshow, will go ahead in November, the organizer said on Wednesday, backtracking on an earlier announcement the 2020 event had been canceled due to COVID-19. The biennial event usually draws key suppliers – such as Airbus, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China – and has…

Antonov releases first aircraft without Russian parts

The state aircraft-building enterprise “Antonov” has produced the airframe of the first serial transport aircraft An-178 without Russian parts. “This is the first aircraft that is built without a single Russian component. time was taken by import substitution and the search for new suppliers,” Oleksandr Los, President of Antonov State Enterprise said. He also said…

ALERT Boeing has discovered a new manufacturing issue with its 787 Dreamliner

Boeing said during fabrication of the 787 horizontal stabilizer it learned some components were clamped with greater force than specified, which could result in improper gap verification and shimming. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Tuesday it “is investigating manufacturing flaws affecting certain Boeing 787 jetliners. The agency continues to engage with Boeing.” The horizontal…

Emirates to restore employees’ full salaries

Emirates airline will restore its employees full salaries starting from October. This comes as the company continues to ease travel restrictions and resume flights to over 80 destinations that had been halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since March the airline has made thousands of layoffs as it struggled to recover from the economic fallout…