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…

ALERT Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs

Virgin Atlantic has completed a £1.2 billion recapitalisation. Having taken the final steps in the legal process, the airline is hoping to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis as a sustainably profitable carrier. However, the devastating impact of Covid-19 on global aviation continues unabated, and the airline said it must take further steps to ensure survival.…