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Boeing Delivers 2,500th AH-64 Apache Helicopter
2020/07/02 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing recently delivered its 2,500th AH-64 Apache helicopter, an E-model Apache for the U.S. Army, from the company’s production line in Mesa, Arizona.The first...


Air France to slash 7,500 jobs by end-2022: unions
2020/07/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Air France will cut 7,500 jobs by the end of 2022 as part of a cost-cutting drive that has gained new urgency in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, union sources t...


Airbus cuts 15,000 jobs to face aviation's 'gravest crisis'
2020/07/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aircraft maker Airbus said on Tuesday it is planning to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide, 11 percent of its total workforce, in response to the "gravest cris...


Norwegian Air Shuttle cancels order for 97 Boeings
2020/06/29 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Norwegian Air Shuttle, whose financial difficulties have been exacerbated by the coronavirus shutdowns, announced Monday that it had cancelled an order for 92 Boeing ...


Boeing 737 MAX takes to skies for long-awaited test flight
2020/06/29 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

US regulators conducted the first a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on Monday, a key step in recertifying the jet that has been grounded for more than a year follow...


2020/06/18 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Qatar Airways has said it will not take any new aircraft in 2020 or 2021, deferring orders with Boeing and Airbus as demand diminishes amid the coronavirus crisis.The...


Bell Discusses Using Virtual Reality to Design the Future of Flight
2020/06/18 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Stepping into the future of flight calls for a unique approach - one that requires modern tools and a dynamic, agile team. Bell's Technology and Innovation organiz...


Boeing Delivers First F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets to U.S. Navy for Flight Test
2020/06/18 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the first two F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets to the U.S. Navy for flight testing. One jet is a single-seat E model and the other is a two-s...


Airbus wins next study contract for Martian Sample Fetch Rover
2020/06/16 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus Defence and Space has won the next phase of the study contract (Advanced B2) from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the advanced Sample Fetch Rover which will...


Leonardo further consolidates its positioning in the Space Sector, increasing its stake in Avio
2020/06/16 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Leonardo announces the conclusion of the transactions aimed at purchasing 988,475 Avio’s shares. Following the transactions, Leonardo increases its stake in Avio...