Impact of the pilot shortage will cascade far beyond empty cockpits
After an overflowing 2022 with record fares, there’s a very real threat to airline health.
Unlikely West Virginia is cautionary tale for states seeking eVTOL investment
Vertiport legislation pushed through by Supernal, Hyundai’s advanced air mobility arm, may create more...
TAC/Forum: SAF and the opportunities and challenges for industry sustainability
On May 12, 2022 The Air Current editorial team hosted an in-depth and candid discussion with Steve...
Pentagon has quietly growing doubts about Boeing’s direction
Pentagon leaders are nervous about where Boeing is headed and what the struggles of this strategic asset...
The pilot shortage is spreading beyond the regional airlines
Despite a lack of pilots, the airline industry can’t even agree there’s a shortage.
FAA changes course on eVTOL certification
Electric air taxi startups in the U.S. stare down massive regulatory shift from FAA.
Boeing and Airbus single-aisle workhorses squeeze out regional and widebody jets
The market for single-aisle aircraft is red hot and rapidly changing the composition of the global...
The jumbo era that wasn’t
Unearthing the lost 1992 McDonnell Douglas MD-12 program review, held 30 years ago today.
Trump Air Force One deal leaves Boeing with $1B hangover
The USAF’s VC-25Bs must meet the latest FAA wiring standards and Boeing has to retrofit them on...
Three Points: 60 Minutes’ eVTOL softball, sanctions kill MC-21-300, EK231 prompts FAA warning
Issue No. 55