Rising interest rates give aircraft lessors heartburn
Despite a roaring travel recovery, lessors face unique challenges moving their aircraft.
Boeing faces a legal catch-22 in upcoming Max fraud arraignment
After explicitly accepting responsibility in 2021 with the DOJ, can Boeing plead not guilty to the same...
NASA gives Boeing a second shot at reshaping commercial aviation
The U.S. puts its “finger on the scale” for new Boeing jetliner development.
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Airbus & Boeing 2022 deliveries: An interactive data visualization
The Air Current dissects Boeing & Airbus industrial output in 2022 with an interactive visualization.
Southwest Airlines and the anatomy of an IT meltdown
A data-driven look inside the largest operational meltdown in U.S. aviation history.
Special Report: The number at the center of an eVTOL safety debate
Ten to the minus nine, 10-9, has become a proxy for safety in aircraft design. Now, it is a focal point...
Crash safety comes to the fore with a new generation of electric aircraft
Not crashing is always the goal, but it’s also important to be able to crash well — something the...
Boeing exits 2022 with congressional exemption for Max
Controversy created by politics ends with a political resolution.
Electric aircraft unknowns spur new approaches to leasing
Traditional leasing models will be challenged by novel aircraft like eVTOLs, at least in the early years...
With hundreds ordered, United wonders when its new fleet will arrive
Also United has ‘handshake’ agreement for Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines for A321neo fleet.