Three Points: Chess with the A220-500, a SpaceJet revival, aviation at 118

Issue No. 48

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  • Qantas, KLM, Transavia, Air France and Singapore Airlines all picked Airbus this week and the A220-500 is now considered “highly likely”. What does this mean for the never-ending chess game with Boeing?
  • The pandemic gave Mitsubishi the opportunity to take the SpaceJet off the launch pad. Now, there are conflicting signs that suggest it may another chance at life.
  • Heavier-than-air flight turns 118 today. The milestone is part of our human mythology and a marker of the incredible pace of human progress.
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