Airbus CEO says in discussion with Qatar Airways on A350 dispute | Aviation News

Airbus CEO says in discussion with Qatar Airways on A350 dispute |  Aviation News

The two sides are engaged in a legal battle over the airworthiness of Europe’s newest long-haul jet. Airbus is in discussions with Qatar Airways to try to resolve a bitter legal and safety dispute over the A350 passenger jet, according to the planemaker’s chief executive. ‚ÄúThere’s progress in the sense that we are communicating; we … Read more

Stratolaunch Test of World’s Largest Plane Ends Early

Stratolaunch Test of World’s Largest Plane Ends Early

The pylon on the underside of Roc’s center wing will carry a hypersonic vehicle.Image: stratolaunch Following its latest test, Stratolaunch, the private aerospace company behind the world’s largest planecryptically explained that Rock had to land two hours earlier than planned following a failure to meet the test objectives. The carrier aircraft features a twin fuselage … Read more

NASA’s Plan to Get Ingenuity Through the Martian Winter

NASA’s Plan to Get Ingenuity Through the Martian Winter

Ingenuity, NASA’s autonomous Mars helicopter, was only meant to complete five flights. But since its history-making first flight in April 2021, the helicopter has flown 28 times, and preparation is underway for the 29th. Depending on dust levels and the schedule of the Perseverance rover, that flight could take place as soon as later this … Read more

NASA’s Plan to Get Ingenuity Through the Martian Winter

NASA’s Plan to Get Ingenuity Through the Martian Winter

Ingenuity, NASA’s autonomous Mars helicopter, was only meant to complete five flights. But since its history-making first flight in April 2021, the helicopter has flown 28 times, and preparation is underway for the 29th. Depending on dust levels and the schedule of the Perseverance rover, that flight could take place as soon as later this … Read more

Delta Air Lines to start paying flight attendants during boarding | Aviation News

Delta Air Lines to start paying flight attendants during boarding |  Aviation News

Airlines in the United States usually start the clock for flight attendants when all the passengers are seated and the plane’s doors are closed. Delta Air Lines, which has narrowly fought off several attempts to unionize its flight attendants, will begin paying cabin crews during boarding, a change that is expected to increase their wages … Read more