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June 10, 2021, 5:09 PM

Airlines Back Vertical with Largest eVTOL Aircraft Deal So Far

American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and leasing group Avolon might buy up to 1,000 of Vertical Aerospace's VA-X4 eVTOL aircraft.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 5:09 PM
American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and leasing group Avolon might buy up to 1,000 of Vertical Aerospace's VA-X4 eVTOL aircraft.
EasyJet
Jun 10, 2021 - 9:36 AM
Leaders of Airlines For Europe member carriers called for Covid-19 travel restrictions to lift from July 1 and an end to punitive ATC charges.
Jun 9, 2021 - 1:03 PM
Now Brazil’s number-two airline, Gol will gain 26 slots at Congonhas Sao Paulo Airport with its purchase of MAP.
Jun 8, 2021 - 2:25 PM
The U.S. airframer saw orders outpace cancellations by 20 airplanes while it delivered 17 jets during the month of May.
Jun 8, 2021 - 10:40 AM
Europe’s air traffic management agency has released a snapshot of airports that provide SAF on the continent.
Jun 8, 2021 - 10:25 AM
A conversion of options on another 34 Boeing 737 Max 7s raises Southwest’s firm order total for the smallest Max variant to 234.
Airlander 10
Jun 7, 2021 - 12:14 PM
Hybrid Air Vehicles has unveiled cabin concepts for its Airlander 10 hybrid-electric airship carrying up to 100 passengers on regional airline routes.
Jun 4, 2021 - 2:09 PM
The new ASEAN-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement will boost connectivity between Europe and Southeast Asia.
Jun 3, 2021 - 2:36 PM
United Engine Corporation has assembled the first PD-8 engine core.
Jun 3, 2021 - 1:00 PM
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 will serve as the next ecoDemonstrator platform.