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November 25, 2022, 4:39 AM

Removal of EU Laws Creates Uncertainty for UK's Aviation Sector

Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.

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Aer Lingus A321LR on takeoff
Oct 27, 2022 - 11:46 AM
Boeing records its first Max order from International Consolidated Airlines Group while Airbus adds to existing A320-family order book.
Inside Boeing 737 Max production facility in Renton, Washington with green aircraft on assembly line
Oct 26, 2022 - 1:43 PM
A shortage of engine castings has hindered Boeing’s commercial production.
Lilium Jet in flight over Saudi Arabia
Oct 26, 2022 - 11:25 AM
An MOU signed on Wednesday during the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh calls for an eventual purchase of 100 Lilium eVTOL aircraft by Saudia.
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9
Oct 26, 2022 - 8:50 AM
The carrier expects to receive 42 Boeing 737 Max 10s and 10 Max 9s between 2024 and 2027.
JetBlue Airbus A321 in flight
Oct 25, 2022 - 1:19 PM
Even as supply chain constraints limit aircraft deliveries, JetBlue projects return to historical growth trends next year.
A Korean Air A330-300 takes off from Fukuoka Airport in Japan.
Oct 24, 2022 - 11:17 AM
A runway excursion involving Korean Air A330-300 halted operations at the Philippines’ Mactan Cebu International Airport.
Oct 21, 2022 - 10:43 AM
Hawaiian Airlines will operate converted freighter aircraft for online retailing giant Amazon.
Airport line workers servicing ITA Airways airliner
Oct 20, 2022 - 1:27 PM
Strikes scheduled for Friday among staff of Italy’s air navigation service provider extend disruptions felt during a difficult summer season in Europe.
Universal Hydrogen's 'iron bird' rig testing the architecture of the company's hydrogen-fuel-cell-based powertrain in preparation for first flight in a De Havilland Dash 8-300
Oct 19, 2022 - 1:47 PM
In a partnership with Aerotec, Universal Hydrogen is preparing a Dash 8-300 fitted with a hydrogen-fuel-cell-based powertrain for its first flight.
Spirit Airlines A320s facing opposite directions on airport taxiways at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
Oct 19, 2022 - 1:26 PM
During a special meeting on Wednesday, investors in Spirit Airlines approved JetBlue’s purchase of the Miramar, Florida-based ultra-low-cost carrier.