China’s Airport-Building Frenzy Continues

China’s Airport-Building Frenzy Continues

China demonstrated its construction prowess to the world when it built a makeshift emergency hospital in just six days at the height of the COVID-19 crisis at Wuhan. While no-one is suggesting the same quick-fix prefabricated methods will be used in its new airport...
MC-21: The Russian competitor to Boeing and Airbus?

MC-21: The Russian competitor to Boeing and Airbus?

The MC-21 is Russia’s next-generation commercial aircraft set to compete with the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. The Russian airliner which is currently under-development by Irkut Corporation –a member of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) – is expected to hit the...
Another Problem for Boeing; Now it’s the KC-46 Tanker

Another Problem for Boeing; Now it’s the KC-46 Tanker

Boeing still has the MAX grounded, it shuts down its manufacturing operations in Seattle, has next to no orders for its commercial aircraft, seriously negative cash flow and declines the US government offer of a bailout. That’s quite a few issues to deal with. But the...
The Coronavirus Effect: Virgin Atlantic in Turbulence!

The Coronavirus Effect: Virgin Atlantic in Turbulence!

To help alleviate a financial crunch presented by the ongoing coronavirus cataclysm, Virgin Atlantic(VA) is calling on the British government to provide 500mn Pound Sterling government-backed loans and credit guarantees. Airbus and Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, which...