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Saudia – Orders For 70 New Airbus And Boeing Aircraft?

Saudia – Orders For 70 New Airbus And Boeing Aircraft?

Reports suggest that Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) is preparing funding for orders from both Airbus And Boeing, for around 70 aircraft! But are they actually new? The pandemic has not been good for aircraft orders. Both major aircraft manufacturers would welcome any...
DZYNE Ascent – The Shape Of Future Airliners?

DZYNE Ascent – The Shape Of Future Airliners?

Is a concept like the DZYNE Ascent a realistic prospect, as a future airliner? What limitations exist in such a design – and would you fly in it? There are many discussions on new technologies for aircraft propulsion today. One problem with some of them, is that they...
Norwegian – Cancellations for Airbus, Boeing UPDATED

Norwegian – Cancellations for Airbus, Boeing UPDATED

With its restructuring up for approval, aircraft manufacturers nervously wait to hear about order cancellations from beleaguered Norwegian Air Shuttle. We saw repeatedly how the airline has been struggling to stay in operation, despite an array of challenges. Even...
Freedom Flight Prize – Innovation Through Motivation?

Freedom Flight Prize – Innovation Through Motivation?

The Freedom Flight Prize fund will reward the first zero-carbon transatlantic flight. But there are some strict rules for participants. There is a great tradition of prizes for firsts in aviation. It’s a tradition literally as old as aviation itself. Whether it was...
Airbus Flightlab – Testing To Turn Dreams Into Aircraft

Airbus Flightlab – Testing To Turn Dreams Into Aircraft

Airbus has a dedicated flight testing arm, that it calls the Flightlab Team. And an Airbus A350 is its most recent new Flightlab. But it won’t be the last! Airbus is keen to push its image as a strong, engineering company. They are also pursuing some demanding new...