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NEWS Feb 22, 2024 Lilium Announces eVTOL Operations in Southeast Asia, Expanded Charging Infrastructure at Singapore Airshow Lilium is making significant progress in developing the Lilium Jet, its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Earlier this month, the German aerospace company announced the designation of Orlando International Airport (MCO) as a center of its U.S. operations. Lilum expanded on its momentum by making two major deals at the Singapore Airshow on February 20. Decarbonizing aviation through sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and advanced air mobility (AAM), which includes eVTOLs, was a major focus of this year's event. Read More →
NEWS Feb 11, 2024 eVTOL Company Lilium Designates Orlando Airport as Center for Florida's Electric Aviation Industry German aerospace company Lilium is developing the Lilium Jet, an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that can accommodate six passengers and one pilot. On February 8, Lilium announced the expansion of its existing operations in Florida by designating Orlando International Airport (MCO) as a hub for its operations in central Florida alongside another vertiport in Lake Nona. Read More →
STORIES Jan 16, 2024 Bored Pilots Pushed Their Aircraft to Its Limit: The Crash of Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 On a repositioning flight in 2004, two bored pilots decided to push their aircraft to its limit. The results of this experiment on Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 were disastrous. Read More →
NEWS Oct 08, 2023 American Eagle Jet Collides With Shuttle Bus in Chicago At least two people have been injured after an American Eagle flight collided with a shuttle bus at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). When the incident occurred, the American Eagle flight, operated by Air Wisconsin, was taxiing for departure to Dayton, Ohio. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 20, 2023 Why is the E175-E2 Barely Selling? Scope Clauses Explained The E175 is one of the most popular regional jets in the United States. But why isn't its updated model, the E175-E2, selling in the United States? There's a reason behind it: a concept called scope clauses. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 18, 2023 Essential Air Service Contracts (EAS) Explained How are EAS contracts awarded? The system is complex and requires many moving parts, but ultimately the DOT uses a well-structured bid process to select the ideal airline. Read More →
NEWS May 04, 2023 Envoy Air to Retire Embraer 145 Fleet in May Envoy Air, one of the regional subsidiaries of American Airlines, has quietly cemented plans to retire its remaining fleet of Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets. Read More →
NEWS Apr 28, 2023 SkyWest Tackles Pilot Shortage With New Part 135 Subsidiary As the pilot shortage in America continues to inflict challenges on small towns, SkyWest is moving forward with its new charter model to provide more on-demand service with less-trained pilots to enable more pilot availability. Read More →
STORIES Apr 10, 2023 Air Service to Small Towns In Jeopardy While travel and air travel demand has rebounded massively since the pandemic has eased in most places, regional airports have seen major service reductions. Unfortunately, this trend is only getting worse and many small airports could be left with further reduced service if fortunes don't reverse. Read More →
NEWS Dec 22, 2022 Mesa Airlines Ceases American CRJ900 Operations, Switches to United Regional carrier Mesa Airlines is ending its contracted partnership with American after 30 years of service for the Dallas-based airline. Mesa has also announced a deal with United to fly its CRJ900 aircraft instead. Read More →