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Air France will dismiss more than 7,5 thousand employees

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Jul 2020

Air France will dismiss more than 7,5 thousand employees

Airline company Air France announced plans to reduce number of employees by 7580 till the end of 2022 that makes 17,5% of entire staff informs CNN Business with the reference to company’s message. According to the message this number includes 1200 employees of regional French air carrier HOP! – member airline of Air France. In this company percent of laying off will make almost half…

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S&P cut Airbus rating from “A+” to “A”, forecast is negative

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Jul 2020

S&P cut Airbus rating from “A+” to “A”, forecast is negative

International rating agency S&P Global Ratings (S&P) cut long-term ratings of Airbus in national and international currencies from “A+” to “A”, the forecast is negative. Short-term ratings of the company in both currencies were reduced to “A-1” from “A-1+”. All ratings were taken out the list for CreditWatch reconsideration with possibility of reduction. “We expect that Airbus SE will announce reduction in yield in 2020…

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Legendary passenger airplane Boeing will be withdrawn from production

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Jul 2020

Legendary passenger airplane Boeing will be withdrawn from production

Legendary passenger airplane Boeing 747 that was in operation for more than 50 years will be withdrawn from production – Bloomberg informs. So, it got about that American company will withdraw from production two-decked four-engine wide-body airplane due to crises against coronavirus pandemic. It is also marked that despite popularity among passengers Jumbo Jet was not quite popular on majority of the routes because air…

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Airbus A350 has made fully automatic visual landing. Part 2

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Jul 2020

Airbus A350 has made fully automatic visual landing. Part 2

Engineering of Airbus visual automatic system is made in the framework of ATTOL project (Autonomous Taxi, Takeoff and Landing). Engineers do not disclose details about system make-up. To train neural-net algorithms that process video stream from cameras more than 450 records of various flights have been used. Using them neural-nets trained to detect aerodromes, light indication, laying. Tests of the system of fully automatic landing…

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Airbus A350 has made fully automatic visual landing. Part 1

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Jul 2020

Airbus A350 has made fully automatic visual landing. Part 1

European aviation group of companies Airbus made first stage of tests of the automatic system of visual taxiing, take-off and landing. As Aviation Week writes during tests the airplane Airbus A350 equipped with this system made six flights including one during which airplane in fully automatic mode made taxiing on the fly ground, take-off and landing. In all cases automatic used for airplane control only…

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Italy and Turkey prohibited hand baggage transportation in the overhead stowage bin of the airplanes

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Jun 2020

Italy and Turkey prohibited hand baggage transportation in the overhead stowage bin of the airplanes

Italy and Turkey prohibited hand baggage transportation in the overhead stowage bin of the airplanes of all airline companies. Restriction was introduced as coronavirus infection COVID-19 control measures. It is expected that this will allow reducing queue formation in the airplane during boarding and take-off when passengers before taking seats place hand baggage in the overhead stowage bins. However as alternative travelers were offered to…

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Embraer will replenish working capital for 600 million USD on account of loan fundsEmbraer will replenish working capital for 600 million USD on account of loan funds

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Jun 2020

Embraer will replenish working capital for 600 million USD on account of loan fundsEmbraer will replenish working capital for 600 million USD on account of loan funds

Brazilian national aviation company Embraer in the framework of debts and liquidity management program negotiated about obtaining credits in amount of 600 million USD for up to 4 years. It is said in the document published on corporate portal of the company. “Up to 300 million USD will finance National bank of social-economy development (BNDES), the remaining amount up to 300 million USD – state…

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Israeli electric airplane will get light cooling system

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Jun 2020

Israeli electric airplane will get light cooling system

Perspective electric passenger airplane Alice elaborated by Israeli company Eviation Aircraft will get light cooling system. As Flightglobal writes this system that got the name MicroVCS (Micro Vapor Cycle System) was elaborated by American company Honeywell Aerospace. As it is expected cooling system will be installed on Alice prototype in July 2020 in the framework of airplane preparation for the first flight. Perspective electric and…

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The Head of Airbus is working on plan for company restructuring on the against the background of pandemic

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Jun 2020

The Head of Airbus is working on plan for company restructuring on the against the background of pandemic

This adaptation in fact means significant reduction of company’s size, Guilaumme Faury told. The head of European aerospace corporation Airbus Guilaumme Faury is working on plan for company restructuring due to crises in the aviation industry caused by coronavirus pandemic. This was informed on Saturday by La Tribune newspaper got on disposal Faury’s letter address to employees of the corporation. “The scale of the Covid-19…

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The head of US aviation control agency will check Boeing 737 MAX in the air himself before decision about certification

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Jun 2020

The head of US aviation control agency will check Boeing 737 MAX in the air himself before decision about certification

The Head of US Federal Aviation Administration Steven Dickson is going to seat at the control wheel during one of test flights of Boeing 737 MAX airplane before taking decision about renewal of operation of these airplanes. He announced this on Wednesday, June 18th during hearings of Senate trade, science and transport committee that were broadcasted on the web-site of the committee. “I have already…

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