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KLM Cityhopper begins E2 operations

After the arrival of the next generation narrowbody last week, the firm has put the jet straight to use

Australia receives another three F-35As

Australia’s Department of Defence confirmed on March 1 that three more Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning IIs had arrived in the ‘Land Down Under’, bringing the RAAF’s fleet up to 33 aircraft

United Airlines orders more 737 MAXs

After resuming flights with the type last month, the carrier has upped its commitment and brought forward delivery dates

US Navy orders four more CMV-22B Ospreys

The US Navy has awarded the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office a US$309.58m contract modification, exercising an option to procure four more CMV-22B Osprey tiltrotors for carrier onboard delivery operations

JetBlue accepts maiden A321neo with new Mint suites

The US carrier plans to use the aircraft on transcontinental services between New York and Los Angeles

Northern airport bosses urge government to provide support

Six airports in the North of England have written a letter to Boris Johnson outlining potential recovery initiatives

Pre-departure testing trial implemented at Edinburgh Airport

The pilot scheme only requires a saliva sample for the test, creating a more positive testing experience

Gatwick Airport reports £465m annual loss in 2020

The UK government’s plans to reopen air travel has provided hope for recovery in summer 2021

Munich Airport publishes environmental plans

CO2 emissions per passenger have reduced by almost half since 2005

Heathrow begins preparing for the reopening of air travel

The CEO of Heathrow believes that this week’s budget must support the industry’s recovery if it is to stay afloat