Bristol Airport Expansion Remains Uncertain

United Kingdom’s Bristol Airport is facing a challenge again after the High Court gave a green light to an expansion. The original project was banned in 2020 by North Somerset Council which could increase annual passenger capacity to 12 million from 10 million and handle up to 10,420 extra flights.…

Embraer E195-E2 and E190-E2 Receive Type Certification in Canada

The Brazilian aerospace company announced a few days ago that the E195-E2 and E190-E2 aircraft, have received type certification from Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). This is a great achievement for Embraer as it adds another country after the certifications issued by ANAC (Brazil), FAA (US) and EASA (Europe) in…

Porter Announces Revamped Economy Product

Toronto-based short-haul carrier Porter Airlines announced a lengthy and exciting new overhaul for its passenger experience on Tuesday. The airline that has made a name for itself with convenient services to Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport with DeHavilland Dash 8 Q-400 aircraft is revamping its offerings on the single-aisle turboprop as…

Embraer Energia Drops Full Electric To Focus on Hydrogen and…

Embraer revealed new aircraft concepts today as part of the company's progress report on Energia, Embraer's initiative to get the aviation industry to net-zero by 2050.  A year on from Embraer's Sustainability in Action event, which detailed the study of four new aircraft concepts powered by new technologies and renewable…

United Resumes Flights to Cuba After More Than Two Years

United resumed operations between the United States and Cuba after a suspension of more than two and a half years. The airline will provide the only non-stop service between the state of Texas and the Caribbean nation. The carrier's last operation in Cuba, was on March 28, 2020, on a…

The Brazilian Regional Workhorse: SkyWest Secures Financing For Six Additional…

Embraer announced on October 10 that the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) approved financing for the export of six Embraer E175 commercial jets to the north American regional carrier SkyWest Airlines, Inc. (SkyWest). With the new financing facility, the number of aircraft acquired or to be acquired by SkyWest with BNDES…

Royal Jordanian Orders Ten Embraer E2s

Royal Jordanian Airlines and Embraer have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the introduction of two variants of the E-Jet E2 aircraft family, produced by the Brazilian manufacturer, into the Jordanian flag carrier's fleet. The agreement was sealed at the Istanbul Air Show by Royal Jordanian Vice President and…

JSX Announces New Routes and Increased Frequencies

Dallas-Based JSX has announced via social media that it will be adding some new routes, and increasing some of the frequencies on a few of the routes they already operate. The airline operates a fleet of 30-seat Embraer E135s and E145s. [caption id="attachment_54244" align="alignnone" width="1920"] A JSX E-145 in Austin.…

United Invests Another $15 Million in Electric Flying Taxi

United, on September 8, announced a $15 million investment in EVE Air Mobility. In addition, it made a conditional purchase agreement for 200 four-seat electric aircraft plus 200 options. The airline is expecting the first deliveries as early as 2026. EVE Air Mobility is an Embraer-backed startup that spun off…