Morning – End of certification flights for the Boeing 737 MAX

Modifications made by Boeing on the 737 MAX were evaluated this week. The aviation regulator must decide whether or not to resume flights. Ph: AFP The Boeing 737 MAX completed its series of certification flights on Wednesday, a crucial step for the survival of the flagship aircraft of the American aeronautical giant but not enough […]

thunderstorm in the air … and ground staff!

An additional sword of Damocles above their cockpit, even as they fight for their survival. The contraction in supply will ultimately lead to higher prices and therefore an automatic reduction in the number of trips. Gone are the days when aviation announced a doubling of capacity and frequentation around the world. The democratization of air […]

for the government, the objective is to see “the least dry dismissals possible”

«Just look at the sky today to understand that we are rather in the situation of the 70s“Said Airbus world director of human resources, Thierry Baril, on Wednesday. Severely weakened by the Covid-19 pandemic, the European aeronautical group yesterday formalized its intention to cut some 15,000 jobs, including 5,000 in France, to cushion the shock. […]

Rolls-Royce to cut “at least” 9,000 jobs

Published on : 05/20/2020 – 10:19Modified : 05/20/2020 – 10:19 Manhandled by the collapse of air traffic linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, the British aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced on Wednesday the abolition of “at least” 9,000 jobs. Bad news keeps coming for jobs in the aeronautics sector. British aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced on […]

the aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is cutting its workforce

Published on : 05/20/2020 – 14:09 Announcements of layoffs are linked to manufacturers in the airline industry who are suffering the brunt of the coronavirus crisis. Rolls-Royce, the engine manufacturer of Boeing and Airbus planes, will cut thousands of jobs. Faced with a collapse in global air traffic, Rolls-Royce has decided to cut 9,000 jobs, […]

health protocols begin to be tested in French factories

To reconcile resumption of activity and compliance with health rules, numerous measures have been implemented in industries. By Véronique Guillermard and Valérie Collet On assembly lines, workers had to get used, in addition to conventional equipment (masks, gloves, glasses, visors) to Plexiglass walls (here Renault). MARTIN BUREAU / AFP Since May 11, the date of […]

EasyJet victim of cyber attack, millions of stolen data

Published on : 05/19/2020 – 19:47Modified : 05/19/2020 – 19:48 This will not help EasyJet’s business, which has already been weakened by the pandemic. The British airline has just announced that it has been the victim of a highly sophisticated cyber attack. The investigation appears to be targeting a group of Chinese hackers. They are […]

a new amending budget in a month

At this point, it is not yet the overall stimulus package that will be presented at the start of the school year, in late August or early September. Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, Thursday, May 7, 2020. POOL / REUTERS The tourism sector will not be the only one to benefit from a […]

Boeing to boost production

The automaker is taking the risky gamble to restart production before the aircraft has been recertified by the US Aviation Safety Agency. By Véronique Guillermard The American aeronautical giant will restart production of the 737 Max, the assembly of which has been frozen since January 2020. JIM WATSON / AFP David Calhoun, CEO of Boeing, […]

Emirates plans to cut 30,000 jobs, says Bloomberg

Published on : 05/17/2020 – 22:55 According to financial agency Bloomberg, the airline Emirates plans to cut about 30,000 jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Emirates may be one of the most important in the world for long-haul flights and also one of the most profitable, but it is housed in the same boat as […]