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Aviation Wrap: Virgin’s company secretary resigns, Myanmar Airways appoints Australian GSA + MORE

It’s mainly good news in this week’s Aviation Wrap, with a sprinkling of announcements around the industry’s favourite buzzword: sustainability.

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Hydrogen power in aviation could significantly reduce emissions, show benefits by 2025

by Christian Fleetwood

Looking to impress colleagues with your aviation knowledge during the next Zoom catch-up? Reading this sciency story should do the trick.

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Aviation Wrap: Qantas to reopen lounges, Lufthansa shareholders approve $15bn rescue package + MORE

It’s a monster Aviation Wrap this week, folks. Meaning that there’s lots of news – not that it’s scary or anything.

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Boeing’s CEO commits to confronting racism

David Calhoun has committed to take action on racism, off the back of ongoing protests over police brutality towards the BIPOC community in the US.

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Aviation Wrap: New bosses for IAG and United, Emirates’ Aussie return + MORE

If this week’s Aviation Wrap was a type of aircraft, it would be an Antonov An-225 Mriya. Meaning it’s got a buttload of news.

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World’s second-oldest airline files for bankruptcy

Avianca certainly isn’t the first international airline to succumb to the COVID-19 pandemic, and according to Boeing’s CEO, it may not be the last.

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Aviation Wrap: AirHelp’s COVID-19 info page, major work begins on Western Sydney Airport + MORE!

Unsure which airlines are ensuring flexible travel? Get up to date with Travel Weekly’s Aviation Wrap.

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Report blames Boeing for fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, as US reveals five contributors to 737 MAX crisis

by Christian Fleetwood

Investigators have singled out faulty 737 MAX systems and inadequate training in an interim report on the eve of the anniversary of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash last year.

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Boeing confirms debris found in 737 MAX engines, as Qantas eyes cut-price deal

by Christian Fleetwood

Alan Joyce says Qantas’ “unmatched” safety reputation positions it to negotiate a discounted deal with Boeing for a new fleet of 737 MAXs when the jet is re-certified.

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Aviation Wrap: Boeing’s $74m 737 MAX relief, Emirates helps Arsenal prepare for EPL run in with Dubai training camp + MORE!

When writing this week’s Aviation Wrap, we could have sworn the sound of airplanes taking off was in the air. On second appraisal, we discovered it was just tinnitus. 

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Boeing fires mid-level exec following “totally appalling” emails

by Christian Fleetwood

Adding to a grim January for the manufacturer comes the news that Boeing booked no new orders for the month for the first time in nearly 60 years.

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“Utterly humiliated”: Kiwis denied business class seats by Thai Airways because of their size

The family had purchased business class seats worth more than $2,400 but were forced into economy class.

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