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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries signs up to Euro hydrogen consortium  

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries signs up to Euro hydrogen consortium  

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has joined a 12-member consortium to work on cutting emissions by using hydrogen in their industrial processes.ArcelorMittal, the world's top steelmaker, and Swedish utility Vattenfall have teamed up with Shell, Airbus, Mitsubishi and other heavyweights to slash the production of greenhouse gases by turning to hydrogen.European …

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Latest Boeing 737 glitch stalls China travel bounceback

Latest Boeing 737 glitch stalls China travel bounceback

(ATF) Half a dozen Asian airlines have had their schedules curtailed after an electrical problem became the latest issue to ground the troubled Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, delaying a recovery in China's travel sector.Shandong Airlines, SilkAir, Spice Jet and Xiamen Airlines were hit by the grounding, as was Minsheng Leasing. …

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Boeing urges US to separate China business and human rights

Boeing urges US to separate China business and human rights

(ATF) Boeing Co on Wednesday urged Joe Biden's administration to keep human rights and other disputes separate from trade relations with Beijing, and warned that European rival Airbus would gain if the US aircraft manufacturer was locked out of China.Boeing and Airbus each sell about a quarter of their jetliners …

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Airlines could be landed with servicing backlogs before travellers return 

Airlines could be landed with servicing backlogs before travellers return 

Airlines stuck with parked planes because of the Covid pandemic are pushing back maintenance deadlines on parts and safety equipment. Special Covid waivers from plane manufacturers and regulators are allowing airlines to delay tasks like changing life vests, testing oxygen bottles and checking emergency exits.This means airlines can stop the …

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India offers tax incentives to draw aircraft leasing operations

India offers tax benefits to draw aircraft leasing operations

(ATF) India's budget for 2021 finally had good news for its battered aviation sector. In a bid to attract foreign aircraft lessors to set up shop in the country, the government on Monday rolled out tax incentives for companies that open operations at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in …

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IndiGo flying high as it tightens grip in India and targets growth abroad 

IndiGo flying high as it tightens grip in India and targets growth abroad 

India's IndiGo has emerged as one of the world's biggest airlines, aided by a swift recovery in its domestic aviation market – to nearly 80% of pre-pandemic levels – and the financial muscle to boost market share as its rivals struggle.The airline is now the world's seventh biggest by capacity …

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