Chevron Corp plans on selling sustainable aviation fuel to Delta Air Lines

In a statement Chevron Corp and Delta Air Lines said, the former plans on producing a test batch of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sell the same to Delta Air Lines at the Los Angeles International Airport, as part of a partnership the companies announced with Google to track SAF test batch emissions data using cloud-based technology.…

Group14 Technologies enters into battery material supply deal with Europe’s InoBat

In a statement Group14 Technologies said, it has entered into a battery materials supply agreement with Europe’s InoBat under a partnership to manufacture high-energy density cells for electric vehicles. Demand for high-capacity, lithium-silicon batteries has increased as manufacturers shift to electric vehicles to tap a rapid transition to cleaner sources of energy. InoBat, established in…

IBM and Amadeux collaborate on easing air travel as tourism industry rebounds

In a joint statement Amadeus and IBM said, the former will integrate IBM’s digital health pass into its Traveler ID platform. The move will simplify the verification of passengers’ health credentials during the boarding process, said the companies on Thursday. Ever since the pandemic began, the tourism industry, along with the aviation and tech sectors…

China’s financial leasing arm cancels orders for 29 Boeing 737 MAX jets

On Monday, adding to its string of recent cancellations, China Development Bank (CDB) Financial Leasing Co stated, it has agreed with Boeing, to cancel the purchase of 29 undelivered 737 MAX jets. The 737 MAX has been grounded globally for more than a year following deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. “In light of evolving…

Large U.S. airlines revise 2020 forecasts, slash costs and flights

On Tuesday, leading U.S. airlines including Delta and American announced the suspension of their 2020 financial forecasts and took strong measures to further boost their capabilities to fight the economic impact of China’s coronavirus United announced a capital raising event and reported a first-quarter loss. The coronavirus pandemic has deeply impacted the tourism sector and…

China aiming to tap international market for its homemade passenger jets

On October 17, the U.S. and China signed an agreement that allows regulators on both side to certify design, production and air worthiness of its airplanes parts and passenger jets. On Thursday, China’s aviation safety regulator stated it has recently signed an agreement with the U.S. aimed at streamlining the certification of aircraft parts and…

Iran’s maturing cyber prowess is a growing menace: cyber experts

In its report, Singapore-based FireEye has detailed Iran’s growing cyber espionage capabilities which has now placed it among the “top five world cyber-power”. As per FireEye, an internet security firm, hackers who have been allegedly linked to Iran’s government have attacked computer systems at aerospace and petrochemical firms which belong to Saudi Arabia and the…