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Airbus scores century with Delta A321neo order

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The order will see them supplied in the Airbus Cabin Flex configuration, with Pratt & Whitney to power them with its PW1133G-JM geared turbofan engines. The majority of the aircraft will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Mobile, Alabama. (www.hmgaerospace.com) 기타...

Ryanair responds bullishly to industrial action threat from pilots

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In September Ryanair said more than 2,000 flights would be cancelled this winter after it rearranged pilots’ rosters to comply with new aviation rules. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) 기타...

easyJet launches first ever flight from Southampton

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easyJet has launched its first ever flight from Southampton, to Geneva. The inaugural flight to the Swiss ski destination took off this morning with Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards watching on. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) 기타...

What happened to flight MH370, what is the latest news and is the search still ongoing?

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The whereabouts of the Boeing 777 has remained a mystery since vanishing in 2014 (www.thesun.co.uk) 기타...

Assessing the Delta-Airbus order

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Sure, Boeing sorely wanted to win this deal. But relations between Delta and Boeing have been bad for years, so this was a bad place to start from. The Boeing-Bombardier trade complaint, attacking the C Series order by Delta, didn't help. These factors alone made Boeing's chances an uphill battle. (leehamnews.com) 기타...

Embraer delivers 1,400th E-Jet to American Airlines

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Embraer celebrates the delivery of its 1,400th E-Jet, an E175, during a ceremony at Embraer’s industrial facilities in São José dos Campos, Brazil. American Airlines took delivery of this milestone aircraft and selected Envoy Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc., to operate the aircraft. (www.aerospacemanufacturinganddesign.com) 기타...

U.S. airlines prepare for record 51 million passengers for the holiday season

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Airlines are offering 91,000 more seats per day on larger planes or additional flights to meet the demand for 80,000 additional daily passengers for the holiday period from Dec. 15 through Jan. 4, according to the trade group Airlines for America. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Drone Operator Operating Illegally in Collision With Blackhawk Helicopter

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The pilot of the DJI Phantom drone that collided with a Blackhawk Helicopter was operating the craft in an illegal and very irresponsible manner. The Phantom operator was operating beyond visual line of sight, and with no idea of the regulations he or she should have been complying with, because he was broke so many of them. (www.aopa.org) 기타...

PICTURE: Azores takes first A321neo

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Portuguese carrier Azores Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, received through specialist Air Lease. The aircraft (CS-TSF) is one of six being acquired by the carrier via the US lessor. (www.flightglobal.com) 기타...

Boeing confident about strong demand for 777X

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Speaking to reporters in a briefing on the development of the new widebody, vice-president and general manager 777X programme Eric Lindblad says that the 340 orders from seven customers for the new jets thus far shows strong confidence in the programme. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Turkish Airlines received its first Boeing 777 Freighter

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Turkish Airlines took delivery on Dec. 6 of its first Boeing 777-200LRF Freighter, the world’s longest-range twin-engine freighter. The airplane and a second freighter on order will help the airline expand its cargo business. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Airbus lags Boeing in jet production and sales in 2017

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Airbus lagged Boeing in jet production and sales in the first 11 months of the year but left itself a shot at meeting full-year delivery targets after unblocking delayed engine supplies for its upgraded A320neo jet, company data showed last week. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Embraer tests the Vmu of E190-E2 (Video)

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In this test, the airplane accelerates down the runway until it reaches its maximum safe AOA (Angle of Attack) before taking off. The tail of the aircraft comes into contact with the runway and, according to the manufacturer, the airspeed is measured exactly when it takes off. (airlinerwatch.com) 기타...

Delta Boeing 767 near Tokyo on Dec 14th 2017, suspected fuel leak

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A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N1610D performing flight DL-588 from Shanghai (China) to Seattle,WA (USA) with 220 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 250nm southwest of Tokyo (Japan) when the crew suspected a fuel leak and decided to divert (www.aeroinside.com) 기타...

Four Killed in AS350 Crash in Eastern Ontario, Canada

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Ontario Provincial Police say there are multiple fatalities after a helicopter crash today north of Kingston, Ontario. (www.ctvnews.ca) 기타...

Christmas flight chaos as Boeing 787 engine failures risk grounding thousands of passengers

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Tens of thousands of airline passengers worldwide could see their flights cancelled over Christmas and New Year as problems with some Rolls-Royce engines fitted to the Boeing 787 proliferate. (www.independent.co.uk) 기타...

Qatar A380 to fly Perth-Doha from May 2018

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Qatar Airways will fly its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft to Perth from 1 May, 2018, in what the Gulf carrier and Qantas partner describes as a further sign of its commitment to the Australian market. (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

Qantas to launch MEL-SFO Boeing 789 flights in 2018

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Qantas will begin flying between Melbourne and San Francisco in late 2018 with the airline's Boeing 787-9 taking the new route under its wing. (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

Lufthansa closes in on Alitalia takeover

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Lufthansa Group's negotiators are set to visit Rome this week to discuss the condition of the Alitalia takeover, Il Messaggero has reported. According to the newspaper, the biggest outstanding issue is the scale of workforce layoffs post-merger. (www.ch-aviation.com) 기타...

Fond-du-Lac, Sask., plane crash was a bad dream for those aboard

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Willie John Laurent said one of the last things he remembers before Wednesday night's crash of a plane carrying community members from Fond-du-Lac, Sask., was it turning sideways in the air... (www.cbc.ca) 기타...

When is the Ryanair strike and which flights will be affected?

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Passengers travelling with Ryanair face travel disruptions in the build up to the busy festive period. (metro.co.uk) 기타...

Delta orders 100 A321neo with the ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex) configuration

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Delta Air Lines chose the Airbus A321neo to renew its single-aisle fleet and the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines to power it.The value of the order is roughly $25.4 billion at list prices. (airlinerwatch.com) 기타...

Thousands of travellers hit as Austria's second largest airline ceases trading

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Thousands of European passengers face being stranded overseas after Niki, Austria’s second largest airline, ceased operations. The carrier, a subsidiary of Air Berlin, which went bankrupt earlier this year, had been in talks with Lufthansa over a possible takeover. (www.aviationnewsworld.info) 기타...

Japan Airlines pre-orders 20 Supersonic Boom jets

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Travelers could soon fly at supersonic speeds on commercial airlines that zip from San Francisco to Tokyo in under six hours, following a $10 million investment by Japan Airlines into the Denver-based startup Boom Technology. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

PC-12 Emergency Landing

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RCMP Pilatus PC-12 suffers nose gear failure prior to landing. Video in article (www.cbc.ca) 기타...

Delta picks A321neo for narrowbody replacement

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Delta Air Lines has committed to 200 Airbus A321neos for the next phase of its narrowbody fleet replacement programme. (www.flightglobal.com) 기타...

Sun Express Boeing 737 on Dec 13th 2017, localizer failure

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A Sun Express Boeing 737-800, registration TC-SEO performing flight XQ-722 from Kayseri (Turkey) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on final ILS approach to Amsterdam's runway 18C being established on both localizer and glideslope, when the crew reported they got a warning (www.aeroinside.com) 기타...

North Korean missiles forced Singapore Airlines to change U.S. route

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Flight paths in the region are drawing attention after two other Asian carriers said that some of their pilots believe they saw another ballistic missile North Korea tested last week. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Airbus exec says considering cuts to A380 production, still undecided

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Airbus SE is considering cutting production of its A380 superjumbo to six or seven planes a year, but has made no final decision on the matter, a top executive said on Thursday amid growing question marks over the future of the double-decker jet. (www.foxbusiness.com) 기타...

Delta ranks at the top in annual survey of healthiest meals in the sky

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The Diet Detective is once again giving Delta’s on-board food high marks, recently calling Delta’s domestic food offerings “excellent” in its annual Airline Food Investigation. The airline landed the top spot among large network carriers and tied for healthiest airline with Virgin America among all U.S.-based airlines with a score of four out of five stars. (worldairlinenews.com) 기타...

easyJet secures EC approval for Air Berlin purchase

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easyJet (U2, London Luton) has announced it has secured European Commission (EC) approval for its recent agreement to acquire part of Air Berlin's operations at Berlin Tegel Airport. (www.ch-aviation.com) 기타...

Southwest Boeing 737 near Pensacola on Dec 12th 2017, burning odour in cabin

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N905WN performing flight WN-1539 from Orlando,FL to Houston Hobby,TX (USA), was enroute at FL400 about 110nm southsouthwest of Pensacola,FL (USA) when the crew reported a burning odour in the cabin and diverted to Pensacola (www.aeroinside.com) 기타...

Plane crashes near northern Saskatchewan airport, Canada

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A West Wind Aviation plane carrying 22 passengers and three crew members crashed near the Fond-du-Lac, Sask., airport shortly after takeoff early Wednesday night, the RCMP says. Several people were injured though no fatalities were reported, according to an RCMP news release issued shortly after 8 p.m. CST. (www.cbc.ca) 기타...

The Boeing 787-9 is Set to Become the New Giant in Town

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The first Boeing 787 flew back in 2009, entering the scene as the expected replacement of the Boeing 747—an aircraft that was steeped in history but was also aging rapidly. Since then, we’ve seen the 787 evolve to accommodate the needs of airlines looking to create longer routes and travelers who are willing to fly insanely long distances non-stop. The Boeing 787-9 is the next step in super-long distance air travel, and it won’t be the last. Will 20-hour flights become the new normal? Hello,… (www.historyinorbit.com) 기타...

Qantas and Virgin follow US airlines to ban smart luggage

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Virgin Australia says that passengers would only be allowed to use the bags as carry-on luggage. "In the event that the guest's smart bag is too heavy, the lithium battery must be removed and carried as a spare battery in carry-on baggage. If the lithium battery cannot be removed, the smart bag cannot be carried on our aircraft," the airline said. Qantas will not allow cases on its planes at all if the batteries cannot be removed. The local airlines follow those in the US which… (www.msn.com) 기타...

Qantas expects to choose Airbus A350 or Boeing 777X jets in 2019

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Qantas expects to choose in 2019 between the Airbus A350 and Boeing 777X for the aircraft to meet its requirement to introduce nonstop flights between eastern Australia and London by 2022. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is worried about important customers

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As a result, two orders, which Eastern Air Lines had made in the direction of its expanding plans are in danger now. Boeing could easily compensate losing the order for 10, 737 Max. But it is not that easy for the Japanese manufacturer. The Americans had signed a letter of intent to buy 20 Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ90s before their launch in 2015. (airlinerwatch.com) 기타...

Delta set to place huge order with Airbus

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Boeing and Delta are embroiled in an ongoing trade dispute over the airline's purchase of the smaller Canadian Bombardier C Series. Boeing has accused Bombardier of selling the C Series to Delta at unfairly low prices, and the U.S. Commerce Department has recommended a preliminary 300% tariff on the import of the jets. Bombardier and the Canadian government deny any unfair trade practices. (money.cnn.com) 기타...

YouTube star Casey Neistat flew in a new Emirates first class suite — and he called it the 'all time greatest airplane seat'

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YouTube star Casey Neistat checked out Emirates' new first class suites on a flight from Brussels to Dubai. He said the experience was "everything he ever wanted." (www.businessinsider.com) 기타...

JetSMART receives two new A320 to cover its new routes

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The new Airbus A320-200, registered as CC-AWD and baptized with the name of Condor Andino, left Hamburg for Chile on December 9, to join the JetSMART fleet. (airlinerwatch.com) 기타...

Air Canada flight AC234 to return Vencouver because of bird ingestion

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The aircraft, an Airbus A319, registered C-FYKR, flight AC234, which was to fly between Vancouver International Airport (and Edmonton International Airport with a number of people on board took off around 9:10 am local time. The flight AC234 had been flying for only a few minutes when pilots were alerted to bird ingestion in one of the aircraft's engines. A smell of smoke swept over the passenger cabin and the pilots decided to turn around to land at the Vancouver International Airport. (airlinerwatch.com) 기타...

Airbus A380 draws Christmas tree in the sky during test flight over Germany

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One bold and inspired pilot brought seasonal joy to the world by drawing a giant Christmas tree in the sky on a flight path over Germany while doing a test flight of an Airbus A380 aircraft for Emirates. (www.independent.co.uk) 기타...

LAX and Everett are the new stops on Delta’s farewell Boeing 747 tour

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Delta has announced new stops on its Boeing 747 farewell tour later this month, taking in Los Angeles International airport and the home of Boeing’s assembly plant. The last scheduled service for the carrier’s jumbo will take place between Detroit and Seoul-Incheon, arriving back into Detroit on December 17. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

PICTURES: SIA receives first A380 with all-new cabin

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First aircraft delivered with carrier’s latest cabin products and innovations (www.flightglobal.com) 기타...

12 South African Cheetah fighters sold to US as training jets

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South African state-owned arms manufacturer Denel has announced that it will sell 12 SA-designed supersonic Cheetah fighter jets to US-based Draken International. According to its website, Florida-based Draken operates the largest fleet of privately owned tactical aircraft in the world. (www.fin24.com) 기타...

easyJet Gets EU Approval For Air Berlin Assets

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The EUR€40 million (USD$47 million) deal will significantly increase easyJet’s presence in Germany, with the takeover of part of Air Berlin’s operations at the capital’s Tegel Airport. (news.airwise.com) 기타...

Ryanair pilots to strike before Christmas

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Ryanair passengers face disruption to their Christmas travel plans after pilots and crew announced industrial action in a bid to win union recognition and better conditions. (www.bbc.com) 기타...

Aigle Azur to branch into long-haul with A330 order

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On Dec. 12, Aigle Azur said it had ordered a pair of Pratt & Whitney PW4000-powered A330s. The aircraft will be equipped with a three-class layout—including lie-flat business seats, economy plus and economy—along with the latest generation of on-demand IFE. (atwonline.com) 기타...

Passenger films bird flying directly into plane's engine

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A passenger on a plane preparing to take off from a German airport filmed the moment a bird flew into the aircraft's engine. The video, filmed aboard a Boeing 757 preparing to depart from Frankfort Airport, shows a bird fly directly into the engine, causing it to make an unusual noise. (www.facebook.com) 기타...