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Avianca Brazil starts direct flight between Salvador and Bogota, Colombia

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"This new route will create opportunities for the business or leisure travel market for 24 destinations in Colombia and 33 destinations in the Americas and Europe. It will also be a great opportunity for Bahia to receive new tourists, from different countries and who are connected with the flights of our partner Avianca Internacional in Bogotá, "said Tarcísio Gargioni, vice president of Avianca Brazil. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mais...

West Star ALN Receives Full Embraer Line Mx Nod

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West Star Aviation’s MRO facility at St. Louis Regional Airport (ALN) in East Alton, Illinois, has been named an authorized service center for the Embraer Legacy series, encompassing the Model 450, 500, 600 and 650, as well as the Lineage 1000 and 1000E bizliners. (www.ainonline.com) Mais...

Boeing to Test a New Technology That Could End Turbulent Flights for Good

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Turbulence is an annoyance travelers have simply had to put up with in order to get to their final destination. But Boeing is looking to change all that with a new laser system that can detect unexpected turbulence. (www.travelandleisure.com) Mais...

Boeing 787: The Secret Sauce

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On the Morgan Stanley Laguna conference call, Dennis Muilenberg, CEO of The Boeing Company (BA), participated in a Q&A session. Muilenberg made some important announcements regarding the Boeing 787 program. (seekingalpha.com) Mais...

Three Boeing 747s Offered For Public Auction On China's eBay-Like Website

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Ever wanted to own your own private jet? That may now be possible, given that a number are now up for auction in China, it's reported. Three Boeing 747s have landed on the auction arm of Taobao, China's leading eBay-like service. (www.bbc.com) Mais...

Probe Opens Into Emirates Airbus A380 Descent Below Glideslope

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United Arab Emirates investigators are probing a serious incident during which an Emirates Airbus A380 descended below the glideslope during an approach to Moscow Domodedovo. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Airbus Foresees More China Airbus A330 Orders

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Airbus expects Chinese carriers to place orders for more A330 aircraft as a result of domestic capacity upgauging, says its chief operating officer and president of commercial aircraft Fabrice Bregier. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Azul Leases Five Airbus A330-900neos From Avolon

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Brazil's Azul has agreed to lease five Airbus A330-900neos from Avolon, to further expand the airline's network to the USA and Europe. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Lufthansa CEO's focus is on 38 leased planes in Air Berlin battle

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Lufthansa is interested in acquiring as many as 80 planes from rival Air Berlin with its priority on securing planes it already leases, the group’s chief executive said. (www.reuters.com) Mais...

Alaska Airlines Unveils Its New Premium Seating

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Flyers aboard the future Alaska Airlines’ domestic first class cabin are in for an upgrade, after the carrier announced new seating coming in 2018. (www.flyertalk.com) Mais...

Pilot union BALPA urges Ryanair to improve working conditions

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BALPA has declared its willingness to help Ryanair improve working conditions in order to facilitate recruitment and retention of pilots, after a lack of available flightcrew led to the budget carrier's cancellation of 2,100 flights over the next six weeks. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Bombardier workers rally in solidarity ahead of U.S. trade spat decision

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Boeing has accused Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) of selling its CSeries passenger jets to American-based Delta at an unfairly low price with help from government subsidies. (www.news1130.com) Mais...

Ryanair to delay pilot leave as carrier battles cancellations

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The low-cost carrier said last week it would cancel as many as 50 flights a day until the end of October after misallocating pilot holiday until the end of the year. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Mais...

RAF scrambles Typhoon fighter jets as ‘two Russian military aircraft’ approached UK airspace

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Russian aircraft frequently fly in to British airspace and have increased the frequency of this over the last few years. (www.londonlovesbusiness.com) Mais...

Temperature error behind Sunwing B737's near-overrun

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Preliminary analysis indicates that a temperature data-entry error introduced during take-off calculations resulted in a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800's almost failing to become airborne during departure from Belfast. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

First Qantas 787-9 Emerges from the Paint Shop

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VH-ZNA emerges from the Boeing Paint shop as Qantas's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. (australianaviation.com.au) Mais...

Qantas uses 747 to deliver extra fuel to Auckland

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Qantas has ferried extra fuel from Sydney to Auckland on a Boeing 747-400 as part of efforts to minimise disruption due to fuel shortages at the airport. (australianaviation.com.au) Mais...

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful engine test

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Back in May, we reported that the world's largest aircraft, the Stratolaunch, had finally left its (giant) hanger and was preparing for tests. This week, the first of those was completed. All six of the massive rocket-launching plane's turbofan engines were turned on and tested. There were three phases involved in this test run. First, they used a supplementary power source to charge the engines, which they termed a "dry motor." Second, they progressed to a "wet motor" by… (www.engadget.com) Mais...

PICTURE: First Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Breaks Cover

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Qantas’s first Boeing 787-9 has emerged from the manufacturer’s paint shop, resplendent in the carrier’s new ‘Silveroo’ livery. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Japan Airlines Announce Order for Four Additional Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an unidentified customer, is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL's Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Mais...

Qatar Airways becomes the world’s first airline to offer passengers a double bed – but there’s a catch

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We all know the struggle of trying to sleep during a flight, and when you’re on a long-haul journey it can be frustrating when you can’t get some decent shut-eye. However, Qatar Airways has just unveiled a new feature that could be a game-changer for frequent travellers; a double bed... (www.aviationfigures.com) Mais...

Video: The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting

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Fifty years ago, a helicopter company called New York Airways whisked passengers from the rooftop of the iconic Pan Am Building in midtown Manhattan to any city airport in just 10 minutes. (www.youtube.com) Mais...

Amtrak, with former Delta CEO at helm, wants to remind travelers how much they despise flying

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Richard Anderson knows exactly why so many people hate air travel. And as the former chief executive of Delta Air Lines Inc., he appears ready to exploit each of those pain points in his new role as president and co-CEO of Amtrak. The railroad has launched a new advertising campaign focused heavily on why so many airlines have been despised by so many for so long. (www.dallasnews.com) Mais...

CSeries economy up to 3% better than advertised

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The Bombardier CSeries has proved to be 1% to 3% more fuel efficient in service than advertised, the company revealed last week at its Media Day. (leehamnews.com) Mais...

Boeing MH-139 Helicopter Could Save Air Force More Than $1 Billion

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The Boeing [NYSE:BA] proposal for its MH-139 helicopter to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging Huey fleet could save more than $1 billion in acquisition costs and lifecycle expenses. (www.aviationpros.com) Mais...

The Breitling DC-3 Wraps Up Its World Tour

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Having departed from Geneva last March, the Breitling DC-3 made its grand return to Switzerland after circling the globe, landing in Sion where 100,000 passionate enthusiasts are set to attend the Breitling Sion Airshow 2017. A new feat for this legendary plane still in perfectly flightworthy condition and which is celebrating its 77th birthday this year. (www.aviationpros.com) Mais...

Legendary Aircraft from Indiana Jones, The Mummy & Battle of Britain to Be Sold in £3M Auction

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The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction day. (www.aviationpros.com) Mais...

Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Service Network is Hiring!

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Bombardier’s Teterboro location is currently hiring CRT A&P and Avionics technicians (www.aviationpros.com) Mais...

Un Antonov An-124 pasó por el aeropuerto de Córdoba

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Luego de varias semanas de mucha expectativa, hoy a las 10:34 aterrizó en el Aeropuerto Internacional “Ing. Ambrosio Taravella” de la ciudad de Córdoba, el Antonov An-124 (matrícula RA82045), trayendo una turbina para una central eléctrica de Villa María. (www.aviacionline.com) Mais...

Rain batters Mumbai, 108 flights cancelled

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Torrential rain battered Mumbai and its suburbs for the second day on Wednesday, causing massive disruption in flight operations. 108 flights were cancelled and another 51 diverted to nearby airports till this morning due to heavy rain and closure of the main runway after a Spice Jet aircraft skidded, overshot the runway and got stuck in mud, blocking it, an airport official said. (m.timesofindia.com) Mais...

Pilot lost flying "the Hump" in WWII returning home.

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Capt. Fulton Pershing Lanier's remains will be returned home and will be buried at Harnett Memorial Park in Lillington on Sept. 28. His plane a C-87 Liberator went missing on a return flight to India in Jan of 1944. (www.aviationpros.com) Mais...

American Airlines Is Totally in Love With Its New $2.5 Billion Hub - Here's Why

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When Charlotte Douglas International Airport announced last month that it would spend $70 million to renovate Concourse B, one of the two concourses used exclusively by hub carrier American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL - Get Report) , the news wasn't exactly earth-shattering. (www.thestreet.com) Mais...

Pictures: SpiceJet 737 suffers runway excursion

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A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft landing at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport skidded off the runway into an unpaved surface. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Bombardier slams Boeing's lawsuit against it, says it's 'pure hypocrisy'

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Boeing alleges Bombardier is dumping its planes on the US market at below-market prices. Bombardier's 2016 sale of 75 C Series jets to Delta is at the heart of the matter. Bombardier calls Boeing's allegations "pure hypocrisy." (finance.yahoo.com) Mais...

SHOCKED Jet2 passenger spotted a can of Stella sat next to a pilot in the cockpit

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A SHOCKED Jet2 passenger spotted a can of Stella sat next to a pilot in the cockpit of a flight that had just landed in the UK following a 980 mile trip from Alicante. Steve Lewis claims he saw the lager sat at the captain’s side for 20 minutes after the cockpit’s door was opened while passengers waited to disembark. (www.airlineboarding.com) Mais...

Airbus Sees Market For 60-100 A380s In China

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Airbus remains optimistic about selling A380s in China over the next five to seven years on the back of growing passenger demand. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Airbus A330neo Prepares For First Flight But Airbus Yet to Fix Date

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Airbus is yet to commit to a maiden flight date for its A330neo, but both engines have been fitted to the initial test aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Ryanair to Take $30 Million Hit From Flight Cancellations

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Irish LCC Ryanair estimates that crew-related cancellations over the next six weeks will cost around €25 million ($29.9 million), with CEO Michael O’Leary describing the situation as “a mess of our own making.” (atwonline.com) Mais...

Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage Prompts Scores of Cancellations

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A damaged pipeline has led to rationing by the oil company supplying New Zealand’s Auckland Airport with jet fuel, prompting delays and cancellations on scores of flights operating out of the country’s biggest airport. (atwonline.com) Mais...

Alaska launches ”sports car inspired” first class seating

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Manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating showed off its latest design at its Fort Worth facility, unveiling a new luxury seat for Alaska Airlines that packs all the modern amenities into a roomy, well-cushioned package. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

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Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.” (www.defensenews.com) Mais...

Incident: Southwest B737 at Las Vegas on Sep 18th 2017, smoke in cockpit

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8319F performing flight WN-1119 from Las Vegas,NV to Denver,CO (USA) with 181 people on board, was climbing out of Las Vegas' runway 25R when the crew stopped the climb at about 11500 feet reporting smoke in the cockpit (avherald.com) Mais...

Airbus ready to assemble 50th U.S.-built jet

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Airbus’ production line in Mobile, Ala., has hit a manufacturing milestone as it is now ready to begin assembly of the 50th jet it has built at the plant. (www.bizjournals.com) Mais...

Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

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Airbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world’s fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm’s profitable but ageing wide-body jets. (www.thestar.com.my) Mais...

Boeing: 637,000 new pilots needed by 2036

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“Is there a shortage of pilots? No. I have never yet come across a worldwide shortage of pilots. We don’t have a shortage of pilots here at Ryanair. We have 4,200 pilots. We fully operated the entire of the summer schedule, June, July, and August, which is our busiest period of the year,” Mr O’Leary said on Monday. (www.irishexaminer.com) Mais...

First delivery of Boeing’s KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

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Following new development problems, Boeing won’t be able to deliver its first KC-46 air refueling tanker to the Air Force this year as previously expected. (www.seattletimes.com) Mais...

British Airways to resume flights to Seychelles in major boost for tourism

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British Airways will resume direct flights to Seychelles in March after a decade-long absence, (www.seychellesnewsagency.com) Mais...

Canada won't buy Boeing aircraft until company drops trade complaint against Bombardier: Trudeau

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'We won’t do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business,' Trudeau said Monday (ottawacitizen.com) Mais...

Ryanair faces 20m euro compensation bill over cancellations

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Ryanair could face up to 20m euros (£18m) in compensation claims after cancelling thousands of flights due to a shortage of pilots, it has warned. (www.bbc.com) Mais...

Incident: Spicejet B737 at Mumbai on Sep 19th 2017, overran runway on landing

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A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SGZ performing flight SG-703 from Varanasi to Mumbai (India) with 183 people on board, landed on Mumbai's runway 27 in heavy rain at 21:57L (16:27Z) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground (avherald.com) Mais...