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Laughlin AFB TX Report T-38 Crash

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Air Force officials at Laughlin AFB TX have reported the loss of a T-38 aircraft. The accident is still being investigated and the fate of the crew is unknown (www.gosanangelo.com) Mais...

Boeing's '797' takes a big step toward becoming reality

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The aerospace giant has named a chief project engineer to oversee the formation of what is likely to become its first all-new airliner since the 787 Dreamliner. The chief engineer on a new jetliner program is among the most important positions. (money.cnn.com) Mais...

FedEx Express orders 30 ATR 72-600F aircraft

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FedEx Express is making a firm purchase of 30 ATR 72-600F aircraft with options to purchase up to 20 additional ATR 72-600Fs. Delivery of the first aircraft is expected in 2020, with subsequent deliveries of about six aircraft per year over a five year period. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Florida plane highway crash caught on dashcams

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A pilot has crash landed on a Florida highway after experiencing engine trouble. It happened near Clearwater Airpark in Pinellas County on Sunday morning. The incident was caught on the dashcam of two police officers. (www.bbc.com) Mais...

Singapore-US passenger traffic at a record high

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Passenger traffic between Singapore and the United States is at a record high, with airlines adding flights, including non-stop services, between the two countries. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

The lawyers of MH370 victims fear documents critical to the investigation will be destroyed

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LAWYERS acting for families of passengers on Malaysia Airlines MH370 are still fighting for critical documents, including any psychiatric records of the pilots, but fear Malaysian agencies could conceal or destroy them as time drags on. (www.couriermail.com.au) Mais...

Spooked about night flying in singles?

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If not, maybe you should be. There will be a debate about flying at night in single-engine airplanes for as long as there are single-engine airplanes and it gets dark every night. That is a given. (airfactsjournal.com) Mais...

Russia’s Aeroflot evaluates Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX for narrow-body order

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The country’s biggest airline has yet to order the next generation of fuel-efficient aircraft to replace its fleet of 146 A320 family jets and 54 737-800s as of June 30. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Wizz Air signs a MOU for 146 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

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Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced on November 15, 2017 that, following a competitive selection process, it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus S.A.S. relating to the purchase of a further 146 Airbus A320neo family aircraft (72 A320neo and 74 A321neo) (worldairlinenews.com) Mais...

Incident: Mango B738 at Johannesburg on Nov 19th 2017, bird strike

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A Mango Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-SJH performing flight JE-147 from Johannesburg to Cape Town (South Africa) with 179 people on board, was climbing out of Johannesburg's runway 03L when a bird impacted the left hand engine (avherald.com) Mais...

KLM Boeing 747 near Los Angeles on Nov 18th 2017, engine vibrations

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A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFS performing flight KL-602 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), departed Los Angeles with a delay of about 2.5 hours and was enroute at FL290 about 320nm northeast of Los Angeles when the crew decided to return to Los Angeles due to an issue with an engine (www.aeroinside.com) Mais...

Photo gallery: Delta and Atlanta's 75-year partnership

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Delta is marking a major milestone in the place it has now called home for three quarters of a century. The airline’s move to Atlanta 75 years ago - on March 1, 1941 - fueled Delta’s growth from a regional carrier to the world’s second-largest airline. At the same time, Delta’s climb helped transform the city and region into an economic and cultural powerhouse. (news.delta.com) Mais...

PPG high tech coatings

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What that passenger probably doesn’t think about is the importance of technology that’s literally on the surface of a plane but tends to go unnoticed — aeronautics coatings. A plane’s coatings can make all the difference in the sky, affecting everything from efficiency to safety to speed. (www.forbes.com) Mais...

World’s largest aircraft Airlander 10 crashes In Cardington

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The £25m airship collapsed to the ground in Cardington, Bedforshire, on Sunday (18 November) after it appeared to “break in two,” a witness told the BBC. It then deflated as it hit the ground. (www.webtopnews.com) Mais...

A350-1000 nears Type Certification

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The A350-1000 — the newest member of Airbus’s Widebody family of aircraft (www.airbus.com)— has successfully completed its Functional and Reliability testing, bringing the aircraft a step closer to Type Certification this month. (www.machinery-market.co.uk) Mais...

Beijing’s Capital Airlines begins Qingdao-London service

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In recent years, Capital Airlines has accelerated the pace of its international expansion as demand grows for outbound travel. (atwonline.com) Mais...

Thomas Cook Airlines UK quietly retires its last two Boeing 767

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Thomas Cook Airlines (UK) has quietly stopped operating its last two 326-seat Boeing 767-300s (G-DAJC and G-TCCB). Both aircraft have not operated since November 2, 2017 and are now parked at Manchester minus any titles. (worldairlinenews.com) Mais...

Former United Airlines Pilot (and Houston Brothel Owner) Receives Probation and $2,000 Fine

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Imagine having a great career as a pilot with United Airlines and being able to find the time between layovers to moonlight as a brothel owner in Houston. And not just one brothel, but a string of brothels. Well, that was the life of former United Airlines pilot Bruce Wayne Wallis until his 2015 arrest. But lucky for Wallis, he’s a white man whose plea deal got him a slap on the wrist after he admitted to engaging in organized criminal activity. (www.theroot.com) Mais...

Delta, Korean Air Joint Venture Granted Approval by U.S. DOT

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Today, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air took a significant step in the creation of their trans-Pacific joint venture with approval of the joint venture by the U.S. Department of Transportation. (news.delta.com) Mais...

Drama in the Desert: How Airbus’ A380 Deal in Dubai Evaporated

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At the handover of the 100th A380 superjumbo to Gulf carrier Emirates earlier this month in Hamburg, Airbus SE rolled out the red carpet to airline executives and Dubai royalty, who in turn winked and nodded that another multi-billion-dollar order for the double-decker was on the cards. (www.bloomberg.com) Mais...

Bringing airline experience into A350-1000 testing

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Involvement of Cathay Pacific cockpit crews in simulator sessions provides valuable input (www.airbus.com) Mais...

Spirit Airlines is coming to Richmond

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Spirit Airlines has announced it is coming to Richmon, Virginia. Beginning March 15, 2018, Spirit will begin daily, nonstop service from the Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (worldairlinenews.com) Mais...

airBaltic carries record number of passengers in October

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During the first ten months of 2017 the Latvian airline airBaltic transported a total of 3,007,034 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Mais...

Aer Lingus to Debut Nonstop Seattle to Dublin Service in May

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Aer Lingus is bolstering its transatlantic network with a new service from Dublin to Seattle. (www.travelweekly.co.uk) Mais...

LAX Debuts New Automated Screening Designed To Cut Wait Times

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel bedlam, authorities at Los Angeles International Airport Friday unveiled five automated screening lanes designed to speed up the security process in the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The lanes allow several passengers to concurrently fill trays with personal belongings, and then proceed to the body scanners, allowing more passengers to be screened each hour, according to Los Angeles World Airports. “Once you put your items in… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Mais...

Hawaiian Airlines' Chief Commercial Officer Peter Ingram to Succeed Mark Dunkerley as CEO

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Hawaiian Holdings chief executive Mark Dunkerley will retire on 1 March 2018, the airline announces. Peter Ingram, currently chief commercial officer of Hawaiian, will succeed Dunkerley on that day, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines says. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

OPINION: Airbus, Emirates Face Off Over A380 Impasse

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To concentrate on the Emirates A380 order saga in anticipation of writing large figures in Dubai air show headlines is to ignore the fascinating high-stakes poker game being played in the background – one involving numbers far greater than a couple of dozen aircraft and a few billions of dollars. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

PICTURE: IndiGo Takes Delivery of First ATR 72-600

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Indian carrier IndiGo has received its first turboprop, an ATR 72-600. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Gulf Air Names New CEO, Leases Boeing 787-9s

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Gulf Air has appointed the former head of Croatia Airlines, Krešimir Kučko, as CEO, effective immediately. He replaces Maher Salman Al Musallam, who retired earlier this year. (atwonline.com) Mais...

China orders 300 Boeing jets to meet rising demand

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China Aviation Supplies Holding Co. agreed to buy 300 Boeing aircraft worth about $37 billion as the nation’s airlines ramp up capacity to meet rising demand. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Navy admits to being involved in obscene sky drawings

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OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. – Officials with the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island said one of their aircraft was involved in the obscene skywritings spotted in Okanogan County. Photos sent to KREM 2 by multiple sources show skydrawings of what some people are saying is male genitalia. (www.wtsp.com) Mais...

Forbes Revel 5 Best Airlines for Holiday Travel: Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, & More

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The holidays are upon us, which means that many of us will be packing our suitcases and flying both near and far to visit loved ones. Holiday flights make for crowded airports, travel frustration, and even sky-high prices. Are Delta Airlines and Southwest the best airlines to for booking your own holiday flights? (www.aviationrepublic.com) Mais...

Mid air collision between aircraft and Helicopter.

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A mid air collision between an aircraft and a Helicopter has resulted in multiple fatalities in England. Wreckage from both aircraft is believed to have landed in the estate grounds of Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury, on Friday afternoon. At least seven fire appliances, including three urban search emergency vehicles, were sent to the scene along with six fire officers who also launched the fire brigade drone to look for any survivors. Staff from the Waddesdon Estate, which is managed by… (www.telegraph.co.uk) Mais...

Lufthansa to increase flights from Berlin to New York JFK

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Lufthansa flies from Berlin to New York five times a week from Nov. 8. Every day except Fridays and Sundays, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 takes off at 17:35 from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to fly over the North Atlantic. Flight LH 406 arrives at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) at 21:35. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Aer Lingus to launch new Dublin-Seattle route in May

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Aer Lingus has announced its 2018 UK summer schedule which boasts 3.7 million seats between UK and Ireland and seamless connections to 13 North American destinations including a new service to Seattle, Washington State. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Mais...

Wizz Air orders 146 A320neos

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Wizz Air has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the purchase of a further 146 Airbus A320neo family aircraft (72 A320neo and 74 A321neo). While deliveries will start in 2022, the bulk of the aircraft will be delivered in 2025 and 2026, following on from the delivery of the 110 Airbus A321neo aircraft ordered by Wizz Air in 2015. (www.aviationnews-online.com) Mais...

Algerie Boeing 737 near Algiers on Nov 10th 2017, cabin pressure problems

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An Air Algerie Boeing 737-600, registration 7T-VJT performing flight AH-2046 from Algiers (Algeria) to Geneva (Switzerland), was climbing through FL340 out of Algiers when the crew initiated a rapid, later emergency descent reporting cabin pressure problems (www.aeroinside.com) Mais...

PICTURE: Hawaiian's first A321neo arrives in Honolulu home

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Hawaiian Airlines first Airbus A321neo has arrived at the company's Honolulu hub, a milestone coming about seven weeks before Hawaiian's planned launch of A321neo revenue flights. (www.flightglobal.com) Mais...

Turkey terminates multibillion-dollar local jet program

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Turkey has quietly axed a multibillion-dollar program for the indigenous production of a regional jet with dual civilian and military use. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Bombardier set to hire 1,000 people in Montreal, source says

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Bombardier Inc. plans to go on a hiring spree in Montreal by adding about 1,000 people in the coming months as part of the production ramp-up of its new Global 7000 business jets, according to a source. (www.cbc.ca) Mais...

WHEN PIGS FLY! Woman Kicked Off Flight After Her Emotional Support PIG Became Too Rowdy

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The woman was given her marching orders after her havoc-wreaking hog began walking up and down the aisles. Even attempts to strap it to an arm rest failed to settle the farmyard animal on the flight from Connecticut. (www.thesun.co.uk) Mais...

Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley to Retire in 2018

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Mark Dunkerley, who shepherded Hawaiian Airlines through a successful turnaround after joining the carrier in 2002, will retire in March. (www.hawaiinewsnow.com) Mais...

GE Unveils 3D Metal Printer for Aviation Parts

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GE has unveiled its previously-announced 3D metal printer, suitable for making aircraft parts. At the manufacturing trade show formnext in Germany, the GE Additive team revealed the as-yet-unnamed machine, demonstrating its ability to print parts as large as 1 meter in diameter directly from a computer file. Using additive manufacturing technology, the machine fuses together thin layers of metal powder with a 1-kilowatt laser. (www.engadget.com) Mais...