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Emirates gives a hand to troubled A380 program with 20 new orders including an option for 16 more

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Emirates wants more Airbus A380. Emirates orders 20 Superjumbos and secures an option for 16 more. Thus the long-discussed A380 program is saved for the time being. (airlinerwatch.com) Mais...

Boeing wants to train pilots against cyberattacks

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Boeing has taken a patent for a technology that simulates cyberattacks on airplanes to train pilots. Boeing thinks that cyberattacks may be a real threat to flight safety and pilots should be trained to determine and withstand them. (airlinerwatch.com) Mais...

A Decade Later, TSA Officially Drops LASP

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Nearly a decade after the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced the Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) and was met with an outpouring of opposition, the agency has quietly withdrawn the rule. NBAA noted its official withdrawal, saying that, as originally written, the rule would have imposed “new, onerous, and largely unworkable security regulations on general aviation.” Instead, the association said, the business aviation community is continuing to work with the agency on… (www.ainonline.com) Mais...

Germania to phase out 737 fleet by summer 2019, move to all Airbus operation

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Germania announced (15-Jan-2018) it will commence its "most comprehensive fleet renewal" from 2020. In preparation, the airline plans to phase out its 10 Boeing 737-700 aircraft over the next 15 months, in order to move to an all Airbus fleet. (centreforaviation.com) Mais...

Embraer’s Pratt-Powered E2 Crossover Jet Readied for Launch

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Embraer’s newest generation of E-jets, powered by Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan engine, will enter into service on schedule this April. Launch customer Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, will take delivery of the first E2-190. The E2 family promises to deliver 15% better fuel efficiency through streamlined and lighter airframe design combined with the most fuel-efficient, latest-technology engine architecture – the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan engine. (aviationweek.com) Mais...

Delta introduces enhanced requirements for customers traveling with service or support animals effective March 1

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Delta Air Lines is taking steps to further protect its customers, employees and service and support animals by implementing advance documentation requirements for those animals. This comes as a result of a lack of regulation that has led to serious safety risks involving untrained animals in flight. The new requirements support Delta’s top priority of ensuring safety for its customers, employees and trained service and support animals, while supporting the rights of customers with legitimate… (news.delta.com) Mais...

SFO first airport OK’d to send emergency alerts to any cellphone on site

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San Francisco International has become the first to receive permission from the Federal Emergency Management System (FEMA) to issue Wireless Emergency Alerts not just to first responders and airport staff, but to any cellphone on airport grounds. That comes one year after a gunman left five dead at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). (www.usatoday.com) Mais...

Airbus gets early 2018 jump on rival Boeing with Mexico order

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Airbus got an early jump on rival Boeing for 2018 with news on Tuesday (Jan 16) that low-cost Mexican airline Volaris has ordered 80 of its popular A320 planes for a total US$9.3 billion. (www.channelnewsasia.com) Mais...

Bombardier: Planning for Alabama jet plant 'at an advanced stage'

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In a fresh filing with the U.S. International Trade Commission, Bombardier says it has made "substantial further progress" toward building a new aircraft assembly line in coastal Alabama. (www.al.com) Mais...

Hydraulics Leak Forces Delta Airlines Plane To Make Emergency Landing At LAX

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Delta Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon due to a major hydraulics leak in one of the aircraft’s engines, according to CBS2’s Stu Mundel. Once the plane was on the ground, the engine was cooled with all passengers and crew still on board. Crews moved the aircraft away from the terminals and deplaned in a specialized area. The flight number as well as the destination of the aircraft were unknown at the time of this… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Mais...

Incident: China Southern B777 at Auckland on Jan 17th 2018, hydraulic problems

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A China Southern Boeing 777-300, registration B-2007 performing flight CZ-306 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Guangzhou (China), was climbing out of Auckland's runway 05R when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 reporting hydraulic problems. (avherald.com) Mais...

Norwegian Boeing 737 near Paris on Jan 14th 2018, loss of cabin pressure

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A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800, registration EI-FHZ performing flight D8-5525 from Oslo (Norway) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL390 about 30nm south of Paris (France) when the crew descended the aircraft to FL340 due to a beginning problem with the cabin pressure. A few minutes later the crew initiated an emergency descent (www.aeroinside.com) Mais...

Exclusive: Boeing willing to preserve Brazil's 'golden share' in Embraer deal

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Boeing Co (BA.N) is working to overcome the Brazilian military’s objections to its proposed tie-up with Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) with alternatives that would preserve the government’s strategic veto rights and ensure safeguards for its defense programs, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters. (www.reuters.com) Mais...

European airline shares recover from Brexit slump

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Global airline shares rose almost a third in 2017, while European airline shares recovered from the Brexit-hit 2016, an airline industry group has highlighted. The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest report said global airline share prices rose more than 4% in November, increasing almost 29% in 2017. Airline shares outperformed the global equity market by 7%, the report said. (www.irishexaminer.com) Mais...

Canada, U.K. Renew Demands on Boeing to Drop Bombardier Dispute

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Canada and the U.K. are continuing to press Boeing Co. to drop its trade challenge of Bombardier Inc., with one Canadian minister saying any resolution must also include the cancellation of U.S. punitive tariffs. (www.bloomberg.com) Mais...

Delta Air Lines Just Revealed It's Making a Lot of Money From People You'd Never Expect (And Delta Never Expected Either)

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There was a time when businesses understood that if their employees were flying on behalf of the company and the flight was a long one, those employees should fly in First or Business Class. (www.inc.com) Mais...

Qantas Airways Has Changed Its Website After a Warning From China

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Australia’s Qantas Airways qubsf said on Tuesday it had amended its website to no longer refer to Taiwan and Hong Kong as countries, rather than Chinese territories, after China issued a warning to foreign airlines last week. (www.yahoo.com) Mais...

Court refers Dh73.5m compensation case against flydubai to aviation expert

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The case was filed by a Russian brother and sister whose parents were among the 62 passengers and crew members killed in the plane crash on March 19 last year. (www.thenational.ae) Mais...

(Video) Drone helps rescue teens just hours after being unveiled for trial flight

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A new rescue drone was barely out of the box before it was put to use in a real rescue at Lennox Head on Thursday. (www.abc.net.au) Mais...

Interjet to use four SSJ100s as spare part donors

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Interjet put four of its 22 Sukhoi Superjet 100s out of service Delays in the maintenance of Powerjet SaM146 engines kept the Russian regional jets on the ground. In the meantime, the four aircraft, which were only a few years old, serve as spare part donors for the rest of the fleet. (airlinerwatch.com) Mais...

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