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Aug 07, 2012

Best Training for Pilots?

Several aviation industry entities predict a growing demand for pilots over the next couple decades. Boeing forecasts a need for 460,000 new....More
Aug 03, 2012

Weekend Fun: Build Your Own A380

Now that you've made your own A320NEO, it's time to get the scissors ready for the next challenge: an Airbus A380....More
Aug 03, 2012

LUV2LIKE SWA: Zuckerbird!

To celebrate becoming the first airline to have 3 million Facebook fans, Southwest is offering discounted fares today and unveiling a new concept....More
Aug 02, 2012

TAM Goes to Rio

As athletes are breaking records in London, the next Summer Olympics host city is prepping for something unprecedented of its own. TAM Airlines, the....More
Jul 31, 2012

United's Boeing 787 Unveiled

Going all out on social media for the unveiling of its brand new Boeing 787, United broadcast the unveiling event live online, accompanied by the....More
Jul 30, 2012

Eurocopter's X3 - Son of Rotodyne?

Could Eurocopter's X3 high-speed helicopter lead to a rekindling of interest in intercity vertical take-off and landing transports, an idea that was....More
Jul 27, 2012

Panalpina's Second 747-8F In Service

Panalpina's second 747-8F, wet-leased from Atlas Air, was delivered on 25th July from Seattle, and pressed straight into service from Huntsville.  It....More
Jul 27, 2012

In Pictures: American's New Interiors

American Airlines today revealed more details on the interiors of its new Boeing 777-300s and A320 family aircraft, which will be delivered from....More
Jul 27, 2012

Friday Fun: Build Your Own A320NEO

Cut. Fold. Stick. Enjoy.  Download and print the A4 version here....More
Jul 26, 2012

London Olympics - in the air

As the Olympics get underway in the UK it seems there are signs of the games to be seen everywhere one looks – particularly on a journey that takes....More
Jul 26, 2012

787 - condition of assembly

Boeing’s earning call earlier today (July 25) provides an opportunity for me to show recent photos taken of the 787 production line in Everett’s Blg....More
Jul 26, 2012

Behind the Aeromexico Order

Aeromexico's order to 100 aircraft, worth $11 billion at list prices (so maybe $5.5 billion actually?), interests me in many respects.  1. Aeromexico....More
Jul 25, 2012

Top 100 Aircraft - Time to Disagree

Flying magazine has published its list of "the 100 most influential airplanes of all time" - and you can view the photo gallery here. Now, as its....More
Jul 24, 2012

AirAsia's Fuel Strategy

In an effort to decrease its fuel consumption and carbon emissions, AirAsia, arguably one of the most lauded low-cost carriers in the world, has....More
Jul 24, 2012

Notable Quotes from the Farnborough Air Show

We compiled some of our favorite quotes from the Farnborough air show for this week’s Aviation Week & Space Technology:   “The aircraft goes....More
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