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Oct 01, 2012

Qatar Airways, Oneworld announcement days away?

Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan gave the keynote speech for the World Routes conference here in Abu Dhabi, representing the host carrier in his....More
Sep 28, 2012

Conviasa taking undelivered Aerosvit, Republic Embraer 190s

In July 2012, Embraer announced that Venezuelan carrier Conviasa had placed an order for six Embraer 190s with the first delivery taking place by the....More
Sep 27, 2012

Virgin's A330 IFE

Virgin Atlantic takes inflight entertainment offerings very seriously and is getting good feedback on its Panasonic IFE offering in the new Airbus....More
Sep 27, 2012

Top-level reshuffle for Air NZ

  Air New Zealand’s senior management will have a very different look next year, with the departure of at least a couple of high-level executives....More
Sep 26, 2012

Regulatory Battle Begins

The first round of submissions on the Qantas-Emirates partnership application have come in, and they give a pretty good snapshot of where the battle-....More
Sep 24, 2012

The A340-400X?

New aircraft ideas from aircraft and engine manufacturers come and go all the time. Some eventually see reality, but many of them don't. Here's one....More
Sep 24, 2012

Delta Air Lines buying SAS MD-80s

Delta Air Lines has recently purchased an MD-82 from SAS, revealing that they are the mystery buyer behind the purchase of SAS's 4 MD-80s along with....More
Sep 21, 2012

Bandwidth Cost Too High

A FedEx exec just asked speaker Jim DesPres of Google if companies like Google might be able to help them decrease costs of transmitting data. As....More
Sep 21, 2012

Airlines And iPhones

Here at Aviation Week's MRO IT forum in Miami, several airlines have talked about their strategies of BYOD: bring your own device and use it for work....More
Sep 20, 2012

CSeries Takes Shape - But Fast Enough?

Bombardier is cutting it close. Even if, as the company says, its focus is on delivering the first CSeries airliner to a customer by the end of 2013....More
Sep 20, 2012

Crunching Gravel - 146s Down Under

If you are going to beat up an airliner by flying repeatedly to remote gravel airstrips, it might as well be a BAe 146. And that's what Cobham....More
Sep 17, 2012

FAA ISO Super Radar

The FAA is in search of one future radar system that will do the job today it takes eight radar systems to do. The agency on October 18th will gather....More
Sep 14, 2012

Ethiopian's First 787-8

Ethiopian Airlines yesterday took delivery of its first Boeing 787, making it the first airline outside of Japan to operate the type. The airline....More
Sep 14, 2012

Intersky, the only highlight at ILA

The debate about whether you need all these air shows is not new. Companies are complaining about the excessive cost of attending four or five of....More
Sep 13, 2012

Text A Flight On Alaska

Alaska Airlines launched mobile site (m.alaskaair.com) for passengers can book a flight, check gate information, pay for bags, select a seat and....More
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