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Oct 09, 2012

Video: Painting The World's Largest Salmon

The first paragraph of this Alaska Airlines press release is so good, I just had to copy and paste it here.  ....More
Oct 05, 2012

Gulf Air A330-300 order in doubt

Gulf Air's order for 20 A330-300s, placed in July 2008, is increasing looking doubtful. Delivery slots for A330s ordered in early 2008 were available....More
Oct 05, 2012

Boeing Takes The Lead In Order Race

The 2012 target of 30 orders for its A380 is slipping away from Airbus. So far this year, the airframer has only received an order for four of the....More
Oct 05, 2012

Aviation Week's Photo Contest: Have You Entered?

The deadline for entering Aviation Week's 21st annual photo contest is fast approaching.  Entries will be judged by a panel of aviation photographers....More
Oct 05, 2012

Note to Privacy Advocates

If you’re trying to hide a giant marijuana garden on the South Side of Chicago, full motion video works just as well on helicopters as on unmanned....More
Oct 04, 2012

Rolls-Royce RB.211 - Sheep Scarer Supreme

Heard the one about the amateur mechanic who took a Rolls-Royce RB.211-22B turbofan from a TWA Lockheed L-1011 and ran it in his backyard? Well you....More
Oct 03, 2012

Making Real Ground With Virtual Towers

Sweden’s Saab Sensis says it will begin in January a certification program for what will be the world’s first remotely operated control tower at an....More
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
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