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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
Sep 12, 2012

Do Airliners Have to be Boring?

With both Airbus and Boeing choosing to pass up the opportunity to design all-new next-generation single-aisles, in favor of minimum-change re-....More
Sep 12, 2012

Island Air Says Aloha to ATRs

After the latest step in Hawaiian regional carrier Island Air’s new business plan, island hopping might get a bit easier in the Aloha State. Island....More
Sep 12, 2012

FAA Developing Next-Generation TCAS

The traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) - internationally known as the airborne collision avoidance system (ACAS) - has been....More
Sep 12, 2012

800 Tons of Inflight Waste

Alaska Airlines and regional carrier Horizon Air recycled 800 tons of inflight waste last year, according to its just released Sustainability Report....More
Sep 12, 2012

CRJ deliveries continue falling

In 2011, Bombardier delivered 46 CRJs to airlines worldwide - 13 CRJ700s, 16 CRJ900s, and 17 CRJ1000s. As of September 12, 2012, Bombardier has....More
Sep 12, 2012

Rolls-Royce Gets Royal Visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as part of their Far East tour, have been on a walkabout of the new Rolls-Royce facility in Seletar, Singapore.  ....More
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