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Nov 05, 2012

First A330-200 Scrapping?

An A330-200, built in 2001 and previously operated by British Midland Airways, was ferried to Orlando Sanford airport on Thursday, believed to be for....More
Nov 04, 2012

Green Day - First Flight for 100% Bio-Jet

You can be forgiven for getting confused over biofuels - there are so many feedstock-to-fuel pathways under development that it is hard to keep them....More
Nov 03, 2012

Trent 1000 Reliability: Too High?

All Nippon Airways says its Boeing 787 fleet logged a 99.3% dispatch reliability rate in its first year, as Adrian Schofield noted in his blog....More
Nov 02, 2012

North American Airlines go low-key

North American Airlines is a familiar sight at Washington Dulles Airport, but is a lot harder to pick out these days. Formerly 'flying' the Stars and....More
Nov 02, 2012

FAA Bulletin Details Weber Seat-track Issue

FAA today released a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) detailing the passenger seat-track issue that challenged American Airlines....More
Nov 02, 2012

Southwest Honors Military

Southwest Airlines has about 5,800 employees in the U.S.  National Guard and Reserves, or are veterans, and it’s recognizing military personnel for....More
Nov 02, 2012

Tiger Anticipates Some Indonesian Carriers Will Fold

At Tiger Airways' quarterly results briefing this week, the CEO of the airline, Koay Peng Yen, was asked how Tiger's Indonesian affiliate, Mandala....More
Nov 02, 2012

Quiet Supersonic - NASA Chases Fleeting Booms

One way to get to a quiet supersonic transport sooner rather than later would be to design an aircraft flies at a combination of speed and altitude....More
Nov 01, 2012

New stats on ANA's 787s

All Nippon Airways has come out with some interesting statistics on its Boeing 787 fleet, to mark the one-year anniversary of the plane’s entry into....More
Nov 01, 2012

Airbus Edges Closer To A380 Goal, But Not Close Enough

Today's news that Singapore Airlines has ordered five A380s moves Airbus a step closer to its 2012 sales goal, but the airframer is still far from....More
Oct 30, 2012

Boeing explains tailored arrivals

Ever wondered what tailored arrivals are but were afraid to ask? Boeing has released a pretty nifty video that gives a good explanation of these....More
Oct 29, 2012

FedEx Acquires Two More MD-11Fs

FedEx purchased two MD-11Fs from ILFC in October, both of which recently came off lease from World Airways. Both aircraft have been owned by ILFC and....More
Oct 26, 2012

The Twin Otter - Irreplaceable, it Seems

It seems that the only aircraft that can replace the famously rugged and reliable de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter is a Twin Otter. Viking Air,....More
Oct 26, 2012

P&W's NEO engine shows a surprising new face

Pratt & Whitney’s long running efforts to introduce geared turbofan technology into the mainstream air transport market took a huge jump forward....More
Oct 26, 2012

North Sea Return for Some Super Pumas

If you are in the oil and gas industry, air transport does not end with the airline flight to Aberdeen or Stavanger - there lies ahead a long....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

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