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Nov 28, 2012

MD-11 Retirements Continue

MD-11s continue to be retired as World Airways and KLM remove the type from their fleets. A total of seven MD-11s have been retired so far, all in....More
Nov 26, 2012

Largest-ever flying billboard

Air New Zealand is getting some major mileage – literally – from what is believed to be the largest-ever graphic to be applied to an aircraft. The....More
Nov 23, 2012

Photos: Airbus Moves First A350 Airframe To Static Test Hall

Airbus has moved the A350-900 static test airframe from the final assembly hall across the airport to the L34 static test hall. The airframe will be....More
Nov 22, 2012

The Gulf Mega-Merger: Why It Will Never Happen

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker recently revealed at the Arab Air Carrier Association’s annual meeting in Algiers/Algeria that it has been his dream....More
Nov 21, 2012

A320 Retire At A Steady Pace

Retirements of older Airbus A320 family aircraft are showing no signs of slowing down.   Seven A320s have been retired during the first 20 days of....More
Nov 21, 2012

Xiamen Joins SkyTeam

Xiamen Airlines became the fourth Chinese member of the SkyTeam alliance. Xiamen joins China Airlines, China Eastern and China Southern. This means....More
Nov 18, 2012

VIDEO: Qatar Airways Takes Home Its First Boeing 787

The delivery flight of Qatar Airways' first Boeing 787 took place on Nov. 13, 2012....More
Nov 15, 2012

Subtle aerodynamic changes to 737MAX beyond blister

Most of the changes announced by Boeing today for the firm concept milestone of the 737 MAX are on the inside – bigger LCD displays from Rockwell....More
Nov 14, 2012

Keeping Entertained On Qatar's Boeing 787

I was one of the lucky few to travel on board the first Boeing 787 delivery flight from Seattle to Doha, home of Qatar Airways, on Tuesday, and I can....More
Nov 14, 2012

Shocked: U.K. Ticket vs Tax

I have heard U.K. airlines complain about the costs of taxes, which continually seem to go up, but I was shocked to see the cold, hard reality. A....More
Nov 14, 2012

Photos: Qatar Airways 787 Take Off From Boeing Field

I'm on board the first Qatar Airways 787 delivery flight from Seattle's Boeing Field to Doha. I'm currently typing this from somewhere over Greenland....More
Nov 13, 2012

Will Qatar Convert To The Boeing 787-10X?

Last week Guy Norris exclusively reported that Boeing has begun formal discussions with airlines on the development of the 787-10X, following....More
Nov 12, 2012

Etihad Airways Cancels Two A320s

Airbus' latest orders and deliveries report reveals that Etihad Airways cancelled two A320s in October. This move is believed to be related to the....More
Nov 07, 2012

CSeries Delay - Bombardier Gets Real

Bombardier has delayed the first flight and first delivery of its CSeries airliner. The year-end deadline to fly has looked increasingly unachievable....More
Nov 06, 2012

LAN's Last Destination

LAN launched its 16th route within Chile today as its A320 landed at Mocopulli Airport on Chiloe Island, which is part of the Chiloe Archipelago off....More
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