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Aug 31, 2012

Supersonic transport concept - but is it coming or going?

A novel flying wing concept that in one configuration can fly supersonically and in another fly subsonically, has been awarded a study grant under....More
Aug 29, 2012

Enders Cancels China Trip After Sports Injury

EADS CEO Tom Enders was going to head for Tianjin this week as part of an official German government delegation accompanying Chancellor Angela Merkel....More
Aug 28, 2012

PAL Takes Airbus NEO Firm Orders To 1439

With Philippine Airlines today placing a firm order for 10 A321NEOs, the Airbus NEO firm orderbook now stands at 1439. Here's how it looks: ....More
Aug 27, 2012

Will Air India Receive 787?

According to one of our reporters in India, it appears Air India might be getting its first 787 this week. (In case you're wondering, no, we did not....More
Aug 24, 2012

CRJ100s/200s continue to leave the Comair and Jazz Air fleets

Two more CRJ100s have left the Comair fleet and were flown into Kingman, AZ, for storage on Tuesday. Comair ordered a total of 147 CRJ100s/200s....More
Aug 24, 2012

Strange But True Aviation News

In-flight maps on British Airways’ seat back screens alert passengers to the location of “Stansted” as they approach southern England, but it’s the....More
Aug 22, 2012

All eyes on Qantas annual results

The attention of the airline industry will be on Qantas on Aug. 23, when the carrier will announce its full-year results for the financial year....More
Aug 22, 2012

Virgin's Slot Game

Today's surprise announcement by Virgin Atlantic came as, well, a surprise. The long-haul carrier now wants to launch a short-haul, domestic route....More
Aug 21, 2012

View From An Ethiopian 787

Ethiopian Airlines has been extensively celebrating the delivery of its first Boeing 787-8. The ceremony spanned several days from last Tuesday.  It....More
Aug 21, 2012

United's First 787 Flies

United Airlines' first 787 completed its first production flight at Boeing on August 19. The General Electric GEnx-powered -8 is to be delivered at....More
Aug 18, 2012

Police Draft UAS Guidelines

Police departments have been eager to get their hands on small unmanned aerial systems, primarily as surveillance tools. To bring some order to the....More
Aug 17, 2012

Boeing 787 Lands In Ethiopia

Ethiopian’s first Boeing 787 received the traditional water salute from the Addis Abbaba airport fire brigade shortly after it touched down here on....More
Aug 16, 2012

Strange But True Aviation News

Budget Vietnamese carrier VietJet Air has been slapped with a $960 fine by authorities for organizing an in-flight bikini show, according to the Tuoi....More
Aug 16, 2012

787 To Ethiopian and LAN

As Rupa Haria blogged, Ethiopian Airlines' first Boeing 787 landed in Washington, DC yesterday as part of its delivery flight. Today it departs on....More
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