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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
Nov 06, 2012

Laureates Finalists Are....

Aviation Week just announced the finalists for the 2013 Laureate Awards, which are like the Oscars of aviation. In commercial air transport category....More
Nov 06, 2012

Landmark for NASA's Mini-BWB, the X-48C

NASA's blended wing-body Boeing X-48 has passed to 100-flight mark, a new high point for unmanned X-planes. The 100th flight was logged at Edwards....More
Nov 05, 2012

United Begins 787 Service

United Airlines became the first US carrier to fly the Boeing 787 on Sunday (Nov 4) with an inaugural commercial flight from Houston to Chicago....More
Nov 05, 2012

7,370th Boeing 737

Another big milestone passed today for the ubiquitous Boeing 737 – the delivery of the 7,370th aircraft. Lion Air of Indonesia flew the 737-800 from....More
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
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