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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
Aug 15, 2012

Talented and Under 40?

Aviation Week & Space Technology will feature the aerospace & defense industry’s best and brightest young professionals under 40 years old in....More
Aug 13, 2012

Strange But True Aviation News

A man wanting to confirm his flight with Qantas was put on hold for 15 hours, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. The airline, which says it has....More
Aug 10, 2012

Money, Broken Promises & Results

Michael Denis, VP InfoTrust, astutely summarizes and analyzes the last year of debate, and dilemmas, about how to use aircraft data more efficiently....More
Aug 09, 2012

FedEx Faces FAA Fines

Earlier this week, FAA proposed a $1 million fine against Horizon Air for flying Bombardier DHC-8 turboprops with the wrong rivets. Today, FedEx....More
Aug 09, 2012

Airline Uniform Fashion

Virgin America’s new crew uniform, designed by Banana Republic, was rolled out this week. Featuring silk scarves and red trench coats, the airline....More
Aug 07, 2012

Best Training for Pilots?

Several aviation industry entities predict a growing demand for pilots over the next couple decades. Boeing forecasts a need for 460,000 new....More
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