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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
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
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