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Jun 20, 2012

One Year Of Superjet Flights

Sukhoi announced today that its Superjet 100 aircraft celebrated its one-year anniversary on June 16--the day last year when Aeroflot made its first....More
Jun 19, 2012

BA's New Advert: 777 Driving Through London

With 38 days until the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, British Airways, official airline partner of the games, has launched a new television....More
Jun 19, 2012

Big Biofuel Flight

KLM Flight KL705 is scheduled to depart Amsterdam today and fly to Rio de Janeiro. What makes this flight noteworthy is that it will be the longest....More
Jun 19, 2012

Air Baltic's SeatBuddy: Relax or Work

If you ever thought your seat neighbor on that recent long-haul flight might not have been the ideal choice, if it had been up to you, here’s the....More
Jun 19, 2012

Korean Air’s Primitive Blooper

When launching a service to a new destination, labelling the citizens of that country as “primitive” probably isn’t the best marketing tactic. Korean....More
Jun 18, 2012

US Airways' Next Steps

It appears to be a busy week at US Airways as it moves forward with its plan to try to merge with American Airlines, most likely without approval....More
Jun 18, 2012

Plot Thickens At Pluna

Uruguay's Pluna Airlines CEO Matias Campiani has stepped down and has been replaced by Sebastian Hirsch, an executive at Leadgate, one of Pluna's....More
Jun 15, 2012

Inside Monday's Aviation Week & Space Technology

Next Monday's edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology includes several interesting commercial aviation stories....More
Jun 15, 2012

Strange But True Aviation News

Low-frills carrier Ryanair is doing its bit to help the Spanish economy with its "Rescue Offer". The airline is promoting one way flights to Spain....More
Jun 13, 2012

Air France: Overhaul Not Just About Cuts

Although much of the focus at Air France has been on restructuring the business to return to profitability, airline management has tried to make the....More
Jun 11, 2012

The Big Akbar Show

After the first day of this year’s IATA annual general assembly, it is clearly time for a serious re-branding exercise. IATA should in the future use....More
Jun 10, 2012

Strange But True Aviation News

Air rage granny....More
Jun 09, 2012

Airbus Tops1,400 NEO Firm Orders

With Air Lease Corp. and Norwegian finalizing deals for A320NEOs and A321NEOs, here's the latest tally for the Airbus NEO orderbook that now stands....More
Jun 08, 2012

Tony Tyler's First AGM: Old Format, New Style

For many years, the IATA annual general assembly has not only been the most important annual airline industry gathering, it also featured....More
Jun 06, 2012

What Will the First A350 Cabin Look Like?

Qatar Airways may be the first airline due to receive the A350, but it will not be the first cabin to see the light of day. Airbus will have two....More
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