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Uruguay's Pluna Airlines CEO Matias Campiani has stepped down and has been replaced by Sebastian Hirsch, an executive at Leadgate, one of Pluna's....More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

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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
Jun 05, 2012

747-8 first passenger flight photos and video

On June 1, I was invited by Lufthansa fly on the first scheduled passenger flight of the stretched Boeing 747-8 from Frankfurt to Washington DC. At....More
Jun 01, 2012

Jubilee Special: How Air Travel Has Changed

The folks at UK-based Monarch have put together an infographic showing how air travel has changed in the last 60 years. Of course, with the Queen’s....More
May 31, 2012

Who Might Buy A Stake In IAG?

When International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh publicly discusses the future of his company, he usually talks about who IAG might buy next....More
May 31, 2012

Video: Pratt's New Flying Testbed

x Pratt & Whitney has uploaded this video of its latest geared turbofan engine - the PW1200G. ....More
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