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Justin Trudeau to Boeing: Stop suing Bombardier

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renewed his threat to scrap a potential deal to buy fighter jets from Boeing. (money.cnn.com) Mehr...

Flight draws Texas-shaped track over Texas

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Piper Cherokee draws Texas-shaped track over Texas (flightaware.com) Mehr...

JetBlue CEO Blasts Big U.S. Airlines for Wielding ‘Anti-Consumer Power’

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JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes on Monday criticized United, American and Delta airlines for opposing the three-largest Gulf carriers as they expand in the United States, calling the situation “…the perfect illustration of how we see mega-carriers trying to use their muscle and deep pockets to limit competition.” (skift.com) Mehr...

Pilot lost flying "the Hump" in WWII returning home.

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Capt. Fulton Pershing Lanier's remains will be returned home and will be buried at Harnett Memorial Park in Lillington on Sept. 28. His plane a C-87 Liberator went missing on a return flight to India in Jan of 1944. (www.aviationpros.com) Mehr...

Airbus A330neo Prepares For First Flight But Airbus Yet to Fix Date

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Airbus is yet to commit to a maiden flight date for its A330neo, but both engines have been fitted to the initial test aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Avianca Brazil starts direct flight between Salvador and Bogota, Colombia

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"This new route will create opportunities for the business or leisure travel market for 24 destinations in Colombia and 33 destinations in the Americas and Europe. It will also be a great opportunity for Bahia to receive new tourists, from different countries and who are connected with the flights of our partner Avianca Internacional in Bogotá, "said Tarcísio Gargioni, vice president of Avianca Brazil. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

Air Canada Seeks Credit-Card Deal for $1.6 Billion Loyalty Plan

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Air Canada said it’s seeking a credit-card partner for its own frequent-flier program as it prepares to sever ties with Aimia Inc.’s Aeroplan in 2020. (www.bloomberg.com) Mehr...

Airbus Sees Market For 60-100 A380s In China

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Airbus remains optimistic about selling A380s in China over the next five to seven years on the back of growing passenger demand. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Ryanair to Take $30 Million Hit From Flight Cancellations

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Irish LCC Ryanair estimates that crew-related cancellations over the next six weeks will cost around €25 million ($29.9 million), with CEO Michael O’Leary describing the situation as “a mess of our own making.” (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

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Airbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world’s fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm’s profitable but ageing wide-body jets. (www.thestar.com.my) Mehr...

First delivery of Boeing’s KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

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Following new development problems, Boeing won’t be able to deliver its first KC-46 air refueling tanker to the Air Force this year as previously expected. (www.seattletimes.com) Mehr...

Airbus eyes bigger presence in China's huge aviation market

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Airbus today said it plans to tap the potential of the Chinese aviation market by channelising more energy into the country and other emerging economies of the region. "We are fully confident in the Chinese market, which is set to be the largest civil aviation market in the world," president of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, Eric Chen said at an aviation expo here. (www.zeebiz.com) Mehr...