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Bombardier CSeries Will Avoid 300% Duties With US Assembly: Executives

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Bombardier and Airbus executives confirm that plans to open a CSeries final assembly line in the USA would enable the companies to avoid a potentially disastrous 300% tariff on imports of CS100s. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Airbus Envisions Harmonizing CSeries With A320

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Airbus will look to smooth the boundary between the Bombardier CSeries and its own single-aisle aircraft line in order to create a more harmonised range. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Opinion: Airbus sends a thank you card to Donald Trump and Boeing

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There’s chutzpah and then there’s the deal that Airbus SE just struck with Bombardier Inc. By acquiring a 50 percent stake in Bombardier’s struggling CSeries commercial jet program — for free — Airbus has handed Boeing Co., its U.S. nemesis, a whopping black eye. (www.airlineboarding.net) Mehr...

Malaysia Airlines Chief Peter Bellew Quits to Rejoin Ryanair

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Malaysia Airlines chief executive Peter Bellew is to step down from the airline after barely a year, having been recruited by budget carrier Ryanair to serve as chief operations officer. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Airbus buys just over 50% of Bombardier CSeries division

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Buy now it's official, Airbus buys over 50% of the Series and is going to shift some assembly to Mobile, Alabama plant. Tough luck Boeing! (www.financialexpress.com) Mehr...

Delta Evaluating Airbus A320neo or Boeing 737 MAX Family Order

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Delta Air Lines is looking at both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 Max for an upcoming narrowbody order. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

EasyJet Confirms Alitalia Bid

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UK LCC easyJet has confirmed that it has submitted an expression of interest in troubled Italian flag carrier Alitalia, as parallel talks to acquire part of airberlin continue. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival

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The Federal Aviation Administration it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying pilot dropped live turkeys onto an Arkansas festival over the weekend. The annual Yellville Turkey Trot in northern Arkansas has included a turkey drop for more than five decades , though sponsors in recent years have distanced themselves from the practice. Several birds were dropped Saturday and then chased by festival-goers below. (abcnews.go.com) Mehr...

Pilot boots New York activist from American Airlines flight

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New York activist Tamika Mallory says she was booted from an American Airlines flight in Miami after a pilot inserted himself into a dispute over her seat assignment. (www.msn.com) Mehr...

Airbus delivers first A321neo from Latin America to Avianca

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First new generation single-aisle model goes to the largest customer of the A320neo Family in the Latin America region... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

PICTURES: Qantas Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787-9

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Qantas has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 at a ceremony held at Boeing’s delivery centre in Everett. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Plane gets a bovine licking after emergency touchdown

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A herd of beef cattle at Te Horo, Kāpiti, surround a plane that touched down in their paddock on Sunday. A herd of beef cattle did what they do when a plane touches down in their paddock - they got licking. It was Sunday afternoon and Bryn Whyman was sitting at his Te Horo, Kāpiti, home looking out the window. "All of a sudden we saw a plane coming down onto the [paddock]," he said. (www.stuff.co.nz) Mehr...

Chicago security officers who dragged Kentucky doctor David Dao off overbooked United Airlines flight are fired

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TWO Chicago airport security officers have been fired and a third resigned for their roles in dragging a doctor off an overbooked United Airlines flight for refusing to give up his seat. Dr David Dao 69, lost two front teeth, suffered a significant concussion and his nose was broken when he was forced off the flight from Chicago to Louisville... (www.daviationnews.com) Mehr...

Fake paperwork, poor parts challenge China's aerospace boom

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Chinese suppliers to U.S. flight control systems maker Moog sold it poorly made parts, faked paperwork and outsourced work to a factory not approved by the company, according to an internal report by U.S. aviation regulators. (www.reuters.com) Mehr...