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How the CSeries deal could end up changing the world's aerospace industry

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Strategically, the alliance between Airbus and Bombardier extends well beyond the noise of Boeing's spat with the Canadian planemaker. (business.financialpost.com) Mehr...

Tightening the leash on service dogs

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It's about time there is a national registery or a traceable registry to let the airlines know that the service animals they will board are really that. (www.chicagotribune.com) Mehr...

First A330neo becomes airborne for its maiden flight

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Airbus's first A330neo has lifted off from Toulouse on its maiden flight, commencing the airborne test programme for the re-engined twinjet. (www.airbus.com) Mehr...

CNN Awarded First FAA Waiver Allowing Drone Flights Over Crowds

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The approval is the first time the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has granted a waiver for unlimited flights over people, the news network said in an emailed statement. The standards used in the application can be applied to other applicants, potentially opening vast new uses by the media and other industries for so-called unmanned aerial systems, or UAS. (www.bloomberg.com) Mehr...

NTSB Investigating Drone Collision With Army Helicopter Near New York City

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The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the Sept. 21 collision between a civilian drone and an Army UH-60 helicopter east of Staten Island, New York. At approximately 7:20 p.m. Sept. 21, the drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, and the helicopter collided. (aviationtribune.com) Mehr...

Boeing’s future plans threatened by Airbus-Bombardier pact

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Airbus’s surprise move to swallow Bombardier’s CSeries airplane program gives it a new small-jet family on the cheap, threatening the Renton-built 737 and potentially forcing Boeing to redraw its road map of new airplane development. (www.seattletimes.com) Mehr...

Incident: Nolinor B737 at Montreal on Oct 10th 2017, damaged tyre on departure

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A Nolinor Boeing 737-200, registration C-GNLA performing flight N5-790 from Montreal Mirabel,QC to Iqaluit,NU (Canada) with 98 passengers and 6 crew, had departed Mirabel Airport's runway 29 and was enroute at FL310 about 45 minutes into the flight when the crew was informed by ATC, that debris of a tyre had been found on the departure runway (avherald.com) Mehr...

United – A Fond Farewell to our Boeing 747

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With United Airlines set to retire the iconic Boeing 747 on November 7, they created a tribute to the awe-inspiring aircraft. Enjoy! (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

Last air berlin flight says goodbye, pilot suspended

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After this manoeuvre the pilot was suspended. Looking forward to the ATC audio. (sputniknews.com) Mehr...

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline's 125th Delivery

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline's 125th airplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Mehr...

Touring Delta One, Premium Select and Coach on Delta’s First Airbus A350

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Typically when an airline takes delivery of an entirely new type of aircraft, it takes some time to get up to speed before the plane’s ready to welcome passengers. Case in point: Delta and the Airbus A350. Delta Air Lines’ first A350 was delivered back in July and flew to Atlanta in early August, but Tuesday afternoon was the first time “real passengers” were allowed on board. (thepointsguy.com) Mehr...

US-Built Bombardier CSeries Jets Still Subject to Import Tax: Boeing

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Boeing insists that Airbus's intention to deliver Bombardier CSeries aircraft from an Alabama final assembly site would not exempt the aircraft from potential US import taxes. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Etihad Trials Hand Luggage-Only Fares

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Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is to trial a lower-fare hand luggage-only product this winter on two routes, Abu Dhabi-Bahrain and Abu Dhabi-Kuwait, as part of a wider strategy review. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Embraer to Deliver First E190-E2 in April 2018

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Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has confirmed it will deliver its first E190-E2 to Norwegian regional airline Widerøe, the type’s launch customer, in April 2018. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Alitalia Administrators Receive Seven Binding Offers

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Administrators at Italian carrier Alitalia have confirmed they have received seven offers for the airline’s assets, following the expiration of the extended Oct. 16 bid deadline. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Boeing statement on Airbus/Bombardier announcement

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Boeing statement on Airbus/Bombardier announcement (twitter.com) 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...

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...

Aeromexico Boeing 737 near Hermosillo on Oct 9th 2017, engine shut down in flight

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An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800, registration XA-MIA performing flight AM-774 (dep Oct 8th) from Guadalajara to Tijuana (Mexico), was enroute at FL380 about 130nm south of Hermosillo (Mexico) when the left hand engine (CFM56) emitted noise and streaks of flame (www.aeroinside.com) Mehr...

End of an era for the Boeing 747, the Queen of the Skies

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The Queen of the Skies is in the final days of her reign. For decades, the Boeing 747 ruled over the airline industry, a workhorse with a royal nickname that made flying more affordable because of its huge seating capacity... (www.aviationfigures.com) Mehr...

Efforts to crush Canada’s jet ambitions may have just failed

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Making the Canadian CSeries jet a much bigger threat to its 737 family was probably not what Boeing intended when it tried to cripple it being sold cheaply to US carriers (blogs.crikey.com.au) Mehr...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Airbus aims to fly A330neo on 19 October

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Airbus has tentatively fixed a 19 October date for the maiden A330neo flight. The date falls within an interval it had previously identified as a possible window for the A330-900's initial sortie. (www.flightglobal.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...

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...

Malaysian A380 Loses a Nose Wheel Ater Landing

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A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380-800 from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur lost the left nose wheel and was supported by the right hand nose wheel only. The aircraft was towed to the apron. (avherald.com) Mehr...

UTAir Boeing 737 near Moscow on Oct 15th 2017, smoke in cockpit

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A UTAir Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BQR performing flight UT-295 from Moscow Vnukovo to Surgut (Russia) with 175 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 260nm northeast of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and initiated an emergency (www.aeroinside.com) Mehr...

Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

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Airbus to acquire majority stake in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership. Partnership brings together two complementary product lines, with 100-150 seat market segment expected to represent more than 6,000 new aircraft over the next 20 years. (www.airbus.com) Mehr...

Ryanair to challenge Lufthansa's Air Berlin deal

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Ryanair is set to challenge a Lufthansa deal to to buy parts of failed German carrier Air Berlin. The budget Irish airline said it would take the €210m deal to European competition authorities. (www.bbc.com) Mehr...

Airbus and Bombardier to partner on CSeries; build aircraft in Alabama

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Airbus and Bombardier are forming a partnership that will see both manufacturers build and market the CSeries narrowbody, with plans to create a second final assembly line in the US. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Europe's Airbus to buy majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

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European aircraft giant Airbus Group is buying a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries program. The two aircraft manufacturers announced the partnership Monday evening, weeks after the United States announced 300 per cent preliminary duties on exports of the aircraft following a complaint from Airbus rival Boeing. The partnership is expected to result in significant CSeries production cost savings by leveraging Airbus's supply chain expertise, but Airbus won't be paying any money for the… (www.cbc.ca) 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...

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...

Savannah doctor: National anthem tribute stopped on Delta flight …

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A Georgia woman has taken to social media to vent her frustration after she was told she couldn’t sing the national anthem. She wanted to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” after learning her flight carried the remains of a fallen soldier. (www.airlineboarding.com) Mehr...

Lufthansa confirms interest in ‘new Alitalia’

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The Lufthansa Group has submitted an offer letter expressing interest in establishing a “new Alitalia,” only days after the German flag carrier signed a €210 million ($249 million) deal to take over a large part of bankrupt airberlin’s assets, including NIKI and regional carrier LGW (atwonline.com) Mehr...

AirAsia Japan to launch operations on 29 October

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The reborn AirAsia Japan will commence services on 29 October with a service from its Nagoya hub to Sapporo, two years after receiving its air operator's certificate. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Delta Boeing 737 at Salt Lake City on Oct 14th 2017, bird strike

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A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N385DN performing flight DL-527 from Salt Lake City,UT to Reno,NV (USA), was climbing through 6000 feet out of Salt Lake City's runway 34L when a bird impacted the nose of the aircraft. (www.aeroinside.com) Mehr...