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NTSB: Air Canada close-call at SFO was even worse than first reported

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Federal investigators on Monday revealed startling new information about the July 7 close-call at SFO, saying that the Air Canada pilot that mistook a crowded taxiway for his approved runway actually flew over at least one plane on the ground before aborting his landing. National Transportation Safety Board investigators said in an initial report that Air Canada flight 759 from Toronto descended below 100 feet and aborted the landing “after overflying the first airplane on the taxiway.” (www.mercurynews.com) Mehr...

Jeppesen charts available on ForeFlight mobile

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Access Jeppesen’s global library of departure, arrival, and terminal procedures. Also in this release: Logbook detail reports, import custom charts, and global Procedure Advisor. (foreflight.com) Mehr...

Aircraft debris found on island

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Aircraft incident investigators will be dispatched to retrieve and secure debris discovered on Farquhar, the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) said on Thursday. (www.seychellesnewsagency.com) Mehr...

Wait, this aircraft mechanic has been with American Airlines for HOW LONG???

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Azreil “Al” Blackman is an Aviation Maintenance Technician Crew Chief for American Airlines who oversees aircraft mechanics at JFK International Airport. Like many mechanics he graduated from Aviation High School in Manhattan and, oddly enough, had to get permission from his mother to take the job with American, originally starting in the sheet metal shop as an apprentice. Sounds somewhat typical right? Here’s the thing: Al’s first day with American Airlines was July 17, 1942. Yes, you read that… (www.aviationfigure.com) Mehr...

Air Canada flight nearly lands on taxiway at San Francisco International Airport

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Details are emerging about what could have been a serious incident at San Francisco International Airport last Friday night when an Air Canada plane from Toronto nearly landed on the taxiway. With ATC text (abc7news.com) Mehr...

Norwegian Performs First Transatlantic Boeing 737 MAX Flight

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Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian has performed its first commercial transatlantic flights using the Boeing 737 MAX, with two aircraft now in revenue service. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

World War II pilot's remains found in tree, return for burial 72 years later

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The 21-year-old Gray was on a dive-bombing mission on April 16, 1945, when his single-seat P-47D aircraft clipped a tree and crashed in Lindau. (www.foxnews.com) Mehr...

Top Aviation Apps take flight with Gogo

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able to connect to popular pilot apps – such as Garmin, JetFuelX, FlightAware (business.gogoair.com) Mehr...

Air France Secures Pilot Backing for New LCC "Boost"

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French Skyteam member Air France is expecting to formally sign an agreement with its pilots July 17, paving the way for the launch of its Boost new airline project in fall 2017. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

787, A350, or A380: What’s The Best Plane For Passenger Experience?

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Have you ever watched a bottle of water become a crushed, miniature version of itself while airborne? That simple visual is the most common reminder that flying in a metal tube is not quite like life down on earth. Fortunately, airlines are investing major dough in upgrading their fleets- and some of the newer offerings are simply fantastic for the passenger experience. Here’s how to choose between the best new planes… (www.aviationfigure.com) Mehr...

Bombardier marks Global 7000 flight test milestone

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Bombardier Business Aircraft has surpassed 500 hours of flight testing with its new Global 7000 business jet, the company said Monday. The 500 flight hours have been accumulated between three Global 7000s based at the Bombardier Flight Test Center in Wichita. (www.kansas.com) Mehr...

IT'S WAR: United Airlines President Slams Frontier After $39 Ticket Announcement and Vows 'United Will Win'

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On Wednesday, United Airlines president Scott Kirby weighed in on Frontier Airlines' plan to double the number of its routes and return to a network business model. (www.businessinsider.com) Mehr...

Delta Air Lines will not delay its 2018 deliveries of CSeries planes from Canada's Bombardier Inc

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the carrier's chief executive said on Thursday, following an anti-dumping complaint by Boeing Co against the jets. (www.yahoo.com) Mehr...

Senate Panel Advances FAA Reauthorization Without Trump Privatization Plan

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A Senate committee has thrown cold water on the Trump administration’s controversial plan to transfer the nation’s air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration to a private non-profit organization. (www.govexec.com) Mehr...

Frontier Airlines Adds 21 New Destinations Out of Denver International Airport, Marking Renewed Focus on Home Hub

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Frontier Airlines announced an expansion of its network Tuesday — including 21 new destinations from Denver International Airport — and a fare sale to fill the seats. (www.denverpost.com) Mehr...

Southwest Airlines Mechanics Picket in Phoenix

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Southwest Airlines mechanics picketed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Friday morning, the first in a series of events planned around the country to protest the lack of a contract and maintenance outsourcing. (www.azcentral.com) Mehr...

Delta Takes Delivery of First Airbus A350XWB

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Thursday, Delta Air Lines took contractual delivery of their first Airbus A350 in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, N501DN, is the first A350 delivered to an airline in the United States. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

L1011 Goes On Retirement Flight, Engine Failure forces Emergency Landing

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Kudos to the crew, but that ol bird doesn't want to go out yet! (www.avgeekery.com) Mehr...

Air France Names Boost Airline ‘Joon’

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French Skyteam carrier Air France has christened its new lower-cost airline, which was previously known as the Boost project, as ‘Joon’ and named Jean-Michel Mathieu as CEO. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

New Delta Airbus A350-900 to enter service Oct. 30

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Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) became the first North American operator of the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 Thursday, continuing its ongoing effort to transform the travel experience and deliver innovative products and services for customers. (www.financial-news.co.uk) Mehr...

Boeing 787 Payback Gap Widens

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The 787 Dreamliner is now on its sixth delivery year, well past half calendar time in the program’s 1,300 unit accounting block (for the explanation of accounting block and program accounting read here). (leehamnews.com) Mehr...

PICTURE: Indonesian B737 freighter in Papua runway excursion

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A Boeing 737-300 Freighter operated by Tri MG Airlines suffered a runway excursion at Wamena on 18 July. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Iran Air Appoints First Female CEO in its History

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Iran Air will be led by a female CEO for the first time in its 70-year history, the Associated Press reported today. (thepointsguy.com) Mehr...

EU court: Airlines must not charge cancellation fees

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The European Court of Justice (EJC) has ruled that airlines cannot levy additional charges if a consumer cancels a flight. German judges had asked the court to rule on airberlin’s refund policy and disclosure of additional taxes. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Avianca Brasil starts sale of tickets to Chile

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The airline will launch daily operations on August 7, with two types of aircraft. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

Brazil: Itapemirim Group assumes control of Passaredo

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According to Sidnei Piva, the decisive point to take control of Passaredo Airlines was the technical and operational quality of the airline... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

Airbus and Thai Airways Deliver Much Needed School Supplies to Conflict Ravaged Areas of Thailand

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Over 4,400 people have been killed in the southern provinces of Thailand since 2004. This is the fifth goodwill flight organised by Airbus and Thai Airways (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Mehr...

Thomas Cook Airlines Announce New Manchester to Seattle Route for Summer 2018

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Thomas Cook Airlines is today launching its long haul-flight programme for Summer 2018 and announcing a new route from Manchester to Seattle, USA from May next year. The addition of Seattle reinforces Thomas Cook Airlines’ position as the largest long-haul carrier from Manchester, serving more USA routes than any other airline. (thomascookairlinesuk-newsroom.condor.com) Mehr...

Russia’s MC-21 and IL-114 Win New Orders at MAKS Air Show

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Russian-manufactured aircraft—the Irkut MC-21 and Ilyushin IL-114—won new orders on the second day of the MAKS Air Show in Moscow. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

British Airways announces partnership with The White Company

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With the aim of offering passengers a great night's sleep in the air, British Airways announces a partnership with The White Company ... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

Lufthansa Group Increases 2017 Profit Forecast

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The Lufthansa Group increased its profit forecast for 2017 as first-half preliminary figures showed adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) more than doubled to €1.04 billion ($1.2 billion) from €529 million in the year-ago period. First-half revenue increased 13% to €17 billion, up from €15 billion a year ago. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Airbus, Boeing Report June 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders, Deliveries

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Boeing and Airbus delivered 75 and 64 commercial jets in June 2017, respectively, compared to 74 and 64 during the same month last year. This year to date, Boeing has delivered 352 jets (375 by this time last year), while Airbus has delivered 306 (298 in 2016). (www.defenceweb.co.za) Mehr...

Denver's On the Verge of Landing a Nonstop Flight to Another European City

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Denver’s run of landing new international flights may not be over just yet. Colorado Economic Development Commission members today approved the offering of as much as $500,000 in incentives to aid Denver officials in landing a nonstop flight to an unnamed European destination that they said would create an economic impact of some $12 million annually. (www.bizjournals.com) Mehr...

EasyJet's new airline is a clever but expensive response to Brexit

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There will now be three easyJets, all with a capital letter in the wrong place and all located in different places - one in the UK, one in Switzerland and now one in Austria. (news.sky.com) Mehr...

Emirates Announces Double Daily A380 Service to Moscow

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Emirates on July 12 announced that both daily flights between Dubai and Moscow will now be operated by the airline’s iconic A380. (www.finchannel.com) Mehr...

MH17 three years on festers as an evil that benefited no one

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All we can say of MH17 is that evil was done three years ago, to no apparent purpose at all (blogs.crikey.com.au) Mehr...

LOT to Launch First Nonstop Flights From Hungary to the US

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Warsaw-based LOT Polish Airlines plans to launch its first transatlantic services from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to New York JFK and Chicago O’Hare, starting from May 2018. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Delta to Expand Trans-Pacific Service With Nonstop Shanghai-Atlanta Flight

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Delta Air Lines is expanding in Asia with new service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport starting in July 2018. (news.delta.com) Mehr...

EASA and Singapore Partner on Airworthiness Certification

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have signed a “working arrangement on airworthiness certification” (WA-AC), agreeing to recognize one another’s certifications. (atwonline.com) Mehr...