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French Navy Rafale M visiting Meiringen (CH) tomorrow, 20. June 2018

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Like last year, four Aéronavale Rafale M are expected on our mountain base - Morgen sollen vier französische Marine-Rafales in Meiringen landen und am Nachmittag wieder wegfliegen (flytogrimmi.blogspot.com) Mehr...

VIDEO: Crash Truck Dash Cam: AA 383 Fire at O’Hare

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Every video of the response to the uncontained engine failure of a Boeing 767 (American Airlines Flight #383) on departure from O’Hare International Airport contains a wealth of information about the incident and the fire department’s response to it. While the overall theme can be appropriately summarized with “Job well done,” there are certainly lessons to be learned. (And they have been.) (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

COMAC suspends flight tests for C919

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Beijing - The Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC has suspended the flight tests of its single-aisle C919 for three months. The certification remains planned for 2020 the manufacturer says. Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) announced the suspension of C919 tests for modifications, including flaps and empennage. (airlinerwatch.com) Mehr...

The first Boeing 777 goes to museum

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Hong Kong - The first Boeing "Triple Seven" WA001 goes to the museum after 24 years of service. The aircraft built in 1994 belonged to the passenger fleet of Cathay Pacific since 2000. (airlinerwatch.com) Mehr...

The A330neo begins "Route Proving"

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Toulouse - The A330neo has embarked on a world tour to prove that it is ready to enter into service. Route Proving constitutes the final stage of the certification process of the aircraft. (airlinerwatch.com) Mehr...

Cracking checks ordered on winglet-equipped 767s

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US regulators are ordering operators of winglet-equipped Boeing 767-300s to conduct checks on the wing structure following occurrences of fatigue cracking. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Emirates' boss Tim Clark wants airliners without cabin windows

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Dubai - Emirates is seriously thinking of operating airliners without cabin windows. Planes without portholes are coming soon, said President Tim Clark in an interview with the BBC. (airlinerwatch.com) Mehr...

Delta Orders 20 Additional Bombardier CRJ900s With New Interior Design in $961 Million Deal

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Delta is flying into uncharted territory on a deal with Bombardier Inc. for 20 of its new CRJ900 jets, becoming the first major carrier to buy into the Montreal-based planemaker's new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin design. Delta expects delivery of the planes beginning in late 2018, with the last coming in 2020. Bombardier valued Delta's order at about $961 million based on the list price. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

(Video) World Premiere: the Pilatus PC-24 Landing on an Unpaved Runway

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Woodbridge Airfield to the north east of London offers optimum test conditions: Pilatus spent two weeks there in June 2018 testing the PC-24’s landing and take-off capabilities on the airfield’s unmade runway for the first time. (youtube.com) Mehr...

JetBlue Founder Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline, Report Says

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After a decade of industry consolidation, David Neeleman, one of aviation’s famed entrepreneurs, sees room for a new low-cost U.S. airline focused on reducing travel hassles by using smaller airports, according to two industry reports. (www.bloomberg.com) Mehr...

Traveling the World, One Ferry Flight at a Time

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There’s a whole wide world of flight outside of instructing and freight dogging and airline flying. There are many interesting and rewarding ways to make a living in and around airplanes, and Sarah Rovner seems to have hit upon one of the more adventuresome ones. (www.flyingmag.com) Mehr...

Biggest Exports by US State in 2017

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We created out latest map in three steps. First, we used US Census Bureau data to identify the most prevalent export industries in 2017 in each state. Then we assigned a color for each category or industry, generating a snapshot of the geography of exports. Finally, for each state, we labeled the specific sector within the category, so that a state that is light blue for “Machinery/Transportation” is labeled specifically “Airplanes,” “Trucks,” etc. on the map. This lets you quickly and easily… (howmuch.net) Mehr...

Nippon Cargo Airlines Suspends Flights Due to Maintenance Discrepancies

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Nippon Cargo Airlines, also known as NCA, has announced that it will be suspending all departures from Tokyo as of June 16 and will be suspending all operations from June 17. The decision comes after inconsistencies were found regarding the application of lubricating oil to one of their Boeing 747-8Fs in early April. (airlinegeeks.com) Mehr...

airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 to fleet

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airBaltic welcomed its ninth Bombardier CS300 jet, registered as YL-CSI, to Riga. By the end of 2018, the Latvian airline plans to have a total of 14 CS300 aircraft on its fleet. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Mehr...

Airbus Mulls A321XLR Ahead Of Boeing’s 797 Launch

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Sources from Reuters are reporting that Airbus is looking at further bumping up the range of its A321 program as the latest effort in trying to pre-empt a potential new mid-market jet (NMA) being studied vigorously by Boeing. This new version, dubbed the A321XLR (Xtra-Long Range), will involve even more of an additional revamp to the A321LR (Long-Range) aircraft, which recently claimed a long-distance record for the testing of single-aisle jets. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

Emirates Testing A380 at Boston’s Logan International Airport

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This Saturday will see Emirates test its largest aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, at Boston’s Logan International Airport, according to One Mile at a Time. Currently, the Gulf carrier serves Boston with its largest Boeing long-haul aircraft, the Boeing 777-300ER, with daily service to its hub in Dubai. Although still speculation, the flight may lead to Emirates bumping up its current service to its flagship aircraft. (airlinegeeks.com) Mehr...

FedEx Orders 24 Additional Boeing 767 and Boeing 777 Freighters in $6.6 Billion Deal

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FedEx Corp. has ordered 24 more Boeing freighters, comprising 12 767Fs and 12 777Fs. The Memphis-based cargo carrier said the 767Fs will be delivered between June 2019 and May 2022, while the 777Fs will be delivered between June 2020 and May 2025. The total order is valued at $6.6 billion at list prices. (www.atwonline.com) Mehr...

Airbus prepares to take on Qantas 'Sunrise' challenge with A350

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Airbus is working to extract even more range from the A350 family as it prepares to respond to the Qantas "Project Sunrise" request for an ultra-long-range aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Multiple Airlines Refuse To Transport Separated Immigrant Children; What Can DHS Do?

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Multiple major airlines have put out statements refusing to transport immigrant children — who were separated from their families at the border following Trump’s “zero tolerance policy” on immigration which he amended by signing an executive order on Wednesday — across the country, a move that could become an issue for the government when it comes to getting thousands of kids to detention facilities in different states. (www.ibtimes.com) Mehr...

Wells Fargo Sues American Airlines for Not Returning Leased Planes On Time

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Wells Fargo filed a lawsuit Monday against American Airlines alleging the airline violated leasing contracts by not returning three planes on time. The bank leased American three Boeing aircraft during the fall of 2017 which were returned 49, 45 and two days late, according to the lawsuit. (www.dallasnews.com) Mehr...

No Root Cause Found in 2015 GE90 Failure in Las Vegas

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GE Aviation was unable to identify the cause of a disk web crack that caused a GE90-powered British Airways 777-200 to fail during a takeoff roll on a Las Vegas airport runway nearly three years ago, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Probe opens into incident on A319 carrying Saudi team

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Russian investigators are to probe an incident involving a Rossiya Airbus A319 which experienced an engine event while transporting the Saudi Arabian national football team to Rostov-on-Don. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Moxy Airways, a new US-based LCC with 60 CS300s

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JetBlue and Azul Linhas Aereas founder, David Neeleman, is reportedly looking to raise US$100 million in capital to start Moxy Airways, a new low-cost carrier launching in 2020. The airline, which will operate to point-to-point flights from secondary airports, has already secured 60 Bombardier CS300s. (montrealgazette.com) Mehr...

Qantas A380 in wake turbulence encounter caused by another Qantas A380

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Flight QF94, two hours after taking off from Los Angeles to Melbourne on the night of June 10, plunged upon hitting the wake turbulence of another Qantas A380 that was on its way to Sydney, the Australian airline said in a statement. No injuries were reported. The planes were separated by 20 nautical miles and 1,000 feet in altitude. (www.bloomberg.com) Mehr...

FAA Allowed Unsafe Aircraft to Fly Commercially

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A whistleblower has come forward with allegations that the FAA allowed unsafe airplanes to fly commercial operations, according to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, which said it investigated the complaints and uncovered troubling abuses from within the agency. In a June 13 release, the OSC described that the whistleblower uncovered that the FAA approved certain aircraft to operate commercially without reviewing “critical safety information”, which, in the case of some of those aircraft, would… (www.flyingmag.com) Mehr...

Ryanair Calls For Banning Morning Alcohol Sales At Airports

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Ryanair has called for a pre-10 am alcohol ban after a group of holidaymakers forced one of their flights to divert into Paris-Beauvais while en route from Dublin to Ibiza over the weekend. Up to 20 travelers were involved in the disturbance and resulted in three passengers being removed from the flight and detained by French police. “This flight from Dublin to Ibiza diverted to Paris Beauvais after three passengers became disruptive inflight,” explained Ryanair’s Robin Kiely. “The aircraft… (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

Norwegian to Launch Canadian Flights in October

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Norwegian will enter the Canadian market later this year with flights to the French Caribbean, and in March 2019 will add a new daily service between Hamilton and Irish capital Dublin. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Eurowings launches a new route from Munich to Bangkok

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Eurowings on June 15 launched another new long-haul service from Munich – this time to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Initially once a week, then twice a week from July 15. (worldairlinenews.com) Mehr...

WATCH: Saudi Arabia team plane catches fire in mid-air

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Saudi Arabia's official football team plane caught fire in mid-air as they travelled to their next World Cup match on Wednesday. (www.sport24.co.za) Mehr...

China Airlines Freight 747 Touches Down in Grass at Chicago

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A China Airlines Freight flight on an ILS approach to ORD 10L touched down on soft ground, hitting a wind sock. The aircraft went around and safely landed with minor damage later. (avherald.com) Mehr...

American Airlines Suffers the Latest Airline IT Meltdown

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Within the span of a month during the summer of 2016, two of the top four U.S. airlines suffered crippling IT failures. Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) were each forced to cancel thousands of flights during the peak season, leading to lost revenue and reputational damage. (www.fool.com) Mehr...

Airbus Not Expecting Further MTOW Hike On A330neo

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Airbus does not foresee a need for a further hike to the maximum take-off weight of the A330neo, following its decision to lift the threshold to 251t. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

1 person dead after midair Alaska plane collision

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A midair collision Wednesday sent a small airplane plummeting into Alaska's Susitna River, killing a person on board. (abc13.com) Mehr...

UK Trade Minister Quits Over London Heathrow Airport Expansion

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Britain’s trade minister resigned on June 21 over a planned House of Commons vote on whether to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport. (www.atwonline.com) Mehr...

Airbus Might Leave The United Kingdom Ahead Of BREXIT

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Airbus has published a risk assessment today regarding the current political climate in the United Kingdom with BREXIT. The risk assessment states that the UK exiting the EU next year, without a deal, would lead to severe disruption and interruption of the production of wings in the Airbus UK facilities. Airbus said that they might have to reconsider their investments in the UK, as well as its long-term footprint in the country. The manufacturer said that BREXIT is severely undermining all of… (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

JetBlue returns to pre-hurricane levels of service as it celebrates 16 years in Puerto Rico

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JetBlue Airways, Puerto Rico’s largest airline, marked the return of its full flight schedule on the island after last year’s hurricanes by celebrating with customers, crewmembers and partners at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU). (worldairlinenews.com) Mehr...

Cathay Pacific receives its first A350-1000

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Cathay Pacific has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000, making it the variant's second operator after Qatar Airways, which received its initial example in February. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Le transporteur à rabais Swoop est prêt à décoller.

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Le transporteur à très bas prix Swoop, une filiale de WestJet, est prêt à décoller. Le premier avion rose et blanc de la compagnie s'envolera mercredi depuis Hamilton, en Ontario, à destination d'Abbotsford, en Colombie-Britannique. Le transporteur aérien est dirigé par l'Australien Steven Greenway, qui est un ancien patron des transporteurs Peach, Virgin Blue, Virgin Atlantic et Qantas. (www.lapresse.ca) Mehr...

Bombardier et Delta signent un contrat de près d'un milliard US.

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Bombardier Avions commerciaux a annoncé mercredi la vente de 20 biréacteurs régionaux CRJ900 au transporteur aérien américain Delta Air Lines. La valeur du contrat est épinglée à environ 961 millions de dollars US. Delta Air Lines devient ainsi l'exploitant de lancement de la nouvelle cabine Atmosphère pour les biréacteurs régionaux de la CRJ Series. (www.lapresse.ca) Mehr...

Delta Air Lines bans pit bulls as service or support animals

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Delta Air Lines is tightening its rules on emotional support and service animals, citing "growing safety concerns" that include a recent incident in which two workers were bitten. The updated policy, which takes effect July 10, limits passengers to one emotional support animal each and bans "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals on flights. (www.cbsnews.com) Mehr...

Pilot and passenger survive Cessna 150 crash in Indiana

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“This is like a miracle plane crash to not hit anything on the property except an embankment,” said law enforcement official regarding the crash of a 1966 Cessna 150 that missed tall power lines, a cabinetry plant and a parking lot full of semi trailers. (duboiscountyherald.com) Mehr...

Wizz Air opens base in Vienna, Austria

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The newly allocated aircraft will support the start of operations of five new services from Vienna to the popular destinations: Valencia, Rome Fiumicino, Malta, Bari and Tel Aviv. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Mehr...

Bombardier’s Global 7500 Jets Begin Arriving in Montreal as On-Schedule Ramp-Up Continues and Program Surpasses 2,300 Flight Test Hours

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Bombardier announced that Global 7500 aircraft started arriving at the company’s Montreal facilities last month, where high-precision completion work is being carried out on this industry-defining jet. Skilled workers at Bombardier’s state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Dorval, Quebec, have been building and assembling complete interior sets including kitchens, state room beds, dining furniture and Nuage seats for multiple customer aircraft since the centre’s inauguration in 2017. (globenewswire.com) Mehr...

Bientôt des taxis aériens électriques Bell Helicopters-Safran ?

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Bell Helicopters et Safran vont développer des systèmes de propulsion hybrides électriques pour taxis volants. Bell Helicopters et Safran ont noué un partenariat dans le développement de systèmes de propulsion hybrides électriques destinés aux futurs taxis aériens. Annoncée lors de la Transportation World Conference à Cologne, en Allemagne, cette « nouvelle collaboration » porte sur le « développement de systèmes propulsifs hybrides électriques innovants destinés au concept de véhicule à… (auto.lapresse.ca) Mehr...

Investigators detail Azur 757 upset during Antalya approach

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Russian investigators have disclosed that an Azur Air Boeing 757-200 experienced an in-flight upset with excessive pitch and roll while attempting to land at Antalya. The aircraft, operating flight ZF5495 from Novosibirsk, conducted three aborted approaches to Antalya's runway 36C on 16 June. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Norwegian Air offrira des vols depuis Montréal cet automne.

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Le transporteur aérien Norwegian Air offrira des vols au départ de Montréal dès cet automne. La compagnie s'envolera à destination de la Guadeloupe à compter du 29 octobre et de la Martinique à compter du 1er novembre. Puisque Norwegian Air est un transporteur européen, il peut seulement offrir des vols vers des destinations européennes depuis le Canada. La Guadeloupe et la Martinique sont les deux seuls territoires européens dans les Antilles. (www.lapresse.ca) Mehr...

LATAM Airlines confirms flight to Lisbon and plans for Munich

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The airline will be inaugurated flight São Paulo-Lisbon. LATAM also plans to inaugurate the São Paulo-Munich route, on June 2, LATAM Airlines inaugurated operations on the São Paulo-Las Vegas and São Paulo-Tucumán routes... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

Lufthansa in contact with Norwegian as airlines size up deals

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BERLIN/OSLO (Reuters) - Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is in contact with Norwegian Air Shuttle, which is also the subject of bid interest from British Airways owner IAG, as the German airline looks to get involved in an expected wave of deals in the sector, its CEO told a newspaper. (www.reuters.com) Mehr...

Bombardier inducts first Global 7500s into Montreal completion centre

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Bombardier has inducted the first customer-owned Global 7500 into its completion centre in Dorval, Montreal, as the ultra-long-range business jet, previously named the Global 7000, moves closer to certification and service entry scheduled for the second half of this year. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Airlines call for caution in privatizing airports

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It is important to recognize that when it comes to the privatization of an airport, a decisive factor of success is the effective balance of the interests of consumers, airlines, investors, citizens and economies... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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