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FAA to Host Virtual International Rotorcraft Safety Conference

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U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that registration is open for its first virtual International Rotorcraft Safety Conference, which will take place Oct. 27 through Oct 29 to explore ways to reduce the national and international helicopter accident rate. (guyanaaviation.com) Mehr...

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British Airways relaunches daily Heathrow-Barbados service

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After a hiatus of more than 15 years, Barbados will once again be serviced by British Airways from London Heathrow with a year-round direct daily service commencing October 17, 2020. (guyanaaviation.com) Mehr...

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How Fast Do Commerical Aircraft Fly?

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The jet age changed everything. With the widespread introduction of the Boeing 707, airlines suddenly had access to much faster planes. This jet aircraft could fly at a speed of 621 mph (up to 1,000 km/h) and made the world much smaller. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Icelandair Cuts Boeing 737 MAX Order Amid Settlement

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Icelandair announced that it had reached a final settlement with Boeing over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft. As part of the agreement, the airline has reduced its order commitment for the MAX by four and revised the delivery schedule for the remaining six planes. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Air France expands food and beverage offer on its flights

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Services have been reduced due to the crisis and are gradually returning; the main meal offer at the Business booth... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Two Airbus A321s Collide On The Ground In Hong Kong

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Two HK Express Airbus A321s collided on the ground at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). There were no reported injuries. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Untied Airlines adds new nonstop flights to four popular Florida destinations

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United Airlines announced Tuesday plans to add up to 28 daily nonstop flights this winter connecting customers in Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New York/LaGuardia, Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio to four popular Florida destinations. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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American Airlines Bans Masks with Exhaust Valves and Vents

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American Airlines has announced that masks with exhaust valves or vents will no longer be allowed on American Airlines. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Air Force helicopter shot while flying over Virginia; crew member injured

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An Air Force UH-1N Huey helicopter was forced to conduct an emergency landing at a local airport in Manassas, Virginia, Monday after being shot from the ground. (www.cnn.com) Mehr...

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[VIDEO] Rolls Royce Find Cracks in A350 Engines

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Rolls Royce finds cracks in Trent XWBs which power the Airbus A350 (m.youtube.com) Mehr...

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Miami International Airport Resumes More Airlines Services

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Miami International Airport (MIA) has begun August with three new air services. The operations are part of the resumed international schedules of Volaris (Y4), Air Europa (UX) and SWISS (LX). (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Emirates Continues to Reopen Flights around the World

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UAE national flag carrier Emirates Airlines (EK) has announced today it plans to continue to resume its passenger services from Dubai to Birmingham, UK, with services starting September 1. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Loganair to Launch Dundee to London City and Belfast Routes

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Loganair has announced it will launch its new Dundee to London City service next month and to Belfast in September. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Finnair Cuts Flight Frequencies across Europe

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Finnish national flag carrier Finnair (AY) has announced that it will begin to cut frequencies of flights in Europe through September. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Air New Zealand Outlines Changes In Travel For Customers

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Air New Zealand (NZ) has announced new strict requirements and measures for all of its passengers traveling from Auckland. The announcement comes after the Prime Minister said last night that the Auckland Region will be entering COVID-19 alert level 3 at 12.00 pm today. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Weather Cameras Go Operational in Colorado

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The FAA has just helped make Colorado a safer place to fly for general aviation pilots by completing the first weather camera installation project in the continental U.S. (medium.com) Mehr...

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UK Airlines Criticized Over Continued Refund Delays

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Consumer advisory group Which? has criticized airlines in the UK over continued refund delays. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Icelandair Reaches Agreement on 737 MAX Compensation

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Icelandair (FI) has reached an agreement with Boeing (NYSE:BA) over 737 MAX compensation. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Cathay Pacific Strips Seats From 777 Aircraft For Cargo

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After operating thousands of cargo-only passenger flights since late March, Cathay Pacific has deployed two widebody aircraft with seats removed to maximize floor loading of cargo in the passenger cabin. The Hong Kong-based airline removed the economy and premium economy seats from two Boeing 777 passenger planes to create more space for personal protection equipment and high-value products, it said in a cargo-oriented newsletter published Friday. Cathay Pacific began flying the modified… (www.yahoo.com) Mehr...

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Icelandair Group hf.: Agreements with all key stakeholders reached

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Icelandair Group has now completed agreements with all its creditors and reached a final settlement with Boeing regarding the impact of the suspension of the Boeing 737-MAX aircraft. While the details of the final settlement agreement with Boeing are confidential, it reduces Icelandair’s MAX purchase commitment by four aircraft. The parties have agreed to a revised delivery schedule for the remaining six MAX aircraft that are expected to join Icelandair’s fleet from Q2 2021 to Q1 2022.… (www.globenewswire.com) Mehr...

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Is British Airways permanently closing short-haul from Gatwick?

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On Friday evening, British Airways told the majority of its staff whether or not they still had jobs. The anecdotal evidence is that London Gatwick was hit substantially harder than London Heathrow which has led to increased suspicion that the short-haul network will be permanently shuttered. It’s not just that Gatwick-based cabin crew appear to have been disproportionately made redundant. More important is that the British Airways hangar at Gatwick appears to be closing, with staff laid off.… (www.headforpoints.com) Mehr...

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Boeing Delivered Four Jets In July Including Two 787 Dreamliners

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Boeing delivered four widebody jets in July. In July, the following four aircraft were delivered by Boeing: One 787-9 to Air France, One 777F to DHL, One 767-300F to FedEx Express, One 787-9 to Turkish Airlines (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Brazil: Ministry of Infrastructure and LATAM conclude operation to transport 240 million masks to Brazil

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The last flight, of the 39 carried out since May, arrived at the International Airport of São Paulo, in Guarulhos.. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Ernest Airlines to Become a Regional ATR Operator

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Planning to change its business model, Ernest Airlines (EG) will relaunch operations as a regional carrier in December 2020. The Italian company has also announced that it will operate services with a fleet of 16 new ATR72-600 aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Qatar Airways Increases US, Pakistan Flights

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Today Qatar Airways (QR) has announced that it will add more US frequencies and destinations to its network. In addition, it will expand its Pakistan weekly flights in four cities. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Seventeen bidders vie for SA Express assets

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Seventeen parties have submitted expressions of interest (EOI) regarding the sale of South African Express (XZ, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) which is currently in provisional liquidation. In June, the bankrupt carrier's joint provisional liquidators (JPL), Tshwane Trust, called for EOIs covering either the sale of the business in its entirety as a going concern, investment as an equity partner, or a buyer for part or all of the airline's assets. In addition to four CRJ200ERs, General… (www.ch-aviation.com) Mehr...

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Boeing's 2020 MAX cancellations near 400 in July

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Boeing Co lost another 43 orders for its grounded 737 MAX planes in July, bringing the total cancellations for the jet this year to 398, while delivering only four of its other aircraft to customers, monthly numbers showed on Tuesday. Based on a tighter accounting standard, Boeing said order cancellations now stand at 857 for the MAX, whose recertification is still hanging in the balance more than a year after its worldwide grounding due to two fatal crashes. The four deliveries - one each of… (www.yahoo.com) Mehr...

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Boeing 747s Still Use Floppy Disks to Get Critical Software Updates

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It’s been approximately 12 million years since most of us last used a floppy disk, but apparently, the antiquated tech still plays a critical role in delivering software updates to Boeing’s 747-400 planes. The discovery comes courtesy of cybersecurity firm Pen Test Partners and was initially spotted by The Register. As part of this year’s virtual DEF CON hacker conference, Pen Test Partners showed off a video walkthrough of a British Airways 747 after the airline decided to retire its entire… (gizmodo.com) Mehr...

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Boeing 737 Max Return Outside U.S. Seen Slowed by Regulators

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European and Canadian regulators are still wrangling with Boeing Co. over the last remaining technical details of its 737 Max revamp, leaving some customers to worry that certification in critical markets outside the U.S. could slip to next year. (www.bnnbloomberg.ca) Mehr...

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Second Cessna SkyCourier test article takes flight

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Textron Aviation announced Tuesday the successful flight of its second Cessna SkyCourier flight test article (P1). (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Air Canada Unveils Revamped Aeroplan Program

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Air Canada (AC) today released the details of its revolutionized Aeroplan program. In its statement to the press, the carrier highlights new program attributes and credit card benefits members can enjoy when the new program launches on November 8, 2020. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Miami Airport welcomes back 3 more airlines in August

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Miami International Airport welcomed back three airlines serving international routes in August after the total number of passenger carriers grew to 13 at the end of July. Volaris began serving Guadalajara again on August 2 with two weekly flights, Air Europa resumed weekly service from Madrid on August 3, and SWISS returned on August 4 with two weekly flights from Zurich. (guyanaaviation.com) Mehr...

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Singapore Airlines Resumes Flights to Cebu, Istanbul, Milan, Perth and Taipei

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Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir have increased the frequency of selected services in their passenger network in August, September and October 2020, and reinstated flights to Cebu, Istanbul, Milan, Perth, Phnom Penh and Taipei. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Mesa Air Group Reports Q3 Results

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Mesa Air Group (YV) reported today its Q3 fiscal 2020 financial and operating results. These reflect a net income of US$3.4m, or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to a net income of US$3.0m, or $0.09 per diluted share for Q3 2019. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Cessna Grand Caravan EX: First fixed-wing aircraft to be put in service by Rwanda Defense Force

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Textron Aviation announced Tuesday it was awarded a contract by ATI Engineering Services, LLC for two multi-mission Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft for the Rwanda Defense Force in support of the African Partnership Flight initiative. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Update After Five Years In Service

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Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine update. The first set of Trent XWB-84 engines are now approaching their first schedule maintenance after five years of service on the Airbus A350 and after having traveled an average of 14 million kilometres / 8.7 million miles without any planned maintenance and record low levels of in-flight disruption. (news.flightag.com) Mehr...

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airBaltic Resumes Flights to/from Budapest

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Starting today, Latvian airline airBaltic (BT) will resume direct flights between Riga and Budapest in Hungary. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Rolls-Royce finds cracks in small number of Trent XWB engines

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Rolls-Royce (RR.L) will carry out extra inspections on some of its Trent XWB engines after cracks were found on a small number of them, in a further headache for the company whose finances have been hit hard by the pandemic. (www.reuters.com) Mehr...

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Ex-Flybe Dash 8 Aircraft to Be Sold

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Skyworld Aviation has announced it will sell 11 of Flybe’s Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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London Heathrow Records Plummeting Passenger Numbers

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London Heathrow Airport’s (LHR) passenger numbers have plummeted by a staggering 88% for the month of July. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Rolls-Royce Finds Cracks in A350 Engines

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It has emerged that engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has discovered cracks in its Airbus A350 engines. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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British Airways retires all 31 Boeing 747s in its fleet

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On a date that is not at all legal in aviation, the Boeing 747 is becoming rare in the skies, this time, the UK airline announced the... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Paris To Become The Latest A380 Hub Thanks To China Southern

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Paris is set to become one of just four airports with two active Airbus A380 operators as China Southern looks to upgrade its route. The Chinese Airbus A380 operator will fly the giant of the skies to the French capital from Guangzhou seven times between August and October. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Alice Springs To Welcome 14 Cebu Pacific Aircraft For Storage

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Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has now sent a total of 14 aircraft to Australia’s Alice Springs for storage. These include widebody A330s, A320 family aircraft, and even regional ATR planes. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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China’s Massive Turboprop Seaplane: The AVIC AG600 Kunlong

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Manufactured by the Chinese state-owned company Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the AG600 is described as a large, amphibious, four-propeller aircraft. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Why The Boeing 727 Fell Out Of Favor

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In January 2019, on a domestic route in Iran operated by Iran Aseman Airlines, the Boeing 727 made its last commercial flight. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Eurowings Extends Flight Programme by 26 New Holiday Destinations

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Germany's largest holiday airline significantly expands its tourist programme from August. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Qantas Plans 12 Hour Day Trips to Antarctica with Boeing 787 Dreamliners

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Australia’s flag carrier airline Qantas is slated to operate sightseeing flights over the frozen continent in collaboration with Antarctica Flights from November, giving the travellers chance to see the fascinating continent from the air. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Today in Aviation: US Airways Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Today in Aviation marks 18 years since US Airways (US) entered its first bankruptcy protection. On August 10, 2002, the company filed for Chapter 11 but continued its operations. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Porter Airlines Schedules Restart for October 7

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Canadian short-haul carrier Porter Airlines (PD) is still on the sidelines since the COVID-19 outbreak forced it to suspend operations on March 21. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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