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Delta expands Comfort+ to regional flights

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Aligning with Delta’s focus on improving choice for customers and enhancing the on-board experience, the airline is now continuing to expand Delta Comfort+ on some of its regional aircraft, adding more Delta Comfort+ seats on its E-175, E-170, CRJ-900 and CRJ-700 aircraft. (www.airguideonline.com) More...

Pilot urges prayers as 'technical issue' forces turnaround

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An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." (www.cnn.com) More...

British Airways to lease in Qatari A320s to cover strike

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British Airways (BA, London Heathrow) is looking to wet-lease nine A320 and/or A321 aircraft from Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) to offset the impact of an impending crew strike set for July 1 to 16. An application filed with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) indicates the contracts may be extended beyond July 16 for a maximum of two months. (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

Air Force May Replace "Doomsday" E-4, E-6 and "Air Force Two" C-32 with Single Type

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Consolidating the E-4B NAOC and E-6B Mercury missions into one common aircraft while also sharing platform commonality with a C-32A replacement makes a ton of sense. (www.thedrive.com) More...