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Pictures: SpiceJet 737 suffers runway excursion

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A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft landing at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport skidded off the runway into an unpaved surface. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Bombardier slams Boeing's lawsuit against it, says it's 'pure hypocrisy'

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Boeing alleges Bombardier is dumping its planes on the US market at below-market prices. Bombardier's 2016 sale of 75 C Series jets to Delta is at the heart of the matter. Bombardier calls Boeing's allegations "pure hypocrisy." (finance.yahoo.com) More...

SHOCKED Jet2 passenger spotted a can of Stella sat next to a pilot in the cockpit

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A SHOCKED Jet2 passenger spotted a can of Stella sat next to a pilot in the cockpit of a flight that had just landed in the UK following a 980 mile trip from Alicante. Steve Lewis claims he saw the lager sat at the captain’s side for 20 minutes after the cockpit’s door was opened while passengers waited to disembark. (www.airlineboarding.com) More...

Pilot lost flying "the Hump" in WWII returning home.

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Capt. Fulton Pershing Lanier's remains will be returned home and will be buried at Harnett Memorial Park in Lillington on Sept. 28. His plane a C-87 Liberator went missing on a return flight to India in Jan of 1944. (www.aviationpros.com) More...

American Airlines Is Totally in Love With Its New $2.5 Billion Hub - Here's Why

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When Charlotte Douglas International Airport announced last month that it would spend $70 million to renovate Concourse B, one of the two concourses used exclusively by hub carrier American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL - Get Report) , the news wasn't exactly earth-shattering. (www.thestreet.com) More...

Airbus Sees Market For 60-100 A380s In China

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Airbus remains optimistic about selling A380s in China over the next five to seven years on the back of growing passenger demand. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Airbus A330neo Prepares For First Flight But Airbus Yet to Fix Date

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Airbus is yet to commit to a maiden flight date for its A330neo, but both engines have been fitted to the initial test aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Ryanair to Take $30 Million Hit From Flight Cancellations

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Irish LCC Ryanair estimates that crew-related cancellations over the next six weeks will cost around €25 million ($29.9 million), with CEO Michael O’Leary describing the situation as “a mess of our own making.” (atwonline.com) More...

Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage Prompts Scores of Cancellations

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A damaged pipeline has led to rationing by the oil company supplying New Zealand’s Auckland Airport with jet fuel, prompting delays and cancellations on scores of flights operating out of the country’s biggest airport. (atwonline.com) More...

Alaska launches ”sports car inspired” first class seating

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Manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating showed off its latest design at its Fort Worth facility, unveiling a new luxury seat for Alaska Airlines that packs all the modern amenities into a roomy, well-cushioned package. (www.airguideonline.com) More...

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

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Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.” (www.defensenews.com) More...

Incident: Southwest B737 at Las Vegas on Sep 18th 2017, smoke in cockpit

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8319F performing flight WN-1119 from Las Vegas,NV to Denver,CO (USA) with 181 people on board, was climbing out of Las Vegas' runway 25R when the crew stopped the climb at about 11500 feet reporting smoke in the cockpit (avherald.com) More...

Airbus ready to assemble 50th U.S.-built jet

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Airbus’ production line in Mobile, Ala., has hit a manufacturing milestone as it is now ready to begin assembly of the 50th jet it has built at the plant. (www.bizjournals.com) More...

Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

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Airbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world’s fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm’s profitable but ageing wide-body jets. (www.thestar.com.my) More...

Boeing: 637,000 new pilots needed by 2036

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“Is there a shortage of pilots? No. I have never yet come across a worldwide shortage of pilots. We don’t have a shortage of pilots here at Ryanair. We have 4,200 pilots. We fully operated the entire of the summer schedule, June, July, and August, which is our busiest period of the year,” Mr O’Leary said on Monday. (www.irishexaminer.com) More...

First delivery of Boeing’s KC-46 Air Force tanker slides into next year

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Following new development problems, Boeing won’t be able to deliver its first KC-46 air refueling tanker to the Air Force this year as previously expected. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

British Airways to resume flights to Seychelles in major boost for tourism

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British Airways will resume direct flights to Seychelles in March after a decade-long absence, (www.seychellesnewsagency.com) More...

Canada won't buy Boeing aircraft until company drops trade complaint against Bombardier: Trudeau

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'We won’t do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business,' Trudeau said Monday (ottawacitizen.com) More...

Ryanair faces 20m euro compensation bill over cancellations

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Ryanair could face up to 20m euros (£18m) in compensation claims after cancelling thousands of flights due to a shortage of pilots, it has warned. (www.bbc.com) More...

Incident: Spicejet B737 at Mumbai on Sep 19th 2017, overran runway on landing

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A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SGZ performing flight SG-703 from Varanasi to Mumbai (India) with 183 people on board, landed on Mumbai's runway 27 in heavy rain at 21:57L (16:27Z) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground (avherald.com) More...

Turkish Airlines profits in Africa, where others avoid flying

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When Turkish Airlines opened a direct daily route to a war-ravaged African failed state plagued by militants, industry insiders were skeptical but not anymore. “Somalia is one of our most profitable destinations worldwide,” Mustafa Ozkahraman, Kenya country manager for Turkish Airlines said. “Because we are the only international airline. The first and the only one.” (www.airguideonline.com) More...

Air Canada Seeks Credit-Card Deal for $1.6 Billion Loyalty Plan

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Air Canada said it’s seeking a credit-card partner for its own frequent-flier program as it prepares to sever ties with Aimia Inc.’s Aeroplan in 2020. (www.bloomberg.com) More...