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British Airways Pilots To Strike After Massive Vote Against The Airline

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British Airways pilots have overwhelmingly voted in favor of striking today once discussions between BALPA and the airline broke down after no agreement was reached. Around 93% of the airline’s pilots voted for industrial action, and with BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) representing 90% of the airline’s flight crew workforce, high amounts of disruption are likely. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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6 Things to Love About Delta’s New Airbus A220 Planes

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New airplanes get a lot of hype among travel industry insiders and frequent flyers, but the average traveler often won't notice the difference. (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

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British Airways suspended flights to Cairo for seven days starting on Saturday to allow for an assessment of security there, the airline said in a statement (uk.mobile.reuters.com) More...

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Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal: sources

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Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said. (www.reuters.com) More...

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The 737 MAX Fiasco Will Cost Boeing Over $8 Billion

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Between production inefficiencies, customer compensation, payments to victims' families, and regulatory penalties, Boeing will pay a big price for the 737 MAX's safety problems. (www.fool.com) More...

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Boeing ditches 737 Max name on new Ryanair plane

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Photos shared on Twitter show a plane in Ryanair colours outside Boeing's manufacturing base, with the name 737 Max replaced by 737-8200 (www.bbc.com) More...

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Skydiving plane crash kills nine in Sweden

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Nine people died on Sunday when a plane carrying them for a parachute jump crashed in northern Sweden soon after taking off. (www.bbc.com) More...

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Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos steps down

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Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO, Bjørn Kjos, has officially stepped down from the helm of one of the world’s most disruptive low-cost carriers after 17 years of tenure. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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British Airways Announces Move to Beijing-Daxing Airport

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British Airways (BA) has announced it will move operations from the current Beijing Capital Airport to the brand new Daxing Airport... (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Singapore Airlines Announces $50m Upgrade to Changi's T3 Lounges

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Singapore Airlines has this week unveiled a $50 million investment programme to upgrade its lounges at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PICTURE: Azores receives first A321LR

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Portuguese operator Azores Airlines has taken delivery of its first long-range Airbus A321LR, one of three destined for the carrier's fleet. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Hi Fly Airbus A340 Soaks Runway In Fuel During Emergency Landing

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A Hi Fly Airbus A340 was forced to return to Orlando following a hydraulic failure last weekend. The incident prompted a runway closure as fuel from the aircraft was cleared up. It appears as though the pilots may have forgotten to shut off the fuel dump switch before touching down. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Somon Air cancels 737 MAX order

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In a further blow to Boeing’s 737 MAX crisis, Somon Air has announced it will not be proceeding with its agreement to lease a MAX later this year. (www.hmgaerospace.com) More...

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First year of Airbus leading the A220 program

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Airbus Canada Limited Partnership marked its first anniversary on July 1, 2019, one year exactly after Airbus became the majority partner in the A220 aircraft program. (www.airbus.com) More...

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Boeing Admits Air Canada 787 Documents Were Falsified

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More bad news for Boeing as they admit to falsifying documents relating to a 787 sold to Air Canada (simpleflying.com) More...

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Yemen rebels attack Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport

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Saudi Press Agency said on Tuesday that Yemeni rebels have attacked Abha airport. At least nine civilians were wounded. (www.gulftoday.ae) More...

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Indian IT Companies Blamed for Boeing 737 MAX Crisis

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The Boeing 737 Max is the infamous line of planes linked to the Lion Air crash last October and the Ethiopian Airlines disaster in March killing a total of as many as 346 people. (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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Air India Express flight skids at Dubai Airport to a grassy area.... All passengers safe.

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A Boeing 737-800 NG of Air India Express, skids-off the taxiway at Dubai Airport after landing. All the 183 passengers are evacuated safely. No casualties reported on the site. The aircraft sustained minor damages. (www.thenewsminute.com) More...

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British Airways Bolsters Scotland Flights with Extra Frequencies

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British Airways has announced it will expand its frequencies out of Scotland for the Winter 2019/20 season. Between October 27 this year and March 28 next year, up to 196 flights per week will operate between London Heathrow and the likes of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness. This is an increase of 11 weekly flights compared to the Winter 2018/19 schedule last year. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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TAROM To Acquire Nine ATR Aircraft for Fleet Renewal

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In a deal with Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), Romanian carrier TAROM will receive nine brand new ATR72-600 aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Boeing Forced to Store Grounded 737 Max Planes on Employee Parking Lots

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The company has so many planes awaiting repairs at its Washington State facility that it's quickly running out of room. (www.thedrive.com) More...

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Hawaii plane crashes killing nine on board

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A light aircraft has crashed in Hawaii, killing at least nine people on board, officials say. The twin-engine aircraft went down close to Dillingham Airfield near Mokuleia in Honolulu County. There were no survivors from the King Air flight, the Hawaii Department of Transportation tweeted. (www.bbc.com) More...

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Qatar Airways is voted the World’s Best Airline for the fifth time at the 2019 World Airline Awards

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Airline leaders and top airline management from across the globe today attended the 2019 World Airline Awards held at Paris Air Show to receive their accolades voted for by customers. Qatar Airways scooped the top award being named the World’s Best Airline, together with awards for the World’s Best Business Class, the World’s Best Business Class Seat and the Best Airline in the Middle East. Singapore Airlines won a top accolade as the World’s Best Cabin Crew, and was also honoured with awards… (www.airlinequality.com) More...

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PAS19: NAC Boosts A220 Program, Flynas Joins in on XLR Success

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On the fourth day of the Paris Airshow 2019, Airbus has scored more orders for it’s recently launched A321XLR, as well as for their A220s. Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for 20 A220s. NAC also signed a large order with ATR during day two. One of the largest orders of the show. NAC has over 76 airline partners worldwide, where their aircraft are leased to, on long term leases. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Air China Boeing 777-300 ended on the grass during taxi at Frankfurt Airport

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Air China Boeing 777-300 performing flight #CA965 from Beijing ended with front and main gears on the grass beneath taxiway “Uniform”. The Boeing 777-300 (reg. B-2036) had to be towed on pavement surface. (www.airlive.net) More...

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Captain Sullenberger tells Congress, Boeing 737 Max crashes "should never have happened"

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"These crashes are demonstrable evidence that our current system of aircraft design and certification has failed us. These accidents should never have happened," (www.cbsnews.com) More...

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PAS19: Qatar Airways Commit To Five More Boeing 777Fs

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Qatar Airways has signed a $1.8 billion commitment with Boeing for five more 777 Freighter aircraft. The airline already operates 16 777 Freighters and is using this order to connect Qatari cargo with the world. It is understood that the airline will be replacing its current freighters from 2025. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: ASL Airlines Group Commits to 20 Boeing 737-800BCFs

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ASL Airlines Group has announced a Memorandum of Understanding for up to 20 Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). This agreement includes 10 firm orders, with 10 purchase rights. The ASL Airlines group is one of Europe’s leading cargo groups, transporting 357,000 metric tonnes of cargo last year. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: China Airlines Firms Up Six 777Fs & 25 A321neos

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China Airlines has signed a letter of Intent (LOI) for 6 Boeing 777F Freighters. They have also signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for 11 A321neos, with 14 more aircraft coming from lessor backlogs. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Air Tahiti Order Two ATR 42-600STOL Aircraft

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Air Tahiti has ordered two ATR 42-600S aircraft. It is the newest version of the ATR 42-600, and the “S” stands for STOL (Short Take of and Landing) and the new aircraft will allow the Polynesian airline to take off and land or runways that are only 800 meters long. Manate Vivish, General Manager of Air Tahiti, stated: “I am so happy to be part of the launch of this new version of the ATR. This turboprop has already earned worldwide recognition for its high-quality performance, especially for… (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Indigo Partners Sign Memorandum of Understanding for 50 A321XLRs

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Indigo Partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 50 A321XLR aircraft, which it says it will spread out across their airlines. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Qantas Signs Agreement for 36 A321XLR Aircraft

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Australian carrier Qantas as announced today that it will be backing Airbus with an agreement for 36 of the newly launched A321XLR (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon announces his resignation

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Air New Zealand chief executive officer Christopher Luxon resigned on Wednesday evening, hinting at a possible future in politics. He will step down from day-to-day leadership of the airline on September 25. (www.stuff.co.nz) More...

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Have your say on a future Heathrow

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Heathrow has released new images and videos of its expansion plans today and now it's your turn to tell us what you think of the plans during a 12‑week consultation. Our plans for the future layout of the airport, how it will be operated, preliminary environmental impact assessments and our proposed mitigation are all included in this consultation. (aec.heathrowconsultation.com) More...

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PAS19: IAG Wows The Crowd With Order For 200 Boeing 737 MAX

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In a whirlwind revelation at the Paris Air Show, the International Airlines Group (IAG) has placed a Letter of Intent for 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The deal is varied between 737 MAX 8 and MAX 10 planes, at a list price of $24 billion. It is unclear which airlines within the IAG portfolio will get the 737 MAX planes, especially since earlier today Iberia and Aer Lingus signed a commitment for the Airbus A321XLR. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Delta Air Lines Opts For Five More A220s

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Delta Air Lines has placed an additional order for five Airbus A220-100s at the Paris Air Show this week. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: IAG Orders 14 Airbus A321XLRs

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More success continues for Airbus as the International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced an order for 14 units of the brand new A321XLR. Out of the 14 aircraft, eight will head to Iberia, and six will head over to Aer Lingus. This is another step in Airbus’ relationship with IAG, in which it extends to an active fleet of over 400 Airbus aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Nordic Aviation Capital Signs Up for 105 ATR Aircraft

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ATR Aircraft secured the largest order of the airshow this week when Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) placed an order for up to 105 aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Embraer Secures More E-Jet Orders, Forecasts 10,550 Jets in 20 Years

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At the Paris Airshow 2019, Embraer announced two more orders for the E-Jet aircraft, as well as releasing its forecast for the next 20 years. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Air Lease Corporation Signs for Five Dreamliners

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Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has continued its shopping spree at the air show this week with a commitment for an additional five 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: AirAsia Converts Big & Saudia Commits to A320neo & XLR

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Day two of the 53rd Paris Airshow has seen orders for Airbus at the show continue to rise, with an order for 50 A320neo aircraft being ordered today from the manufacturer. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Mitsubishi Unveils New SpaceJet Brand

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Mitsubishi has unveiled the ambitious plan for its Regional Jet program, now rebranded as SpaceJet. The new jetliner is not the latest to come to the market, but also marks the debut of Mitsubishi as a commercial aircraft manufacturer. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Korean Air Order 20 Boeing 787-10s and 10 Boeing 787-9s

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At the Paris Airshow 2019, Korean Air has committed to 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Cebu Pacific Signs MOU for 31 Airbus, 16 A330-900s, 10 A321XLRs and five A320neos.

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At the Paris Air Show 2019, low-cost Carrier (LCC) Cebu Pacific has placed another order with Airbus. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: GECAS Orders 10 Boeing 777Fs, With Options for 15 Boeing 737-800BCFs

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Leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has announced at the Paris Air Show that it has ordered 10 777 Freighters, converting them from purchase rights to firm orders, as well as adding options for 15 Boeing 737-800BCFs. This latest deal indicates three keys things, on the demand for converted Boeing 737-800s, which served as passenger aircraft previously, and that it creates a strong bridge between the 777 and 777X programs. Additionally, it shows the demand for Boeing 777… (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: United Airlines Orders Up to 39 Embraer E175s

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Embraer has unveiled its first order of the week with United Airlines, under the Express subsidiary for up to 39 E175 aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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PAS19: Virgin Atlantic Places Order for 14 A330-900neo Aircraft

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British Carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced an order for 14 the A330-900 at the Paris air show today. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Airbus Launches The A321XLR: ALC Goes Big with A321neo & A220

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Airbus has launched its latest version of the A321neo family, the A321XLR, which will become the longest ranged, single-aisle jetliner. The A321XLR will complement the existing A321neo family of aircraft, consisting of the A321neo, A321NX and A321LR. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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