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Volga-Dnepr Grounds Antonov 124 Fleet Following Crash

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ussian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr has grounded its fleet of Antonov An-124 aircraft. According to the airline, the grounding is a proactive and pre-emptive decision following a near catastrophe earlier in November for the An-124 RA-82042. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Delta Air Lines Pilots to Avoid Furloughs until 2022 | Airways Magazine

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Delta Air Lines (DL) Pilots have agreed to cost-cutting measures that will prevent furloughs until 2022, their labor union confirmed Wednesday. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Volga-Dnepr Grounds Antonov AN-124 Fleet Indefinitely | Airways Magazine

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According to an exclusive released by The Loadstar, Volga-Dnepr (VI) has taken the decision to ground its fleet of Antonov AN-124 aircraft indefinitely. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Japanese Prime Minister Suga’s Advisor Calls for JAL, ANA Merger | Airways Magazine

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A close advisor to Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga, has called for a restructuring and stated that the airlines should “become one”. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Emirates A380 Fleet back in Service by 2022, 777X Delivery Timetable Unknown | Airways Magazine

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In an interview on Bloomberg TV today, Emirates (EK) President Tim Clark laid down some information about plans for the airline post-COVID. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Virgin Australia Welcomes Opening of Border to Greater Sydney | Airways Magazine

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Virgin Australia Group (VA) today welcomed the Queensland Government’s decision to reopen the border to Greater Sydney. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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QF32, A Decade on - An Interview with First Officer Matt Hicks | Airways Magazine

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November marks a decade since QF32 successfully landed back at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) following an uncontained engine failure. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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CDB Aviation Brings New A330 P2F Freighter to Market | Airways Magazine

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CDB Aviation has announced a new partnership with German EFW GmbH to conduct the Passenger-to-Freighter (“P2F”) conversion of two Airbus A330-300 aircraft in 2021, which will be available for lease to airline customers from early 2022. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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airBaltic Places Turboprop Aircraft on Lease | Airways Magazine

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airBaltic (BT) chooses firm Jetcarft Commercial to handle the sub-lease operations of all its turboprop aircraft, eleven Dash 8-400 NextGen. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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El Al Launches Tel Aviv - Dubai Link | Airways Magazine

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Israeli flag carrier, El Al (LY), launches from December 13, 2020, for the first time, after Israel–United Arab Emirates normalization agreement signed this September, a direct link between Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and Dubai (DXB) for passengers service. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Lufthansa Launch New Economy Class Experience | Airways Magazine

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Lufthansa (LH) offers its newest product, the 'Sleeper’s Row' for a trial period on the Frankfurt-São Paulo route (flights LH 506/507). (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Airbus Delivered a Special A320 With a Different Landing Gear | Airways Magazine

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The merge between Indian Airlines and Air India (AI) was not the only thing that increases the the flag carrier's network in the country. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Greece To Award Aegean Airlines €120m in State Funding | Airways Magazine

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Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced that the state would soon award €120m in funding to Aegean Airlines (A3). (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Alexandre de Juniac Steps Down As IATA Director General, Willie Walsh Replacement | Airways Magazine

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The Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Alexandre de Juniac will step down from his role on March 31, 2021. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Alaska Airlines Signs Deal for 13 Boeing 737 MAX-9 | Airways Magazine

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Alaska Airlines (AS) has signed a leasing agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) for 13 new Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Delta Air Lines Considers Buying the Boeing 737 MAX | Airways Magazine

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Delta Air Lines (DL) CEO says he is considering purchasing the Boeing 737 MAX, recently unbanned by the FAA after a 20-month grounding. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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The Boeing 737 MAX Is Put to the Test | Airways Magazine

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The Boeing 737 MAX, re-certified a few days ago by the US FAA, is in the hands of 700 workers at Grant County International Airport (MWH). (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Hong Kong Bans Air India Flights for the Fifth Time | Airways Magazine

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After positive COVID-19 cases on board an Air India (AI) flight to Hong Kong, the government of the Administrative Region bans the airline. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Qantas To Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination for International Travel | Airways Magazine

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According to its CEO, once Qantas (QF) resumes international flights, it plans to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for passengers. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Stored British Airways Boeing 747-400 Catches Fire in Castellon Airport | Airways Magazine

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A stored British Airways Boeing 747-400 that is in storage at Castellon Airport (CDT) has caught fire. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Skyway Enterprises and IBC Airways Denied Cuba Charter Flights | Airways Magazine

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The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied a request made by IBC Airways (II) and Skyway Enterprises (KI) to operate charter cargo flights to Havana (HAV). (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Azul to Utilize Cessna Caravans on Summer Tourist Flights | Airways Magazine

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Azul Brazilian Airlines (AD) plans to take advantage of the summer season to operate tourist flights with newly-acquired Cessna Caravan aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Europe to Lift Boeing 737 MAX Ban in January | Airways Magazine

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The Boeing 737 MAX is getting closer to reinitiating global operations with Europe set to lift a ban on the aircraft type in January. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Aegean Airlines Airbus A321neo Makes Low Pass | Airways Magazine

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Aegean Airlines (A3) today took delivery of an Airbus A321neo with the registration SX-NAB. Upon arrival at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH) the aircraft made a stunning low pass. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Liquidation Amounts to €6bn | Airways Magazine

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The liquidation of Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), as court documents show, would leave a deficit of €6bn and write off most of its assets. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Kuwait Airways Operates The World’s First Passenger A330-800 Flight

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Kuwait Airways’ A330-800 operated its first commercial flight on November 20th, flying the short distance between Kuwait and Dubai. This marks the very first revenue flight ever for the type. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Southwest Airlines Announces Five New Routes As Low As $49 One-Way

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Southwest Airlines Thursday announced five new nonstop routes from Savannah/Hilton Head International starting March 2021. (aviationrepublic.com) More...

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SpiceJet defers London flight launch due to second England lockdown

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SpiceJet has deferred the launch of its London flights in wake of the Covid lockdown in England. The budget airline had planned to connect Delhi and Mumbai with London Heathrow thrice weekly from December 4. Now when it does so remains to be seen given the worsening Covid situation globally. Affected passengers who have booked can seek a refund or SpiceJet will fly them to or from London on other airlines. A SpiceJet spokesman said: “In view of the prevailing conditions in the United Kingdom,… (timesofindia.indiatimes.com) More...

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Delta Pilots Approve Cost-Cutting Measures to Avoid Furloughs Until 2022

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Delta pilots voted for a cost-cutting deal that would avoid more than 1,700 furloughs. The deal would cut pilots hours 5% and slash minimum pay for pilots who were on the furlough list. Delta Air Lines pilots voted in favor of pay cuts that would avoid furloughs until 2022 as the industry reels from the coronavirus pandemic, their labor union said Wednesday. The deal allows the company to lower pilots' guaranteed hours by as much 5%. The more than 1,700 pilots who would have been furloughed… (www.nbcboston.com) More...

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Delta Cargo Shuts Chicago Airport Facility For 9 Days

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Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has shut its cargo facility at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport through Dec. 2 for what a spokesperson said was due to "an unforeseen staffing issue." In a message to customers on Monday, Delta Cargo said it is not accepting, delivering or transferring any shipments. Dispatch of inbound and outbound trucks is also unavailable, effective immediately, it added. Atlanta-based Delta operates one international cargo-only service from Chicago to… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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flydubai lands in Tel Aviv

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flydubai made this announcement: The first scheduled commercial flight operated by flydubai from Dubai International (DXB) landed at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) on Thursday, November 26 to a water salute. The inaugural flight was flown by Captain Patrick Gonzenbach and Emirati First Officer, Abdulla Al Shamsi. On board the aircraft was a delegation led by Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer, flydubai. They were met on arrival by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin… (worldairlinenews.com) More...

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Former Thai Airways CEO Jailed For Using Position To Avoid Luggage Fees

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The former chairman of Thai Airways has been sentenced for two years for failing to pay for excess baggage. The case found that Wallop Bhukkanasut, who was chairman of the board at the time, used his status to take bags weighing 300kg above the airline’s limit on a flight in 2009. Wallop Bhukkanasut had one of the shortest tenures of any chairman of an airline board in history. He was appointed in April 2009 but resigned in December that year after details emerged of an abuse of power. Now, a… (simpleflying.com) More...

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Aviation Bodies Seek Slots Waiver

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Global aviation heavyweights led by airline body IATA are pushing to suspend airport slot access rules until October 2021 (www.reuters.com) More...

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US plots to sanction COMAC, AVIC - report

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The US Department of Commerce is planning to impose sanctions on 89 Chinese aerospace firms, including aircraft manufacturers AVIC and COMAC, for their alleged military ties, Reuters has reported. The news agency saw a draft list of sanctions, although the representatives of the US administration refused to comment or acknowledge the plan. According to the draft, the sanctions would be motivated by "national security interest". If enacted, the sanctions would substantially hinder… (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

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Air France, KLM to commence Nigeria flights

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Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have announced the resumption of flight operations into Abuja and Lagos from December 7. The airline in a statement on Monday said passengers could now fly Air France and KLM from Nigeria (Abuja and Lagos) to Paris and Amsterdam, with the possibility of transfer to other European and North Atlantic destinations. (punchng.com) More...

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This is how air travel’s transformed through the decades

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A history of air travel in pictures From the early days of flight and the "golden age of travel", to modern-day budget airlines and the current regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, air travel has changed a lot over the past century. Here, we take a journey through time to bring you the biggest milestones in commercial aviation history. (www.msn.com) More...

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Lufthansa, JetBlue and United Sign On for Alternate COVID-19 Digital Pass

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In the rush to develop a digital health pass for international travelers, a race to launch first could be brewing between aviation giants. The Commons Project Foundation announced the development of their own health pass, CommonTrust, with the backing of Lufthansa, JetBlue and United Airlines. COMMONPASS GETS SUPPORT FROM AIRLINES, AIRPORT COUNCIL AND WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM One of several projects from the Commons Foundation, the goal of CommonPass is to allow flyers to verify their record of… (www.flyertalk.com) More...

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Lufthansa Tests “Sleeper’s Row” Concept On Frankfurt – Sao Paulo Flights

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Lufthansa is testing a Sleeper’s Row concept on select Frankfurt – Sao Paulo – Frankfurt flights. Passengers can buy rows of 3 to 4 seats at a set price, and flight attendants provide a business class kit that includes pillows, a blanket, and a topper. You can access Lufthansa’s page for Sleeper’s Row concept here. The price of a Sleeper’s Row is 220 EUR or 260 USD. You can only purchase it at the check-in or gate. Here’s what Lufthansa tells us about the product: How about making your Economy… (loyaltylobby.com) More...

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Lufthansa Among Slovenian Subsidy Recipients With $442,000

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Today, the government of the European country of Slovenia published a list of eight airlines to which it will issue a subsidy. These are the airlines that met the tender conditions set out by Slovenia, designed to figure out a way to award almost one millioThe winners and losers In a news release published today, the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of Slovenia published a list of airlines that will receive one million Euros (1.2 million USD) between them in the form of a… (simpleflying.com) More...

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French finance minister tells Bloomberg TV: I can guarantee survival of Air France

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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told Bloomberg TV he could guarantee the survival of Air France, which like many airlines around the world has been hit hard by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Le Maire said in the interview that he hoped to keep the alliance between Air France and KLM as it was in the interests of both the Netherlands and France. (Reporting by Leigh Thomas; Editing by Edmund Blair) (www.msn.com) More...

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Air India To Launch 1st Bengaluru-San Francisco Direct Flight From January 11

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Passengers from Bengaluru can soon fly non-stop to San Francisco as national carrier Air India is set to launch a twice weekly service, scheduled to commence from January 11, 2021. This would be the first non-stop flight between Bengaluru and the United States, connecting the worlds two tech hubs the original Silicon Valley and the Silicon Valley of India, Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru,said in a release. This is a significant milestone for Bengaluru Airport and would transform the… (www.ndtv.com) More...

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Philippine Airlines Says It’s Readying Restructuring Plan

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Philippine Airlines Inc. is working on a “comprehensive recovery and restructuring plan,” according to the carrier owned by billionaire Lucio Tan. The plan will enable it to “emerge financially stronger” from the global crisis, it said in a statement. Asia’s oldest airline didn’t provide details of the plan, but said it is gradually increasing flights. The pandemic has devastated the global travel industry, forcing airlines to suspend flights, lay off employees and seek financial help from… (www.msn.com) More...

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Brazilian regulator clears grounded Boeing plane to fly

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Brazil’s aviation regulator has lifted its order that grounded the Boeing 737 Max, clearing the way for the plane to fly again in Latin America’s biggest country. The move Wednesday by the Brazilian regulator, ANAC, followed similar actions in recent days by U.S. and European officials.ANAC said it agreed with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that all necessary technical changes to address safety issues raised by two deadly crashes have been made. The FAA is requiring the planes to get… (www.msn.com) More...

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Flight operations at Chennai airport to remain suspended for 12 hours

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In view of Cyclone Nivar, aircraft operations at Chennai airport will remain suspended from 7 pm on November 25 till 7 am on November 26, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said on Wednesday. "The decision has been taken considering the safety aspect of passengers and the severity of approaching cyclone," AAI said in an official statement. Meanwhile, IndiGo flights to or from the southern region, mainly Chennai, have also been disrupted. "A total of 49 flights that were… (www.msn.com) More...

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Thanksgiving Could Be The ‘Mother Of All Superspreader Events,’ Health Expert Warns

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The US could see an explosion of Covid-19 infections in the weeks following Thanksgiving, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, a former White House medical team adviser, told CNN Tuesday. “It’s potentially the mother of all superspreader events.” Many health officials believe the Midwest was seeded with Covid-19 last summer from just such an event, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, Reiner said. “Now imagine that on a massive scale — people leaving from every airport in the United States, and… (baltimore.cbslocal.com) More...

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Delta Cargo shuts Chicago airport facility for 9 days

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Internal problem at O'Hare forces temporary shut down of cargo operations for Delta Cargo. (www.freightwaves.com) More...

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A forgotten hero of a forgotten war

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An aerial engagement on 18 November, 1952, pitting one F9F-5 Panther against seven superior MiG-15s resulting in four MiGs down. This engagement is unmatched in either the Korean War, the Vietnam War or since then.Yet, the story is just beginning to reach the audience it deserves. (www.avgeekery.com) More...

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Mesa Airlines Renews Contract with American Airlines for 5 More Years

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Mesa Airlines renewed a long standing contract with American Airlines for 5 more years until December 31st, 2025. Mesa will operate 40 CRJ-900 aircraft under the American Eagle brand. (www.bizjournals.com) More...

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