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Ryanair cancels 1 percent of flights on Friday as strike crisis deepens

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Ryanair (RYA.I) plans to cancel only 1 percent of its flights during a strike by Ireland-based pilots on Friday, but Europe’s largest low-cost airline is bracing for far wider industrial action across five countries next week. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Unaccompanied 10-year-old's PE school holiday ends badly as he boards wrong flight

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Ten-year-old Wiam Bezuidenhout was set to meet his family back in his hometown of Johannesburg, but routes got crossed when the youngster landed up the Cape Town instead, from his starting point in Port Elizabeth. (www.traveller24.com) More...

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33 hospitalised as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

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Thirty-three Ryanair passengers were treated in hospital, some bleeding from their ears after their Croatia-bound plane lost cabin pressure. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Airbus stops the delivery of five A330 destined to HNA Group Airlines

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Toulouse - Airbus holds back the delivery of five A330 to Hainan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, and Beijing Capital Airlines due to the late payments from Chinese conglomerate HNA Group. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Flight Tracking Industry Set To Evolve Rapidly

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A number of factors are combining to allow providers of flight-tracking services to offer new predictive flight-tracking capabilities that will give aircraft operators a range of commercially important benefits, according to Daniel Baker, CEO of FlightAware, a provider of flight-tracking data. Those benefits range from alerting operators automatically when aircraft behave unexpectedly in flight to improving flight efficiency and boosting operators’ resource-scheduling, gate-allocation, and… (www.ainonline.com) More...

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Jeppesen, Aviall move to new location on Boeing Plaza for Oshkosh 2018

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This expanded booth space promises to deliver more presentations, activities, programming and hands-on demonstrations than ever before. (ww1.jeppesen.com) More...

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Airbus A220 Gains ETOPS Certification

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Pratt & Whitney’s PW1500G geared turbofan has been cleared for extended twin-engined operations of up to 3h. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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US House FAA Bill Would Set Minimum Airline Seat Size Requirements

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A provision tucked into the US House’s FAA reauthorization bill would require the agency to regulate airline seat sizes. FAA said in early July there was no evidence that higher-capacity seat configurations would prevent passengers from evacuating in an emergency within the required minimum times. (www.atwonline.com) More...

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Boeing postpones decision for the 797 "Middle of Market" aircraft

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Farnborough - The program launch announcement of the Boeing's long-discussed MoM (Middle of the Market) aircraft was being expected in Farnborough Air Show this week. But, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said yesterday in London the company wants to assure there is a firm marketing case before launching the program. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Neeleman Group Picks Airbus A220 for US Startup

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In a major coup for Airbus and its newly-acquired A220—formerly the Bombardier CSeries--a group of investors headed by David Neeleman has selected the aircraft over Embraer jets for a yet-to-be-named US startup airline. (atwonline.com) More...

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Could a NON-PILOT land an airliner?

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There are probably a fair number of people who like to imagine that if they were on board a jetliner and the flight crew became incapacitated, then they could jump up and save the day. ‘After all,’ they think, ‘I’m good at Microsoft Flight Simulator and, well, how hard can it be?’ The answer, it turns out, is extremely hard, according to those in the know – actual airline pilots. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

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LIVE from Farnborough: Airbus BelugaXL first flight

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LIVE broadcast from Farnborough: Airbus BelugaXL first flight (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Are You Ready to Fly Without a Human Pilot?

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Some think automation could obviate the need for human pilots, but experts say the technology, the industry and the passengers are not quite ready for fully autonomous flying. (www.nytimes.com) More...

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Doc Cleared For Passenger Flights

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The FAA has cleared Doc, one of two flying B-29s, for passenger flights and they’ll start at the Heavy Bomber Weekend in Madison, Wisconsin, on July 20. Doc will be at AirVenture 2018 but so far no ride program has been announced. (www.avweb.com) More...

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ANA to Cancel 378 Flights in August for Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Inspections

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All Nippon Airways will cancel 378 domestic flights operated by Boeing 787s during August to accommodate mandatory inspections on their Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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A350-1000 clear for beyond-180min ETOPS

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Airbus has secured extended twin-engined operations clearance beyond 3h for the A350-1000. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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3 Killed in midair crash near KTMB

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Officials say three people died after two planes crashed above the Florida Everglades. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper PA-34 and Cessna 172 crashed about nine miles (14 kilometers) west of the airport. (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Airbus A320neo Catch-Up Will Be 'Hell of a Ride'

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Airbus chief executive Tom Enders is braced for an intense half-year as the airframer aims to catch up on its single-aisle delivery backlog, and clearing the parked fleet of engineless A320neos. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Airbus renames CSeries: A220

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Toulouse - Bombardier CSeries aircraft are now called A220-100 and A220-300. The cooperation between Bombardier and Airbus on the CSeries was one of the most prominent industry events of 2017. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Airbus Pushes A321LR Upgrade for Middle Market

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Airbus is trying to move fast into the middle of the market segment with further A321neo improvements in an effort to challenge the business case of Boeing’s proposed new mid-market airplane (NMA). (www.atwonline.com) More...

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New York-to-London in 3½ hours? Boeing wants to bring supersonic travel back

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Fifteen years after the Concorde last flew, supersonic air travel is back in the aerospace industry’s sights. (www.marketwatch.com) More...

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Uganda Orders Four Bombardier CRJ900s for Revived Flag Carrier

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Uganda National Airlines has placed a firm order for four Bombardier CRJ900s. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Unidentified Customer Signs for Eight Airbus A350s

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Airbus has revealed a new purchase agreement for eight A350-900s, attributed to an undisclosed customer (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Zephyr S Is a Record-Breaker

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The maiden flight of the Zephyr S – the production configuration of Airbus’s record-breaking high-altitude, solar-powered unmanned aircraft – is taking place now. A related article can be found at: http://aviationweek.com/farnborough-airshow-2018/zephyr-s-already-record-breaker … For those in the southwestern part of the US, look for the flight code "KELLEHER" under the UK flag near the Yuma Test Range using PiAware Skyview. (www.compelo.com) More...

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Boeing forecasts $15 trillion in commercial aviation market over the next two decades

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Farnborough - Boeing forecasts $15 trillion in commercial aviation market and support services over the next twenty years, driven largely by budget airline operators and their preferred aircraft types Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo. Boeing presented a comprehensive analysis on July 17 at the Farnborough. The forecast doesn’t cover the possible effects of future geopolitical conflicts or trade wars, which could remarkably change the market trends. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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FlightAware's custom shark icons help users track Southwest's Shark Week fleet

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Southwest is stepping up its Shark Week promotional efforts, which now include the option to track the 'shark flights' via special icons on FlightAware. Track the sharks via: N470WN (Great White ), N705SW (Hammerhead), N961WN (Mako), N553WN (Tiger Shark) and N947WN (Bull Shark) (www.usatoday.com) More...

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JetBlue orders up to 120 A220-300s

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JetBlue Airways has ordered up to 120 Airbus A220-300s to replace its Embraer 190 fleet, and will convert orders for 25 A320neos to the larger A321neo. The New York-based airline's decision was announced hours after the Bombardier CSeries was rebranded under Airbus ownership earlier today. The A220 order comprises firm orders for 60 aircraft, with deliveries to start in 2020, and another 60 options for delivery from 2025. JetBlue will take all A220-300s, previously known as the CS300, from an… (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Airbus A330-800neo Interest Revived by Uganda Deal

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Uganda Airlines has placed the first commitment for the Airbus A330-800 since the backlog for the variant was wiped out when its only customers cancelled their orders. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Neeleman's Startup to Partner with Azul and TAP

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David Neeleman's planned US start-up will eventually partner with Brazil's Azul and TAP Air Portugal for transatlantic flying, with the Airbus A220-300's range central to that long-term strategy. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Unidentified Airbus A320neo Customer Tops Up Orders by 100

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Airbus has revealed a new memorandum of understanding for 100 A320neo-family jets, without identifying the customer. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Airbus Proposes Longer-Range A350-1000 to Qatar Airways

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Airbus is working on a further A350-1000 range increase which Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker expects will create a "huge competitor" to the aircraft's rival, the Boeing 777-300ER. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Airbus Expects Over 500 Show Sales

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Airbus is aiming to have secured orders for at least 500 aircraft by the end of the Farnborough air show. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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BA incident revisits Boeing 787 cockpit-recorder clarity

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UK investigators are seeking modifications to the Boeing 787 audio system to improve clarity of cockpit-voice recorder information. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Unruly Delta passenger to pay airline the cost of emergency landing after pleading guilty

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An unruly passenger on a Delta flight will pay the airline $9,118 for the cost of diverting the aircraft after pleading guilty to a federal assault charge. (www.msn.com) More...

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Viva Aerobus Orders 25 Airbus A321neos

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Mexico's Viva Aerobus has added 25 Airbus A321neos to its order and upgauged existing orders for 16 A320neos to the larger A321neo. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Philippine Airlines joins A350 club, counts down to Manila-New York launch

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Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, paving the way for the opening of yet another ultra long haul route. PAL president and chief operating officer Jaime Bautista accepted the first of six A350-900s at the official ceremony held in Toulouse on July 14 with Airbus and airline executives in attendance alongside invited guests and media. (www.australianaviation.com.au) More...

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Air Transat named World’s Best Leisure Airline in 2018

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MONTREAL, July 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Transat, Canada’s leading holiday airline, is proud to have been named the World’s Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Jean-François Lemay, President-General Manager of Air Transat, was on hand in London to accept the award at the official ceremony. Every year, some 20 million travellers from around the world pick the winners by taking part in the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey, a global benchmark of airline… (canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com) More...

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Volunteers trying to preserve St. Louis' TWA history

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ST. LOUIS — Trans World Airlines is long gone from St. Louis. But there was a time when the airline had Lambert bustling with passengers. One of the last artifacts from TWA's glory days is about to get a new home. In North County, there are volunteers spending hours making sure the airlines legacy is not forgotten. (www.ksdk.com) More...

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New 3D scanners that do not require taking out liquids and laptops, being tested at Geneva Airport

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Geneva Airport recently installed two 3D scanners which do not require passengers to take out their large electronics and liquid pouches during bag scans. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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Air Canada named Best Airline in North America at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018

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MONTREAL, July 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada was named Best Airline in North America for the second consecutive year at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony held today in London. It is the seventh time in the past nine years the carrier was selected as the best in North America by the World Airline Awards, which are based on passenger satisfaction surveys of approximately 20 million global travellers. (canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com) More...

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Mitsubishi MRJ90 Pulled From Farnborough Flying After Ground Collision

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Mitsubishi has been forced to withdraw the MRJ90 from the Farnborough Air Show flight-display line up, after the test aircraft was damaged in a ground collision at the show (www.atwonline.com) More...

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Forget The Fighters, Lockheed's LM-100J Super Hercules Demo Slayed

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have been waiting to find some good video of Lockheed Martin's LM-100J flight demonstration from the Farnborough International Air Show, and finally, it has emerged. What you are about to see is downright awesome. C-130J pilots have told me that in the right hands the aircraft could do things that would make anyone look at it in a very different manner. Lockheed's top C-130 test pilot Wayne Roberts proved this statement correct and did so in front of tens of thousands of spectators from around… (www.thedrive.com) More...

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Airbus Lands Chinese Certification for A350

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Airbus has secured Chinese validation of the A350 type certificate which will enable the airframer to begin handing over the twinjets to Chinese carriers. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Dumb and Dumber: A Drone Flies Dangerously Close to an A380 During Take Off

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Albert Einstein used to say that “only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.” The video shows an Airbus A380 taking off from the Plaine Magnien Airport located on the Mauritius Island in the Indian Ocean. The A380 is the largest commercial airliner in the world and can carry more than 500 passengers in a typical three class seat configuration and up to 850 passengers in a densified all-economy cabin version. As the jumbo jet takes off from… (fstoppers.com) More...

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Thai Airways to Buy 23 New Jets Worth Around $3billion

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Thai Airways International Pcl plans to purchase 23 new aircraft worth about 100 billion baht ($3 billion) to replace decommissioned ones, the country’s transport minister told reporters on Wednesday. (uk.reuters.com) More...

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Airbus Near $6 Billion A350 Jet Sale to Taiwan's StarLux

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Airbus SE is close to an agreement to sell wide-body jetliners valued at about $6 billion at list prices to Taiwanese startup StarLux Airlines, according to a person familiar with the matter. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

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