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Qatar Airways becomes the world’s first airline to offer passengers a double bed – but there’s a catch

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We all know the struggle of trying to sleep during a flight, and when you’re on a long-haul journey it can be frustrating when you can’t get some decent shut-eye. However, Qatar Airways has just unveiled a new feature that could be a game-changer for frequent travellers; a double bed... (www.aviationfigures.com) More...

Qantas uses 747 to deliver extra fuel to Auckland

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Qantas has ferried extra fuel from Sydney to Auckland on a Boeing 747-400 as part of efforts to minimise disruption due to fuel shortages at the airport. (australianaviation.com.au) More...

Lufthansa CEO's focus is on 38 leased planes in Air Berlin battle

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Lufthansa is interested in acquiring as many as 80 planes from rival Air Berlin with its priority on securing planes it already leases, the group’s chief executive said. (www.reuters.com) More...

Azul Leases Five Airbus A330-900neos From Avolon

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Brazil's Azul has agreed to lease five Airbus A330-900neos from Avolon, to further expand the airline's network to the USA and Europe. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Probe Opens Into Emirates Airbus A380 Descent Below Glideslope

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United Arab Emirates investigators are probing a serious incident during which an Emirates Airbus A380 descended below the glideslope during an approach to Moscow Domodedovo. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Three Boeing 747s Offered For Public Auction On China's eBay-Like Website

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Ever wanted to own your own private jet? That may now be possible, given that a number are now up for auction in China, it's reported. Three Boeing 747s have landed on the auction arm of Taobao, China's leading eBay-like service. (www.bbc.com) More...

Airbus Foresees More China Airbus A330 Orders

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Airbus expects Chinese carriers to place orders for more A330 aircraft as a result of domestic capacity upgauging, says its chief operating officer and president of commercial aircraft Fabrice Bregier. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Japan Airlines Announce Order for Four Additional Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an unidentified customer, is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL's Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes. (boeing.mediaroom.com) More...

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