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  • 38

El Al Boeing 787 struggled to lift off after 40t weight-data error

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Israeli investigators have determined that a 40t weight error in take-off performance calculations caused an El Al Boeing 787-9 to struggle to become airborne from Tel Aviv. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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G150's pressurised door fatally struck captain

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Finnish investigators have determined that a Gulfstream G150 captain was killed when explosive depressurisation blasted open the aircraft’s door as he attempted to enter the jet at Kittila. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Engine troubles force Air NZ B787 to make refueling stops

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Air New Zealand’s services to the United States and Japan have been affected by issues with some of its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on its Boeing 787-9s. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Investigators obtain ATC audio recordings of crashed Lion B737

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Investigators from Indonesia's National Transport Safety Committee (NTSC) have obtained audio recordings of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed on 29 October from air navigation service provider AirNav Indonesia. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

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Co-founder Rusdi Kirana is furious over what he regards as attempts by Boeing to deflect attention from recent design changes and blame Lion Air for the crash, while the airline faces scrutiny over its maintenance and flight crew actions. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Airbus A220 obtains Cat III autoland approval

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Airbus’s A220 twinjet has been certified to a higher autoland capability by the European safety regulator. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Boeing calling back retirees to fix 737 production snags

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The snarl at its plant in Renton, Washington, triggered by shortages of engines and fuselages as Boeing sped production to record levels in June, is likely to hurt third-quarter results and threatens its goal to boost build rates again in 2019, some analysts said after meetings in the Seattle area last week. (finance.yahoo.com) More...

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Airbus indicates A321XLR would have over 100t MTOW

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Airbus is looking at taking the maximum take-off weight of the A321neo above 100t in order to extend the range of the type beyond that of the new A321LR. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Air Canada to retire B767s in 2019, add four A330s

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The Canadian flag carrier has also decided against a new B787 order and will instead refurbish its A330-300s and add new units of the type. (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

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Unruly passenger Tasered, forcibly removed from American Airlines

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An unruly passenger was shot with a stun gun, arrested and forcibly removed from a American Airlines Miami-to-Chicago flight Sunday evening. A witness shot the dramatic video aboard the Miami-to-Chicago American Airlines flight Sunday night... (www.daviationnews.com) More...

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Things You Don't Know About The First Delta A220 / CSeries

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The first Delta A220 that made its maiden flight Saturday October 6 is a "First" in many ways, many that you don't know yet… (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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NTSB calls for 25h cockpit voice recorder duration

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Following several recent aviation safety incidents, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is urging regulators to extend significantly the required recording duration of cockpit voice recorders (CVRs). (www.flightglobal.com) More...

  • 20

Delta Flight Aborts Takeoff After Another Plane Appears On Runway

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A Delta flight was forced to abandon a high-speed takeoff today after another plane appeared at the end of the runway, according to the Chinese aviation authority. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Airbus’s new Zephyr aircraft makes 26-day record maiden flight

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Airbus’s latest edition of Zephyr, a solar-powered aircraft-come-satellite that operates in the stratosphere, has completed a maiden flight just short of 26 days. (www.theengineer.co.uk) More...

  • 20

Ryanair pilot group calls for CEO O'Leary's resignation

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A pilot group that helped spearhead a staff revolt at Ryanair (RYA.I) last year has called on Chief Executive Michael O‘Leary to resign in the latest sign of strains in staff relations at Europe’s largest low-cost airline. (www.reuters.com) More...

  • 19

I flew on the longest flight in the world, which lasts nearly 18 hours and covers 10,000 miles. Here's what it's like.

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Singapore Airlines relaunched the longest flight in the world, between Newark Liberty International Airport just outside New York City and Changi Airport in Singapore. The flight covers 10,000 miles and can take more than 18 hours. (www.msn.com) More...

  • 18

ANA A380 Rolls out of Paint Shop

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ANA All Nippon Airways has had it’s first A380 roll out of the paint shop today. It took 21 days to complete the paint job on the aircraft and it was presented to ANA officials today in a dramatic and entertaining display. The plane is the first of three A380’s that the airline will have painted in this unique and one of a kind livery, sporting a blue Sea turtle and is called “Flying Honu”, the blue is a representation of the blue skies on Hawaii. (airwaysmag.com) More...

  • 18

Soyuz Rocket Launch Failure Forces Emergency Landing for US-Russian Space Station Crew

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MORE Partner Series A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a new U.S.-Russian crew to the International Space Station failed during its ascent Thursday (Oct. 11), sending its crew capsule falling back toward Earth in a ballistic re-entry, NASA officials said. A search-and-rescue team has reached the landing site, both crewmembers are in good condition and have left the Soyuz capsule as of 6:10 a.m. EDT, NASA spokesperson Brandi Dean said during live television commentary. Russian space agency Roscosmos… (www.google.com) More...

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The first A320neo of British Airways makes its first flight

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Toulouse - British Airways will soon receive its first A320neo. On March 16, Airbus conducted the first test flight of the aircraft. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

  • 17

World’s First Supersonic Business Jet Gets A New Engine

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GE’s Affinity is a new class of supersonic engines purpose-built for business jets. The Affinity is the first civil supersonic engine in 55 years. It is purposefully designed to enable efficient supersonic flight over water and efficient subsonic flight over land, without requiring modifications to existing compliance regulations. The engine is timed to meet the launch of the Aerion AS2, who plans to fly their supersonic aircraft by 2023. (flip.it) More...

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Southwest is adding new Angle of Attack indicators to its Boeing 737 Max fleet

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First technical change to the airline's 737 Max operations since the October 29 crash of Lion Air 610 (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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Airbus A350 XWB Ultra Long Range completes first flight

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The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, has successfully completed its first flight. The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB Family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines in second half 2018. (www.airlive.net) More...

  • 17

American Airlines flight 588: Stranger gives up first class seat to mother travelling with sick daughter

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Ms Zwick said she and Lucy had boarded American Airlines flight 588 when a flight attendant approached them and informed them a passenger in first class wanted to switch seats. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

  • 17

Air NZ Boeing 777-300 Hit by Another Plane at Los Angeles Airport

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An Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 has been hit by another plane on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. The plane was parked on the gate and ready for boarding when its horizontal stabiliser was clipped by an aircraft from another airline. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Boeing cancels airline call on 737 MAX systems: sources

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Questions have arisen about the role that a new emergency system on the jet, designed to prevent the 737 MAX from stalling, may have played in the crash. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Drone missed Heathrow-bound 787's engine by 10ft

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UK investigators have disclosed that an unmanned aerial vehicle was flown within 10ft of a Boeing 787 on approach to London Heathrow. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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VIDEO: ACJ320neo carries out maiden flight

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Airbus has flown the first ACJ320neo, the corporate version of its re-engined twinjet, for the first time. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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British Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner near Iqaluit on Sep 12th 2018, fumes in cockpit

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A British Airways Boeing 787-900, registration G-ZBKA performing flight BA-103 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Calgary,AB (Canada), was enroute at FL400 about 150nm north of Iqaluit,NU (Canada) when the crew donned their oxygen masks and decided to divert to Iqaluit reporting fumes on the flight deck. (www.aeroinside.com) More...

  • 16

New details highlight Lion Air jet's problems before crash

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The brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane plunged into the Java Sea early Monday, just minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board. (www.foxnews.com) More...

  • 16

Toronto law firm files proposed class-action lawsuit against Fly Jamaica

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Lawyers have filed a proposed class-action lawsuit on behalf of passengers who say they were harmed when a Fly Jamaica Boeing 757-200 aircraft skidded off runway at Guyana’s main international airport last month. (torontosun.com) More...

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Sweden's ScanBlu Airlines adds first aircraft, an A321

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ScanBlu Airlines (CBU, Stockholm Arlanda) has taken delivery of its first aircraft, A321-200 SE-RAH (msn 2330), on lease from Castron. (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

  • 16

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

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Investigators found the Embraer passenger jet’s recorders on Wednesday and have still to determine the cause of the crash. Aeromexico said 64 people have been released from hospitals. Two people, including the pilot, were more seriously injured. (www.reuters.com) More...

  • 16

Air Canada collusion: Raising checked baggage fees

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Many Canadians will be forced to spend a little more to travel after Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd. said they are increasing fees for passengers to check their bags. (www.webtopnews.com) More...

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Lion Air CEO says possible will cancel Boeing 737 MAX orders

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The airline has 190 Boeing jets worth $22 billion at list prices waiting to be delivered, on top of 197 already taken, making it one of the largest U.S. export customers. (www.reuters.com) More...

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United Airlines flight from Los Angeles makes emergency landing in Sydney because of low fuel

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A United Airlines flight from Los Angeles has made an emergency landing at Sydney Airport after a mayday call from the pilot. A full emergency response was activated at the airport after a pilot reported a problem 30 minutes before it was due to land, New South Wales Police said in a statement. Police were notified of the incident just after 6am on Thursday. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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JetBlue rolls out first A320 with new cabin interior

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New York-based JetBlue says it hopes to complete a dozen A320 reconfigurations by the end of the year, ramping up to "multiple aircraft" each month by 2019. The entire reconfiguration project will take about three years, with older A320s to undergo the work first. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

  • 15

Drunk AA Employee Fell Asleep in the Cargo Hold From Kansas City to Chicago

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A baggage handler for American Airlines took a nap in the cargo hold of a Boeing 737 in Kansas City this past weekend – and the plane took off for O’Hare. It was early Saturday morning at the Kansas City airport. American Airlines said a 23-year-old Piedmont Airlines employee who was working for American “inadvertently fell asleep in the forward cargo hold” of a plane bound for O’Hare. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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China Comac C919 Stumbles on FAA Flight Deck Standards

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Despite 10 years of development and a wealth of support from foreign firms, China's efforts to gain entry into western markets with an indigenous airliner continue to progress slowly as Comac struggles to bring its ambitious C919 project in line with U.S. Federal Aviation Administration requirements. (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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Virgin cancels Airbus A380 order, conceding the super-jumbo has no place in its fleet

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Virgin Atlantic Airways canceled its order for six Airbus SE A380 super-jumbos, finally acknowledging that the world’s largest passenger aircraft has no place in its fleet after years of deferring a decision on the double-decker. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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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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Lufthansa to hire 8 000 workers in 2018

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German airline group Lufthansa said Monday it plans to hire more than 8,000 people in 2018, the latest step in a relentless push for growth at one of Europe's largest carriers. (www.traveller24.com) More...

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Falcon 9 landing anomaly explained [Video]

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Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage suffered a landing anomaly, failing to land on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Instead, the Falcon 9 first stage made a water landing in the Atlantic Ocean. Hans Koenigsmann. SpaceX Vice President of Mission Assurance, explains the anomaly. (www.youtube.com) More...

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WATCH: Saudi Arabia team plane catches fire in mid-air

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Saudi Arabia's official football team plane caught fire in mid-air as they travelled to their next World Cup match on Wednesday. (www.sport24.co.za) More...

  • 14

The best and worst Airlines and Airports of the year

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AirHelp's sixth annual survey uses data from the first quarter of the year to rank the 72 international airlines for which the company had statistically significant data. (www.fin24.com) More...

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U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk Drone Crashed

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A high-flying RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned spy plane crashed into the waters off Spain on June 26th, 2018. The incident has not been previously disclosed to the public prior to our inquiries. (www.thedrive.com) More...

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Air France 282 Passengers Stuck in Siberia for 3 Days After Two Plane Malfunctions

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They were expecting to roam among the skyscrapers of Shanghai, instead they were boxed in a Siberian hotel for three days. Passengers of an Air France flight from Paris to Shanghai had to encounter the legendary Siberian cold when their plane made an emergency landing in Irkutsk on Sunday. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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Emirates to restore A380 service to Houston

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Emirates Airline will resume its flagship Airbus A380 service between Houston, Texas, and Dubai from June 1, after the rise in oil prices improved the route’s viability. (atwonline.com) More...

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Hero Passsenger

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It has emerged that a passenger helped to land a plane at Dublin Airport early yesterday morning. The Lufthansa Boeing 747 was en route from New York to Frankfurt with 264 passengers on board when the first officer became "incapacitated" while it was flying over the Atlantic. (www.breakingnews.ie) More...

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India urges training to replicate Lion Air crash for Boeing pilots

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An Indonesian Lion Air 737 MAX passenger jet flying to Jakarta from Bali crashed on Oct. 29, killing all 189 people on board. (www.reuters.com) More...

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CityAirbus reaches next milestone

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The CityAirbus programme has reached another important milestone: the completion and “power on” of the “iron bird” ground test facility in Taufkirchen, Germany. This enables the verification of the entire electric propulsion system of CityAirbus, developed by Airbus’ E-Aircraft Systems unit. (www.airbus.com) More...

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