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Squawks & Headlines ✈ General ✈ Popular (This Week)

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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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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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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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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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Kid Memorises Entire Airline Safety Briefing And It’s Left Jetstar’s Staff Stunned

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When you were tuning out of the pre-flight safety briefing, this eight-year-old boy was doing the opposite — and it’s left Jetstar’s staff stunned. Beau, from Melbourne, became so enthralled by the safety demonstration on his Jetstar flight he memorised it word for word. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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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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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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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...

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Pilot Meets Air Traffic Controller Who Helped Guide Plane To Safety

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Pilor Vartan Seferian described the emergency landing he made Wednesday at Chicago Executive Airport as a ‘holiday miracle.’ (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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BA and other airlines 'ripping off' passengers who miss their flight, investigation finds

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British Airways and other leading airlines are "ripping off" passengers who miss their flight, Which? investigation finds ahead of Christmas getaway It has been revealed airlines are cancelling passengers' return flights if they miss their outward plane - forcing them to pay thousands of pounds to rebook their tickets. (www.telegraph.co.uk) More...

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Back-to-back-to-back flight cancellations rankle Swoop passengers

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Medical and mechanical issues combined to force cancellations of three straight low-cost flights from Halifax to Hamilton. The cancellations meant dozens of passengers expecting to fly with WestJet’s Swoop carrier on Saturday instead spent nearly 48 hours in and around Halifax Stanfield International Airport, unsure when they would be able to take off. (www.ctvnews.ca) More...

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Lufthansa considers ordering Boeing 787 instead of more Airbus A350

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Berlin - Lufthansa Group is currently in talks with Boeing and Airbus about further widebody orders. The company will make its final decision in the coming months whether to order the Airbus A350 or Boeing 787. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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American Airlines claims story of passenger abandoned in wheelchair overnight is false, according to investigation

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The family of a 67-year-old wheelchair-bound woman who alleges she was abandoned in the airport overnight on Friday after her American Airlines flight from Chicago to Detroit was canceled might have some explaining to do. (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Southwest skids off runway at Burbank airport

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A Southwest Airlines flight skidded off the runway Thursday morning at the Hollywood Burbank Airport. Southwest Flight 278, which departed from Oakland, rolled off the end of runway eight shortly after 9 a.m., the FAA said in a statement. (www.fox10phoenix.com) More...

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Oman Air plans to order Airbus A350XWB instead of Boeing 787-10, sources

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Last June, chief executive officer Abdulaziz Al Raisi has revealed plans of the Gulf carrier about renewing its widebody fleet. The national carrier of Oman wants to replace some of its aging A330s with new devices. The state-owned company thinks that the next-generation widebody aircraft with higher capacity are best-suited to the airline's expanding network. Oman Air management is currently working on a dozen possible new route launches next year. After nearly two years of evaluation, the… (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Airbus Investing - Increasing A220 Production - Thank You Airbus!

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Airbus is investing at their just acquired Mirabel, Quebec, Canada A220 assembly line. Interesting... (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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Patriots Jet Team 2018 Season Recap Video (Includes some awesome 360 cam shots)

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With the 2018 airshow season having come to a close, we would like to give thanks to our many fans, show sites and sponsors who have made this season possible. The team is already working hard to gear up for another incredible year! The Patriots Jet Team is a civilian aerobatic formation team that performs in air shows across the western United States of America. The team currently operates as a six-ship team, flying the Czech-built Aero L-39 Albatros (www.youtube.com) More...

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Propeller blade responsible for 2017 KC-130 crash that killed 16 service members

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Investigators say bad maintenance practices at a Georgia air force base missed a deteriorating propeller blade that broke off six years later as a U.S. Marine Corps transport plane cruised over Mississippi at 20,000 feet, causing the KC-130T to break into pieces and plunge into a soybean field, killing 15 Marines and a Navy corpsman. (www.c-130.net) More...

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Boeing powers up 777X test aircraft's systems

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Boeing has flipped on the power to its first 777X test aircraft, a move that allows the company to progress with a broad array of systems tests prior to next year's planned first flight. The company performed the power-up in early December at its site in Everett, where two flight-test 777Xs are in final assembly. The power-up procedure occurs when airframes move to the final position in the assembly process and enables "hundreds of functional tests" to be performed, says Boeing. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Avolon orders 100 A320neo-family jets

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Airbus has secured European certification for a cadet pilot training programme jointly developed with the French university Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile. The programme will initially be introduced at the Mexican flight school Escuela de Aviacion Mexico early next year. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Embraer-Boeing aviation deal blocked by Brazilian court

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A Brazilian federal court on Thursday granted an injunction blocking the proposed tie-up between U.S. planemaker Boeing Co and Embraer SA , a deal the Brazilian company says is crucial to its survival. Embraer shares in Sao Paulo closed 2.42 percent lower, although it remained too early to say whether the injunction will actually block or significantly affect the deal. Labor groups in Brazil often bring court challenges against significant business deals and the injunction could be reversed. The… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Southwest-Delta Lawsuit Takes Turn, Other Airlines Could Enter Dallas Love Field

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In another attempt to solve the ongoing controversy at Dallas Love Field Airport, the city of Dallas crafted a resolution that, if enacted, would force Alaska Airlines to accommodate additional flights Delta wants to fly out of Love Field. Additionally, Southwest would have to continue to allow Delta to fly its five daily flights out of Gate 15. Both of the forced accommodations would occur for a minimum of three years, the city said in the court filing. This proposed resolution comes in the… (www.bizjournals.com) More...

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Airbus obtains EASA approval for new pilot-training scheme

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Airbus has secured European certification for a cadet pilot training programme jointly developed with the French university Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile. The programme will initially be introduced at the Mexican flight school Escuela de Aviacion Mexico early next year. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Video: Air New Zealand Lands In Chicago Nonstop From Auckland

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When Air New Zealand flight NZ26 pulled into Chicago-O’Hare’s (ORD) Terminal 5, gate M11 at 12:33 on November 30, 2018, the occasion was historic for both the airline and the airport. Flight NZ26, which had taken off at 17:01 Auckland time and traveled roughly 8,200 miles, was the carrier’s first commercial nonstop to ORD and its longest flight ever. It also was the longest flight in the airport’s history. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner actually landed more than half-an-hour early after spending 14… (airwaysmag.com) More...

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FAA reports steady increase of near-miss incidents involving drones and aircraft across Las Vegas

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The reports cover a span of years between 2014 to 2018 and show 95 reported drone sightings in the Las Vegas area. Dr. Walach said the number of reported drone sightings to the authorities is on pace to double in 2018 compared to the previous year. (www.ktnv.com) More...

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'Our airplanes are safe,' Boeing says as officials push training

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Aviation authorities in Indonesia and India on Thursday pushed for more simulator training for Boeing Co 737 MAX pilots following the deadly Lion Air crash, while the world's largest planemaker reiterated that its top-selling jetliner was safe. Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg told a CNBC interviewer on Thursday he was "very confident" in the safety of the 737 MAX, the newest version of a jet that has been a fixture of passenger travel for decades. (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Loganair To Order 20 ATR 72-600s

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Loganair, Scotland’s national airline, are to place an order for 20 ATR42-600s to renew its aging fleet of Saab 340/2000s, some of which are approaching 31 years of age. The first of these new ATR aircraft will arrive during the second half of 2019, according to sources, launching the replacement of the airline’s aging Saab fleet. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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AirAsia to launch airline in Vietnam with local partner

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AirAsia , the largest low-cost carrier in Southeast Asia, said on Thursday that it has agreed with its partner in Vietnam to launch a domestic airline next year, to gain a footprint in the fastest growing air travel market in the region. The Malaysia-based carrier and Thien Minh Group, a Hanoi-based tourism business, agreed on Thursday to invest in aircraft to form a fleet for the new airline. TMG CEO Tran Trong Kien said that the fleet will mainly consist of Airbus A320s and A321s, both short-… (asia.nikkei.com) More...

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Fuzhou Airlines takes its first 737 Max 8

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Fuzhou Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max 8, bringing it to a fleet of 17 aircraft. The CFM International Leap-1B-powered jet, registered B-207C, landed at Fuzhou Changle International airport on 4 December. The carrier will deploy the aircraft on commercial services from Fuzhou to Xian, Kunming and Chongqing, and on the Xian-Tianjin-Harbin route, from 5 December. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Intoxicated Passenger Prompts Emergency Landing In The Twin Cities

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A Norwegian Air flight bound for Paris made an emergency landing early Wednesday morning in the Twin Cities due to an intoxicated passenger. MSP Airport officials say Norwegian Air flight DY7080, which departed from Oakland, was diverted to Minnesota because of the unruly man. The plane landed in the Twin Cities at about 1:30 a.m. Police took the man to Hennepin Health in downtown Minneapolis. The plane remained on the tarmac for 90 minutes, according to Norwegian Air officials, and arrived in… (minnesota.cbslocal.com) More...

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Fatigue-test MC-21 delivered to Moscow institute

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Russian airframer Irkut has delivered an MC-21-300 fuselage to Moscow’s Zhukovsky airfield where it will undergo fatigue testing. The fuselage will be subjected to repetitive loading to simulate some 180,000 cycles. Both Irkut and the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute – which is already testing a static MC-21 airframe – will assemble the twinjet’s structure and fit the stress systems. The fuselage was transported to Zhukovsky on 3 December using a Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124-100 freighter… (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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A220 50th Delivery Today - CSeries

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50th Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery Today and Delta 2nd A220 delivery. (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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Lufthansa A380 unable to land at JFK due to runway too short

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The Lufthansa A380 was unable to land at JFK because the runway was to short (www.airlive.net) More...

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Air Malta eyes New York, Toronto, Mumbai services using extended-range Airbus A321

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We have to dream of the longer routes, says tourism minister (www.timesofmalta.com) More...

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Airbus Confirms 100 aircraft order worth $11.5 Billion

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Airbus SE firmed up an order for 100 single-aisle aircraft from Avolon, the aircraft-leasing company owned by China’s HNA Group Co. The deal, worth $11.5 billion before discounts, seals an outline accord unveiled at the Farnborough Air Show in July, the Irish lessor said in a statement Friday. Aircraft orders typically come in stages, and aren’t counted against order totals until finally signed off. The announcement provides a late boost for Airbus’s 2018 tally after it had struggled to finalize… (www.bloomberg.com) More...

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More than an auto-pilot, AI charts its course in aviation

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Ask anyone what they think of when the words "artificial intelligence" and aviation are combined, and it's likely the first things they'll mention are drones. But autonomous aircraft are only a fraction of the impact that advances in machine learning and other artificial intelligence (AI) technologies will have in aviation—the technologies' reach could encompass nearly every aspect of the industry. Aircraft manufacturers and airlines are investing significant resources… (arstechnica.com) More...

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New Routes Announced by California Pacific Airlines

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Hot off the heels of commencing service out of Carlsbad's McClellan-Palomar Airport in early-November, California Pacific Airlines has announced two new routes from their home base. Starting March 1, 2019, CP Air will begin service from Carlsbad to Sacramento. And slated to start March 15, 2019, the airline will connect their Carlsbad hub via a layover at Phoenix-Mesa with Denver International, their hub for the Essential Air Service flights to two South Dakota destinations, which they… (www.thecoastnews.com) More...

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