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Boeing responds rapidly on 737 Max upgrades

Friday morning March 12, 2019 Boeing shares rise on report that company will roll out software upgrade for 737 Max. with a worldwide grounding of Max 8 and 9 series aircraft. The software upgrade is planned to come out in 10 days. As the world knows about both Lion Air and this week’s Ethiopian air…

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Vietjet Announce Order for 100 737 MAX Airplanes

HANOI, Vietnam /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Vietjet [HOSE: VJC] confirmed that the innovative and growing Vietnamese carrier has purchased 100 additional 737 MAX airplanes, taking their MAX order book to 200 jets. During a signing ceremony today in Hanoi, United States President Donald Trump and Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu…

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Embraer Delivers 181 total jets in 2018

São José dos Campos – SP – Brazil, February 11, 2019 – Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: BOVESPA: EMBR3) delivered a total of 181 jets in 2018, of which 90 were commercial aircraft and 91 were executive jets (64 light and 27 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 85 to…

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Airline Adviser Editorial First 2019

Monday January 21, we have experienced one of the biggest winter storms in 2019 winter season. All airports operations have done an outstanding job in keeping operations going as humanly possible. We need to remember mother nature gets the last say in matters that we can not always control. Therefore anyone travelling needs to have…

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First delivery of A350 XWB to Qatar Airways

Customer satisfaction means giving the airlines that operate Airbus aircraft exactly what they want. This was achieved on 22 December when A350 XWB MSN006 was delivered to launch customer Qatar Airways, widely recognized for insisting on the highest possible standards for its passengers. The airline has ordered 80 of the world’s most advanced airliners and…

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The A350 XWB embarks on final certification phase

The world’s newest airliner, the Airbus A350-900, had taken off friday morning for the final stage towards certification. These Route Proving tests are designed to demonstrate readiness for airline operations and will include high airfield performance, auto-landing trials, and airport turnaround and handling services. Some flights will have passengers on board. The A350 world tour…

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CIT commits to order 15 A330neo and 5 A321ceo aircraft

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance announced a commitment to order 15 A330-900neo aircraft and five A321ceo aircraft, becoming a launch customer for the new A330neo. The Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow by Jeff Knittel, President of CIT Transportation & International Finance and…

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Airbus A350XWB embarks on Early Long Flights

Courtesy Airbus The Airbus A350 XWB has started a campaign of Early Long Flights with cabin crew and passengers. The A350 (MSN 002) test aircraft equipped with cabin, took off on the first of two Early Long Flights from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at 09.20hrs (local). The two flights will be operated in a real airline environment…

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A350 XWB successfully undertakes water ingestion tests

Courtesy Airbus Airbus has successfully performed certification testing to demonstrate the A350 XWB’s ability to operate on wet runways. During these tests at Istres, France, the flight-test aircraft, MSN004, travelled through troughs containing at least 22mm of water depth, at a variety of speeds, starting at 60kts, and successively increasing to around 140kts. This test…

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Kuwait Airways firms up commitment for 25 Airbus aircraft

Courtesy Airbus Airbus confirms Kuwait Airways, the National airline of Kuwait, has ordered 25 aircraft including ten A350-900 and 15 A320neo Family aircraft as part of the airlines’ fleet renewal strategy. Kuwait Airways already operates three A320, three A310, five A300 and four A340 Family aircraft. “We are pleased to sign this deal with Airbus…

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