Aircraft News

2008-06-18

Airberlin unveils fleet/route reductions

Airberlin (Berlin) recently announced that it will be permanently grounding 14 of its aircraft and will be dropping some of its long-haul destinations to help boost profitability, effective ...

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2008-06-18

U.S. Airlines to lose $10 billion over next year

U.S. airlines and analysts agree that soaring fuel prices will likely lead to losses of at least $10 billion USD for the carriers in 2008. Air Transportation Association CEO James May told a...

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2008-06-18

Air Canada announces employee reductions

Air Canada (Montreal) is scrapping at least 2,000 jobs because of the high price of fuel. Canada’s largest airline is also making severe cuts in the number of flights it offers, inclu...

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2008-06-18

Northwest announces further capacity cuts

Northwest Airlines (Minneapolis) has announced that it will be making further capacity cuts in the wake of skyrocketing fuel bills. The carrier has said it will reduce its main route capaci...

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2008-06-18

Thomsonfly and First Choice to combine efforts

Starting next May, carriers Thomsonfly (Luton) and First Choice Airways (Crawley) will be operating as one brand. The combined company will be named Thomson Airways and offer flights to all...

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2008-06-16

ANA receives first 767-300BCF  

Boeing (Chicago), Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) and ANA (All Nippon Airways) celebrated the completion and certification of the first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter...

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2008-06-16

Germanwings makes emergency return to Dublin  

A Germanwings’ (Cologne) Airbus A319 was forced to make an emergency return to the airport in Dublin after crew members became dizzy and passengers passed out just minutes into the fli...

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2008-06-16

Qantas Airways starts selling A380 tickets  

Qantas Airways (Sydney) has started selling tickets for Airbus A380 flights that will soon be starting on October 20. The carrier’s first flight will be from Melbourne to Los Angeles,...

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2008-06-16

British Airways working on deal for 777s  

British Airways (London) is close to finalising a deal with Boeing (Chicago) to acquire up to twelve (12) 777-300ERs to provide bridging capacity following the major delivery delay of the 78...

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2008-06-16

ANA receives first 767-300BCF

Boeing (Chicago), Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) and ANA (All Nippon Airways) celebrated the completion and certification of the first 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter...

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