Aircraft News

2009-09-01

Airbus raises long-term forecast for aircraft demand

Airbus Thursday raised its outlook for the global market for large commercial airliners over the next 20 years, with demand driven by emerging economies, expanding airline networks, growing ...

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2009-09-01

AMR obtains $2.9bln in liquidity, arcraft financing

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, said Thursday it obtained $2.9 billion in additional liquidity and new aircraft financing, which should help the compan...

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2009-09-01

Virgin Nigeria gets new name

Virgin Nigeria now has a new name: Nigerian Eagle Airlines. The announcement was made by the company’s chief executive officer Dapo Olumide during a press briefing on Thursday at the M...

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2009-09-01

Four injured, 2 critically, in South African Airlink J41 crash

Four people were injured, two critically, in the crash of a South African Airlink Jetstream 41 turboprop Thursday. The aircraft had just departed Durban on a positioning flight to Pietermari...

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2009-09-01

Singapore Airlines begins daily A380 service to Melbourne

Singapore Airlines has started its daily A380 service bound for Melbourne, the carrier said on Wednesday. The airline said that a super jumbo touched down at Melbourne Airport early Wednesda...

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2009-09-01

Air India pilots call off five-day strike

Top Air India pilots called off their strike over planned pay cuts Wednesday, after nearly 200 called in sick over five days, causing some 400 flight cancellations, long delays, and a tempor...

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2009-08-17

Southwest launches service from Boston Logan Airport

Southwest Airlines launches service today from Boston’s Logan International Airport, even as it shrinks its overall flying for the first time ever. The aircraft for the 10 daily flight...

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2009-08-17

Ryanair to establish new base at Leeds-Bradford

Ryanair is due to make Leeds-Bradford Airport its 34th European base, with the low-cost carrier set to offer dozens of new routes to Europe from the Yorkshire hub. Starting in March 2010, th...

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2009-08-14

Flaws halt work on Boeing 787 sections

Boeing said on Friday an Italian supplier stopped production in June on two sections of its long-delayed 787 Dreamliner after structural flaws were found on fuselages. Alenia Aeronautica hal...

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2009-08-07

Airspeed systems failed on 12 Northwest A330 flights

On at least a dozen recent flights by U.S. jetliners, malfunctioning equipment made it impossible for pilots to know how fast they were flying, federal investigators have discovered. A simil...

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