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How the CSeries deal could end up changing the world's aerospace industry

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Strategically, the alliance between Airbus and Bombardier extends well beyond the noise of Boeing's spat with the Canadian planemaker. (business.financialpost.com) More...

Boeing’s future plans threatened by Airbus-Bombardier pact

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Airbus’s surprise move to swallow Bombardier’s CSeries airplane program gives it a new small-jet family on the cheap, threatening the Renton-built 737 and potentially forcing Boeing to redraw its road map of new airplane development. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

First A330neo becomes airborne for its maiden flight

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Airbus's first A330neo has lifted off from Toulouse on its maiden flight, commencing the airborne test programme for the re-engined twinjet. (www.airbus.com) More...

Touring Delta One, Premium Select and Coach on Delta’s First Airbus A350

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Typically when an airline takes delivery of an entirely new type of aircraft, it takes some time to get up to speed before the plane’s ready to welcome passengers. Case in point: Delta and the Airbus A350. Delta Air Lines’ first A350 was delivered back in July and flew to Atlanta in early August, but Tuesday afternoon was the first time “real passengers” were allowed on board. (thepointsguy.com) More...

Tightening the leash on service dogs

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It's about time there is a national registery or a traceable registry to let the airlines know that the service animals they will board are really that. (www.chicagotribune.com) More...

Incident: Nolinor B737 at Montreal on Oct 10th 2017, damaged tyre on departure

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A Nolinor Boeing 737-200, registration C-GNLA performing flight N5-790 from Montreal Mirabel,QC to Iqaluit,NU (Canada) with 98 passengers and 6 crew, had departed Mirabel Airport's runway 29 and was enroute at FL310 about 45 minutes into the flight when the crew was informed by ATC, that debris of a tyre had been found on the departure runway (avherald.com) More...