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Airbus Seeks to Cut Repayments to Government From Controversial 'Launch Investment' for New Jets

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Airbus is battling to reduce the amount it pays back to government investors who helped fund the development of its poorly selling A380 superjumbo. (www.telegraph.co.uk) More...

United Will Not Re-evaluate Bombardier CSeries After Airbus Deal

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United Airlines does not plan to re-evaluate the Bombardier CSeries for its fleet, following the announcement of plans by Airbus to buy a majority stake in the aircraft programme. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Another Air Canada Incident at SFO

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Air Canada 781 was on final for SFO and the tower told him to go around at least 5 times and they still landed. https://soundcloud.com/user-771239359/oct-23-2017-0400z (www.airliners.net) More...

B-52s will return to a ready-to-fly posture not seen since the Cold War

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"That means the long-dormant concrete pads at the ends of this base’s 11,000-foot runway — dubbed the “Christmas tree” for their angular markings — could once again find several B-52s parked on them, laden with nuclear weapons and set to take off at a moment’s notice. " (www.defenseone.com) More...

Emirates Eyes Second Daily Auckland-Dubai Service

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Emirates may launch a second daily flight between Auckland and Dubai as the airline re-examines its New Zealand strategy. (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

Boeing facing CSeries

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An earthquake in the transatlantic jetliner duopoly caught Boeing off guard. (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...