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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...

United – A Fond Farewell to our Boeing 747

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With United Airlines set to retire the iconic Boeing 747 on November 7, they created a tribute to the awe-inspiring aircraft. Enjoy! (www.youtube.com) More...

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline's 125th Delivery

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline's 125th airplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. (boeing.mediaroom.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...

US-Built Bombardier CSeries Jets Still Subject to Import Tax: Boeing

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Boeing insists that Airbus's intention to deliver Bombardier CSeries aircraft from an Alabama final assembly site would not exempt the aircraft from potential US import taxes. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Etihad Trials Hand Luggage-Only Fares

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Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is to trial a lower-fare hand luggage-only product this winter on two routes, Abu Dhabi-Bahrain and Abu Dhabi-Kuwait, as part of a wider strategy review. (atwonline.com) More...

Embraer to Deliver First E190-E2 in April 2018

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Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has confirmed it will deliver its first E190-E2 to Norwegian regional airline Widerøe, the type’s launch customer, in April 2018. (atwonline.com) More...

Alitalia Administrators Receive Seven Binding Offers

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Administrators at Italian carrier Alitalia have confirmed they have received seven offers for the airline’s assets, following the expiration of the extended Oct. 16 bid deadline. (atwonline.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...

Last air berlin flight says goodbye, pilot suspended

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After this manoeuvre the pilot was suspended. Looking forward to the ATC audio. (sputniknews.com) More...