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EasyJet to Ryanair boss: focus on your own airline

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The head of budget airline easyJet has told the boss of Ryanair to focus on running his own airline after he questioned the British carrier's independence. Ryanair group chief executive Michael O'Leary was quoted as telling the Financial Times last week that rivals easyJet and Wizz Air would need to merge or be taken over as the industry consolidates in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. "(It is) complete nonsense," easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren told Reuters in an interview.… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Europe's low-cost carriers to drive jet demand over next 20 years -Boeing

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Planemaker Boeing said that European low-cost carriers would help drive demand for new aircraft in the region over the next 20 years, as airlines replace their ageing fleets with more fuel-efficient jets. Boeing said on Tuesday that it expects airlines in Europe to order 7,100 new single-aisle planes, usually used for short haul trips, between now and 2040, with low-cost specialists like Ryanair behind that demand. In fact, Europe's demand for planes will be even more strongly driven by… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Avianca to connect Colombia and Canada

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Avianca announced that as of December 3 it will connect Bogota (BOG) with Toronto/Pearson (YYZ) in Canada, reaffirming its commitment to once again become a leading airline in the region. The Colombian airline confirmed that ticket sales for this route have started. This is in line with their announcement done in August where they mentioned this flight would be one of the thirteen new international routes to be inaugurated in Colombia. It will operate three weekly flights, which will be operated… (www.aviacionline.com) More...

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Easing restrictions will boost U.S. airlines but business travel still unclear

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U.S. airlines will benefit from the Biden administration's decision on Monday to reopen the country to fully-vaccinated air travelers from around the world, experts said, but the outlook for lucrative business travel was less certain. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Why Do Some Aircraft Need A Tail Stand?

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A tail stand is a device used to stabilize the tail of an aircraft when it is at rest. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Brazilian Airline Gol to Operate Commercial eVTOL Flights

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Brazilian airline Gol is joining forces with transportation company Grupo Comporte to offer ridesharing services with Vertical Aerospace’s VA-X4 eVTOL aircraft. The companies today announced an agreement with leasing group Avolon under which they will lease or buy 250 of the four-passenger aircraft, which are due to enter commercial service in 2024. In June, Avolon ordered 310 VA-X4s from Vertical Aerospace, with options for another 190. In what was the largest eVTOL aircraft transaction to… (www.ainonline.com) More...

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Now Arriving: 300 Airplane Enthusiasts at an In-N-Out Burger Near LAX

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...aviation geeks from around the country flocked to a strip of trampled grass outside the In-N-Out Burger near Los Angeles International Airport. Some 300 showed up for this year’s Cranky Dorkfest, according to Brett Snyder, the author of the Cranky Flier blog and the event’s organizer. (www.wsj.com) More...

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Alitalia: EUR290 million for the brand rights

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From noon – Rome time zone – of last Saturday (18) the Alitalia brand has been officially open for bids, under the company’s extraordinary administration. The base price value for the rights of using the classic name has been set at EUR290 million, «plus VAT and taxes». The deadline for bids in this first phase of the race for the Alitalia name is October the 4th at 14h00 Rome time, after which, if no bids are set, there will be a second phase where participants can propose offers under the… (www.aviacionline.com) More...

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Vietnam's Bamboo Airways to sign $2 billion deal with GE for engines on Boeing jets

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Vietnam's Bamboo Airways will sign a deal valued at nearly $2 billion with General Electric to purchase GEnx engines to power Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, the airline said on Tuesday. The deal will be signed in the United States later on Tuesday in the presence of Vietnam President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Bamboo said in a statement. The GEnx engines, due to be delivered in 2022, will be used on the airline's wide-body Dreamliner fleet to operate planned non-stop routes between Vietnam… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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