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Airbus Set To Transform Industrial Setup And Processes By 2025

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When Michael Schoellhorn joined Airbus as part of the new team put together by incoming CEO Guillaume Faury in 2019, the company seemed to be in a really good place. Since Boeing’s MAX program was already struggling, Airbus had a leading share of the narrowbody market and was catching up on widebody... (aviationweek.com) More...

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American Airlines pilot gives lifesaving advice mid flight (Youtube)

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The engine on the Cessna Aircraft failed mid-flight on Friday right over a busy interstate. With the help of an American Airlines pilot over the radio, the plane was able to land safely. (www.youtube.com) More...

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Cathay Pacific Working with Airbus On Single-Pilot System for Long-Haul

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Cathay Pacific (0293.HK) is working with Airbus (AIR.PA) to introduce "reduced crew" long-haul flights with a sole pilot in the cockpit much of the time, industry sources told Reuters (www.reuters.com) More...

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Ryanair Takes Delivery of First Boeing 737 MAX "Gamechanger" Aircraft

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Ryanair has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-8200 “Gamechanger” aircraft in Seattle, Washington. (www.aviationbusinessnews.com) More...

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Germany's Lufthansa plots course for leaner post-pandemic future

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FRANKFURT, June 14 (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) moved closer to a capital increase, outlining plans for a post-pandemic return to profit as a leaner airline with a smaller fleet and fewer staff. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Ryanair and airport group launch legal action over travel ‘traffic light’ system

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Ryanair and the UK’s largest airport group have announced that they have launched a legal challenge calling for transparency in the government’s handling of its contentious “traffic light” travel system. The move by Europe’s biggest airline and Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which also runs Stansted and East Midlands airports, is backed by several other major UK carriers. (www.theguardian.com) More...

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Hawaii military base mysteriously launched three F-22s in response to unknown incident

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Three F-22 fighter jets were launched from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii by an apparent request from the Federal Aviation Administration, but the details are shrouded in mystery. The military has remained tight-lipped about what prompted the patrol but did confirm it was not a training exercise and came at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration. (www.foxnews.com) More...

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Now Qantas eyes 107% pre-COVID capacity and Jetstar 120%

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Victoria’s lockdown appears to have done little to stem Australian aviation’s escalating network wars after Qantas announced it would increase its capacity to 107 per cent of pre-COVID levels and Jetstar to 120 per cent. (australianaviation.com.au) More...

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KLM Analyzing The 737 MAX And A320neo Aircraft Families

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KLM’s ambitious carbon reduction targets will only be achieved with ongoing fleet renewal. Its aging fleet of narrowbody Boeings is dragging its statistics down, and with many of the members now well over 15 years old, they’re ripe for renewal. CEO Pieter Elbers says the airline is studying both the 737 MAX and the A320neo family for their replacement. Which way will it go? (simpleflying.com) More...

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FedEx Express retires world's last MD-10-10 freighter jet

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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE — FedEx Express retired its last, and also the world's last, MD-10-10F on June 4, 2021. The 43.6-year-old aircraft with registration N562FE (MSN 46496) operated in a passenger configuration by American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines before being converted into a freighter for FedEx in 2004. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Officially Official: Las Vegas McCarran Airport Renamed After Harry Reid

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The Federal Aviation Administration has officially recognized Las Vegas's airport as Harry Reid International Airport. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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Inside SWISS’ Airbus A340 Operations

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WISS’ widebody fleet is comprised of the A340-300, A330-300, and B777-300ER. Its A340s have operated 113,000 flights in the past 17 years, almost exclusively from Zurich. We look at the most important destinations for the A340, and where the type is flying for the rest of this year. (simpleflying.com) More...

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