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PICTURE: IndiGo Takes Delivery of First ATR 72-600

Indian carrier IndiGo has received its first turboprop, an ATR 72-600. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Hawaiian Airlines' Chief Commercial Officer Peter Ingram to Succeed Mark Dunkerley as CEO

Hawaiian Holdings chief executive Mark Dunkerley will retire on 1 March 2018, the airline announces. Peter Ingram, currently chief commercial officer of Hawaiian, will succeed Dunkerley on that day, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines says. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Aer Lingus to Debut Nonstop Seattle to Dublin Service in May

Aer Lingus is bolstering its transatlantic network with a new service from Dublin to Seattle. (www.travelweekly.co.uk) More...

Plane Flying in Restricted Airspace Cancels Orbital Rocket Launch to ISS

A rogue aircraft canceled the launch of an Orbital ATK Antares rocket bound for the International Space Station on Saturday. (fortune.com) More...

Southwest Pilot Arrested With Loaded Gun In St. Louis Airport

ST. LOUIS (CBSLA) – A 51-year-old Southwest Airlines pilot has been arrested in St. Louis Lambert International Airport after a loaded pistol was found in his carry-on bags early Wednesday morning, according to airport officials. A TSA agent discovered a loaded 9mm pistol in the pilot’s luggage during screening, the airport said. The pilot was detained before 5 a.m. local time and charged with unlawful use of a weapon. “The suspect did not have any conceal and carry permit or any other… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

Lufthansa to increase flights from Berlin to New York JFK

Lufthansa flies from Berlin to New York five times a week from Nov. 8. Every day except Fridays and Sundays, a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 takes off at 17:35 from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to fly over the North Atlantic. Flight LH 406 arrives at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) at 21:35. (www.airguideonline.com) More...

airBaltic carries record number of passengers in October

During the first ten months of 2017 the Latvian airline airBaltic transported a total of 3,007,034 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) More...

Frontier Airlines making massive Airbus purchase

Frontier Airlines said it's buying 134 new Airbus airplanes worth $15 billion. The Denver-based airline said it will buy 100 A320neo planes and 34 A321neo planes from Airbus that will allow the airline to triple in size over the next 10 years. (www.bizjournals.com) More...


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