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The A350-1000: A game changer in wide-body segment

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Toulouse - Longer hull, modified wings, new Rolls-Royce Trent-XWB engines and more robust systems. They are what Airbus delivered to Qatar Airways on February 20, in Toulouse. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

Airbus completes 8,000th A320 family delivery

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Airbus has passed a key milestone in single-aisle production with the delivery of the 8,000th A320 family aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Flying Onboard the Delivery Flight of Qatar’s First A350-1000 from Toulouse to Doha

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After a fantastic A350-1000 delivery gala dinner Tuesday night at the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, AirlineGeeks was also invited to join Qatar Airways on the ferry flight to Doha for the very first Airbus A350-1000 delivery. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

Spirit Airlines to add new service to St. Croix

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Spirit Airlines has announced, beginning on May 24, 2018, it will connect Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) with nonstop service to St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX). The service will run three times per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crash in Iran: human remains descended on man’s back

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After more than two days of research in the Zagros Mountains, workers located on Tuesday at about 4.000 meters altitude the remain of the Aseman Airlines ATR 72. (www.airlive.net) More...

Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Orlando on Feb 21st 2018, cracked windshield

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N470WN performing flight WN-6584 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Nashville,TN (USA), was climbing through FL330 out of Fort Lauderdale when the windshield developed a crack prompting the crew to divert to Orlando,FL (USA), where the aircraft landed safely about 25 minutes later. A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N917WN reached Nashville with a delay of 90 minutes. (www.aeroinside.com) More...

British Airways Boeing 777-200ER damaged by a cargo loader at Buenos Aires Airport

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British Airways Boeing 777-200ER (reg. G-YMMU) #BA245 suffered engine damage after collision with a cargo loader at the gate in Buenos Aires on Thursday 22nd. New meaning for 'BASH' as Britsh Airways Strike Hazard, I guess (www.airlive.net) More...

Cathay Pacific to fly seasonally to Cape Town

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Cathay Pacific Airways has announced it will offer seasonal service from Hong Kong to Cape Town, South Africa starting on November 13, 2018. The new route will operate three days a week until February 18, 2019 with new Airbus A350-900 aircraft. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

United Boeing 767 at Chicago on Feb 23rd 2018, flaps issue

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A United Boeing 767-300, registration N642UA performing flight UA-2116 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was climbing out of Chicago when the crew reported a flaps issue and decided to return to Chicago for a safe landing about 40 minutes after departure. (www.aeroinside.com) More...

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