Category Archives: Aircraft

Further St Helena Test Flights Completed

As part of the ongoing research into the effects of wind shear at St Helena (IATA: HLE) an Embraer ERJ-190-100 jet aircraft has visited the … More ››

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No Survivors from Pakistan International Airlines Crash

Pakistani authorities have confirmed that all 47-people travelling on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK661 were killed when it crashed in the Havelian area of … More ››

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First Boeing 787 for Air France

Boeing and the aircraft leasing company AerCap celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France on December 2. The aircraft, a 787-9, marks … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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New Indonesian MRO Centre Opens

Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul specialist F L Technics has announced the official opening of its MRO hangar at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (IATA: CGK), Jakarta, … More ››

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First Flight for the Airbus A350-1000

The first of three Airbus A350-1000 development aircraft to fly – MSN059 – successfully completed its first flight on November 24. The round trip from … More ››

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NATS: Heathrow Holding Times Reduced Thanks to new Technology

Efforts to reduce the amount of time aircraft spend in holding stacks before landing at Heathrow Airport are paying off, according to new statistics from … More ››

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New Japanese Airbus A320neo Orders

Japan’s Peach Aviation has signed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of ten A320neo and three A320ceo aircraft. The order was announced at … More ››

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Boeing and Gatwick Airport Propose to Build New Maintenance Hangar

Boeing and London Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW) have announced plans to build a commercial aviation maintenance hangar at the airport. The proposed facility, subject to … More ››

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Embraer Signs Agreements With United Airlines and Republic Airways

On November 15 Embraer announced that it has signed a firm sale for 24 E175 jets with United Airlines. This order represents a transfer of … More ››

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