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Qatar Airways Announces Frankfurt as First A350 Route

Qatar Airways has announced Frankfurt as the first route for its new A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft. As the Global Launch operator of the A350 … More ››

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Qantas Unveils World First Seating

Qantas customers are set to enjoy a new standard of luxury on international flights to Asia, Hawaii and key domestic routes, with the airline unveiling … More ››

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Boeing Begins Production of First 737 MAX Parts

Boeing has started production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers at Boeing Fabrication Integrated AeroStructures in Auburn, Washington.  Stringers run the length of the … More ››

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China Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 777-300ER

China Airlines has celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 777-300ER (Extended Range). The new aircraft is the first of ten 777-300ERs that the Taiwanese … More ››

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British Airways Upgrades Washington Dulles Lounge

First and Club World (business class) customers heading to Heathrow on British Airways’ inaugural A380 from Washington on Friday October 3 will have had the … More ››

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Delta Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ‘Breast Cancer One’ Survivor Flight

Delta Air Lines’ annual ‘Breast Cancer One’ employee survivor flight took place on September 29, kicking off the airline’s month-long campaign to generate awareness and … More ››

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Qantas Launches World’s Largest Aircraft on World’s Longest Route

On September 29 Qantas launched services with the world’s largest passenger aircraft – the Airbus A380 – on the world’s longest route, between Sydney and … More ››

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Air China Takes Delivery of Asia’s First Passenger Boeing 747-8

On September 29 Boeing and Air China celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 747-8 Intercontinental.  Air China is the first carrier in Asia to … More ››

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Etihad A380 Displays New Livery

For the first time, Etihad Airways unveiled its all-new livery design on its first Airbus A380 at a special ceremony at the Airbus site in … More ››

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First A320neo Successfully Completes First Flight

The first A320neo to fly successfully completed its first flight on September 25.  The aircraft – carrying the registration F-WNEO – was flown by Airbus … More ››

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