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Delta Orders 50 Airbus Widebody Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order for 50 new Airbus widebody aircraft, 25 A350-900 and 25 A330-900neo aircraft. Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines will … More ››

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Easyjet’s Profits Climb

UK low cost carrier Easyjet has reported a 21.5% rise in annual pre-tax profits and increased passenger numbers. The airline’s profits were declared as £581m … More ››

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Qantas Unveils 1970s Retro Livery

The Australian flag carrier, Qantas, has unveiled its first ever ‘retro’ inspired livery on one of its brand new Boeing 737 aircraft. The airline says … More ››

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SriLankan Airlines Upgrades Aircraft Fleet

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier for Sri Lanka, has announced there will be an investment of US$500m in a modernisation of the airline through a … More ››

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Airbus A350-900 Receives FAA Type Certification

On November 12, the world’s latest generation commercial airliner, the A350-900, received Type Certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at FAA headquarters in … More ››

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KLM Bids Final Farewell to the MD-11

On November 11 KLM joined 800 fans in bidding a final farewell to the MD-11.  KLM had operated ten MD-11s since 1993, and said goodbye … More ››

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Frankfurt Hahn Receives First 747-8F Service

The Japanese cargo airline Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has become the first carrier to operate Boeing 747-8F services to Frankfurt Hahn Airport. Last year Hahn … More ››

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Web Check-in Introduced at Kiev’s Boryspil Airport

Web check-in is now available at Kiev’s Boryspil Airport where only one option – the check-in counter – was previously possible.  This addition means all … More ››

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Tuzla Becomes Wizz Air’s 19th Base

European low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced further expansion in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  The airline will deploy one new Airbus A320 aircraft to Tuzla from … More ››

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American Airlines to Launch Birmingham – New York Flights

Birmingham Airport, UK and American Airlines have announced that new daily direct flights will commence between Birmingham and New York John F. Kennedy Airport (IATA:JFK) … More ››

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