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Malaysia Airlines Announces 737 MAX Orders

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines has announced an order for 25 737 MAX 8 airliners, valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order, … More ››

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Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344million expansion plan for London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The announcement was made on July 27 … More ››

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JetBlue Orders 30 Additional Airbus A321 Aircraft

New York-based JetBlue Airways has amended its purchase agreement with Airbus to include an additional 15 Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) and 15 A321neo (new … More ››

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MH370: Search May be Suspended

The long-running search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may be suspended rather than given up if debris from the Boeing 777 airliner is … More ››

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London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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Airbus Launches the “I Fly A380” Website

Airbus, manufacturer of the world’s largest airliner has launched a website that now makes flying on the iconic double decker a matter of choice, not … More ››

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20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters for Volga-Dnepr Group

Boeing and the Volga-Dnepr Group, which specialises in the transportation of outsize and heavy cargo, announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalisation of terms … More ››

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Gulf Air Selects 787 Business Seat Manufacturer

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the selection of B/E Aerospace to supply the business class seating for its … More ››

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Ground Handling: dnata Acquires Air Dispatch

Air services provider dnata has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Air Dispatch (which is part of the Chapman Freeborn Group). Air … More ››

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Rain Curtails Opening Day of 2016 Farnborough Air Show

A freak rain storm forced the organisers of the Farnborough Air Show to end the opening day of the event early. Torrential rain, which began … More ››

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