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Boeing Debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The first Boeing 787-10 was rolled-out on February 17.  (Boeing)

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its public debut on February 17. Thousands of employees at Boeing’s North … More ››

Juneyao Airlines Finalises Boeing 787 Order

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Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have announced the finalisation of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This … More ››

London Biggin Hill Airport Marks 100th Anniversary

Flypast salute by a Zenith Aviation Learjet 75 in formation with a 2-seat Spitfire of the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar.  Piloted by Peter Kynsey, in the rear cockpit of the Spitfire was 100-year-old Ray Roberts from Margate who flew Spitfires with the RAF and ATA during WWII. (Gary Stone)

A unique gathering of people and aircraft witnessed the launch of ‘Biggin100’ a programme of celebrations and special events to mark the centenary of London … More ››

Air Canada Unveils New Livery

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Air Canada unveiled a new colour scheme for its aircraft and staff uniforms on February 9. Its 300 mainline and regional aircraft will gradually be … More ››

Lufthansa Introduces the Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa's first commercial flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft departed from Munich bound for Delhi on February 10, 2017.  The aircraft, D-AIXA is seen here during a press event held at Hamburg Airport on February 9.  (KEY-Tom Allett)

Lufthansa has launched its first fare-paying flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. LH792 from Munich to Delhi departed Lufthansa’s Bavarian hub at 12:30 local time … More ››

Auckland Airport Welcomes Qatar Airways and the World’s Longest Flight

Qatar Airways is using Boeing 777 aircraft on its Doha-Auckland route. (Qatar Airways)

On the morning of February 6, Auckland Airport welcomed Qatar Airways as it launched the world’s longest commercial passenger flight on the Auckland-Doha route. Scott … More ››

Lufthansa Technik Completes First Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 Cabin Installation

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After more than 1,700 working hours Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has announced it has completed its first cabin installation on a Lufthansa A350-900. The work was … More ››

Loganair Wins Royal Mail Contract

Loganair will acquire more Saab 340 aircraft following the announcement of a new Royal Mail contract.  (Loganair)

Loganair has become one of only two airlines selected by Royal Mail to operate its mail air freight programme which delivers letters and parcels to … More ››

Qantas Opens Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Los Angeles

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Qantas has unveiled a new $30-million maintenance and engineering facility at Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX). It is one of the largest commercial hangars … More ››

Airlink Becomes First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-Jets

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The South African airline, Airlink, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC … More ››