Airliner Focus


Ryanair in Air Europa deal

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Low cost carrier Ryanair has entered into a flight partnership agreement with Spanish airline Air Europa. The deal, which was announced in late May, will … More ››

Massive infrastructure investment for Philadelphia

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The City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, American Airlines and the other commercial air carriers operating at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) have reached agreement on … More ››

Air Hamburg Launch Customer for Embraer Legacy 650E

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Germany-based charter operator Air Hamburg is the launch customer for the new Embraer Legacy 650E in a deal that was announced at the 17th European … More ››

Airbus A330neo corporate jet launched

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Airbus Corporate Jets has launched a private jet version of its A330neo airliner, which combines new-generation engines and aerodynamic and other improvements that it says … More ››

UK’s first digital air traffic control tower

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London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a … More ››

IAI’s TaxiBot Certified for Airbus A320 Family Operations

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Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) TaxiBot, the semi-robotic pilot-controlled aircraft tractor for dispatch towing, has obtained EASA certification for handling the Airbus A320 aircraft family. TaxiBot, … More ››

‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

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The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

3-D Display of the World’s Air Traffic Inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

The new Open Sky flight-mapping feature at Stockholm Arlanda. (Photo: Victoria Ström)

I n an effort to visualize the growing number of destinations that can be reached directly from the airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport has unveiled Open … More ››

Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

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Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

Boeing Grounds 737 MAX Airliners due to Potential Engine Component Issues

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Boeing has grounded its entire fleet of new 737 MAX airliners after discovering a potential engine manufacturing problem. The move comes just a week before … More ››