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    United Airlines Responds to American Airlines Dropping LAX

United Airlines Responds to American Airlines Dropping LAX

MIAMI – After American Airlines (AA) removed Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as an international hub earlier this month, United Airlines (UA) has decided to re-open its Boeing 787 Pilot base at the airport. United announced a close of its 787 base at LAX just a few months ago but

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    Luftwaffe Receives Two Airbus A321LRs

Luftwaffe Receives Two Airbus A321LRs

LONDON – This week, Lufthansa Technik (LH) signed an agreement with the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to equip two new Airbus A321neoLR jets for the German Air Force. The delivery of these planes should be complete in 2022. Well Equipped Planes Lufthansa Technik

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    Virgin Australia First to Depart Brisbane’s New Runway

Virgin Australia First to Depart Brisbane’s New Runway

ADELAIDE – Virgin Australia created history today, being the first airline to depart off Brisbane Airport’s newest parallel runway. Velocity 781 bound for Cairns this morning departed off Brisbane Airport’s new parallel runway. The Boeing 737-8FE registered as VH-YFW departed off runway 01L at 11:15am, passing through a water canon

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    Recovery Continues in EU Skies

Recovery Continues in EU Skies

MIAMI – EUROCONTROL, on July 10th, published the weekly stats for week 28, highlighting how the industry is continuing to slowly recover to pre-COVID-19 levels. During week 28 of 2020, for the first time after March 2020, roughly 14,595 movements has been registered in a day (-60,1 vs 2019) across

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Emirates Ready To Cut 9000 Positions

    Emirates Ready To Cut 9000 Positions

MIAMI – Emirates has plans to reduce its workforce by 15% of pre-pandemic levels – more specifically, the airline will ax 9,000 of the 60,000 jobs it employed before the

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Qantas Halts International Service Until 2021

    Qantas Halts International Service Until 2021

MIAMI – Throughout the entire COVID-19 pandemic, Qantas (QF) has been known to react extremely early, and with today’s news, that point has been driven home. In the past few

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British Airways Slots at Risk After Massive Layoffs

    British Airways Slots at Risk After Massive Layoffs

MIAMI – British Airways [BA] has received a considerable amount of criticism regarding its handling of the COVID-19 crisis. Whether it be closing a hub, cutting hundreds of pilots, or

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Lufthansa Expect Its First Boeing 777X in 2021

    Lufthansa Expect Its First Boeing 777X in 2021

LONDON – The Deutsche Lufthansa Group (LH) ordered 20 Boeing 777-9X along with an option for 14 new Triple seven. Boeing confirmed in 2019 that LH was the launch customer.

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Malaysia, Japan Airlines To Launch Joint-Business

    Malaysia, Japan Airlines To Launch Joint-Business

MIAMI – Malaysia Airlines (MH) and Japan Airlines (JL) have announced today that they will start a business partnership on July 25 to enhance their Malaysia and Japan services. With the

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GAP Announces New Safety, Cleaning Measures in 14 Airports

    GAP Announces New Safety, Cleaning Measures in 14 Airports

MIAMI – Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacífico (GAP) has announced the implementation of ameliorated safety measures and cleaning procedures in all its 14 airports across Mexico and Jamaica. Having received the

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Dissertation: The Boeing 737MAX: A Failure of Free-Market Neoliberal Approaches

    Dissertation: The Boeing 737MAX: A Failure of Free-Market Neoliberal Approaches

This dissertation project that I did at university aimed to examine how the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX is determined by a failure of the liberal free market in

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American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX Order at Risk

    American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX Order at Risk

MIAMI – American Airlines (AA) is reportedly backtracking from last week’s statement on its Boeing 737 MAX order and is on the verge of canceling part of the deal. adding

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U.S. DOT Bans Pakistani Flights

    U.S. DOT Bans Pakistani Flights

MIAMI – The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has banned all flights from Pakistan International Airlines (PK). This ban follows the six-month ban given by the European Aviation Safety

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BALPA: easyJet’s Redundancy Criteria Raises Safety Fears

    BALPA: easyJet’s Redundancy Criteria Raises Safety Fears

MIAMI – Pilots union BALPA raised concerns for easyJet (U2) pilots’ safety after the airline revealed the conditions for its redundancies. U2 management has told pilot reps that it plans to use ‘sickness’

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Easa To Mandate Trent 1000 Inspections

    Easa To Mandate Trent 1000 Inspections

LONDON – As UK engine maker Rolls-Royce pushes towards rectifying old issues with the Trent 1000, another issue has arisen. Rubbing wear, which could lead to cracks of the low-pressure

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Op-Ed: Ineffective Flight Taxation Law in Austria

    Op-Ed: Ineffective Flight Taxation Law in Austria

MIAMI — A report from Austrian Aviation discloses the details of the new flight tax law in Austria, introduced by the local Green Party. The report also publishes the opinion

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British Airways Returns to Gatwick Airport

    British Airways Returns to Gatwick Airport

MIAMI – British Airways (BA) will resume flights to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) on July 18 as BA continues the restart of its long- and short-haul flights. Today, the airline

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Alitalia To Increase Its August Offering

    Alitalia To Increase Its August Offering

LONDON – Alitalia (AZ) aircraft will fly on 75 routes (24 more than July) and 52 airports (16 more than in the previous month), of which 20 are in Italy

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Emirates Boeing 777X Deliveries Further Delayed

    Emirates Boeing 777X Deliveries Further Delayed

MIAMI – With a total order of 125 aircraft, Emirates (EK) is not expecting to fly the Boeing 777X until at least 2022. That is a delay of twelve months

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London City’s International Flights Resume

    London City’s International Flights Resume

LONDON – The first international flights out of London City Airport (LCY) have resumed today following months of suspensions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This is due to the

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Rolls-Royce Reports Losses, Announces Staff Redundancies

    Rolls-Royce Reports Losses, Announces Staff Redundancies

LONDON – Today Rolls Royce (RR) has published its first half-summary of 2020. Warren East (58), CEO of RR, said, “These are exceptional times. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a

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Finnair Increases Destinations in July

    Finnair Increases Destinations in July

MIAMI – Finnish flag carrier Finnair (AY) is increasing its traffic this month, flying 70-80 ‘one-way’ daily domestic and international flights, as Finland re-open its border for travel between several

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    United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

MIAMI — United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new service from Paine Field Airport (PAE) in Everett with six daily flights to their hubs in Denver (DEN) and San Francisco

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    Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

MIAMI — Azul, the Brazilian low-cost, award-winning airline, announced today a heavy expansion to the United States with two new flights from Belo Horizonte (CNF) to Orlando (MCO), and from Belem (BEL)

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