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    Rescue Hopes for Thomas Cook Fades

Rescue Hopes for Thomas Cook Fades

LONDON — The rescue hopes for ailing Thomas Cook seem to fade, as the global travel group is hours away from possible insolvency. While the last negotiation efforts with the bank and shareholders still ongoing on Sunday evening to save the company, the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is set

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    Flybe Boosts Southampton Network with Extra Amsterdam & Paris Flights

Flybe Boosts Southampton Network with Extra Amsterdam & Paris Flights

LONDON – UK regional carrier Flybe has announced it will operate an extra 18 flights per week from Southampton Airport. This is in time for the Winter 2019-20 schedule, which will come into effect from October 27th this year to March 28th next year. Commenting on the route upgrades was

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    Virgin Atlantic Plans 84 New Routes For 2026: Pressure on IAG’s Heathrow Dominance Mounts…

Virgin Atlantic Plans 84 New Routes For 2026: Pressure on IAG’s Heathrow Dominance Mounts…

LONDON – Virgin Atlantic has unveiled plans which could see it launch up to 84 brand new routes from London Heathrow. The airline has come out against the dominance of the likes of the International Airlines Group’s British Airways and the number of slots it currently holds at the airport.

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    Airbus Forecasts 20-Year Demand For Over 39,000 Aircraft

Airbus Forecasts 20-Year Demand For Over 39,000 Aircraft

LONDON — Airbus has released today its annual 20-year General Market Forecast (GMF), and the numbers seem to confirm the growth of the air travel market despite the economic uncertainties in emerging markets, and the ongoing trade war between the United States and China. The Airbus 2019-2038 GMF says airlines

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Op-Ed: How Has Airport Security Evolved Since 9/11?

    Op-Ed: How Has Airport Security Evolved Since 9/11?

Most people remember exactly where they were when they heard the news, hijacked airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. September 11, 2001, thereafter known

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Enrique Cueto To Step Down As CEO Of LATAM Airlines

    Enrique Cueto To Step Down As CEO Of LATAM Airlines

MIAMI — After a successful 25-year tenure, the founder and CEO of LATAM Airlines, Enrique Cueto, will step down from the helm of the largest carrier in Latin America in

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Loganair Announce Six New Routes for 2020

    Loganair Announce Six New Routes for 2020

LONDON – Glasgow based regional airline Loganair yesterday announced six new routes to commence in the autumn of 2019 and into the spring of 2020. Loganair can trace its routes

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Traveler: Flying From The UK’s Newest Commercial Airfield: Carlisle

    Traveler: Flying From The UK’s Newest Commercial Airfield: Carlisle

LONDON – On Thursday, July 4th 2019 the UK’s newest passenger terminal opened its doors to travellers, Carlisle. Scottish airline Loganair, Carlisle’s launch airline fly to Dublin, Belfast City and

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First Look: Spirit Airlines Unveils New, Spacious Seats (+Video)

    First Look: Spirit Airlines Unveils New, Spacious Seats (+Video)

MIAMI — Spirit Airlines has unveiled its all-new ergonomically-designed seats during the first day of the APEX conference in Los Angeles. The Ultra-Low-Cost-Carrier is introducing a revolutionary product that will

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Norwegian Willing to Sell Gatwick Slots: Financials At Stake?

    Norwegian Willing to Sell Gatwick Slots: Financials At Stake?

LONDON – Norway based low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has stated that it is willing to sell its takeoff and landing slots at London Gatwick in order to aid the

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Boeing 777X Structural Testing Suspended

    Boeing 777X Structural Testing Suspended

LONDON – According to multiple sources, Boeing has had to suspend the final stages of structural testing on its new Boeing 777X aircraft due to an incident that has occurred. 

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WOW Air To Relaunch In October 2019: Restarting With Slow Growth

    WOW Air To Relaunch In October 2019: Restarting With Slow Growth

LONDON – Last week saw a press conference was held in Iceland regarding WOW Air’s future. A company called USAerospace, which is run by Michele Ballarin, has successfully bought WOW

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British Airways Pilots Begin Strike Action: Heathrow Becomes Ghost Town

    British Airways Pilots Begin Strike Action: Heathrow Becomes Ghost Town

LONDON – Pilots working for British Airways have this week begun its two-day strike action of pay and working conditions. It is understood that up to 1,700 flights are to

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Egyptair Receives First Airbus A220

    Egyptair Receives First Airbus A220

LONDON – The course of the weekend has seen Egyptair taking delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, registered as SU-GEX. This makes the airline the first Middle Eastern and

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French Bee, Corsair Announce Flights To Newark On The Same Day

    French Bee, Corsair Announce Flights To Newark On The Same Day

MIAMI – Two French low-cost long-haul airlines, French bee, and Corsair have announced a new route between Paris-Orly and Newark-Liberty International Airport in the United States. Coincidentally, both flights will

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Airbus Delivers 9,000th A320 Aircraft To EasyJet

    Airbus Delivers 9,000th A320 Aircraft To EasyJet

MIAMI – Airbus delivered the 9,000thA320 family aircraft to British low-cost carrier, EasyJet. The brand-new A320neo joins the airline’s fleet of 331 aircraft. The new milestone proves that the Airbus

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China Airlines Orders Six 777 Freighters

    China Airlines Orders Six 777 Freighters

LONDON – China Airlines announced that an agreement with Boeing for an order of six 777 freighter aircraft. The order allows China Airlines to begin the process of updating its

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Mitsubishi, Mesa Airlines to Ink Deal for up to 100 SpaceJet M100s

    Mitsubishi, Mesa Airlines to Ink Deal for up to 100 SpaceJet M100s

LONDON – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines (YV) for up to 100 SpaceJet M100s. The MoU

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On-Location: AA’s Special Super 80 Retirement Flight to the Desert Celebration

    On-Location: AA’s Special Super 80 Retirement Flight to the Desert Celebration

ROSWELL, NM — Just minutes after the final revenue flight for the American Airlines McDonnell-Douglas Super80 departed from Dallas-Fort Worth for Chicago O’Hare, the mass exodus of Super80 aircraft continued

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Emirates Begins Initial Airbus A380 Retirement

    Emirates Begins Initial Airbus A380 Retirement

LONDON – The world’s largest Airbus A380 operator, Emirates has begun its initial retirement of the type, as part of its efforts to keep their fleets, one of the youngest

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Air Tanzania A220 Released By South African Court

    Air Tanzania A220 Released By South African Court

LONDON – Back in late August 2019, the South African Authorities had seized an Air Tanzania Airbus A220-300 aircraft, registered as 5H-TCH. At the time, the aircraft was operating flight

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Full Report: Onboard The American Airlines MD-80 Farewell Flight

    Full Report: Onboard The American Airlines MD-80 Farewell Flight

Story by Bernie Leighton with reporting from Chris Sloan and Cody Diamond. Photos by Chris Sloan T-tails have fallen out of fashion, even seem a trifle uncool. But I can’t

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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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