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    Qatar Airways Announce Osaka Route for 2020

Qatar Airways Announce Osaka Route for 2020

LONDON – Qatar Airways has today announced it will launch services to its third Japanese destination being Osaka. Services will commence from April 6 next year using its Airbus A350-900 aircraft, operating 36 seats in Business Class as well as 247 seats in Economy. Services will commence on a five

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    Airways Podcast: Neeleman Interview (Pt. 2); American Retires MD-80; British Airways Strike; Frontier Into New York

Airways Podcast: Neeleman Interview (Pt. 2); American Retires MD-80; British Airways Strike; Frontier Into New York

MIAMI — Season 3 of The Airways Podcast continues with the second episode featuring our special guest, David Neeleman. On this second episode our hosts Vinay, Rohan, and Enrique tackle three new topics that have caused the aviation scene to shakeup during the last two weeks. This episode of The

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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 launch on the very same day on a daily basis, leaving at slightly similar times. Corsair’s new service is intended

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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 A320 family reaffirms its position as the most popular jet ever sold by the European manufacturer. Airbus continues to boast

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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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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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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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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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Incident Report: Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Engine Failure Caused By Blade Fracture

    Incident Report: Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Engine Failure Caused By Blade Fracture

MIAMI — Italian investigators have discovered that a blade fracture within the intermediate pressure turbine of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine on a Norwegian Air Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, caused the

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Photo Report: HiFly Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A330neo

    Photo Report: HiFly Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A330neo

TOULOUSE — The wet-leasing specialist airline, HiFly, took delivery of its first of a possible 10 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft yesterday at the Airbus delivery center in Toulouse-Blagnac, France. The plane,

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Virgin Atlantic To South America: New Route To Brazil, Codeshared With GOL

    Virgin Atlantic To South America: New Route To Brazil, Codeshared With GOL

MIAMI – Virgin Atlantic has announced its first-ever South American destination. The British carrier will now link its hub in London-Heathrow (LHR) with Sao Paulo-Guarulhos (GRU), Brazil. The airline will

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Flybe Commits To Guernsey With Continued Flights To London-Heathrow

    Flybe Commits To Guernsey With Continued Flights To London-Heathrow

MIAMI — The British regional airline, Flybe, will continue to operate its daily Guernsey to London-Heathrow flight during the Winter 2019/2020 season. The route is significant to the island, as it

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Aigle Azur Becomes Next Volatility Victim: Confirms Bankruptcy

    Aigle Azur Becomes Next Volatility Victim: Confirms Bankruptcy

LONDON – It has been announced by French airline Aigle Azur that it has entered into bankruptcy this week, with court proceedings being initiated over this. Up to 1,100+ jobs

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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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