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    Photos: ANA Welcomes Second Turtle Airbus A380

Photos: ANA Welcomes Second Turtle Airbus A380

Article Produced by Daniel Sander & James Field LONDON – All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery of its second A380 painted its own unique Honu livery, dubbed Emerald Green livery. The second aircraft has been delivered, just in time, before the airline starts operating the double-decker three times per week between Tokyo and Honolulu, starting May 24th. The Emerald Green livery is another unique take on the airline’s proposed

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    Air New Zealand Mulls A350, 787 To Replace 777-200ERs

Air New Zealand Mulls A350, 787 To Replace 777-200ERs

LONDON – An 18-month-long decision process is coming to an end for Air New Zealand, which is on the verge of choosing new Airbus or Boeing aircraft to replace its aging 777-200ER fleet. The two final choices, according to Reuters, are either placing additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners or opting for the Airbus A350. Reuters confirmed earlier today that, according to a source related to the matter, Air New Zealand has

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    Airbus Delivers 12,000th Aircraft: A220 For Delta (+Photos)

Airbus Delivers 12,000th Aircraft: A220 For Delta (+Photos)

LONDON – Airbus has celebrated an important milestone with the delivery of its 12,000th commercial aircraft. The plane, however, was not built at the manufacturer’s plants in Toulouse, Hamburg, Mobile or Tianjin, but in Mirabel, Canada. Delta Air Lines welcomed the delivery of its 12th A220-100, celebrating with Airbus the tremendous accomplishment of the 12,000th plane manufactured under the Airbus brand. The A220 debuted commercial service in the US with

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    Photos: First Airbus A350 For Japan Airlines Takes Off

Photos: First Airbus A350 For Japan Airlines Takes Off

MIAMI — The first Airbus A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken off on its maiden flight from Toulouse. The delivery of the first factory-fresh Airbus commercial airplane for the Japanese carrier is now imminent. Back in April, the plane was spotted leaving the assembly line sporting the airline’s new celebratory livery. Last week, however, the plane finally took off on its first of several test flights which need to

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    EasyJet Celebrates Its Edinburgh 50 Millionth Passenger

EasyJet Celebrates Its Edinburgh 50 Millionth Passenger

MIAMI — UK low-cost airline, EasyJet, recently surpassed the 50 millionth passenger mark traveling through its Edinburgh base in Scotland. The Scottish capital has been associated with the airline since EasyJet started operations in the late 1990s as one of its first routes and bases. EasyJet recently expanded its Edinburgh (EDI) operation by offering 40% more seats on Italian destinations during the upcoming summer and extended nonstop flights to Jersey

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    U.S. DOT Awards New Tokyo-Haneda Route Slots For American Carriers

U.S. DOT Awards New Tokyo-Haneda Route Slots For American Carriers

MIAMI — After months of deliberation, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has released a shortlist of tentative routes for US carriers operating to Tokyo-Haneda airport (HND).  The announcement is the latest news regarding the new slot openings since February when the DOT invited US carriers who were interested in extending their service to apply. The process began on January 25th, when American and Japanese delegates met and agreed

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    Air Canada Enters Exclusive Talks To Purchase Air Transat

Air Canada Enters Exclusive Talks To Purchase Air Transat

MIAMI — Air Canada announced early Thursday that it was in exclusive talks to purchase all shares of Transat A.T. and combine both companies, based out of Montreal, to create a solid leader in Canadian aviation and tourism. The all-cash deal for Canada’s largest airline is not subject to any further financing and brings a valuation of approximately C$520 million, or C$13 per Transat share, with closing shares around the

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    Hello, Great Dane Airlines: New Airline Becomes Embraer E195 Operator

Hello, Great Dane Airlines: New Airline Becomes Embraer E195 Operator

LONDON – At the annual European Airlines Business Seminar in Amsterdam, Embraer unveiled a new carrier, Great Dane Airlines, as the latest new operator of its E195 aircraft. The airline is to begin operations from its base of Aalborg in Denmark in June, with two units of the aircraft type. The two units were purchased from carrier Stobart Air. Commenting on the news of operation inauguration was Thomas Møller, the

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    Air Italy Changes Course: Planned 787s To Be Swapped For A330s

Air Italy Changes Course: Planned 787s To Be Swapped For A330s

MIAMI – Air Italy has shelved its initial plans to equip its long-haul fleet with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners in favor of streamlining its operations to a potential all-Airbus fleet. Boeing 787 deliveries have suffered delays due to the major Rolls-Royce Trent engine mechanical issue that forced the grounding of hundreds of aircraft last year. Since then, the engine maker has settled compensation claims with all its customers. As reported by

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    Jet Airways: Uncertain Future, Dissolving Leadership, Weak Funding Offers

Jet Airways: Uncertain Future, Dissolving Leadership, Weak Funding Offers

MIAMI — Following close on the heels of the now-grounded Jet Airways, the resignation of its CFO, Amit Agarwal’s, and just days after lenders were slow to secure funds to save India’s oldest private carrier, a similar fate has met the financially-strapped CEO, Vinay Dube. Dube resigned due to “personal reasons” in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange Tuesday. In March, the airline’s founder, Naresh Goyal, was forced to

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Air France To Cut 465 Jobs, Trim Short-Haul Capacity By 15%

  Air France To Cut 465 Jobs, Trim Short-Haul Capacity By 15%

LONDON – Air France will lay-off 465 domestic ground staff and reduce by 15% its short-haul capacity. The decision comes

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United, American, Southwest Pilot Unions Subpoenaed For Boeing 737 MAX Documents

  United, American, Southwest Pilot Unions Subpoenaed For Boeing 737 MAX Documents

LONDON – U.S low-cost carrier, Southwest Airlines, has become the latest company to be subpoenaed for its Boeing 737 MAX

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First Airbus A321neo For La Compagnie Spotted In Hamburg (+Photos)

  First Airbus A321neo For La Compagnie Spotted In Hamburg (+Photos)

MIAMI – La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo has been spotted at the Airbus facility in Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport, performing Rejected Take-off

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Virgin Atlantic To Bid For Thomas Cook Long-Haul Division

  Virgin Atlantic To Bid For Thomas Cook Long-Haul Division

LONDON – Virgin Atlantic is on a path to making a bid for the long-haul division of UK leisure carrier,

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LEVEL Opens Up New Paris – Las Vegas Service

  LEVEL Opens Up New Paris – Las Vegas Service

MIAMI — Just over a year since its 2018 creation in Paris, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low-cost airline, LEVEL, announces

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WestJet Breaks Records: Q1 Earnings, Load Factors Sky Rocket

  WestJet Breaks Records: Q1 Earnings, Load Factors Sky Rocket

MIAMI — The impact of an uncertain economy has not held back the Calgary-based airline WestJet, as it reported a

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Turkish Airlines Confirms 787-9 To New York, Boston, DC, Caracas

  Turkish Airlines Confirms 787-9 To New York, Boston, DC, Caracas

MIAMI — Turkish Airlines has unveiled some of the initial routes its upcoming Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will be deployed on

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Biman Bangladesh Q400 Skids Off In Yangon, Injuries Reported

  Biman Bangladesh Q400 Skids Off In Yangon, Injuries Reported

MIAMI — A Biman Bangladesh Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft has suffered a runway excursion at Yangon International Airport in Myanmar.

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