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Etihad Airways Cuts San Francisco; First Gulf Carrier to Cut a US route in 9 Years

    Etihad Airways Cuts San Francisco; First Gulf Carrier to Cut a US route in 9 Years

Written by Rohan Anand and Benjamin Bearup MIAMI – Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways (EY) announced that they are pulling out of the San Francisco (SFO) market effective October 29, 2017. The announcement comes less than three years since the route launched on November 18, 2014. Etihad has been flying the

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Analysis: Worldwide Worsening Widebody Woes

    Analysis: Worldwide Worsening Widebody Woes

Cover photo by Alex Esguerra – Airways Staff Photographer MIAMI – At first glance and in advance of the 52nd Paris Air Show (PAS), the twin-aisle, widebody aircraft business would appear to be a strength for global aircraft manufacturing giants Airbus and Boeing. With widebody backlogs of 1,220 and 1,255

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Confident Airbus Heads To Le Bourget With A350-1000 And A321neo

    Confident Airbus Heads To Le Bourget With A350-1000 And A321neo

With the A350 on track and improving on the A320neo, Airbus now tries to push a more efficient A380. TOULOUSE – The Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft lifts off the runway in Toulouse easily after using only about half its length, and steeply turns left. Obviously, Airbus test pilots were putting their

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Boeing 777X Program Perched Precariously Despite Strong Execution

    Boeing 777X Program Perched Precariously Despite Strong Execution

by Vinay Bhaskara & Chris Sloan SEATTLE – The last eighteen months have not been kind to the two dominant global aircraft manufacturers. Both Chicago-based, Boeing, and Toulouse-based, Airbus, have seen demand for their jets soften in the wake of an extended period of low fuel prices and worldwide economic

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Boeing Reveals Additional Details on its Possible New Middle of the Market Aircraft

  Boeing Reveals Additional Details on its Possible New Middle of the Market Aircraft

by Vinay Bhaskara & Chris Sloan SEATTLE – The single most important question in commercial aircraft manufacturing over the last 24 months has been whether Boeing will finally launch a new mid-sized airplane (NMA) to address the so-called middle of

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