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    U.K. Airports, Government Clash over “Air Bridges”

U.K. Airports, Government Clash over “Air Bridges”

MIAMI – England’s 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers arriving from destinations like Spain, France, Italy, and Germany will be lifted by the U.K. government on Friday; though Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland have not yet agreed to the plans. Airport management at Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports urged Scottish ministers

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    Bahamas Reopens to International Travel

Bahamas Reopens to International Travel

MIAMI – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation jumped into Phase 2 of its Tourism Readiness and Recovery plan last week. As of July 1st, the nation of islands was re-opened to international airline flights. As a precaution due to the sharp increase in cases in the United States,

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    A New Golden Era For Aviation Is Coming

A New Golden Era For Aviation Is Coming

MIAMI – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson addressed students looking toward the future of the aerospace industry, encouraging those who always dreamed to be aviators to not give up on their dream. “I am excited for you,” he said. “Be ready. There is a generational shift as aviators

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    Free Flight Changes for US Travelers upon Boeing 737 Max Return

Free Flight Changes for US Travelers upon Boeing 737 Max Return

MIAMI – U.S. airlines have decided to give skeptical passengers the possibility to change their flights free of charge if their flights are operated with the Boeing 737 MAX. As flight certification tests of the infamous 737 MAX were carried out in Seattle, U.S. airlines are preparing to welcome back

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    India Extends Blanket Ban for International Flights

India Extends Blanket Ban for International Flights

LONDON – DGCA, the Indian Directorate of Civil Aviation, announced today the renewal of the blanket ban of all international flights to and from India. The ban is valid until 23:59 on July 31; however, according to DGCA, there is some talking regarding the possibility of “bubble flights” taking place

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    UK to Lift 14-Day Quarantine Requirement

UK to Lift 14-Day Quarantine Requirement

MAIMI – The UK government confirmed today passengers coming into the UK from over 50 countries will not be mandated to self-isolate for 14 days starting July 10. France, Germany, Italy, and Spain are on the list and the UK plans to publish the full list later today. A country

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    Boeing 747 Program Comes to a Close

Boeing 747 Program Comes to a Close

MIAMI – It is the end of the line for one of the world’s most iconic airliners. Boeing Co. has reportedly stopped sales of its 747-8 aircraft, the last generation to be built. The final 747 will roll out of Everett in approximately two years’ time, according to various changes

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    ACI, IATA: Governments Should Bear Public Health Risk

ACI, IATA: Governments Should Bear Public Health Risk

MIAMI – Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have called today authorities to bear the costs related to public health measures that mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the industry and broader economy. The call is supported by the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO)

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    Quarantine Measures Threaten Aviation Restart in Africa, the Middle East

Quarantine Measures Threaten Aviation Restart in Africa, the Middle East

MIAMI– The International Air Transport Association ( IATA) urged governments in Africa and the Middle East (AME) to introduce quarantine alternatives on arrival that would allow economies to restart while preventing COVID-19 cases from being imported. In 36 countries across Africa and the Middle East (AME), government-imposed quarantine measures account

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    FAA Completes Boeing 737 MAX Recertification Flights

FAA Completes Boeing 737 MAX Recertification Flights

MIAMI – Today, the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) announced it has completed recertification test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX after several test flights over the course of three days. In addition to the aforementioned flights, Boeing’s new 777X is also undergoing testing before being delivered for commercial service.

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    EU Approves Air Baltic’s Financial Aid Request

EU Approves Air Baltic’s Financial Aid Request

MIAMI – The European Commission, under European Union State aid rules, has approved the Latvian government’s investment of €250m (US$281m) into the equity of the Latvian airline airBaltic (BT) for

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    Premium AEROTEC’s First A321XLR Metal Cut

Premium AEROTEC’s First A321XLR Metal Cut

MIAMI – Premium AEROTEC has recently started manufacturing the first rear center tank (RCT) for the Airbus A321 XLR. The “First Metal Cut” – the production of the first cutting

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