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    Qantas Selects Airbus Over Boeing for Project Sunrise

Qantas Selects Airbus Over Boeing for Project Sunrise

MIAMI — Qantas Airways has officially selected the Airbus A350-1000 as its vehicle of choice over the Boeing 777X for its ultra-long-haul program, dubbed Project Sunrise. While no firm order has been placed yet, Qantas is currently drafting a contract for 12 A350-1000s expected to enter service with the airline

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    Photos: First Airbus A380 Scrapped In Tarbes

Photos: First Airbus A380 Scrapped In Tarbes

MIAMI — The first Airbus A380 to be decommissioned has been successfully scrapped as of Wednesday. After being announced over a year ago, the deconstruction process has taken roughly 11 months, having begun earlier this year. The news comes several months after Airbus announced that production of the A380, which

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    GECAS & IAI Unveil Boeing 777-300ER Freighter Variant

GECAS & IAI Unveil Boeing 777-300ER Freighter Variant

LONDON – This week has seen GECAS and IAI (Israel Aerospace industry) have announced they will launch a Boeing 777-300ER Freighter conversion program and have dubbed it as the big twin. The converted freighters will become Boeing 777-300ERSF and have launched the program with 15 firm orders, with 15 options.

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    Condor and Thomas Cook Scandinavia to Continue Operations

Condor and Thomas Cook Scandinavia to Continue Operations

LONDON — Thomas Cook Scandinavia and Condor Flugdienst, both airlines part of the Thomas Cook Group, will continue flying despite the collapse of the global travel group occurred earlier this week. After a brief suspension after Thomas Cook entered into administration due to financial difficulties, Thomas Cook Scandinavia’s owner, the

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    Live Blog: 24th Annual Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

Live Blog: 24th Annual Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

Reported by: Chris Sloan LAS VEGAS — We have arrived in Las Vegas, where we’re covering this year’s 24th Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit. It’s one of the world’s largest “who’s who” gatherings of commercial aviation, where airlines like United, American, Delta, and even foreigners like Turkish Airlines, Aer

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    Op-Ed: The 737 MAX Crisis Boosts Confidence In COMAC

Op-Ed: The 737 MAX Crisis Boosts Confidence In COMAC

The C919 has found itself in a fascinating and bizarre position to push COMAC onto the World stage as the Boeing 737 MAX crisis unwinds. China Southern seems to have axed, suspended, paused—or some other word for ‘postponed/canceled’—its order for 64 remaining 737 MAX planes. Today, the carrier operates 26

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    New FAA Chief: 737 MAX Will Not Fly Until Completely Safe To Do So

New FAA Chief: 737 MAX Will Not Fly Until Completely Safe To Do So

MIAMI — The new head of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Stephen Dickson, said that the organization is not following any timeline to return the Boeing 737 MAX into service. “This plane will not fly in commercial service again until I’m completely assured that it is safe to do

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    UK Airports, Ministry Of Defence Upgauge Anti-Drone Innovations

UK Airports, Ministry Of Defence Upgauge Anti-Drone Innovations

Between December 2018 and January 2019, drones hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The clever innovation that allows people to take pictures from 100ft in the air became a menace to the aviation industry. With hundreds of flights in the UK grounded and airlines losing millions, some action

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    Op-Ed: Boeing Is MAXed Out, And So Are We

Op-Ed: Boeing Is MAXed Out, And So Are We

Wouldn’t it be great for Boeing if the 737 MAX crisis just disappeared from the media? I mean, so many corporate scandals disappeared way faster. This one has gone from “My Audi crashed itself” to “My Tesla caught fire at a rate way lower than all other cars!” to “New

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    US Government Approves $17.7 Billion For FAA Spending

US Government Approves $17.7 Billion For FAA Spending

MIAMI – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a spending package of $17.7 billion to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This boost provides the FAA with an extra 20% funding towards improving aviation safety.  The U.S. House of Representatives has stated that this money is in favor of hiring and training

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