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    Earning Calls: American, Southwest, JetBlue Report Q4 2019 Numbers

Earning Calls: American, Southwest, JetBlue Report Q4 2019 Numbers

MIAMI — On a momentous day for the airline industry, three major U.S. carriers – American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and JetBlue – reported its fourth-quarter earnings for 2019. While the airlines saw revenue growth from last year, the Boeing 737 MAX grounding has placed a damper on profits for some.

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    Airbus Demonstrates Autonomous Takeoff Technology

Airbus Demonstrates Autonomous Takeoff Technology

MIAMI — An Airbus A350-1000 executed a series of takeoffs using autonomous technology by computer vision systems, bringing pilotless commercial jet flight one step closer to become a reality. In a press release, Airbus said that the tests were conducted at Toulouse-Blagnac airport on December 18, 2019. The crew of

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    Former Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, Leaves With $62 Million

Former Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, Leaves With $62 Million

MIAMI – Following the recent departure of the CEO of the American aerospace manufacturing giant, Boeing, Dennis A. Muilenburg has left with $62 million in compensation and pension benefits. However, according to a note released by Boeing, Muilenburg did not receive any severance pay from the Boeing 737 MAX crisis.

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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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    Boeing Celebrates Maiden Flight Of Its New 777X (+Photos)

Boeing Celebrates Maiden Flight Of Its New 777X (+Photos)

Story written in collaboration by Enrique Perrella, Jamie Clarke, Chris Sloan, Brandon Farris EVERETT – Following two days of weather-related setbacks, the largest twin-engine commercial aircraft has finally taken off

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