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Airbus A321LR Flies Paris-NYC Test Flight

Airbus A321LR Flies Paris-NYC Test Flight Airbus has completed a trans-Atlantic test flight of the long range version of its largest A320-family member, the A321LR. The flight, from Paris Le Bourget to New York’s JFK airport, was designed to showcase the airliner’s ability to operate betwe... Read More

February 18th, 2018
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Boeing 737 MAX 9 Cleared For Commercial Service

Boeing 737 MAX 9 Cleared For Commercial Service Boeing has received an amended type certificate from the US FAA for the 737 MAX 9, certifying the aircraft for commercial service. The Federal Aviation Administration certificate comes after 11 months of flight testing and affirms that the aircra... Read More

February 18th, 2018
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Black Box Data Tells of Chaos Before Plane Crash Near Moscow

Black Box Data Tells of Chaos Before Plane Crash Near Moscow Black box data recovered from the ill-fated airliner that crashed outside Moscow last week suggests that the plane’s pilots had received different speed measurements preceding the crash, leading to chaos and hampering attempts to stav... Read More

February 18th, 2018
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Airbus takes new €1.3bn hit on A400M troop carrier

Airbus takes new €1.3bn hit on A400M troop carrier Airbus has written off another €1.3bn (£1.2bn) on its troubled A400M military transport plane, bringing total losses on the project to more than €8bn. The A400M has had setbacks over the years, most seriously a crash during a test fligh... Read More

February 18th, 2018
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Concorde: Auction for original nose cone of supersonic aircraft

Concorde: Auction for original nose cone of supersonic aircraft A rare piece of aviation history will be up for grabs when a nose cone from the original Concorde passenger plane goes to auction next week. The 11ft (3.35m) tall cone is said to be the only unused nose cone from the few that were... Read More

February 18th, 2018
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Aeroflot toughens penalties for unauthorised opening of aircraft emergency exits

Aeroflot toughens penalties for unauthorised opening of aircraft emergency exits Aeroflot has strengthened the penalties for unauthorised opening of emergency exits on board its aircraft. This announcement is directed primarily at passengers seated in exit rows. Aeroflot reminds all passengers... Read More

February 11th, 2018
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Lufthansa, Verdi Union Agree Ground Services Deal

Lufthansa, Verdi Union Agree Ground Services Deal Lufthansa and the Verdi union representing the airline’s ground staff have agreed a new collective wage settlement for around 28,000 employees. The agreement, covering Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo, Lufthansa Technik and LSG Sky Chefs in Germany... Read More

February 11th, 2018
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