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Boeing Delivers 2,000th Jet To China

Boeing Delivers 2,000th Jet To China Boeing has delivered its 2000th commercial aircraft to China with the handing over of a 737 MAX 8 to Xiamen Airlines. Boeing’s Chinese market has accelerated significantly over the past few years, with its first 1,000 deliveries taking four decades, but t... Read More

December 2nd, 2018
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Drunk Japan Airlines pilot jailed for 10 months

Drunk Japan Airlines pilot jailed for 10 months A Japanese pilot has been jailed after being caught more than nine times over the alcohol limit as he prepared to fly a passenger jet from Heathrow airport. Judge Phillip Matthews condemned Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, saying the prospect of him fly... Read More

December 2nd, 2018
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Aerolíneas Argentinas Cancels All Monday Flights

Aerolíneas Argentinas Cancels All Monday Flights Aerolíneas Argentinas has cancelled all of its flights for Monday due to a strike by pilots and ground staff. The industrial action, the fourth at the airline during November, has been called by the APLA and UALA pilot unions, the APA ground sta... Read More

November 25th, 2018
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Caribbean Air Selects 737 MAX 8 For Fleet Renewal

Caribbean Air Selects 737 MAX 8 For Fleet Renewal Caribbean Airlines said it has chosen the 737 MAX 8 to renew its single-aisle fleet, and plans to take 12 of the updated 737 over the next few years. The MAX 8s will replace the Trinidad and Tobago airline’s current fleet of a dozen 737-800s... Read More

November 25th, 2018
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Virgin Atlantic in talks to rescue Flybe

Virgin Atlantic in talks to rescue Flybe Flybe and Virgin Atlantic have confirmed they are in talks about a sale or closer alliance. The move comes after cash-strapped Flybe put itself up for sale earlier this month. The Exeter-based regional airline said that Virgin was "one of the parties" it... Read More

November 25th, 2018
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SaudiGulf Airlines Signs Up For 10 Airbus A320neos

Saudi Gulf Airlines Signs Up For 10 Airbus A320neos Saudi Gulf Airlines has signed a purchase agreement to buy ten Airbus A320neo family aircraft in a deal worth about USD$1.1 billion at list prices. The Saudi Arabian airline’s commitment was announced at the Bahrain Airshow, which runs unti... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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Delta Orders 10 A330neos, Delays Some A350s

Delta Orders 10 A330neos, Delays Some A350s Delta Air Lines has added to an existing order for Airbus A330neos, while delaying delivery of some of the larger A350 aircraft. The new order for 10 A330-900s, worth USD$2.96 billion at list prices, takes the airline’s total order book for the upg... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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