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US Probing Additional Runway Incidents at SFO

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FAA recorded 1,704 runway incursions in the FY just ended, including the recent ACA incident. FAA is looking into two additional incursions at SFO. Given the number of daily flights nationally, is 1,704 a relatively large number? (www.sfchronicle.com) Altro...

Leasing company plans to operate its own A380 airline

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Amedeo intends to sell seats in its own A380 to other providers such as airlines, travel agencies as well as non-sector companies such as Airbnb. (airlinerwatch.com) Altro...

Airbus Outlines Brexit Risks to UK Facilities

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Airbus has warned that Brexit could jeopardise the UK's role as the airframer's primary location for wing design and manufacturing. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

UK Aerospace Body Calls For EU Membership Beyond 2019

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UK aerospace and defence trade association ADS is pushing for the UK to remain an EU member state during a post-Brexit transitional period, until the country's future trading relationship with the bloc has been determined. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Airbus A350-1000 Features Automated Rapid-Descent Capability

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Airbus has incorporated an automatic emergency descent function into the newly-certified A350-1000, which it intends to introduce into the smaller -900. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

United Airlines gets a grim gift from WOW air

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United Airlines — to say nothing of other major United States-based legacy carriers American Airlines and Delta Air Lines — no doubt were NOT among those feeling the cheer this morning when WOW air, the upstart Iceland-based ultra-low-fare international carrier, announced its holiday gift to travelers in Chicago and several other U.S. markets. (www.bizjournals.com) Altro...

UK passenger tax to rise yet again

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APD is already the world’s highest tax of this nature. Currently, rates for economy-class passengers are £13 ($17) for short-haul flights (within 2,000 miles of London) and £75 for long-haul (more than 2,000 miles). Business-class passengers pay £26 and £150 for short- and long-haul journeys respectively. (atwonline.com) Altro...

British Airways A380 captain reveals what it’s like to fly the biggest passenger aircraft in the world

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The 48-year-old has been flying the A380 for two years now and has kindly agreed to tell MailOnline Travel just what it's like to be in control of one. And it turns out that the low levels of noise it makes is one of the most surprising aspects of flying it. (www.dailymail.co.uk) Altro...

Tunisair To Order Six Airbus A330neos, Launch New York Flights

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Tunisair is on the verge of signing an order for six Airbus A330neos, chief executive Elyes Mnakbi confirmed during an industry conference in Sharjah this week. (www.forbes.com) Altro...

Spooked about night flying in singles?

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If not, maybe you should be. There will be a debate about flying at night in single-engine airplanes for as long as there are single-engine airplanes and it gets dark every night. That is a given. (airfactsjournal.com) Altro...

Boeing, Bombardier And Delta Spar Ahead of CSeries Tariff Ruling

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Boeing and Bombardier are both urging the US Department of Commerce to leave the pending Bombardier-Airbus partnership out of its CSeries import tariff decision. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...