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Boeing Signs Commitment with Unidentified Customer for 125 737 MAX 8 Airplanes

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] has signed an agreement with an unidentified major airline customer for 125 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at more than $14 billion at list prices. The agreement also includes purchase rights for an additional 50 airplanes. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

Airbus and Boeing are betting on the future of aviation at the Paris Air show

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Airbus is betting on big jets as the future of aviation, while rival Boeing is gambling on... (www.airguideonline.com) Altro...

Qatar Airways wants to buy a 10% stake in American Airlines

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American Airlines on Thursday said it received an unsolicited notice from Qatar Airways to make a "significant investment." (www.businessinsider.com) Altro...

Boeing Outsells Airbus at Paris Air Show

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On the final business day of the Paris Air Show, Boeing emerged the clear winner over rival Airbus, thanks largely to sales of the 737 MAX. (www.seattletimes.com) Altro...

Boeing, AerCap Announce Order for 15 737 MAX 10s

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] and AerCap announced an order for 15 737 MAX 10s at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Under the agreement, AerCap will convert 15 of its current 737 MAX airplanes into MAX 10s. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

Boeing raises its current market outlook to 41.030 new aircraft over the next 20 years

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Boeing says that the next 20 years will require 41,030 new aircraft. The company has raised its forecast for new aircraft to 41,030 for the next 20 years, which worth 6.1 trillion dollars. (www.airlinerpulse.com) Altro...

Boeing, Ruili Airlines Announce Commitment for 20 737 MAXs

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Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Ruili Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for 20 737 MAX airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

Etihad ‘Improves Value Proposition’ for Passengers by Introducing New Charges, Cuts Services

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Etihad Airways latest cost-cutting scheme will see business and first class passengers have to pay for limo services (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Altro...

London’s Gatwick airport implements tech program

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In what is claimed to be a world first for an airport, Gatwick has installed 2,000 indoor navigation beacons to make it easier for passengers to find their way around and avoid missing flights. (www.airguideonline.com) Altro...

Allegiant Air launching 8 new nonstop flights from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

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Low-cost airline Allegiant Air will now be taking off for eight additional destinations from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The eight new routes include flights to major Midwest destinations Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Louisville, Omaha and St. Louis/Belleville as well as Boise, Idaho and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida. (www.bizjournals.com) Altro...

Boeing Displays MAX Momentum at Record Paris Air Show

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) strengthened its market position with important announcements and multi-billion dollar orders and commitments for commercial airplanes and commercial and defense services at the 2017 Paris Air Show. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

AirAsia to Order 14 More Airbus A320ceos

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AirAsia has signed an agreement with Airbus to order an additional 14 A320ceo aircraft to meet higher than expected near-term growth on the carrier’s regional network. The contract, which is subject to AirAsia board approval, was announced at the Paris Air Show today. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Iran Airtour Commits to 45 Airbus A320neo Aircraft

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Tehran based Iran Airtour Airlines, has become Airbus’ newest customer for the A320neo Family after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 aircraft at the Paris Air Show. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Tibet Financial Leasing Signs For 20 Airbus A321neo Aircraft

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Tibet Financial Leasing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 20 Airbus A321neos at the Paris Airshow to meet strong market demand for more modern and fuel-efficient aircraft. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Airbus predicts commercial aviation market over the next 20 years

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Additional need of 530,000 pilots and 550,000 technicians with services to grow... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Altro...

Airbus Secures $40 Billion of New Commercial Aircraft Orders at Paris Air Show 2017

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Providing strong evidence that the commercial aircraft market remains healthy, Airbus announced $39.7 billion worth of new business during the 2017 Paris Air Show. The company won commitments for a total of 326 aircraft, including firm orders for 144 aircraft worth $18.5 billion and MoUs for 182 aircraft worth $21.2 billion. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

GE is working on a massive 3D printer for jet engine parts

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3D printing is coming of age in numerous ways. On a large scale, MIT researchers built a 50-foot-wide, 12-foot tall igloo in just 13 hours. They've also debuted the first completely 3D-printed rocket engine. On a much smaller level, our own Sean Buckley printed a little d-pad for his Nintendo Switch, while medical researchers have produced a 3D-printed patch that can heal scarred heart tissue. Now we're seeing this technology coming to the industrial world with a new laser-powered metal 3D… (www.engadget.com) Altro...

Lockheed Unveils New Super Versatile Special Operations C-130 Variant

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While the Queen of The Skies will be fading as a passenger platform, Lockheed's airborne 'Swiss Army Knife' goes on. Meanwhile, the US Forest Service has withdrawn a $65M line item to convert older C-130s to firefighting aerial tankers. (www.thedrive.com) Altro...

Passengers cheer as woman is escorted off Manchester flight forced into an emergency landing

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Cheering passengers filmed the moment a woman was escorted off a Manchester holiday flight – after the plane had been forced to make an emergency landing. The easyJet service from Manchester to Antalya, in Turkey, landed at Stansted after complaints that a female passenger was ‘shouting and swearing’. (www.aviationfigure.com) Altro...

Why Phoenix's Airplanes Can't Take Off in Extreme Heat

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Phoenix just provided another reason to hate flying: the heat. With temperatures there expected to hit 119 degrees Fahrenheit, airlines canceled more than 40 flights today. Wait. What? Airplanes can't fly because it's too hot? That's crazy. No, not really. According to news reports, the heat poses a particular problem for the Bombardier CRJ airliners, which have a maximum operating temperature of 118 degrees. Bigger planes from Airbus and Boeing can handle 126 degrees or so. (www.wired.com) Altro...

New Virgin Mobile Deal Offers a Year of Unlimited Talk Text and Data for Just $1

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Virgin Mobile is becoming the first wireless carrier to only sell iPhones, and it is offering some unusual perks to publicize the move. Among the offers: -a free round-trip Virgin America ticket to the U.K. from the U.S. (after buying a regular ticket) -20% off on Virgin America flights on Virgin America -a free night stay at Virgin hotels after paying for two nights -$170 in savings from the Virgin Wines club (www.ondtravel.net) Altro...

Qatar Airways wants to buy a 10% stake in American Airlines

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American Airways on Thursday said it received an unsolicited notice from Qatar Airways to make a “significant investment,” amounting to 10% of public shares. In a regulatory filing , American Air said it had also notified the federal government as required for larger mergers and acquisitions. (www.airlineboarding.com) Altro...

Incident: Air Canada B777 near Frankfurt on Jun 15th 2017, smell of smoke in cabin

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An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FNNU performing flight AC-891 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 329 people on board, was enroute at FL320 about 120nm south of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew decided to divert to Frankfurt reporting smell of smoke in the cabin (avherald.com) Altro...

F-16 Jet Catches Fire at Houston Airport

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Officials say an F-16 fighter jet caught fire while attempting to take off at Ellington Airport in Houston and the pilot ejected. (www.nbcnews.com) Altro...

Flight 3407 families may face off against Air Force general on pilot experience rules

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The Families of Continental Flight 3407 Monday renewed their fight to preserve pilot experience requirements they got written into the law seven years ago, but this time they could be facing their most daunting opponent yet: the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force. (buffalonews.com) Altro...

Beijing's New Mega Airport Will Challenge Air China's Dominance

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Like ancient warlords, China’s three biggest airlines have dominated their regional cities: Air China Ltd. controlling Beijing, China Eastern Airlines Corp. holding sway in the financial center of Shanghai, and China Southern Airlines Co. ruling the roost down in export gateway Guangzhou. Until now. Rising on a plain south of Beijing is a mega airport that is about to change the balance, bringing all three head to head in the capital as it becomes the world’s biggest aviation hub. (www.aviationrepublic.com) Altro...

Boeing, Tassili Airlines Announce Order for Three Next-Generation 737-800s

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Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Tassili Airlines today announced an order for three Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at over $294 million at list prices, at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

Etihad scraps free chauffeur service for business, first class

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From July 3, only travellers in Etihad's AS380 Residence suites will be eligible for a free ride. (www.ausbt.com.au) Altro...

Bombardier Continues to Build Momentum with Successful Paris Air Show

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft concluded a successful week at the 2017 International Paris Air Show, where it had the opportunity to connect with customers from around the world and announced up to US$2 billion in orders and other commitments. (www.bombardier.com) Altro...

PAS 2017 Analysis: 737 MAX 10 Success De-Risks Boeing NMA Timeline

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As Boeing launched the 737 MAX 10 with a blockbuster 350 orders, commitments, and conversions over days one and two of the 2017 Paris Air Show, the Chicago-based manufacturer also took the time to provide further clarity on its future solution for the so-called middle of market (MOM) space. After a briefing by Mike Delaney, Boeing’s VP & General Manager of Airplane Development, it is becoming clear that Boeing is edging ever closer to formally launching a new mid-sized airplane (NMA) for… (airwaysmag.com) Altro...

Iran's Zagros Airlines Places A Commitment For 28 New Airbus Aircraft

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Zagros Airlines, one of the leading domestic airlines in Iran, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the acquisition of 28 new aircraft, covering 20 A320neo and 8 A330neo aircraft. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Aviation Industry Seeks to Strengthen Cybersecurity Defenses

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Escalating concerns about cyberthreats are prompting the aviation industry to devise an unlikely new safeguard: real-time warnings to pilots about potential hacking attempts. (www.foxbusiness.com) Altro...