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EXCLUSIVE: Delta CEO On Choosing Between Boeing, Airbus: Price Is Important But 'It's Not the Only Factor'

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Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian is currently weighing his options as he gears up to order 75 or more single-aisle jets in a multi billion dollar deal. (www.bizjournals.com) More...

Aerotoxic syndrome is a term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air.

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Aerotoxic syndrome is a little-known term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air. It is a controversial diagnosis, and many in the aviation industry are adamant it doesn’t exist. (www.theguardian.com) More...

Great little ground attack option.

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Meet the Wolverine - WWII style with state of the art tech. (www.foxnews.com) More...

E190 Draws the Embraer Logo over US

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Just landed back at Nashville after a 4 hour and 38 minute flight. Going after Boeing I see! (flightaware.com) More...

Central Flying Service Soars to 475,000 Hours in Flight Training

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Arkansas' oldest aviation firm celebrating an incredible milestone on Wednesday that many other firms may never reach, a staggering 475,000 hours of flight training. (www.arkansasmatters.com) More...

HondaJet is Most Delivered Light Jet of 2017’s First Half

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As if winning the inaugural Flying Innovation Award at AirVenture 2017 wasn’t already a noteworthy accomplishment, HondaJet hasn’t left the spotlight just yet. Honda Aircraft Co. announced this week that the HondaJet was the most delivered light jet of the first half of 2017, with 24 airplanes were shipped out to buyers in North America and Europe. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

American to base 737 Max in Miami

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American Airlines will base its first Boeing 737 Max 8 at its Miami International airport hub, with plans to enter new markets and replace other narrowbody flying. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

China Southern completes share issue to American Airlines

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11 AUGUST, 2017 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: MAVIS TOH SINGAPORE China Southern Airlines has completed the issuance of 270.6 million Hong Kong-listed shares to American Airlines, making the US carrier an official stakeholder. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

SIA to up Brisbane frequency, plans A350 deployment

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15 AUGUST, 2017 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: FIRDAUS HASHIM SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines (SIA) has raised the frequency of its Singapore-Brisbane route from 24 to 28-times weekly, and plans to deploy the Airbus A350-900 on three of four daily flights starting 16 October. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Jet2 passengers are shocked when they realise their plane is being shadowed by a French fighter jet as they fly from Spain to Britain

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Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes. Passenger Sarah Hatfield, who spotted the unusual sight while travelling back to the UK from Malaga with husband Ian and their 13-year-old daughter Emily, said she felt she could ‘read the writing on its tail fin’. (www.airlineboarding.net) More...

First Korean Air CSeries enters the paint shop

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So far, the Bombardier CSeries has seen deployment with Swiss and airBaltic. But there are other customers watching and waiting for their aircraft. One of those carriers is Korean Air – and their first CSeries is in the paint shop. (www.airlineboarding.com) More...

Intense competition' swings Cathay to HK$1.7bn loss in H1

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The Cathay Pacific Group swung to an operating loss of HK$1.7 billion ($217.3 million) for the first half of 2017, reversing from the HK$664 million profit posted the same period a year ago, reflecting intense competition and downward pressure on yields (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Nigerian bride sues American Airlines for $3.4m, says flight attendant ‘intentionally’ stained her wedding gown with red wine

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A Nigerian woman of American and Jamaican descent, identified as Yewande Oteh, has sued an airline claiming that a flight attendant deliberately poured red wine on her wedding dress. The 31-page lawsuit filed in a New Jersey, US district court by Yewande’s mother Yvette Sterling, stated that the American Airlines flight attendant, Melanie Masters, deliberately ruined Yewande’s wedding dress during a flight... (www.aviationfigures.com) More...

Passenger device source of seat fire on Lufthansa A380

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Canadian investigators have disclosed that a passenger's electrical power bank was the source of a fire in the cabin of a Lufthansa Airbus A380 operating to Houston. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Ridiculous: Southwest Shames Passenger For Not Being Large Enough To Book A Second Seat

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Most airlines have a procedure in place for passengers of size (those who can’t comfortably fit in one seat). The policy varies by airline, though virtually all airlines encourage such passengers to book an extra seat to be sure they’re comfortable. What differs by airline is: (www.aviationfigure.com) More...

SAA flight cancelled as aviation compliance issues between SA and Zim escalate

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South African Airways has confirmed that one of its flights has been grounded in Zimbabwe on Saturday morning, 19 August. The SAA grounding could be "retaliation" after the South African Civil Aviation authority prevented a Harare bound Air Zimbabwe flight from taking off from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Friday evening, 18 August. (www.traveller24.com) More...