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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...