Connected Aerospace-Dec. 6, 2016

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Published: December 7, 2016

Thales has been selected by Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP), which monitors all air traffic in the country, for the supply of a nationwide ADS-B network. Cobham SATCOM announced its AVIATOR 350D system has been selected by Hawaiian Airlines for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. The Cobham system, […]

Connected Aerospace-Dec. 6, 2016

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Published: December 7, 2016

Thales has been selected by Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP), which monitors all air traffic in the country, for the supply of a nationwide ADS-B network. Cobham SATCOM announced its AVIATOR 350D system has been selected by Hawaiian Airlines for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. The Cobham system, […]

Connected Aerospace-Dec. 6, 2016

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Published: December 6, 2016

Thales has been selected by Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP), which monitors all air traffic in the country, for the supply of a nationwide ADS-B network. Cobham SATCOM announced its AVIATOR 350D system has been selected by Hawaiian Airlines for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. The Cobham system, […]

Alaska Air Group reaches deal with DOJ to allow Virgin America buy

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Published: December 6, 2016

Alaska Air Group and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have agreed to terms that will allow for regulatory approval of Alaska’s $ 4 billion acquisition of Virgin America, which Alaska said it plans to close “in the very near future.” Seattle-based Alaska, parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has agreed to reduce its […]

Korean Air to take delivery of seven CSeries 300s in 2017

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Published: December 6, 2016

Korean Air expects to take delivery of seven Bombardier CSeries CS300s next year, becoming the first operator of the type in Asia, Bombardier VP-CSeries aircraft program Robert Dewar told ATW at last week’s airBaltic CS300 unveiling. “There are already Korean Air employees in Montreal, Mirabel, on the production side. Deliveries could happen from mid-2017 onward,” […]

Airbus books $1.6 billion in commercial aircraft orders in November

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Published: December 6, 2016

Airbus reported firm orders* for 14 commercial aircraft in November, valued at $ 1.6 billion at list prices, from two airlines and one undisclosed customer. The Toulouse-based manufacturer’s biggest order for the month came from an undisclosed customer Nov. 15, for five A321ceos and three A320ceos, valued at $ 868.5 million. Additionally, Sharjah, UAE-based low-cost carrier (LCC) […]

Africa’s RwandAir expands despite economic challenges

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Published: December 6, 2016

RwandAir continues to add aircraft and expand long-haul routes even though it faces challenges in Africa’s economy and in the aviation industry. The Kigali-based carrier has taken delivery of new Airbus and Boeing aircraft in less than three months and recently received its second Airbus A330-300, for which it was the launch customer. It received […]

Bombardier: CSeries aircraft performing better than expected

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Published: December 6, 2016

Bombardier said it will increase the formal specifications for the CSeries CS300, as the aircraft’s per seat and trip costs have already proven 2% better than its original brochure values. “Within six months we’ve got a two-member family into revenue service. That’s never been done before,” Bombardier president commercial aircraft Fred Cromer said last week […]

Norwegian to detail Ireland-US plans in early 2017

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Published: December 6, 2016

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Alitalia finalizing new business strategy

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Published: December 6, 2016

Italian flag carrier Alitalia is planning to release a new strategy this month and has named former LATAM Airlines executive Jorge Vilches as CCO after three board resignations. Vilches was most recently CEO of the Pullmantur Cruiseline Group. Alitalia’s board met Dec. 2 to discuss the airline’s business strategy in light of “significant changes to […]

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