Boeing Restarts 737 MAX Flight Testing

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Published: May 13, 2017

May 12, 2017 Boeing has restarted flight testing of the 737 MAX aircraft after regulators approved resumption of flights. Boeing had suspended flights after a fault was found in an engine part. CFM International, which makes all 737 engines, appeared to suggest that testing of the turbine discs might take weeks, but the FAA seems […]

Boeing Restarts 737 MAX Flight Testing

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Published: May 13, 2017

May 12, 2017 Boeing has restarted flight testing of the 737 MAX aircraft after regulators approved resumption of flights. Boeing had suspended flights after a fault was found in an engine part. CFM International, which makes all 737 engines, appeared to suggest that testing of the turbine discs might take weeks, but the FAA seems […]

WestJet Pilots Vote To Join ALPA Union

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Published: May 13, 2017

May 12, 2017 Pilots at Canada’s WestJet have voted to join the ALPA union after 62 percent voted for representation. More than 1,400 pilots voted, a 97 percent turnout, the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) which carried out the ballot said. Once the CIRB certifies the vote, the Air Line Pilots Association International will become […]

Heathrow April Passenger Numbers Break Record

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Published: May 13, 2017

May 11, 2017 London’s Heathrow Airport reported record passenger numbers for April as the Easter holiday boosted traffic. Heathrow saw 6.7 million people pass through its terminals, an 11.3 percent increase from the same month in 2016. Aircraft movements edged down 0.1 percent as airlines added capacity by using larger jets. New York and Dubai […]

Primera Air Orders Boeing 737 MAX 9s

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Published: May 13, 2017

May 11, 2017 Boeing and Scandinavian carrier Primera Air have agreed an order for eight 737 MAX 9 aircraft as the airline looks to add flights to the US. The deal, worth USD$ 950 million at list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional four MAX 9s, and a lease agreement with Air Lease for […]

Primera Air Orders Boeing 737 MAX 9s

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Published: May 12, 2017

May 11, 2017 Boeing and Scandinavian carrier Primera Air have agreed an order for eight 737 MAX 9 aircraft as the airline looks to add flights to the US. The deal, worth USD$ 950 million at list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional four MAX 9s, and a lease agreement with Air Lease for […]

Primera Air Orders Boeing 737 MAX 9s

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Published: May 12, 2017

May 11, 2017 Boeing and Scandinavian carrier Primera Air have agreed an order for eight 737 MAX 9 aircraft as the airline looks to add flights to the US. The deal, worth USD$ 950 million at list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional four MAX 9s, and a lease agreement with Air Lease for […]

Emirates Full Year Profit Falls 82.5 Percent

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Published: May 12, 2017

May 11, 2017 Emirates reported its full year results on Thursday, showing a fall in net profit of 82.5 percent. The UAE carrier’s profit drop, to AED1.25 billion dirhams (USD$ 340.3 million), was its first in five years, as it responded to a “turbulent year”. Operating profit fell 70.8 percent to AED2.43 billion on unchanged […]

Delta Orders More A321s, Delays A350 Deliveries

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Published: May 12, 2017

May 11, 2017 Delta Air Lines on Thursday added to previous orders for Airbus A321 aircraft and delayed delivery of 10 A350 900s. The firm order for 30 A321ceos adds to three previous orders for the current generation of the largest member of the A320 family. The Atlanta-based airline has now ordered 112 A321s, the […]

Gol First Quarter Profit Drops 70 Pct

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Published: May 11, 2017

May 10, 2017 Brazilian airline Gol’s first quarter net profit dropped almost 70 percent as it reacted to a weaker domestic environment by cutting capacity. Net income for the quarter to end March fell to BRL232.7 million reais (USD$ 73.5 million) from BRL757.1 million as 1Q16 benefited from the return of leased aircraft and the […]

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