CityJet Takes Delivery Of Sukhoi Superjet

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Published: May 25, 2016

May 24, 2016 CityJet has become the first western European airline to take delivery of a Sukhoi Superjet 100, pitched to compete internationally with planes made by Embraer and Bombardier. The first of 15 Superjet 100s leased by CityJet was delivered in Venice, the airline said, with the option for 16 more in a deal […]

China To Encourage Airlines To Go International

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Published: May 25, 2016

May 24, 2016 China will further expand air rights and improve the way it allocates international routes to domestic airlines as it tries to encourage them to participate in the international market. A policy document published on the China Civil Aviation Administration website said China aimed to become a “strong civil aviation nation” but it […]

No Sign Of EgyptAir Technical Problems Before Takeoff

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Published: May 25, 2016

May 24, 2016 The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, people within the Egyptian investigation committee said. The people said the plane did not make contact with Egyptian air traffic control, but Egyptian air traffic controllers were able to see it on radar on a […]

Norwegian Air Seeking To Add More 787s

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 Norwegian Air will continue to seek more Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft for its long-haul fleet after signing a deal with CIT Aerospace to lease two aircraft from 2018. Norwegian currently has 10 787s in operation and 32 on order following the CIT deal, and options to buy a further 10 from Boeing. […]

EgyptAir Remains Point To Explosion – Forensics

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 Human remains retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight suggest that there was an explosion on board the plane, although no traces of explosives have been detected, an Egyptian forensics official said. The official based his assessment on the small size of body parts so far recovered from the Mediterranean Sea, where EgyptAir […]

Norwegian Air Seeking To Add More 787s

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 Norwegian Air will continue to seek more Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft for its long-haul fleet after signing a deal with CIT Aerospace to lease two aircraft from 2018. Norwegian currently has 10 787s in operation and 32 on order following the CIT deal, and options to buy a further 10 from Boeing. […]

Embraer Announces First Flight Of E190-E2

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 23, 2016 Embraer on Monday announced the first flight of the next generation E190-E2 narrow-body aircraft, months ahead of schedule and below the expected weight. The E190-E2, which enters service in 2018, is the first aircraft in Embraer’s commercial jet line-up with new wings and Pratt & Whitney engines aimed at improving fuel efficiency. […]

Embraer Announces First Flight Of E190-E2

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 23, 2016 Embraer on Monday announced the first flight of the next generation E190-E2 narrow-body aircraft, months ahead of schedule and below the expected weight. The E190-E2, which enters service in 2018, is the first aircraft in Embraer’s commercial jet line-up with new wings and Pratt & Whitney engines aimed at improving fuel efficiency. […]

TSA Head Of Security Removed From Post – Report

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 23, 2016 The head of security for the US Transportation Security Administration has been removed from his position, according to a media report. Kelly Hoggan, who had served as TSA assistant administrator for security operations since May 2013, was replaced by his deputy, Darby LaJoye, who will serve on an acting basis, according to […]

Turkish Air Plane Evacuated After Bomb Hoax

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Published: May 24, 2016

May 23, 2016 A Turkish Airlines aircraft at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was evacuated and searched after a note threatening a bomb attack was found on board on Monday, although it later turned out to be a hoax. All 134 people on board the flight to the central Turkish city of Kayseri had been evacuated, a […]

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