Emirates introduced 35 long-haul jets over full year

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Published: May 12, 2017

Middle Eastern carrier Emirates received 35 long-haul aircraft over its 2016-17 financial year, as its fleet modernisation removed the Dubai-based airline’s last Airbus A330s and A340s. The airline describes its long-haul renewal as a “record”, adding that it included 19 Airbus A380s and 16 Boeing 777-300ERs. “This has been the largest number of deliveries […]

Emirates introduced 35 long-haul jets over full year

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Published: May 12, 2017

Middle Eastern carrier Emirates received 35 long-haul aircraft over its 2016-17 financial year, as its fleet modernisation removed the Dubai-based airline’s last Airbus A330s and A340s. The airline describes its long-haul renewal as a “record”, adding that it included 19 Airbus A380s and 16 Boeing 777-300ERs. “This has been the largest number of deliveries […]

A350-1000 circles Europe in early long flight trial

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Published: May 12, 2017

Airbus has carried out an early long flight with the A350-1000 as part of the aircraft’s airborne testing prior to certification. The test was carried out in co-operation with Virgin Atlantic, one of the customers for the largest variant of the A350 family. Airbus says the aircraft – the cabin-fitted MSN65 – departed Toulouse […]

A350-1000 circles Europe in early long flight trial

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Published: May 12, 2017

Airbus has carried out an early long flight with the A350-1000 as part of the aircraft’s airborne testing prior to certification. The test was carried out in co-operation with Virgin Atlantic, one of the customers for the largest variant of the A350 family. Airbus says the aircraft – the cabin-fitted MSN65 – departed Toulouse […]

US DHS meets with airlines on electronics ban

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Published: May 12, 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary met with airline representatives today to discuss security threats to aviation, as the agency considers expanding a controversial ban on large electronics in aircraft cabins to include flights from other regions. John Kelly also met with senators from relevant committees today to “discuss numerous DHS activities […]

US DHS meets with airlines on electronics ban

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Published: May 12, 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary met with airline representatives today to discuss security threats to aviation, as the agency considers expanding a controversial ban on large electronics in aircraft cabins to include flights from other regions. John Kelly also met with senators from relevant committees today to “discuss numerous DHS activities […]

US DHS meets with airlines on electronics ban

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Published: May 12, 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary met with airline representatives today to discuss security threats to aviation, as the agency considers expanding a controversial ban on large electronics in aircraft cabins to include flights from other regions. John Kelly also met with senators from relevant committees today to “discuss numerous DHS activities […]

US DHS meets with airlines on electronics ban

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Published: May 11, 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary met with airline representatives today to discuss security threats to aviation, as the agency considers expanding a controversial ban on large electronics in aircraft cabins to include flights from other regions. John Kelly also met with senators from relevant committees today to “discuss numerous DHS activities […]

Bombardier’s Beaudoin to give up executive chairman position

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Published: May 11, 2017

Bombardier executive chairman Pierre Beaudoin is to step down from his post and assume the role of non-executive chair on the board of directors, the Canadian manufacturer has disclosed. The move, which takes effect 30 June, comes amid heightened pressure from several major institutional shareholders which have publicly expressed concern about Beaudoin’s leadership and […]

Late Dash 8 departed without clearance on obstructed runway

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Published: May 11, 2017

Investigators have determined that an Air Greenland flight was running late when its crew departed Kangerlussuaq without take-off clearance, while snow-clearance vehicles were occupying the runway. The Bombardier Dash 8-200 had been instructed to “line up” on runway 27, via taxiway A, after requesting taxi clearance. Three vehicles – two sweepers and a loader […]

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