VIDEO: CSeries completes London City airport validation flights

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Published: March 23, 2017

Bombardier on 23 March completed CSeries validation tests at London City airport and expects to receive certification to operate commercial flights to the facility in as little as six to eight weeks. “The aircraft flew flawlessly. There were no issues,” Bombardier’s vice-president of the CSeries programme Robert Dewar tells FlightGlobal. Bombardier’s second CSeries test […]

VIDEO: CSeries completes London City airport validation flights

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Published: March 23, 2017

Bombardier on 23 March completed CSeries validation tests at London City airport and expects to receive certification to operate commercial flights to the facility in as little as six to eight weeks. “The aircraft flew flawlessly. There were no issues,” Bombardier’s vice-president of the CSeries programme Robert Dewar tells FlightGlobal. Bombardier’s second CSeries test […]

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

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Published: March 23, 2017

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, bringing the entire operation under the Alaska Airlines name. The news comes after months of speculation about whether Alaska, which acquired Virgin America in late 2016, would keep its brand, which is viewed as having broad marketing value. “We concluded that to be […]

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

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Published: March 23, 2017

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, bringing the entire operation under the Alaska Airlines name. The news comes after months of speculation about whether Alaska, which acquired Virgin America in late 2016, would keep its brand, which is viewed as having broad marketing value. “We concluded that to be […]

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

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Published: March 23, 2017

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, bringing the entire operation under the Alaska Airlines name. The news comes after months of speculation about whether Alaska, which acquired Virgin America in late 2016, would keep its brand, which is viewed as having broad marketing value. “We concluded that to be […]

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

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Published: March 23, 2017

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, bringing the entire operation under the Alaska Airlines name. The news comes after months of speculation about whether Alaska, which acquired Virgin America in late 2016, would keep its brand, which is viewed as having broad marketing value. “We concluded that to be […]

United and Continental Micronesia to merge in April

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Published: March 23, 2017

United Airlines and its Continental Micronesia subsidiary will merge on 1 April, completing a process that began in 2010. Guam-based Continental Micronesia, while branded “United” to passengers, has operated as an independent subsidiary of the United-Continental Airlines merger in 2010. The Continental and Continental Micronesia brands disappeared in 2012. “While we have been operating […]

Swiss switches to more CS300s

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Published: March 23, 2017

Swiss International Air Lines has converted another five Bombardier CS100 orders to the larger CS300, a switch the airline had long considered. The airline states that its decision means it will have a fleet of 20 CS300s and 10 CS100s. Swiss has received six CS100s, according to Flight Fleets Analyzer. Parent company Lufthansa Group […]

Washington National kicks off concourse expansion

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Published: March 23, 2017

Ronald Reagan Washington National airport is kicking off construction of a new concourse and expanded secure area, as it addresses rapidly rising passenger demand at the slot-controlled airport. The $ 1 billion capital works include a 14-gate commuter concourse on the north side of the airport that will serve American Airlines regional operations and […]

Washington National kicks off concourse expansion

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Published: March 23, 2017

Ronald Reagan Washington National airport is kicking off construction of a new concourse and expanded secure area, as it addresses rapidly rising passenger demand at the slot-controlled airport. The $ 1 billion capital works include a 14-gate commuter concourse on the north side of the airport that will serve American Airlines regional operations and […]

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