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  • OPINION: Boeing set for crisis-free chief executive switch

    News | 29 Jun 2015 09:37 | Flight International

    ​Jim McNerney’s announced plan to step aside as chief executive affords Boeing a smooth leadership transition at the top of the company for the first time since 1996.
  • R-R makes progress on testing 787 engine upgrade

    News | 25 Jun 2015 14:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Rolls-Royce is close to completing a round of testing on the latest version of the Trent 1000 engine for the Boeing 787, according to the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in the USA.
  • Boeing plans fourth 747-8 rate cut

    News | 24 Jun 2015 23:12 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has announced a fourth rate cut for the 747-8 programme over a two-year period, lowering monthly output to only one per month beginning in March 2016.
  • Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator embarks on final test run

    News | 24 Jun 2015 19:41 | Stephen Trimble

    Energy-harvesting windows, green diesel biofuel and a 3D-printed flightdeck monument are three technologies that will be tested on the last series of flights of a TUI Group-branded Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator destined to be dismantled by the end of July.
  • EasyJet and Ryanair push for cheaper onboard connectivity

    News | 24 Jun 2015 07:45 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Europe's two leading low-cost airlines EasyJet and Ryanair are both evaluating onboard wi-fi but are not prepared to move until pricing is reduced.
  • Aeromexico 787 makes emergency landing at Shannon

    News | 29 Jun 2015 15:48 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​An Aeromexico Boeing 787-8 made an emergency landing at Shannon airport in Ireland today, following an alert in the aircraft's cargo hold.
  • Vietnam Airlines prepares to receive first A350

    News | 29 Jun 2015 13:39

    ​Vietnam Airlines is to receive its first Airbus A350 on 30 June, becoming the second customer, after Qatar Airways, to take delivery of the type.
  • MH17: Investigators obstructed during cell-tower probe

    News | 29 Jun 2015 07:17 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Investigators probing the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been barred from accessing parts of east Ukraine to gather telephone network information.
  • United and Azul forge new partnership

    News | 26 Jun 2015 16:55 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines plans to invest about $100 million in Azul, creating the foundation for a new strategic partnership between the carriers.
  • Readers' choice: Our top ten Paris air show reports

    News | 26 Jun 2015 09:15

    ​Now that the dust has settled on another Paris air show, Flightglobal has quizzed its data to reveal the most-read stories from Le Bourget
  • Flexjet takes delivery of first G450LXis

    News | 24 Jun 2015 07:35 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​US fractional ownership company Flexjet has taken delivery of its first two Gulfstream G450s from an October 2014 order for up to 50 of the US airframer’s large cabin and ultra long-range business jet family. The deal includes a firm orders for 10 G450s, six G650s and six G500s.
  • Pilatus adds PC-12 service centre in Chile

    News | 23 Jun 2015 14:41 | Kate Sarsfield

    Pilatus Aircraft has added a 60th PC-12 authorised service centre to its global network. Santiago-based business aviation services provider Aerocardal will maintain and support the single-engined turboprop within Chile and surrounding Latin American countries, where the Swiss airframer has a small but expanding fleet.
  • Gulfstream boosts connectivity for G450 and G550

    News | 22 Jun 2015 15:40

    ​Gulfstream has received US Federal Aviation Administration approval of a modification that allows operators of G450 and G550 aircraft to benefit from enhanced connectivity.
  • PARIS: Optica returns to Paris in pursuit of buyer

    News | 17 Jun 2015 15:10 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​One of the most iconic general aviation aircraft has returned to Paris for the first time in thirty years with its owner and designer John Edgley.
  • PARIS: Viking raids China for new sales

    News | 17 Jun 2015 12:19 | Dominic Perry

    ​Canada’s Viking Air has secured a commitment from Beijing, China-based Reignwood Aviation for 50 examples of the Series 400 Twin Otter turboprop.
  • ​Indonesia loses fourth Hercules since 2000

    News | 30 Jun 2015 08:12

    A Lockheed Martin C-130B operated by the Indonesian air force has crashed after taking off from Medan, its fourth loss of a Hercules variant in 15 years.
  • ​PICTURES: First RAAF C-27J arrives in Australia

    News | 30 Jun 2015 04:49 | Greg Waldron

    The first of ten Alenia C-27J tactical transports for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has arrived in country.
  • ​PICTURES: RAAF F-18s slam IS militants

    News | 30 Jun 2015 02:31 | Greg Waldron

    Australia says it has deployed over 400 precision weapons in combat operations against Islamic State (IS) militants in support of the Iraqi military.
  • USAF’s ultra-lethal carbon fibre bomb approved for export

    News | 29 Jun 2015 21:22 | James Drew

    The United States plans to export an advanced, tungsten-laden bomb that is designed to cause less collateral damage than its predecessors, but be more lethal.
  • Global Hawk ‘payload adaptor’ plan gaining momentum

    News | 29 Jun 2015 19:23 | James Drew

    ​Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4B Global Hawk would evolve into a “reconfigurable sensor-transporter” capable of carrying a variety of sensors weighing up to 544kg (1200lb) under a modification programme currently being assessed by the US Air Force.
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