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  • Unidentified customers order 30 737s, six 777s

    News | 18 Dec 2014 16:28

    ​Boeing booked new orders for 30 737s and six 777 from one or more unidentified buyers during the week that ended on 16 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unidentified-customers-order-30-737s-six-777s-407276/
  • FLIGHT TESTS: Our year at the controls

    News | 18 Dec 2014 16:27

    ​What's Flight without flying? Our test pilots had a busy year in 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLIGHT-TESTS-Our-year-at-the-controls-407273/
  • US aerospace sales to grow in 2015

    News | 17 Dec 2014 22:23 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    The US Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) estimates that the country's aerospace industry sales will grow by 5.3% in 2015, but is not backing down on a call on the US government to boost defense spending.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-aerospace-sales-to-grow-in-2015-407234/
  • Boeing reveals 777-9X dimensions in airport brief

    News | 16 Dec 2014 01:58 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing has revealed a preliminary set of external dimensions for the 777-9X aircraft as part of its campaign to prepare airports far in advance of a scheduled entry into service in 2020.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-reveals-777-9X-dimensions-in-airport-brief-407135/
  • Outlook for current A380 remains cloudy

    News | 12 Dec 2014 17:29 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus president and chief executive Fabrice Brégier has robustly defended the prospects for the A380, insisting that the aircraft will eventually be re-engined and that a stretched variant will be developed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Outlook-for-current-A380-remains-cloudy-407064/
  • Unidentified customers order 30 737s, six 777s

    News | 18 Dec 2014 16:28

    ​Boeing booked new orders for 30 737s and six 777 from one or more unidentified buyers during the week that ended on 16 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unidentified-customers-order-30-737s-six-777s-407276/
  • Bid for Aer Lingus rejected: IAG

    News | 18 Dec 2014 15:58

    British Airways and Iberia parent IAG has confirmed that it submitted "a proposal to make an offer" for Aer Lingus but met rejection from the Irish flag carrier's board.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bid-for-Aer-Lingus-rejected-IAG-407274/
  • For the love of lists: Ten top 10s

    News | 18 Dec 2014 02:16

    ​When the going gets tough, the tough write things on a list; herewith the best of Flight’s 2014 news-inspired best-evershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/For-the-love-of-lists-Ten-top-10s-407226/
  • SpiceJet grounded as fuel companies cut supplies

    News | 17 Dec 2014 06:50 | Greg Waldron

    Beleaguered Indian carrier SpiceJet has cancelled dozens of flights, apparently due to fuel companies’ unwillingness to refuel its aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpiceJet-grounded-as-fuel-companies-cut-supplies-407190/
  • Boeing confirms Jetlines’ order for five 737 Max 7s

    News | 15 Dec 2014 14:50 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Canadian start-up carrier Jetlines has placed an order with Boeing to purchase five 737 Max 7 aircraft in a deal worth $438 million at list prices, Boeing announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-confirms-Jetlines-order-for-five-737-Max-7s-407110/
  • FORECAST: ​Did we get it right in 2014?

    News | 19 Dec 2014 09:47

    ​Just to keep ourselves honest, here's our scorecard from last year's forecastshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FORECAST-Did-we-get-it-right-in-2014-407208/
  • Embraer Legacy 500 receives European certification

    News | 18 Dec 2014 02:15 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Embraer has received European approval for its Legacy 500 business jet and is preparing to deliver the first midsize aircraft into the region during the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-Legacy-500-receives-European-certification-407237/
  • VIDEO: Dassault rolls-out ultra-long-range Falcon 8X

    News | 18 Dec 2014 00:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    Dassault has rolled-out the first Falcon 8X during dedicated customer event at its 60-year old manufacturing facility at Bordeaux-Merignac.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Dassault-rolls-out-ultra-long-range-Falcon-8X-407236/
  • NetJets Europe leads advanced approach trial

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:39 | David Learmount

    NetJets Europe is leading a consortium of 15 companies called A3 (Advanced Approaches for all Airports) to run advanced airport approach trials to as part of the Single European Sky research project SESAR. The intention is to develop new approach and landing solutions that will increase the traffic throughput of Europe's airport network, but also reduce emissions and noise.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NetJets-Europe-leads-advanced-approach-trial-407143/
  • Daher-Socata hits 700th TBM delivery milestone

    News | 16 Dec 2014 11:24 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Daher Socata has delivered over the 700th TBM single-engined turboprop, since the first of high-speed aircraft series  – the TBM 700 - entered service over 25 years ago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Daher-Socata-hits-700th-TBM-delivery-milestone-407144/
  • FORECAST: ​Did we get it right in 2014?

    News | 19 Dec 2014 09:47

    ​Just to keep ourselves honest, here's our scorecard from last year's forecastshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FORECAST-Did-we-get-it-right-in-2014-407208/
  • Spain takes first NH90 helicopter and enhanced Tigers

    News | 18 Dec 2014 16:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​Spain has received its first NH Industries (NHI) NH90 troop transport helicopter, part of its reduced order for 22 of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spain-takes-first-NH90-helicopter-and-enhanced-Tigers-407275/
  • Germany receives first A400M airlifter

    News | 18 Dec 2014 15:19 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Germany has taken delivery of its first A400M tactical transport, with its air force becoming the fourth to introduce the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germany-receives-first-A400M-airlifter-407270/
  • Australia, Japan tapped to maintain Asia-Pacific F-35s

    News | 17 Dec 2014 21:24 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Defense Department has chosen Australia and Japan to shoulder heavy airframe and engine maintenance for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II in the Asia-Pacific region beginning in 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-Japan-tapped-to-maintain-Asia-Pacific-F-35s-407232/
  • NASA launches study for Skunk Works SR-72 concept

    News | 17 Dec 2014 16:52 | Dan Parsons

    ​NASA has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to study the feasibility of building a hypersonic propulsion system for a concept intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft dubbed the SR-72 using existing turbine engine technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-launches-study-for-Skunk-Works-SR-72-concept-407222/
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