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  • Boeing blames delivery schedule for Delta A350 deal

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing attributes the loss of a 50-aircraft Delta Air Lines order announced on 20 November to a lack of available delivery slots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-blames-delivery-schedule-for-Delta-A350-deal-406345/
  • Delta confirms A350, A330 order

    News | 20 Nov 2014 20:49 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Delta Air Lines has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A350-900 for delivery beginning in 2017 and 25 A330-900 aircraft that will start entering the fleet in 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-confirms-A350-A330-order-406336/
  • US FAA requires 777 operators to inspect pitch rate sensors

    News | 19 Nov 2014 17:15 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    A new airworthiness directive issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration requires Boeing 777 operators to inspect and potentially replace the aircraft's dual pitch rate sensors (PRS).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-FAA-requires-777-operators-to-inspect-pitch-rate-sensors-406268/
  • Air Niugini contracts Vector Aerospace for engine MRO

    News | 19 Nov 2014 16:46 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Papua New Guinea’s Air Niugini has selected Vector Aerospace as engine maintenance provider for its Bombardier Dash 8-200 and Q300 turboprop fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Niugini-contracts-Vector-Aerospace-for-engine-MRO-406264/
  • ​Air France-KLM’s MRO arm readies engine shop for GEnx

    News | 19 Nov 2014 14:42 | Michael Gubisch

    Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance has gained an initial approval to service General Electric GEnx engines for its on-order Boeing 787 fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLMs-MRO-arm-readies-engine-shop-for-GEnx-406256/
  • Frontier orders first A321s

    News | 24 Nov 2014 12:38 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​US carrier Frontier Airlines is ordering nine Airbus A321s, its first agreement for the largest member of the single-aisle family.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-orders-first-A321s-406397/
  • PICTURES: NokScoot reveals livery

    News | 24 Nov 2014 08:22 | Ellis Taylor

    Thai long-haul, low-cost carrier NokScoot has unveiled the first Boeing 777-200 painted in its distinct livery.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-NokScoot-reveals-livery-406385/
  • PICTURES: Economy class? Go ahead and stretch your legs, says KLM

    News | 21 Nov 2014 11:27 | Dan Thisdell

    KLM's 777-200s are getting an interior makeoverhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Economy-class-Go-ahead-and-stretch-your-legs-says-KLM-406330/
  • Boeing blames delivery schedule for Delta A350 deal

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing attributes the loss of a 50-aircraft Delta Air Lines order announced on 20 November to a lack of available delivery slots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-blames-delivery-schedule-for-Delta-A350-deal-406345/
  • PICTURES: Azul reveals international product

    News | 21 Nov 2014 00:03 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Brazil’s Azul has unveiled more details of its product on its new international flights, which begin on 1 December to the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Azul-reveals-international-product-406344/
  • Gulfstream hands over first G650ER

    News | 19 Nov 2014 09:18 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gulfstream has delivered the first G650ER ultra-long-range business jet ahead of schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-hands-over-first-G650ER-406222/
  • Dassault preparing 8X for 17 December roll-out

    News | 18 Nov 2014 17:44 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Dassault is preparing to roll-out the first Falcon 8X on 17 December at its Bordeaux, Merignac-facility and says the ultra-long-range business jet remains on track for first flight in the first quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dassault-preparing-8X-for-17-December-roll-out-406218/
  • VIDEO: 'Transformer' UAV touted to parcel delivery market

    News | 14 Nov 2014 15:27 | Beth Stevenson

    Krossblade Aerospace is touting its SkyProwler “transformer” unmanned air vehicle to the delivery market in the hope that once airspace regulations are lifted, it will offer speedy delivery of parcels across the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Transformer-UAV-touted-to-parcel-delivery-market-406094/
  • Mooney adds composite, diesel-powered aircraft to portfolio

    News | 13 Nov 2014 10:54 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Mooney International is back in the aircraft development business, unveiling two new diesel and jet fuel-powered models at Airshow China in Zhuhai.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mooney-adds-composite-diesel-powered-aircraft-to-portfolio-406010/
  • AIRSHOW CHINA: Reignwood signs LOI for 50 Bell 505s

    News | 12 Nov 2014 07:53 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bell Helicopter has followed up on this week's successful maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X by sealing a tentative commitment for 50 examples of the light single from Chinese company Reignwood Investment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AIRSHOW-CHINA-Reignwood-signs-LOI-for-50-Bell-505s-405941/
  • Lockheed seals $4.7bn deal for latest lot of F-35 fighters

    News | 21 Nov 2014 22:15 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US government and Lockheed Martin on 21 November finalised a $4.7 billion contract for 43 F-35 Lightning II aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-seals-47bn-deal-for-latest-lot-of-F-35-fighters-406381/
  • France confirms A330 tanker selection

    News | 20 Nov 2014 18:33 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Paris has confirmed its selection of the Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT), with 12 of the type to replace its Boeing C/KC-135s from late this decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/France-confirms-A330-tanker-selection-406332/
  • Firms scramble to dethrone Lockheed in international F-16 market

    News | 20 Nov 2014 18:24 | Dan Parsons

    When South Korea in early November dumped BAE Systems as the prime contractor in charge of upgrading its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16, it sent a message that companies other than the original equipment manufacturers would be fighting an uphill battle to access the global Fighting Falcon market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Firms-scramble-to-dethrone-Lockheed-in-international-F-16-market-406328/
  • Brazil begins flight training on Gripen

    News | 20 Nov 2014 11:55 | Beth Stevenson

    The first two Brazilian pilots to undergo training for the Saab Gripen NG multirole fighter have completed their first flight on the type: a 50min training sortie conducted over the Baltic Sea on 19 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-begins-flight-training-on-Gripen-406307/
  • India resumes Su-30MKI flights following safety checks

    News | 20 Nov 2014 09:37 | Atul Chandra

    ​The Indian air force has resumed flying activities with its Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat aircraft, after removing a grounding order imposed after an uncommanded ejection involving the type on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-resumes-Su-30MKI-flights-following-safety-checks-406287/
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