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  • ​A350 arrives home at ‘tough customer’ Qatar

    News | 24 Dec 2014 12:51 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 has finally arrived at its home base – a week or so later than originally planned – after departing Toulouse in the company of the airline’s fourth A380.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-arrives-home-at-tough-customer-Qatar-407450/
  • ​VIDEO: Qatar and Airbus outline A350 ambitions

    News | 24 Dec 2014 12:27 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Flighglobal spoke to Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al Baker and Airbus A350 programme boss Didier Evrard during the type’s delivery ceremony in Toulouse on 22 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Qatar-and-Airbus-outline-A350-ambitions-407431/
  • ​Airbus begins A350 ramp-up towards 10 a month

    News | 23 Dec 2014 12:06 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    With the first A350 delivery milestone behind it, Airbus is steadily building production towards a rate of five aircraft a month by the end of next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-begins-A350-ramp-up-towards-10-a-month-407410/
  • ​Qatar A350 to operate Heathrow noise trials in January

    News | 22 Dec 2014 21:49 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways will base its first Airbus A350-900 at London Heathrow in early January where it will undertake noise demonstrations with the airport operator.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-A350-to-operate-Heathrow-noise-trials-in-January-407393/
  • Airbus validates sharklet retrofit for older A320s

    News | 19 Dec 2014 14:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is expecting to produce 20 sharklet wing-tip retrofit kits monthly, with the first to be completed in the second quarter of next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-validates-sharklet-retrofit-for-older-A320s-407321/
  • ​A350 arrives home at ‘tough customer’ Qatar

    News | 24 Dec 2014 12:51 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 has finally arrived at its home base – a week or so later than originally planned – after departing Toulouse in the company of the airline’s fourth A380.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-arrives-home-at-tough-customer-Qatar-407450/
  • ​VIDEO: Qatar and Airbus outline A350 ambitions

    News | 24 Dec 2014 12:27 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Flighglobal spoke to Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al Baker and Airbus A350 programme boss Didier Evrard during the type’s delivery ceremony in Toulouse on 22 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Qatar-and-Airbus-outline-A350-ambitions-407431/
  • TransAsia to take four A330-800neo jets

    News | 24 Dec 2014 08:47 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​TransAsia Airways is to acquire four Airbus A330-800neo jets, the Taiwanese carrier has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TransAsia-to-take-four-A330-800neo-jets-407442/
  • PICTURES: Azul unveils new A330 cabin interior

    News | 23 Dec 2014 15:49 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Brazil's Azul will offer a new cabin interior on its Airbus A330-200s from the second quarter of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Azul-unveils-new-A330-cabin-interior-407420/
  • ​PICTURES: Qatar Airways reveals A350 cabin

    News | 23 Dec 2014 12:06 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways has configured its new Airbus A350-900 with a 283-seat, two-class interior featuring a business cabin similar to that on its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 fleets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Qatar-Airways-reveals-A350-cabin-407411/
  • 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/
  • VIDEO: MQ-8C flies from USN destroyer

    News | 24 Dec 2014 12:24 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Navy’s new Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle has been flown at-sea for the first time, carrying out 22 take-offs and precision landings from the USS Jason Dunham destroyer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-MQ-8C-flies-from-USN-destroyer-407449/
  • Arab aircraft reportedly shot down over Syria by Islamic State

    News | 24 Dec 2014 12:17 | Beth Stevenson

    ​An Arab jet that had been carrying out air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria is believed to have been shot down by the terrorist organisation, a human rights monitoring group has reported.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arab-aircraft-reportedly-shot-down-over-Syria-by-Islamic-State-407448/
  • DARPA solicits tender for UAV urban operation algorithms

    News | 23 Dec 2014 16:16 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to develop algorithms that would allow for small and fast unmanned air vehicles to operate in cluttered environments without the aid of GPS or external communications.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-solicits-tender-for-UAV-urban-operation-algorithms-407418/
  • V-22 demonstrates forward-firing missile capability

    News | 23 Dec 2014 14:19 | Dan Parsons

    ​The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey recently has reached a couple of significant milestones, having successfully deployed forward-facing munitions for the first time in the same week the fleet surpassed 250,000 flight hours.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/V-22-demonstrates-forward-firing-missile-capability-407171/
  • ANALYSIS: Baltic air policing mission in Estonia to continue through 2015

    News | 23 Dec 2014 13:37 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The increased tensions in Eastern Europe as a result of Russia’s advances into Ukraine resulted in NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) effort ramping up in May this year, including the establishment of a permanent detachment being based out of Amari air base in Estonia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Baltic-air-policing-mission-in-Estonia-to-continue-through-2015-407252/
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