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  • Panasonic live TV and wi-fi to debut on ANA's 787-9

    News | 01 May 2015 15:06 | Dominic Perry

    With Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) on 5 May to launch international services with its newly arrived Boeing 787-9s, passengers will be able to benefit from the latest Panasonic in-flight entertainment and connectivity system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Panasonic-live-TV-and-wi-fi-to-debut-on-ANAs-787-9-411848/
  • Airbus give E-Fan electric project a jolt with factory in Pau

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:54 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus’s vision of an electric flight future is starting to shape up, with plans to build a final assembly line for its E-Fan light aircraft range in Pau, southeastern France.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-give-E-Fan-electric-project-a-jolt-with-factory-in-Pau-411795/
  • FAA orders new 787 electrical fix to prevent power failure

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:46 | Stephen Trimble

    All Boeing 787 operators will be required to periodically deactivate the electrical system to avoid a problem with a newly-discovered software bug that could cause the aircraft to lose alternating current (AC) power, the US Federal Aviation Administration says in a new airworthiness directive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-orders-new-787-electrical-fix-to-prevent-power-failure-411794/
  • Liebherr division to build 777X folding wing-tip systems

    News | 30 Apr 2015 13:57 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​German firm Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg is to supply crucial components for the folding wing-tip mechanism on the Boeing 777X.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Liebherr-division-to-build-777X-folding-wing-tip-systems-411789/
  • Two Jetstar A320s grounded after foam incident

    News | 30 Apr 2015 07:45 | Ellis Taylor

    Two Jetstar A320s are being repaired after being covered in fire retardant foam at its MRO facility in Newcastle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Two-Jetstar-A320s-grounded-after-foam-incident-411764/
  • OPINION: Can we all learn to love Ryanair?

    News | 01 May 2015 10:36 | Flight International

    ​Is Michael O’Leary a sinner come to repentance? For years, Ryanair seemed to delight in being vile to ­customers. Cheap fares, an extensive network, modern (if frill-free) aircraft and punctual service kept punters rolling in. But few would have professed any kind of warm feelings to Europe’s biggest short-haul airline.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Can-we-all-learn-to-love-Ryanair-411824/
  • Rise in pay-to-fly pilot numbers raises ECA concerns

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:06

    ​Despite years of protest from the pilot community, pay-to-fly schemes are becoming more common, according to the European Pilot Association. This is a practice where inexperienced but licenced pilots – who want to gain experience to become more employable - pay to act as crew on commercial or business aviation flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rise-in-pay-to-fly-pilot-numbers-raises-ECA-concerns-411787/
  • Restructuring Malaysia Airlines to sell long-haul jets

    News | 30 Apr 2015 10:06 | Ellis Taylor

    Malaysia Airlines is set to sell off a number of widebody aircraft as it restructures its network and fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Restructuring-Malaysia-Airlines-to-sell-long-haul-jets-411770/
  • Two Jetstar A320s grounded after foam incident

    News | 30 Apr 2015 07:45 | Ellis Taylor

    Two Jetstar A320s are being repaired after being covered in fire retardant foam at its MRO facility in Newcastle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Two-Jetstar-A320s-grounded-after-foam-incident-411764/
  • IAG achieves first operating profit for initial quarter

    News | 30 Apr 2015 06:26 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​British Airways and Iberia parent IAG expects to achieve a full-year operating profit of more than €2.2 billion ($2.4 billion), after generating a first-quarter profit for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IAG-achieves-first-operating-profit-for-initial-quarter-411758/
  • AUVSI: Amazon reveals full UAV delivery concept

    News | 04 May 2015 20:29 | Stephen Trimble

    Online retailer Amazon has disclosed full details of a concept for delivering packages with unmanned air vehicles in a US patent application published on 30 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Amazon-reveals-full-UAV-delivery-concept-411881/
  • Rise in pay-to-fly pilot numbers raises ECA concerns

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:06

    ​Despite years of protest from the pilot community, pay-to-fly schemes are becoming more common, according to the European Pilot Association. This is a practice where inexperienced but licenced pilots – who want to gain experience to become more employable - pay to act as crew on commercial or business aviation flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rise-in-pay-to-fly-pilot-numbers-raises-ECA-concerns-411787/
  • PICTURE: Pilatus PC-24 begins taxi runs

    News | 30 Apr 2015 11:13 | Kate Sarsfield

    Pilatus has begun taxi runs of its PC-24, and says the light business jet remains on target to make its first flight in May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Pilatus-PC-24-begins-taxi-runs-411775/
  • Gulfstream selects GKN as wing skin supplier for new G500 and G600 business jets

    News | 28 Apr 2015 09:31 | Kate Sarsfield

    Gulfstream has selected GKN Aerospace to supply the upper and lower wing skins for its new large cabin, long-range business jet duo, the G500 and G600.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-selects-GKN-as-wing-skin-supplier-for-new-G500-and-G600-business-jets-411631/
  • NetJets Europe prepares to accept first Challenger 350

    News | 28 Apr 2015 09:25 | Kate Sarsfield

    NetJets Europe is poised to take delivery of its first Bombardier Challenger 350.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NetJets-Europe-prepares-to-accept-first-Challenger-350-411630/
  • ​Indonesian, South Korean officials meet to discuss in KFX

    News | 05 May 2015 02:36 | Greg Waldron

    Jakarta has reiterated its commitment as a partner in South Korea’s KFX indigenous fighter programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indonesian-South-Korean-officials-meet-to-discuss-in-KFX-411903/
  • AUVSI: Turkish Air Force gathers data for "urgent" armed UAS requirement

    News | 04 May 2015 23:01 | Stephen Trimble

    A new request for information about armed unmanned air systems (UAS) for the Turkish Air Force could draw responses from AUVSI exhibitors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Turkish-Air-Force-gathers-data-for-urgent-armed-UAS-requirement-411894/
  • F-35 concurrency cost rises slightly, but trend stabilises

    News | 04 May 2015 21:47

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme’s concurrency cost has ticked up by $40 million since last year’s estimate by the Pentagon to $1.69 billion, according to a report recently sent to US lawmakers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35-concurrency-cost-rises-slightly-but-trend-stabilises-411882/
  • AUVSI: Future UCLASS requirements pose questions on worth of X-47B

    News | 04 May 2015 20:58 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Government Accountability Office has warned that unless the US Navy carefully considers its requirements for the service's future unmanned, carrier-launched surveillance and strike (UCLASS) programme it risks rendering redundant any research carried out so far.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Future-UCLASS-requirements-pose-questions-on-worth-of-X-47B-411862/
  • AUVSI: UAV Solutions shows new fixed-wing platforms

    News | 04 May 2015 14:47 | Beth Stevenson

    UAV Solutions is showcasing three new fixed-wing platforms for the first time at AUVSI - Sidewinder, Intruder and Talon 120LE - targeted at both the military and commercial markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-UAV-Solutions-shows-new-fixed-wing-platforms-411860/
  • Emirates’ announcement that it is switching from Engine Alliance to Rolls-Royce for its latest A380s is the UK firm’s biggest ever deal – yet Airbus may emerge as the biggest winner.

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