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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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Boeing-set-for-crisis-free-chief-executive-switch-414065/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/R-R-makes-progress-on-testing-787-engine-upgrade-414043/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-plans-fourth-747-8-rate-cut-414010/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-757-ecoDemonstrator-embarks-on-final-test-run-414006/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-and-Ryanair-push-for-cheaper-onboard-connectivity-413965/
  • EasyJet would operate from expanded Heathrow

    News | 01 Jul 2015 11:36 | Michael Gubisch

    EasyJet has welcomed the UK Airports Commission’s recommendation to build a third runway at London Heathrow and plans to open a base if the west London airport is expanded.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-would-operate-from-expanded-Heathrow-414205/
  • ​Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs in restructuring

    News | 30 Jun 2015 21:41 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Virgin Atlantic is to cut 500 jobs from management and support positions this year as part of a restructuring plan designed to secure the airline’s future through sustained profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Atlantic-to-cut-500-jobs-in-restructuring-414189/
  • Chinese state firm signs for up to 75 A330s

    News | 30 Jun 2015 17:07 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​China’s state aviation supplier has tentatively signed for up to 75 Airbus A330s in an agreement which will help bridge a production gap to the re-engined A330neo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chinese-state-firm-signs-for-up-to-75-A330s-414181/
  • Emirates formally rebuts US carriers' subsidy claims

    News | 30 Jun 2015 15:30 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Emirates Airline says it was assured by the US government that it would assess the ongoing dispute over alleged subsidies to Gulf carriers, without being influenced by the three US mainline carriers calling for action against the Gulf airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Emirates-formally-rebuts-US-carriers-subsidy-claims-414173/
  • PICTURES: Vietnam Airlines receives first A350

    News | 30 Jun 2015 09:42 | Firdaus Hashim

    Vietnam Airlines took delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 on 30 June, becoming the second operator of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Vietnam-Airlines-receives-first-A350-414150/
  • Discovery sets sights of year end-approval for model 201 piston-twin

    News | 01 Jul 2015 13:50 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Discovery Aviation is hoping to secure US certification for its model 201 piston twin before the end of the year, when it will begin asking customers to convert their options into firm orders.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Discovery-sets-sights-of-year-end-approval-for-model-201-piston-twin-414216/
  • Spike redesigns S-512 supersonic business jet concept

    News | 01 Jul 2015 12:29 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Massachusetts start-up Spike Aerospace has modified the design of its S-512 supersonic business jet, as the programme advances from the conceptual to the preliminary design phase.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spike-redesigns-S-512-supersonic-business-jet-concept-414207/
  • Lisa to relocate Akoya flight test base to get unrestricted access to water

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:36 | Kate Sarsfield

    Lisa Airplanes, developer of the Akoya amphibian, is planning to relocate the flight test campaign for the light sport aircraft, and has narrowed the choice of sites to three.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lisa-to-relocate-Akoya-flight-test-base-to-get-unrestricted-access-to-water-414175/
  • Piper delivers first Archer DX into Europe

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:59 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piper Aircraft has delivered the first European-owned Archer DX to its dealership for Scandinavia and the Baltic States, European Aircraft Sales.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piper-delivers-first-Archer-DX-into-Europe-414163/
  • Cirrus reaches 6,000 SR piston single delivery milestone

    News | 30 Jun 2015 12:25 | Kate Sarsfield

    Cirrus Aircraft has delivered its 6,000th SR-series piston single, 16 years after the first member of the four-seat aircraft family – the SR20 – entered service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-reaches-6000-SR-piston-single-delivery-milestone-414157/
  • Death toll in Indonesian C-130B crash rises to 141

    News | 01 Jul 2015 06:33 | Greg Waldron

    The Indonesian Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130B tactical transport aircraft that crashed on 30 June was probably carrying well over 100 people when it crashed in a Medan suburb, hitting a massage parlour and hotel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Death-toll-in-Indonesian-C-130B-crash-rises-to-141-414200/
  • ​RAAF orders two additional KC-30A tankers

    News | 01 Jul 2015 01:06 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force will obtain an additional pair of Airbus Defence and Space KC-30A multi-role tanker transports (MRTT).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-orders-two-additional-KC-30A-tankers-414190/
  • ​Lockheed Legion Pod takes flight on F-16

    News | 30 Jun 2015 17:42 | James Drew

    Lockheed Martin has flight tested its new Legion Pod infrared search-and-track system for the first time on its F-16 Fighting Falcon in Fort Worth, Texas, as the US Air Force explores upgrades to make its legacy fighters more competitive against modern airborne threats.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Legion-Pod-takes-flight-on-F-16-414176/
  • Uzbekistan orders four C295s

    News | 30 Jun 2015 17:31 | Beth Stevenson

    A picture has appeared online of an Airbus Defence & Space C295W medium transport in an Uzbekistan air force livery, one of four of the type that are believed to have been ordered by the air force in 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uzbekistan-orders-four-C295s-414179/
  • Aeronautics targets hovering aircraft market

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:12 | Arie Egozi

    Aeronautics has identified the market potential of untethered hovering aircraft, and is investing in the development of such technology for the domestic and international markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeronautics-targets-hovering-aircraft-market-414169/
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