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  • Airbus and Boeing trade punches over A330neo

    News | 22 Sep 2014 15:07 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Airbus and its rival Boeing offered customarily divergent takes on the prospects for the A330neo during the ISTAT Europe conference in Istanbul today.
  • Airbus sets date for A320neo maiden flight

    News | 22 Sep 2014 09:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is to conduct the maiden flight of its re-engined A320neo jet on 25 September.
  • Boeing promotes 737-derived C-40A in Africa

    News | 19 Sep 2014 14:35 | Stephen Trimble

    As Boeing C-17 production winds down next year, company officials have revived a global marketing campaign to sell a military version of the 737-based Boeing Business Jet that can haul passengers and cargo.
  • PICTURE: Comac takes delivery of C919 mid fuselage

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:20 | Mavis Toh

    Comac has taken delivery of the first mid fuselage section of the C919, as it prepares to start final assembly work on the first aircraft by the end of the month.
  • Amid Rooivalk restart talks, Denel eyes new platform

    News | 18 Sep 2014 12:05 | Stephen Trimble

    ​An ongoing discussion about restarting Rooivalk production includes an option to design a new platform based on technology developed for South Africa’s indigenous attack helicopter, says Denel Group chief executive Riaz Saloojee.
  • ​ROUTES: Clark calls for intelligence sharing after MH17

    News | 22 Sep 2014 15:08 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates boss Sir Tim Clark is urging his competitors to be more transparent in sharing information after the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to ensure such a tragedy is never repeated.
  • ​ROUTES: Emirates could order 60 more A380s if Neo backed

    News | 21 Sep 2014 22:55 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates would sign up for another 60-70 A380s if Airbus is prepared to develop an enhanced “A380neo” derivative. That was the public pledge made by the Gulf mega-carrier’s president Sir Tim Clark at World Routes in Chicago.
  • Ethiopian orders up to 35 737 Max 8s

    News | 20 Sep 2014 16:27 | Edward Russell

    ​Ethiopian Airlines has ordered up to 35 Boeing 737 Max 8s, as part of its plan to become a leading airline in Africa.
  • JetBlue names Hayes as new CEO

    News | 18 Sep 2014 20:55 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​JetBlue Airways president Robin Hayes will succeed Dave Barger as chief executive officer effective 15 February 2015.
  • EasyJet firms up remaining A320 options

    News | 18 Sep 2014 07:47 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​UK budget carrier EasyJet has converted its last remaining 27 options for baseline Airbus A320s.
  • Aerion advances supersonic ambitions with Airbus collaboration

    News | 22 Sep 2014 17:02 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Aerion’s dogged decade-long ambition to bring the first supersonic business jet to market in the next seven years has taken a major leap forward as the aerospace firm joins forces with Airbus to “collaborate on technologies associated with the future of high-performance flight”.
  • Joint venture to launch Europe's first Piaggio Avanti fractional programme

    News | 22 Sep 2014 14:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    German charter operator AirGo Flugservices and fractional ownership consultancy Fractional Jet Europe (FJE) have joined forces to offer Europe’s first Piaggio P180 Avanti-based fractional ownership programme under the brand name Route 1 Aviation.
  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:14 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.
  • Nextant sells 400XTi jet in New Zealand

    News | 19 Sep 2014 02:07 | Greg Waldron

    Nextant Aerospace has sold its first private jet in the New Zealand market, a re-manufactured Beechjet 400 designated Nextant 400XTi.
  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:16 | David Learmount

    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational performance, not on documentary compliance with regulatory minima, according to the International Air Transport Association’s regional director safety and operations for Europe, Giancarlo Buono.
  • Azerbaijan could produce unmanned Orbiter 3

    News | 22 Sep 2014 16:49 | Arie Egozi

    Azerbaijan-based unmanned air vehicle company ​Azad Systems may soon begin manufacturing the Israeli-developed Orbiter 3.
  • UK warned to increase transparency of armed UAV operations

    News | 22 Sep 2014 16:21 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Failure of the British government to inform parliament of its intentions to redeploy its armed unmanned air vehicles outside recognised warzones may result in legal action, a charity and law firm have warned the government.
  • PICTURES: A400M and Breitling Jets fly in formation

    News | 22 Sep 2014 15:33 | Dominic Perry

    The ​Airbus A400M and the Breitling Jet Team joined forces yesterday for a formation flight in the south-west of France not far from the airframer's Toulouse headquarters. The result is these stunning images of prototype aircraft Grizzly 6 (F-WWMZ) alongside the aerobatic team.
  • Israel studies armed UAS claims from Iran

    News | 22 Sep 2014 09:42 | Arie Egozi

    ​Israel has not yet verified claims that Hezbollah militants in Lebanon used an armed unmanned air system to attack a target with a missile.
  • Israel blocks UAS sales to Ukraine

    News | 22 Sep 2014 09:27 | Arie Egozi

    Israel's foreign ministry is blocking the sale of unmanned air systems to Ukraine, in a bid to avoid any negative impact on its relationship with Russia.
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