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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/
  • Mueller calls for 'room to explore various options' for MAS

    News | 05 May 2015 06:52 | Aaron Chong

    ​Malaysia Airlines (MAS) says the most important task for new chief executive Christoph Mueller, is to “drive the design and implementation of the business plan for the new (MAS), to turn the national carrier to sustainable profitability”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mueller-calls-for-room-to-explore-various-options-for-MAS-411910/
  • 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/
  • Luxaviation snaps up ExecuJet to become world's second-largest business jet operator

    News | 05 May 2015 08:33 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Luxaviation’s ambition to become the largest business aircraft operator in the world after NetJets has been realised, thanks to its successful acquisition on 30 April of ExecuJet Aviation Group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Luxaviation-snaps-up-ExecuJet-to-become-worlds-second-largest-business-jet-operator-411890/
  • 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/
  • KC-390 or A400M could lift Swedish air force capability

    News | 05 May 2015 11:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Swedish air force is likely to field a replacement for its aged Lockheed Martin C-130H tactical transports at some point during the next decade, with potential candidates including the Embraer KC-390 and Airbus A400M.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-390-or-A400M-could-lift-Swedish-air-force-capability-411926/
  • NATO rotates Baltic air policing force

    News | 05 May 2015 11:34 | Craig Hoyle

    ​NATO has made its latest force rotation to deliver the Baltic Air Policing mission protecting the airspace of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, with Norway to lead the activity until 31 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-rotates-Baltic-air-policing-force-411917/
  • OPINION: Why the US military must do more with less

    News | 05 May 2015 09:43 | Flight International

    ​Another 2,000 aircraft are projected to exit the US military’s inventory over the next decade. For the fleets of many countries, this would be an existential crisis. But this is the American fleet, so it is only a 15% cut.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-the-US-military-must-do-more-with-less-411823/
  • ​Australia commissions first pair of CH-47Fs

    News | 05 May 2015 08:19 | Greg Waldron

    Australia has commissioned its first pair of Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-commissions-first-pair-of-CH-47Fs-411914/
  • ​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/
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