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  • Learjet 85 certification stays on hold

    News | 30 Oct 2014 17:43 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier is continuing to keep the fate of the Learjet 85 programme in limbohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Learjet-85-certification-stays-on-hold-405452/
  • Air France-KLM hopeful of reviving European low-cost plan

    News | 29 Oct 2014 16:59 | Michael Gubisch

    Ambitions for a pan-European low-cost carrier persist at Air France-KLM, despite the group having abandoned its plan to build up its Transavia subsidiary as a budget airline with bases outside France and the Netherlands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-hopeful-of-reviving-European-low-cost-plan-405394/
  • Airbus keeps Alabama assembly line on track despite heavy floods

    News | 29 Oct 2014 15:48 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two historic rainstorms last April flooded Airbus’ partially-built factory rising in Mobile, Alabama, but will not delay the start of production in less than 12 months, says Airbus Americas president Barry Eccleston.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-keeps-Alabama-assembly-line-on-track-despite-heavy-floods-405391/
  • Big in Japan: Tokyo’s Top 10 aircraft projects

    News | 24 Oct 2014 13:41 | Craig Hoyle

    To mark the historic roll-out of Japan’s first new indigenous airliner in half a century, we look at the Mitsubishi MRJ and some of the nation’s other high-profile aerospace products – past and present. The listing is not intended to denote each project’s specific ranking, and intentionally counts only one aircraft developed prior to the Second World War.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Big-in-Japan-Tokyos-Top-10-aircraft-projects-405209/
  • ATS to service Southwest 737s at new Kansas City site

    News | 22 Oct 2014 14:55 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announces a new agreement with Southwest Airlines that will bring additional work to the MRO provider’s new facility at Kansas City International airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATS-to-service-Southwest-737s-at-new-Kansas-City-site-405096/
  • PICTURE: Fuzhou Airlines launches operations

    News | 30 Oct 2014 08:47 | Mavis Toh

    Fuzhou Airlines launched operations with a commercial flight between Fuzhou and Beijing on 30 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Fuzhou-Airlines-launches-operations-405419/
  • Lufthansa lowers 2015 earnings target

    News | 30 Oct 2014 08:30 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Group has downgraded its 2015 operating profit outlook for the second time this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-lowers-2015-earnings-target-405420/
  • Air France-KLM hopeful of reviving European low-cost plan

    News | 29 Oct 2014 16:59 | Michael Gubisch

    Ambitions for a pan-European low-cost carrier persist at Air France-KLM, despite the group having abandoned its plan to build up its Transavia subsidiary as a budget airline with bases outside France and the Netherlands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-hopeful-of-reviving-European-low-cost-plan-405394/
  • VLM set to become first European Superjet operator

    News | 29 Oct 2014 11:02 | Murdo Morrison

    Belgian carrier VLM is to become the first European Union operator of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 following a deal with Ilyushin Finance to lease two of the regional aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VLM-set-to-become-first-European-Superjet-operator-405339/
  • Aeroflot rebrands budget airline with hint of defiance

    News | 29 Oct 2014 10:39 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Aeroflot is to brand its new low-cost carrier ‘Pobeda’, meaning ‘Victory’, after its previous budget operation, Dobrolet, was forced to halt services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeroflot-rebrands-budget-airline-with-hint-of-defiance-405375/
  • King Air crash kills at least four at Wichita airport

    News | 30 Oct 2014 19:49

    ​A Beechcraft King Air 200 crashed onto the top of a FlightSafety International building on 30 October near the Mid-Continent International airport in Wichita, Kansas, killing at least four, injuring several others and leaving some missing, airport officials confirmed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/King-Air-crash-kills-at-least-four-at-Wichita-airport-405460/
  • Big in Japan: Tokyo’s Top 10 aircraft projects

    News | 24 Oct 2014 13:41 | Craig Hoyle

    To mark the historic roll-out of Japan’s first new indigenous airliner in half a century, we look at the Mitsubishi MRJ and some of the nation’s other high-profile aerospace products – past and present. The listing is not intended to denote each project’s specific ranking, and intentionally counts only one aircraft developed prior to the Second World War.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Big-in-Japan-Tokyos-Top-10-aircraft-projects-405209/
  • NBAA: Superior plans China's first business aviation town

    News | 24 Oct 2014 11:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Superior Aviation Group – the company behind the aborted sale of Hawker Beechcraft in 2012 – is preparing to build an 8km2 town on the outskirts of Beijing, dedicated to the country's expanding business and general industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Superior-plans-Chinas-first-business-aviation-town-405020/
  • T-6C to head UK military training renewal

    News | 24 Oct 2014 10:56 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence is replace the bulk of its current fixed-wing training aircraft with three new types, following the selection of a Military Flying Training System (MFTS) programme bid by KBR/Elbit Systems joint venture Affinity.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/T-6C-to-head-UK-military-training-renewal-405203/
  • NBAA: Fly-by-wire, electric innovations embedded in Gulfstream's new jets

    News | 23 Oct 2014 18:24 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Under the metallic and composite skin of Gulfstream’s new G500 and G600 lie several new innovations that came to light in supplier announcements and interviews at the NBAA convention.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Fly-by-wire-electric-innovations-embedded-in-Gulfstreams-new-jets-405091/
  • ​South Korean F-16 imbroglio could influence other upgrade deals

    News | 31 Oct 2014 07:40 | Greg Waldron

    Price haggling around the upgrade of South Korea’s Lockheed Martin F-16 C/D fleet could have implications for other F-16 upgrade opportunities.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Korean-F-16-imbroglio-could-influence-other-upgrade-deals-405474/
  • Marine Corps F-35s might miss July operational deadline

    News | 30 Oct 2014 21:01 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Marine Corps still plans on having 10 war-ready Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II jets by July 1, 2015, but the loss of 45 flight testing days may mean that long-emphasised date will slip by days or weeks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marine-Corps-F-35s-might-miss-July-operational-deadline-405462/
  • UK picks Aquila team for military ATM contract

    News | 30 Oct 2014 17:28 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A NATS and Thales team has been awarded a £1.5 billion ($2.4 billion) contract to provide the UK Ministry of Defence with an upgraded air traffic management capability over a 22-year period.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-picks-Aquila-team-for-military-ATM-contract-405441/
  • Mexican navy orders two more Airbus Military C295 transports

    News | 30 Oct 2014 16:46 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Mexican navy has ordered two more Airbus Defence and Space C295s to add to its four-strong fleet of the medium transports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mexican-navy-orders-two-more-Airbus-Military-C295-transports-405444/
  • Peru to acquire five Super Seasprites through Canadian programme

    News | 30 Oct 2014 16:13 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Peruvian navy is to acquire five Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters through the Canadian government, four of which will be upgraded with an integrated mission system and one lined up for overhaul.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Peru-to-acquire-five-Super-Seasprites-through-Canadian-programme-405438/
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