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  • MC-21 vertical fin heads for bird-strike testing

    News | 21 May 2015 10:17 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian airframer Aviastar has completed work on the first vertical fin for the Irkut MC-21, and transferred the component for bird-strike tests.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MC-21-vertical-fin-heads-for-bird-strike-testing-412642/
  • PICTURE: SIA reveals premium economy seats

    News | 21 May 2015 05:25 | Aaron Chong

    Singapore Airlines has unveiled its new premium economy class seat.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-SIA-reveals-premium-economy-seats-412625/
  • Airbus UK president warns of 'huge' risk of EU exit

    News | 20 May 2015 22:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus Group’s UK president has warned that a UK exit from the European Union would pose “huge” economic risks and stressed that thorough consideration of the long-term impact is essential.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-UK-president-warns-of-huge-risk-of-EU-exit-412602/
  • Etihad selects Phenom 100E for pilot training

    News | 20 May 2015 13:20 | Stephen Trimble

    Etihad Airways has selected the Embraer Phenom 100E as a jet trainer for a pilot-training school acquired one year ago, signing a purchase agreement at the EBACE convention on 20 May for four aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Etihad-selects-Phenom-100E-for-pilot-training-412586/
  • ​OPINION: Disruption management in the social media age

    News | 20 May 2015 13:19 | Shashank Nigam

    I heaved a sigh of relief as I heard the satisfying beep of the reader the agent used to scan my boarding pass. I had made my Air France flight to Paris, but just by a whisker, after the gate was officially closed on the departure displays.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Disruption-management-in-the-social-media-age-412156/
  • PICTURE: Sichuan Airlines takes 100th aircraft

    News | 22 May 2015 02:37 | Mavis Toh

    ​Sichuan Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Sichuan-Airlines-takes-100th-aircraft-412671/
  • Etihad selects Phenom 100E for pilot training

    News | 20 May 2015 13:20 | Stephen Trimble

    Etihad Airways has selected the Embraer Phenom 100E as a jet trainer for a pilot-training school acquired one year ago, signing a purchase agreement at the EBACE convention on 20 May for four aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Etihad-selects-Phenom-100E-for-pilot-training-412586/
  • Alitalia intends to split from Air France-KLM pacts

    News | 19 May 2015 14:25 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Alitalia is to split from a number of partnership arrangements with fellow SkyTeam carrier Air France-KLM from 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alitalia-intends-to-split-from-Air-France-KLM-pacts-412536/
  • EBACE: Qatar Executive increases Gulfstream order

    News | 19 May 2015 13:43 | Kerry Reals

    ​Middle Eastern VIP operator Qatar Executive has firmed up its earlier memorandum of understanding for 20 Gulfstream business jets and added an extra 10 aircraft to the order.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-Qatar-Executive-increases-Gulfstream-order-412532/
  • ​OPINION: Why O'Leary has reinvented Ryanair

    News | 19 May 2015 11:08 | Airline Business

    The reinvention of Ryanair over the last two years has been remarkable. And the fact that it has happened with one-time low-cost enfant terrible Michael O’Leary at the helm has been all the more astonishing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-OLeary-has-reinvented-Ryanair-412509/
  • EBACE: Rizon plots expansion following sale to Lionhouse

    News | 20 May 2015 16:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Biggin Hill’ s biggest fixed-base operation Rizon Jet has been snapped up by ­aircraft finance and leasing company ­Lionhouse for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition clears the way for the upscale FBO – originally part of a Qatar-based business – to ­fulfill its ambition to expand its portfolio of services and footprint at the London business aviation airport with additional hangarage and ramp space.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-Rizon-plots-expansion-following-sale-to-Lionhouse-412609/
  • EBACE: Nextant G90XT poised for certification in June

    News | 20 May 2015 16:23 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Nextant Aerospace says its G90XT certification programme is racing towards the finishing line, with final approval of the remanufactured Beechcraft King Air C90 on course for June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-Nextant-G90XT-poised-for-certification-in-June-412608/
  • EBACE: Satcom Direct amps up download speeds

    News | 20 May 2015 13:45

    ​Satcom Direct has unveiled a new version of an airborne data router that could more than treble download speeds on board business jets equipped with the Inmarsat SwiftBroadband satellite service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-Satcom-Direct-amps-up-download-speeds-412596/
  • EBACE: LHT to provide cabin completions on ACJ319 Elite

    News | 20 May 2015 08:56 | Kerry Reals

    ​Lufthansa Technik will carry out cabin completions for the Airbus ACJ319 Elite corporate jet, following on from its cooperation with the airframer on the ACJ318 Elite.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-LHT-to-provide-cabin-completions-on-ACJ319-Elite-412573/
  • EBACE: Bombardier opens Munich support centre

    News | 20 May 2015 07:59 | Kerry Reals

    ​Bombardier Business Aircraft has opened a new regional service office (RSO) in Munich in response to growing demand in Europe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-Bombardier-opens-Munich-support-centre-412571/
  • RNZAF Huey embarks on final domestic tour

    News | 21 May 2015 16:30 | Peter Clark

    ​The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s Bell Helicopter UH-1H Huey helicopter has conducted a final tour of the country ahead of a planned retirement in July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RNZAF-Huey-embarks-on-final-domestic-tour-412661/
  • Aeronautics introduces Orbiter 1K loitering munition

    News | 21 May 2015 13:04 | Arie Egozi

    ​Israeli manufacturer Aeronautics has introduced a loitering munition variant of its Orbiter 2 unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeronautics-introduces-Orbiter-1K-loitering-munition-412651/
  • USMC F-35B lands on USS Wasp for operational testing

    News | 21 May 2015 11:43 | Beth Stevenson

    Six US Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on board the USS Wasp amphibious assault ship on 18 May, where they will begin the first phase of shipboard operational testing for the force’s Joint Strike Fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USMC-F-35B-lands-on-USS-Wasp-for-operational-testing-412647/
  • France meets IOC milestone with second upgraded E-3 AWACS

    News | 21 May 2015 04:47 | James Drew

    The French Air Force has completed test and evaluation of its second modernized E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) jet, declaring initial operational capability on its Boeing-lead mid-life upgrade programme earlier this week.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/France-meets-IOC-milestone-with-second-upgraded-E-3-AWACS-412626/
  • US Air Force X-37B returns to orbit on Atlas V

    News | 20 May 2015 22:50 | James Drew

    ​The US Air Force has announced the successful launch of its Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle aboard an Atlas V rocket today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-X-37B-returns-to-orbit-on-Atlas-V-412615/
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