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  • QUIRKY DOZEN: The 12 strangest-looking aircraft ever built


    ​The Airbus A300-based Beluga is this week celebrating 20 years of transporting aircraft sections between the company's European plants. Named after the white whale because of their distinctive shape, the fleet of five Belugas carry out more than 60 flights each week between 11 sites. To mark the anniversary, we have chosen our 12 oddest-shaped aircraft.


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  • QUIRKY DOZEN: The 12 strangest-looking aircraft ever built


    ​The Airbus A300-based Beluga is this week celebrating 20 years of transporting aircraft sections between the company's...


  • Qantas ‘looking forward’ to firming 787-9 options


    ​Qantas could soon exercise options for some Boeing 787-9s for delivery from 2017 if its international business...


  • GE delays Passport engine flight test


    Bombardier must wait a few more months to see the flight test phase begin for the GE Aviation engine that will power...


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  • ROUTES: Sao Paulo Guarulhos aims for A380 flights in 2015

    News | 21 Sep 2014 20:55 | Edward Russell

    ​The operator of Sao Paulo Guarulhos International airport hopes to see its first Airbus A380 flight in 2015, following the completion of upgrades to its runways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ROUTES-Sao-Paulo-Guarulhos-aims-for-A380-flights-in-2015-403950/
  • Boeing foresees no African demand for 747-8 in 20-year outlook

    News | 18 Sep 2014 12:53 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing has confirmed that its latest commercial forecast does not assume any more demand for the 747-8 from Africa over the next 20 years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-foresees-no-African-demand-for-747-8-in-20-year-outlook-403856/
  • Virgin Atlantic fleet to get Gogo wi-fi

    News | 17 Sep 2014 15:00 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Gogo and Virgin Atlantic have agreed on initial terms of a deal to outfit Virgin’s entire fleet with Gogo’s “2Ku” inflight connectivity service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Atlantic-fleet-to-get-Gogo-wi-fi-403810/
  • ANALYSIS: Aircraft transactions - August 2014

    News | 17 Sep 2014 12:55

    ​The Flightglobal's aircraft transaction monthly data analysis is split in three event types: operating leases, wet and sub-leases and the purchase of aircraft. The report covers single-aisle and long-haul aircraft as well as regional jets and turboprops.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Aircraft-transactions-August-2014-403801/
  • Appraisers cautiously upbeat on freighter values

    News | 17 Sep 2014 09:50 | Ellis Taylor

    Aircraft appraisers are cautiously optimistic that values for newer freighter aircraft may soon rise thanks to more positive signs in the global cargo market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Appraisers-cautiously-upbeat-on-freighter-values-403791/
  • CFM Leap-1C to begin flight testing in weeks

    News | 16 Sep 2014 03:33 | Mavis Toh

    CFM International’s Leap-1C engine will take to the skies “in a matter of weeks” and is on schedule for certification in late 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-Leap-1C-to-begin-flight-testing-in-weeks-403715/