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  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One


    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the next Air Force One, besting the Airbus A380 as the next generation of aircraft specially outfitted to carry the US president.


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  • GE gears up for engine tests of GE9X parts


    GE Aviation will shortly begin running a test engine equipped with a number of advanced-technology components that will...


  • Qantas to donate first 747-400 to museum


    ​Qantas will donate its first Boeing 747-400 to Australia’s Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS), which...


  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One


    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the...


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  • ANALYSIS: US carriers outline pragmatic plans for fuel savings

    News | 30 Jan 2015 15:39 | Edward Russell

    ​US carriers stand to gain billions of dollars this year if oil prices stay low, cash that they say will largely be put towards further deleveraging of their balance sheets and increased shareholder returns.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-US-carriers-outline-pragmatic-plans-for-fuel-savings-408499/
  • Avolon to acquire 787s from Virgin

    News | 30 Jan 2015 11:28 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Operating lessor Avolon has agreed a sale-and-leaseback deal covering four Boeing 787-9s with Virgin Atlantic, sources indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Avolon-to-acquire-787s-from-Virgin-408483/
  • GE gears up for engine tests of GE9X parts

    News | 29 Jan 2015 12:25 | Dominic Perry

    GE Aviation will shortly begin running a test engine equipped with a number of advanced-technology components that will feature on the GE9X powerplant destined for the Boeing 777X.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-gears-up-for-engine-tests-of-GE9X-parts-408435/
  • AirBridgeCargo starts Helsinki service

    News | 29 Jan 2015 09:55 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Volga-Dnepr's scheduled arm AirBridgeCargo has added Helsinki to its network.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirBridgeCargo-starts-Helsinki-service-408431/
  • Qantas to donate first 747-400 to museum

    News | 29 Jan 2015 05:18 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Qantas will donate its first Boeing 747-400 to Australia’s Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS), which will open it for public display at Illawarra Regional airport, just out of Sydney.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-to-donate-first-747-400-to-museum-408421/
  • USAF chooses 747-8 as next Air Force One

    News | 28 Jan 2015 21:48 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force on 28 January announced Boeing’s four-engined 747-8 Intercontinental airliner will serve as the next Air Force One, besting the Airbus A380 as the next generation of aircraft specially outfitted to carry the US president.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-chooses-747-8-as-next-Air-Force-One-408408/