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  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.

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  • ​IAG jibes at Delta-Virgin ‘nothing to do with reality’: Kreeger

    News | 24 Oct 2014 11:08 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Virgin Atlantic chief executive Craig Kreeger has dismissed jibes emanating from IAG about the level of influence exerted on his airline by minority shareholder and transatlantic joint-venture partner Delta Air Lines, saying they are “nothing to do with reality”.
  • ​Replacement of Gatwick-based 747s tops Virgin fleet agenda

    News | 24 Oct 2014 10:35 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Virgin Atlantic is to turn its attention to deciding how to replace its London Gatwick-based Boeing 747 fleet, now that the UK carrier has started operating its first 787-9.
  • ANALYSIS: Why China is the place to be for Airbus and Boeing

    News | 24 Oct 2014 02:23 | Mavis Toh

    ​When Airbus launched a lower weight variant of the A330 pitched at the Chinese market last year, Boeing scoffed that its competitor was introducing old technology to China, with one salesperson going as far as to say it was an “insulting” move.
  • United sees flat unit revenues in Q4

    News | 23 Oct 2014 17:37 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines anticipates flat passenger unit revenues in the fourth quarter, as it laps a one-time interline ticket reconciliation benefit from 2013.
  • United purchasing used aircraft to replace 50-seaters

    News | 23 Oct 2014 16:53 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines is looking for used narrowbody aircraft to add to its mainline fleet, as it continues to address an “over” reliance on 50-seat regional jets.
  • Norwegian to return leased 737-300s by year end

    News | 23 Oct 2014 15:15 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Norwegian is phasing out half of its Boeing 737-300 fleet, but has yet to decide about the future of the remaining five aircraft.