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  • US FAA lays out conditions for A350 lithium batteries

    ​US regulators have issued the special conditions for approving lithium-ion battery installation on the Airbus A350-900.

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  • Azul targets business travellers with US flights

    ​Brazil's Azul plans to target the corporate traveller with its inaugural international flights to the USA, and will...

  • PICTURES: Thailand deploys Gripens to Australia for first overseas exercise

    Thailand's air force has deployed its Saab Gripen C/Ds to Darwin in northern Australia for Exercise Pitch Black 2014...

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  • Philippine Airlines sells A330 to GECAS

    News | 22 Aug 2014 14:43 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Manila-based Philippine Airlines has completed the sale and leaseback of a new Airbus A330-300 with GECAS, confirms the operating lessor.
  • CIT's $640m ABS heavy in widebody exposure

    News | 22 Aug 2014 14:41 | Laura Mueller

    ​Exposure to widebody aircraft is “significant” in CIT Aviation Finance’s asset-backed securitisation (ABS) and “higher” than that in other recently rated aircraft transactions, says Standard & Poor’s.
  • Avianca closes A320 sale and leaseback with Jackson Square

    News | 22 Aug 2014 14:41 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Latin American airline group Avianca Holdings has closed an Airbus A320 sale-and-leaseback transaction with operating lessor Jackson Square Aviation.
  • VivaAerobus to launch two Houston routes

    News | 22 Aug 2014 13:38 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Mexico's ​VivaAerobus will launch service on two new routes to Houston later this year.
  • 'Smart' turboprop favoured by future design study

    News | 22 Aug 2014 11:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Researchers looking into increased-efficiency designs for medium-haul aircraft have favoured an advanced turboprop over box-wing concepts.
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 10:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.