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  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.


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  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline...


  • INTERIORS: Challenging the cabin orthodoxy


    ​Certain seating layouts seem to be so commonplace now that there is a temptation to assume they have been around for...


  • American and US Airways to combine operations on 8 April


    ​American Airlines anticipates receiving a single operating certificate from the US Federal Aviation Administration...


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  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers

    News | 22 May 2015 13:23 | Craig Hoyle

    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Double-vision-Our-Top-10-listing-of-A350-customers-412685/
  • Urgency enters US airlines push to limit capacity in Gulf row

    News | 15 May 2015 20:57 | Edward Russell

    ​The chief executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines gathered to reiterate the need to limit the expansion of the Gulf carriers to USA, adding a newfound sense urgency to the issue they began pushing in January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Urgency-enters-US-airlines-push-to-limit-capacity-in-Gulf-row-412416/
  • Mesa secures EDC funds for new CRJ900s

    News | 14 May 2015 21:38 | Edward Russell

    ​Mesa Airlines will finance the seven Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft that it has on order with debt from Export Development Canada (EDC), says chief executive Jonathan Ornstein.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mesa-secures-EDC-funds-for-new-CRJ900s-412361/
  • American has no qualms with Qatar despite subsidy row: CEO

    News | 14 May 2015 15:17 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines has no hard feelings towards its partner Qatar Airways despite allegations of billions of dollars in government subsidies, says American chairman and chief executive Doug Parker.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-has-no-qualms-with-Qatar-despite-subsidy-row-CEO-412340/
  • US-Gulf subsidies row 'bullying tactic': Al Baker

    News | 13 May 2015 17:43 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker remains defiant amidst an onslaught of accusations from US mainline carriers that his airline received state subsidies, and plans to continue expanding into the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Gulf-subsidies-row-bullying-tactic-Al-Baker-412285/
  • US government taking Gulf subsidy allegations ‘very seriously’

    News | 11 May 2015 14:17 | Edward Russell

    ​The US government is taking the allegations by the country’s three largest carriers of more than $42 billion in subsidies to Gulf carriers “very seriously”, despite an outwardly slow response.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-government-taking-Gulf-subsidy-allegations-very-seriously-412163/