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  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes


    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali, the accident shares several parallels with earlier events in which speed decay in early cruise led MD-80s into a high-altitude stall.


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  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes


    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali,...


  • Data retrieval from crashed MD-82 recorders complete


    French investigators have completed the extraction of information from the cockpit-voice and flight-data recorders of...


  • West Caribbean suspends operations in wake of crash


    West Caribbean Airways, the operator of the Boeing MD-82 aircraft which crashed in Venezuela on 16 August, has...


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  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes

    News | 08 Aug 2014 15:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali, the accident shares several parallels with earlier events in which speed decay in early cruise led MD-80s into a high-altitude stall.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiftair-speed-decay-echoes-previous-MD-80-episodes-402532/
  • IN FOCUS: What to do in your first 100 days as an airline CEO

    News | 21 Sep 2012 14:01

    With new chief executives under intense scrutiny to prove they are up to the task, executive coach Peter Dunkin of Aviationwise looks at how to lay the foundations for that crucial first 100 dayshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-What-to-do-in-your-first-100-days-as-an-airline-CEO-376801/
  • Jet deals - 24 August

    News | 24 Aug 2009 10:30 | Olivier Bonnassies

    UTAir leases three 737-500shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-deals-24-August-331400/
  • Jet deals - 20 July

    News | 20 Jul 2009 10:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    AerCap signed six lease agreements on new aircraft in the second quarter of 2009http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-deals-20-July-329846/
  • Latin American airline CEOs say its time to lie low

    News | 26 Nov 2008 16:00 | Mark Pilling

    <P>Carriers from the American Latin Association airlines reported traffic growth of 7.7% in September and by 11.7% year-to-date. It may be the only region still seeing traffic growth anywhere in the world, but ALTA members are under no illusions about next year. </P> <P>Speaking during the ALTA Airline Leaders' Forum in Cancun, Copa chief executive Pedro Heilbron said: "Right now it is the time to lay low and let the bullets fly by." </P> <P>Although it is virtually impossible to tell how tough next year is going to be, carriers are cutting back on their growth in anticipation of a rough 2009."Airlines will be responsible and careful and flexible," says Roberto Kriete, chief executive of TACA. </P> <P>"We have lots of flexibility in our fleet where half of it is leased. This gives us the option of renewing leases if we want to grow, or we can return aircraft as contracts end." </P> <P>TACA is planning zero capacity growth in 2009.Avianca chief Fabio Villegas says the Colombian carrierhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Latin-American-airline-CEOs-say-its-time-to-lie-low-319348/
  • Turboprop deals - 7 July

    News | 07 Jul 2008 10:30 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Turboprop aircraft transactions at 7 Julyhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turboprop-deals-7-July-225100/