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  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service


    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.


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  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service

    News | 28 Nov 2014 17:31 | Murdo Morrison

    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SOLDIERING-ON-10-veteran-airliner-types-still-in-service-406570/
  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 12:18 | Murdo Morrison

    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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/
  • Gulf & Caribbean Cargo seeks to grow fleet

    News | 19 Jun 2014 19:48 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Florida-based Gulf & Caribbean Cargo seeks to add more large aircraft to its fleet, though the plan has not yet been approved by the US Department of Transportation (DOT).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulf-Caribbean-Cargo-seeks-to-grow-fleet-400606/
  • Bolivia to convert air force carrier TAM into regular airline

    News | 02 Jun 2014 13:56 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Bolivia's air force-owned and operated airline Transportes Aereos Militares (TAM) will be transformed into a state owned pubic corporation that will operate under the supervision of the country's Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) and Regulatory Authority of Telecommunications and Transport (ATT).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bolivia-to-convert-air-force-carrier-TAM-into-regular-airline-399950/
  • Chilean start-up Totem Air plans regional cargo operations with Convairs

    News | 31 Jan 2014 15:16 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Totem Air, the new Chilean start-up airline, plans to initiate cargo and passenger charter flights before May, using a fleet of seven Convair 580s, one Boeing 727-200 freighter and a passenger Boeing 737-200.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chilean-start-up-Totem-Air-plans-regional-cargo-operations-with-Convairs-395450/
  • IN FOCUS Heroic failures: 11 aircraft that should have flown high but never quite took off

    News | 10 Dec 2013 13:32 | Stephen Trimble

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