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  • Russia completes 'hot and high' testing with Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 in Ecuador


    <P>Russian authorities are hoping to improve the commercial potential of the Ilyushin Il-96 family after completing ‘hot and high’ tests with a Cuban-operated example of the type in Ecuador.</P> <P>The tests involved one of the Il-96-300s, registered CU-T1251, delivered to Cuban flag-carrier Cubana de Aviación towards the end of last year.</P> <P>More than ten flights were conducted by the aircraft between Havana and the high-altitude airports at Quito and Latacunga – located some 2,800m (9,190ft) above sea level.</P> <P>The aircraft (pictured on Russian television below at the VASO plant in Voronezh at its roll-out ceremony) was equipped with Perm PS-90A engines. Perm was among the participants in the test, along with representatives from Ilyushin design bureau, the Interstate Aviation Committee, and Russian certification authorities.</P> <P></P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14319" border=0></P> <P>Perm says


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  • Uncommanded roll on Cubana Il-96 forced return to Gatwick


    <p>UK investigators are looking into an uncontrolled roll involving a Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 outbound from London...


  • PICTURE: Cubana takes delivery of first Tu-204 freighter


    <P>Russia’s Aviastar production plant has formally delivered Cuban carrier Cubana’s first <A ...


  • Pictures: First Tupolev Tu-204 for Cubana prepared for delivery


    The first Tupolev Tu-204 for Cuba's Cubana is among several of the twinjet airliners being...


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  • Iberia schedules Cuban return

    News | 27 Jan 2015 14:21 | Oliver Clark

    Iberia will resume flights to Cuban capital Havana in June, following a two-year hiatus, and is also set to add two new long-haul destinations in Colombia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iberia-schedules-Cuban-return-408337/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 19-26 January 2015

    News | 26 Jan 2015 10:32 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​CASCO acquires 747-400SF for part outhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-19-26-January-2015-408286/
  • Air Europa expresses interest in US-Cuba flights

    News | 23 Dec 2014 20:11 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Air Europa has expressed interest in operating flights between Havana and Miami if US-Cuban relations in the future allow the airline to do so.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Europa-expresses-interest-in-US-Cuba-flights-407436/
  • Cubana to expand fleet with leased Russian aircraft

    News | 23 Dec 2014 16:06 | Tom Zaitsev

    Cubana is to expand its fleet with one narrowbody and one widebody.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cubana-to-expand-fleet-with-leased-Russian-aircraft-407424/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 24 November - 1 December 2014

    News | 01 Dec 2014 09:52 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Aruba Airlines expands with A320 wetleased fleethttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-24-November-1-December-2014-406590/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 22-29 September 2014

    News | 29 Sep 2014 08:56 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Air France sells another 747-400ERFhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-22-29-September-2014-404226/