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  • ​Thomson to benefit from TUI's upped 787 order

    Holiday group TUI Travel intends to boost to 10 the number of Boeing 787s it has allocated to UK arm Thomson Airways, having raised its overall Dreamliner order by two to 15.

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  • Virgin foresees firming 787-9 options and possible -10s

    Virgin Atlantic intends to exercise its Boeing 787-9 options and is looking at the -10 variant as a potential...

  • London Gatwick airport beats its own world record again

    Air traffic controllers at Gatwick airport handled a total of 906 movements on 29 August, breaking their own world...

  • INTERIORS: Arinc's Cabin Connect set to go live with Virgin Atlantic

    Arinc is nearing a major milestone with its Cabin Connect in-flight wi-fi system as Virgin Atlantic prepares to go...

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  • Simulator industry gets in training for aircraft ramp-up

    News | 22 May 2015 14:59

    ​Given the unprecedented wave of airliner orders of recent years, strong demand for simulators is unsurprising. CAE, which claims the top slot in civil simulation equipment sales, ended its financial year on 31 March having sold 41 full-flight simulators (FFS), the second-highest total ever, after 2013-14’s record 48. (The latest year’s number did not include a further 11 deployed to CAE’s own training centres.)
  • BA enlists CTC for Airbus conversion training

    News | 23 Apr 2015 09:06

    British Airways is entering an exclusive arrangement under which some of its Airbus A320 conversion training will be undertaken by UK specialist CTC Aviation.
  • ANALYSIS: Can infrastructure catch up with Turkey's burgeoning air transport?

    News | 20 Apr 2015 09:13 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Arrive at Istanbul’s Ataturk International – all too often after passing time in a holding pattern over the city’s western reaches – and you get a clear impression of an infrastructure straining to accommodate the ambitions of the country’s aviation sector. The gateway to Turkey’s biggest metropolis does not have enough gates and aircraft frequently have to park on remote stands. Surrounded by housing and businesses, expanding the footprint of Europe’s fourth busiest airport has proved tricky.
  • ANALYSIS: International growth focused on largest US markets

    News | 14 Apr 2015 13:02 | Edward Russell

    ​Much has been made about the new generation of widebody aircraft opening up new international gateways in cities like Austin, San Diego and San Jose, with routes to faraway cities like London and Tokyo.
  • ​Norwegian boosts UK network

    News | 10 Apr 2015 09:32 | Alex Derber

    Low-cost carrier Norwegian has expanded its UK network for the summer, adding both long- and short-haul routes.
  • ANALYSIS: Pegasus fights for international recognition

    News | 01 Apr 2015 10:38 | Murdo Morrison

    Turkey's second airline, Pegasus, is predicating its fleet expansion plans on how rapidly it receives new traffic rights to countries in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and North Africa, and acknowledges that its struggle to be taken seriously by the government is ongoing.