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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest


    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.


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  • KC-46 first flight delayed to April 2015


    First flight of the US Air Force’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker has been delayed by several months to April 2015 amid...


  • Orbital Sciences' Cygnus docks with ISS


    Orbital Sciences successfully docked its Cygnus cargo capsule with the International Space Station (ISS) for the first...


  • USAF and Boeing complete KC-46 critical design review


    The US Air Force and Boeing completed a critical design review (CDR) for the KC-46 tanker on 21 August. The milestone...


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  • KC-46 first flight delayed to April 2015

    News | 16 Sep 2014 19:12 | Dan Parsons

    First flight of the US Air Force’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker has been delayed by several months to April 2015 amid issues relating to redundant wiring in the modified Boeing 767’s forward hold.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-46-first-flight-delayed-to-April-2015-403764/
  • ​Qantas enters codeshare deal with Canada’s WestJet

    News | 11 Sep 2014 01:54 | Greg Waldron

    Qantas Airways will place its code on services operated by Canadian carrier WestJet from Honolulu and Los Angeles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-enters-codeshare-deal-with-Canadas-WestJet-403580/
  • SkyWest promotes Gallo to oversee flight operations

    News | 04 Sep 2014 20:38 | Edward Russell

    ​Utah-based SkyWest Airlines has promoted Tracy Gallo to vice-president of flight operations, following the retirement of Klen Brooks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SkyWest-promotes-Gallo-to-oversee-flight-operations-403364/
  • Qantas adds China Airlines codeshare to Taiwan

    News | 26 Aug 2014 01:58 | Firdaus Hashim

    Qantas plans to begin codesharing with Taiwan’s flag carrier China Airlines, starting 15 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-adds-China-Airlines-codeshare-to-Taiwan-402993/
  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-pushes-for-UK-maritime-patrol-contest-401924/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Forget orders - M&A is the measure of a robust industry

    News | 07 Jul 2014 14:59 | Dan Thisdell

    Farnborough watchers love to count ­orders, which is understandable; the event, after all, is an “air show” – a comparatively glamorous category of trade exhibitions at which aircraft (as opposed to, say, machine tools or agricultural equipment) are placed on display in hope of attracting buyers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Forget-orders-MA-is-the-measure-of-a-robust-industry-400896/