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  • Swiss clashes with pilot union over cost cuts


    Swiss is planning to operate its on-order Boeing 777 fleet through its regional arm, after the Alpine carrier was unable to reach a labour agreement with the mainline operation’s pilot union.


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  • Swiss clashes with pilot union over cost cuts


    Swiss is planning to operate its on-order Boeing 777 fleet through its regional arm, after the Alpine carrier was...


  • Missing MAS 777-200 had no major prior incidents


    The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER bearing registration 9M-MRO was delivered in 2002, and had an incident free...


  • Snecma to flight-test open rotor on A340 in 2019


    Snecma is building a prototype open-rotor engine which is to be flight-tested on an Airbus A340 in 2019.


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  • ​ANALYSIS: How CFM powered its way to market leader

    News | 30 Sep 2014 11:19 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Three decades ago, when CFM International was preparing to debut its new CFM56 engine on the re-engined McDonnell Douglas DC-8 Series 70, the engine market for commercial jets was a simple three-way affair.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-CFM-powered-its-way-to-market-leader-403438/
  • Philippine Airlines to begin New York service

    News | 30 Sep 2014 08:33 | Firdaus Hashim

    Philippine Airlines will begin a Manila-Vancouver-New York JFK service on 15 March 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Philippine-Airlines-to-begin-New-York-service-404279/
  • ANALYSIS: From vision to world's most successful commercial engine: 40 years of CFM

    News | 29 Sep 2014 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It began with a casual encounter in Paris and has flourished into a 40-year marriage with a prodigiously successful offspring. CFM International – the union between the USA’s General Electric and France’s Snecma – is heading towards production of its 30,000th engine. But the joint venture’s start, back in the 1970s, was stuttering. The first years of the transatlantic relationship were fraught with cultural and language challenges, questions over the structure of the enterprise, and concerns within the US administration over transfer of sensitive military technology.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-From-vision-to-worlds-most-successful-commercial-engine-40-years-of-CFM-403417/
  • Lufthansa to use external pilots for low-cost A340 sub-fleet

    News | 26 Sep 2014 13:00 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa will employ external pilots for its planned low-cost long-haul operation under the mainline brand.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-use-external-pilots-for-low-cost-A340-sub-fleet-404183/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 15-22 September 2014

    News | 22 Sep 2014 20:11 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Allegiant to operate Easyjet’s A319shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-15-22-September-2014-404022/
  • AerCap to part out A340-600s

    News | 18 Sep 2014 15:19 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Amsterdam-based lessor AerCap is set to part out three Airbus A340-600s previously operated by Hainan Airlines, sources indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AerCap-to-part-out-A340-600s-403872/