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  • PICTURE: VietJet's first A320 on order enters final assembly

    News | 13 Oct 2014 08:16 | Greg Waldron

    ​The first Airbus A320 aircraft included under VietJet Air’s order for up to 100 examples of the narrowbody type has entered final assembly in Tolouse.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-VietJets-first-A320-on-order-enters-final-assembly-404696/
  • Comac to take delivery of first C919 nose

    News | 13 Oct 2014 02:48 | Mavis Toh

    The nose section for the first C919 prototype is expected to be delivered to Comac's final assembly centre on 15 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Comac-to-take-delivery-of-first-C919-nose-404688/
  • Airbus confirms intent to complete A330s in Tianjin

    News | 10 Oct 2014 14:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus has confirmed tentative plans to establish an A330 completion centre in Tianjin, where the airframer already has an A320 final assembly line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-confirms-intent-to-complete-A330s-in-Tianjin-404670/
  • Spring Airlines to retrofit sharklets to A320s

    News | 10 Oct 2014 07:19 | Ellis Taylor

    Low-cost carrier Spring Airlines has become the first Chinese carrier to commit to retrofitting sharklet wingtips on its fleet of Airbus A320s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spring-Airlines-to-retrofit-sharklets-to-A320s-404651/
  • Flybe MRO arm scales up for internal requirements

    News | 09 Oct 2014 13:41 | Michael Gubisch

    Flybe's technical division is allocating more resources to maintenance of the UK regional carrier's own aircraft as it increases its Bombardier Q400 fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flybe-MRO-arm-scales-up-for-internal-requirements-404605/
  • A350 MRO 'not a challenge' for Air France-KLM

    News | 09 Oct 2014 10:44 | Michael Gubisch

    Establishing MRO capabilities for the Airbus A350 appears to have been less taxing for Air France-KLM's maintenance division than the build-up of its support programme for the Boeing 787.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-MRO-not-a-challenge-for-Air-France-KLM-404606/
  • Maiden Leap-1C flight lasted nearly 3h

    News | 09 Oct 2014 10:39 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​CFM International has confirmed the maiden test flight of its Leap engine family, beginning with a configuration to be used exclusively by the Leap-1C on the Comac C919.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Maiden-Leap-1C-flight-lasted-nearly-3h-404611/
  • ​Lufthansa Technik plans new model of inspection robot

    News | 09 Oct 2014 10:03 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik is developing a second generation of its fuselage-inspection demonstrator robot.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-Technik-plans-new-model-of-inspection-robot-404604/
  • CFM starts test flights with C919's Leap-1C: source

    News | 09 Oct 2014 09:09 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Test flights have commenced with the CFM International Leap-1C powerplant, according to a source familiar with the effort.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-starts-test-flights-with-C919s-Leap-1C-source-404609/
  • Survey ships set to grapple with MH370 search

    News | 09 Oct 2014 03:55 | Greg Waldron

    As the underwater search for the lost Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 resumes, Australian authorities have underlined the challenges inherent in finding the aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Survey-ships-set-to-grapple-with-MH370-search-404599/
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