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  • GECAS and Gol sign sale and leaseback for four 737s

    News | 30 Apr 2015 18:38 | Edward Russell

    ​GECAS has signed a sale and leaseback deal with Gol-parent VRG Linhas Aéreas for four Boeing 737-800s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GECAS-and-Gol-sign-sale-and-leaseback-for-four-737s-411810/
  • Airbus give E-Fan electric project a jolt with factory in Pau

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:54 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus’s vision of an electric flight future is starting to shape up, with plans to build a final assembly line for its E-Fan light aircraft range in Pau, southeastern France.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-give-E-Fan-electric-project-a-jolt-with-factory-in-Pau-411795/
  • ANALYSIS: Could domestic widebodies make a comeback in the USA?

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:15 | Edward Russell

    ​The announcement by United Airlines that it will bring back regular domestic widebody service in the coming years is the latest step in the on-going shift to larger gauge aircraft across the US industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Could-domestic-widebodies-make-a-comeback-in-the-USA-411808/
  • AWAS steps in with Kenya Airways 787 financing

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:04 | Olivier Bonnassies

    African operator Kenya Airways has mandated financing of its final three Boeing 787 deliveries to AWAS through a sale-and-leaseback transaction.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AWAS-steps-in-with-Kenya-Airways-787-financing-411804/
  • Norwegian plans to wet-lease out A320neos

    News | 30 Apr 2015 16:37 | Oliver Clark

    Norwegian intends to wet-lease out the Airbus A320neos it receives next year and is "highly likely" to do the same with those delivered in 2017, the airline's head of investor relations has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Norwegian-plans-to-wet-lease-out-A320neos-411800/
  • FAA orders new 787 electrical fix to prevent power failure

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:46 | Stephen Trimble

    All Boeing 787 operators will be required to periodically deactivate the electrical system to avoid a problem with a newly-discovered software bug that could cause the aircraft to lose alternating current (AC) power, the US Federal Aviation Administration says in a new airworthiness directive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-orders-new-787-electrical-fix-to-prevent-power-failure-411794/
  • Rise in pay-to-fly pilot numbers raises ECA concerns

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:06

    ​Despite years of protest from the pilot community, pay-to-fly schemes are becoming more common, according to the European Pilot Association. This is a practice where inexperienced but licenced pilots – who want to gain experience to become more employable - pay to act as crew on commercial or business aviation flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rise-in-pay-to-fly-pilot-numbers-raises-ECA-concerns-411787/
  • Liebherr division to build 777X folding wing-tip systems

    News | 30 Apr 2015 13:57 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​German firm Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg is to supply crucial components for the folding wing-tip mechanism on the Boeing 777X.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Liebherr-division-to-build-777X-folding-wing-tip-systems-411789/
  • INTERVIEW: Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary

    News | 30 Apr 2015 10:33 | David Learmount

    Ryanair expects to carry 100 million passengers in its current financial year, and the 30-year-old Irish budget carrier seems infused with a new-found respect for its passengers. Or, as chief executive Michael O'Leary puts it: "We've moved from being cheap and nasty to cheap and cheerful."http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERVIEW-Ryanair-chief-executive-Michael-OLeary-411716/
  • Restructuring Malaysia Airlines to sell long-haul jets

    News | 30 Apr 2015 10:06 | Ellis Taylor

    Malaysia Airlines is set to sell off a number of widebody aircraft as it restructures its network and fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Restructuring-Malaysia-Airlines-to-sell-long-haul-jets-411770/
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