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  • EU and US officials to hold 'urgent' meeting on Norwegian

    News | 24 Oct 2014 14:44 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​European Commission and US officials will meet in Washington DC next month to discuss Norwegian Air International's (NAI) controversial application for a foreign air carrier permit from US authorities, sources tell Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EU-and-US-officials-to-hold-urgent-meeting-on-Norwegian-405218/
  • Big in Japan: Tokyo’s Top 10 aircraft projects

    News | 24 Oct 2014 13:41 | Craig Hoyle

    To mark the historic roll-out of Japan’s first new indigenous airliner in half a century, we look at the Mitsubishi MRJ and some of the nation’s other high-profile aerospace products – past and present. The listing is not intended to denote each project’s specific ranking, and intentionally counts only one aircraft developed prior to the Second World War.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Big-in-Japan-Tokyos-Top-10-aircraft-projects-405209/
  • NBAA: Superior plans China's first business aviation town

    News | 24 Oct 2014 11:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Superior Aviation Group – the company behind the aborted sale of Hawker Beechcraft in 2012 – is preparing to build an 8km2 town on the outskirts of Beijing, dedicated to the country's expanding business and general industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Superior-plans-Chinas-first-business-aviation-town-405020/
  • T-6C to head UK military training renewal

    News | 24 Oct 2014 10:56 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence is replace the bulk of its current fixed-wing training aircraft with three new types, following the selection of a Military Flying Training System (MFTS) programme bid by KBR/Elbit Systems joint venture Affinity.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/T-6C-to-head-UK-military-training-renewal-405203/
  • ​Cobham wins A$640 million Australian SAR deal

    News | 24 Oct 2014 02:29 | Greg Waldron

    Cobham has won a A$640 million ($559 million) contract to provide search and rescue (SAR) services to the Australian government between 2016 and 2028.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cobham-wins-A640-million-Australian-SAR-deal-405185/
  • ANALYSIS: Why China is the place to be for Airbus and Boeing

    News | 24 Oct 2014 02:23 | Mavis Toh

    ​When Airbus launched a lower weight variant of the A330 pitched at the Chinese market last year, Boeing scoffed that its competitor was introducing old technology to China, with one salesperson going as far as to say it was an “insulting” move.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-China-is-the-place-to-be-for-Airbus-and-Boeing-405184/
  • Kunming Airlines commits to 10 737s

    News | 24 Oct 2014 02:16 | Mavis Toh

    Kunming Airlines has inked an agreement for the purchase of 10 Boeing 737s, in a deal worth $897 million at list prices.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kunming-Airlines-commits-to-10-737s-405183/
  • NBAA: Fly-by-wire, electric innovations embedded in Gulfstream's new jets

    News | 23 Oct 2014 18:24 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Under the metallic and composite skin of Gulfstream’s new G500 and G600 lie several new innovations that came to light in supplier announcements and interviews at the NBAA convention.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Fly-by-wire-electric-innovations-embedded-in-Gulfstreams-new-jets-405091/
  • Saab nears Gripen contract with Brazil

    News | 23 Oct 2014 12:00 | Beth Stevenson

    Saab says it is on track to sign a contract with Brazil to provide its air force with the Gripen NG multirole fighter, following the nation's selection of the type for a 36-aircraft purchase in December 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-nears-Gripen-contract-with-Brazil-405141/
  • OPINION: Why aviation should stub out e-cigarette threat

    News | 23 Oct 2014 11:01

    ​Until now, the debate around electronic cigarettes has centred on their health credentials. While their makers – and many medical experts – claim they are a safe and effective method of quitting tobacco, others fret that so-called vaping is as antisocial as smoking and can be a gateway into that habit for youngsters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-aviation-should-stub-out-e-cigarette-threat-404953/
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