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  • ANALYSIS: Why falling oil prices alone put no pressure on backlogs

    News | 26 Nov 2014 20:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Jet fuel is suddenly looking very affordable. IATA’s online jet fuel monitor shows global prices have plummeted 21% compared to a year ago. The falling prices have saved the global airline industry $7 billion so far this year, IATA’s analysis suggests.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-falling-oil-prices-alone-put-no-pressure-on-backlogs-406517/
  • In-service report: How good is the 787?

    News | 26 Nov 2014 15:09

    ​Flightglobal should have published this Boeing 787 in-service report about 18 months ago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-service-report-How-good-is-the-787-406475/
  • Predator B demonstrates ability to automatically avoid air traffic

    News | 26 Nov 2014 14:30 | Dan Parsons

    ​General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has come a step closer to developing a viable sense and avoid (SAA) system for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), a major requirement for UAVs to share the US national airspace with manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Predator-B-demonstrates-ability-to-automatically-avoid-air-traffic-406464/
  • OPINION: Challenges and opportunities for airlines in 2015

    News | 26 Nov 2014 14:03 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    The prospect of a visit from Michael O'Leary dressed as Santa Claus may not be everyone's idea of a perfect Christmas. But should the Ryanair boss decide on a yuletide surprise, one or two European legacy airline CEOs might be hoping he gets stuck down the chimney before having the chance to invoice the children for his delivery service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Challenges-and-opportunities-for-airlines-in-2015-406494/
  • UK defence helicopter training bid detail emerges

    News | 26 Nov 2014 13:09 | Dominic Perry

    ​Three bidders – and three different aircraft manufacturers – are in the running to supply a new fleet of helicopters for use by the UK armed forces under the Military Flight Training System (MFTS) programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-defence-helicopter-training-bid-detail-emerges-406497/
  • OPINION: Typhoon radar deal to revive European dogfight

    News | 26 Nov 2014 09:31

    ​Last week was a pretty good one for two of Europe’s remaining fighter manufacturers, as the continent’s four Eurofighter nations at last committed real money to provide the Typhoon with a new-generation radar, and as Saab received strong and long-term backing from new customer Brazil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Typhoon-radar-deal-to-revive-European-dogfight-406452/
  • Piaggio to offer interior retrofit for Avanti II

    News | 26 Nov 2014 08:52 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piaggio Aerospace is planning to launch an interior retrofit package for P180 Avanti II early next year to give a new lease of life to the twin-engined turboprop, the first examples of which entered service in 2005.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piaggio-to-offer-interior-retrofit-for-Avanti-II-406477/
  • Airbus touts UAV-based surveillance package for disaster relief

    News | 26 Nov 2014 08:42 | Beth Stevenson

    Airbus Defence & Space is planning to offer a high-altitude unmanned air vehicle-based surveillance capability for disaster relief, using a variety of systems that it is in the process of finalising.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-touts-UAV-based-surveillance-package-for-disaster-relief-406484/
  • Army aviation restructuring moves forward

    News | 25 Nov 2014 21:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Army has started executing a plan that will lead to a historic reshaping and downsizing of a war-weary aviation branch even as it attempts to upgrade its capabilities at the same time it cuts more than $12 billion in spending over the next five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Army-aviation-restructuring-moves-forward-406481/
  • Frontier drops 19 cities in ongoing network revamp

    News | 25 Nov 2014 20:26 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will drop 19 cities from its network as it embarks on a strategic transformation into a point-to-point carrier, moving away from its Denver hub-and-spoke model.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-drops-19-cities-in-ongoing-network-revamp-406480/
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