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  • Air France A318 - Air France
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    French investigators probe unstable A318 approach to Orly

    2020-10-06T07:33:00Z

    French investigators have disclosed that they are probing an incident in which an Airbus A318 landed after an unstable approach which triggered altitude alarms. The Air France service had been operating to Paris Orly from Biarritz on 12 September. Investigation authority BEA states that the crew had been ...

  • Lombok airport
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    Angkasa Pura I shortlists partners to manage Lombok airport

    2020-10-06T02:40:00Z

    Indonesian airport operator Angkasa Pura I has shortlisted 26 companies to jointly develop and manage Lombok international airport. Among the companies shortlisted are Singapore’s Changi Airport Group, South Korea’s Incheon International Airport, Germany’s Fraport, as well as India’s GMR Airports. Source: Angkasa Pura I Indonesian ...

  • Air New Zealand
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    Air New Zealand announces executive changes

    2020-10-06T02:31:00Z

    Air New Zealand has announced further changes to its executive team – the addition of a new role as well as the resignation of its finance chief. Leanne Geraghty has been appointed to the newly created position of chief customer and sales officer, reporting directly to chief executive ...

  • Airbus Helicopters H135 in NASA liverly
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    Airbus delivers initial two H135 helicopters to NASA

    2020-10-05T19:51:00Z

    The initial pair of helicopters will be joined by a third example that is scheduled for delivery early next year.

  • H160-c-AirbusHelicopters
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    Milestone Aviation signs six-unit deal as first leasing customer for H160

    2020-10-05T16:45:00Z

    Dublin-based Milestone Aviation has placed a firm order for six Airbus Helicopters H160s, as the airframer secures its first leasing customer for its new medium-twin. Destined for a variety of missions including offshore transportation and emergency medical services, the initial helicopter under the Milestone contract is due to be ...

  • Ajay-Singh-Spicejet
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    ​SpiceJet to launch A330neo flights to London in December

    2020-10-05T11:03:00Z

    SpiceJet plans to operate nonstop Airbus A330neo flights from two points in India to London Heathrow from 4 December under an “air bubble” agreement.

  • TUI 737
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    Separated main wheel overtook landing 737 after bearing failed

    2020-10-05T10:55:00Z

    UK investigators have attributed to bearing failure the detachment of a main landing-gear wheel from a TUI Airways Boeing 737-800 after touchdown at Manchester last year. But the inquiry has been unable to determine the root cause of the failure. It could not rule out a pre-existing fault or ...

  • AirAsia Japan A320
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    AirAsia Group confirms AirAsia Japan closure

    2020-10-05T09:58:00Z

    Malaysia’s AirAsia Group has officially announced it will shut operations in Japan. “The company wishes to announce that it has today been notified of the decision taken by the board of directors of AirAsia Japan to cease its operations with immediate effect,” AirAsia Group says today ...

  • Kawasaki RC-2
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    Tokyo inducts RC-2 for ELINT missions

    2020-10-05T08:08:00Z

    The Japan Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) has inducted the Kawasaki RC-2 electronic intelligence (ELINT) aircraft, a variant of the C-2 tactical transport. The service inducted the type at its Iruma air base, according to a brief statement on its Facebook page. C-2 The ...

  • Asiana A350-900 freighter
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    Asiana converts A350 to freighter, promotes A380 scenic flights

    2020-10-05T03:45:00Z

    Asiana Airlines has commenced operations with an Airbus A350-900 partially retrofitted as a maindeck freighter, as it plans scenic flights with its grounded A380s. The A350 renovation work involved removing 283 economy class seats and installing a steel panel on the floor “to ensure safety”, says the carrier. ...

  • Singapore Changi Terminal 1 Coronavirus
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    Changi Airport warns of worsening financial impact from pandemic

    2020-10-05T03:43:00Z

    Singapore’s Changi Airport Group (CAG) expects the coronavirus outbreak — which has torpedoed most of the aviation industry — to “materially and adversely” impact its operating results for the coming financial year. Releasing its full-year results for the year ended 31 March, CAG says the pandemic’s impact “has been ...

  • Airpower Teaming System Factory
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    Queensland to be production base for Boeing’s loyal wingman

    2020-10-05T02:56:00Z

    Boeing has confirmed that the state of Queensland, Australia, will be the production centre for its developmental Airpower Teaming System (ATS) unmanned loyal wingman aircraft. Boeing notes that the ATS is the first Boeing military aircraft to be designed outside the USA. It is also the first military aircraft ...

  • Gulfstream G700 fourth test aircraft
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    Fourth G700 test aircraft operates maiden flight

    2020-10-05T02:14:00Z

    Gulfstream has operated the maiden flight of its fourth G700 test aircraft, as the company progresses testing for the new type. The 1h 56min sortie from the company’s Savannah, Georgia production facility occurred on Saturday 3 October, says Gulfstream. Source: Gulfstream The fourth G700 test ...

  • SAA Technical-c-SAAT
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    SAA maintenance arm lifts service suspension against house carriers

    2020-10-04T16:14:00Z

    South African Airways’ maintenance arm, SAA Technical, has started reinstating its services after suspending them to four customers over outstanding payments. It says it has reached an agreement with two of these customers – SAA itself and sister carrier Mango – but is still holding talks with the other ...

  • El Al 787 in flight
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    El Al loses argument as state accepts Kanfei as main shareholder

    2020-10-04T11:17:00Z

    Israeli authorities have granted investor Eli Rozenberg control of the largest shareholding in flag-carrier El Al, following the airline’s recent share issue. El Al has disclosed a communication from the Government Companies Authority giving consent of the special state shareholder of the airline to Kanfei Nesharim Aviation’s acquisition of ...

  • Boeing 777X 777-9
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    GE to perform GE9X sand-ingestion tests in 2021

    2020-10-02T22:22:00Z

    GE Aviation in 2021 will kick off a GE9X test programme intended to validate the powerplant’s durability when operating in sandy, dusty conditions.

  • Army Chief of Staff General James McConville, right, and Air Force Chief of Staff General Charles Brown sign a two-year collaboration agreement
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    US Army and USAF to jointly develop battlefield network, called CJADC2

    2020-10-02T18:13:00Z

    The US Army and the US Air Force signed an agreement to jointly develop a battlefield communications network, called Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control.

  • Grounded AA jets
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    US House leader Pelosi promises airlines further aid

    2020-10-02T17:36:00Z

    US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi has promised relief for the aviation industry a day after airlines began furloughing staff as government financial aid expired.

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    United to resume flights to more leisure destinations in November

    2020-10-02T17:07:00Z

    United will resume 40 international routes in November, including many to leisure and beach destinations like Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.

  • Margrethe Vestager,
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    European regulators propose extending temporary state aid exemptions

    2020-10-02T17:05:00Z

    European Commission regulators are proposing extending by a further six months and widening the scope of the temporary relaxations around state aid rules under which a string of airlines have been supported through the global pandemic. As the coronavirus crisis hit the Commission introduced, through three separate amendments, temporary ...