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    ​Boom Supersonic teams with Flight Research to trial XB-1 technology demonstrator

    2020-01-24T13:09:00Z

    Supersonic aircraft developer Boom has partnered with US training support and services company Flight Research (FRI) to test its XB-1 technology demonstrator in a supersonic corridor stretching across the Mojave Desert. 

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    Bristow and ERA to merge, creating offshore helicopter giant

    2020-01-24T12:43:00Z

    Offshore helicopter operators Bristow Group and ERA Group are to merge, creating a business with a combined $1.5 billion turnover and a fleet of over 300 rotorcraft.

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    Boeing 737 Max grounding cost Southwest $828m in 2019

    2020-01-23T20:24:00Z

    Southwest Airlines says that it lost almost a billion dollars in operating income due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as it joins other airlines in scrambling to find capacity and make up for the jet’s ongoing problems.

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    FAA and IATA optimistic on reception of 737 Max review

    2020-01-22T01:23:00Z

    Regulatory officials are optimistic that safety authorities in Europe and other regions are confident in the US Federal Aviation Administration’s safety review process to return Boeing 737 Max aircraft to service. Regulators outside the USA have vowed they will not rely on FAA approval and conduct their own reviews ...

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    First prototype of Stratos 716 very light jet takes shape

    2020-01-20T17:10:00Z

    Stratos Aircraft has completed load testing on its 716 very light jet (VLJ), and is now assembling the first prototype of the single-engined six-seater, which it hopes to fly in the second half of the year.

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    Delta jet slides off taxiway in winter weather

    2020-01-17T19:00:00Z

    A Delta Air Lines Airbus A319 slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International airport during bad weather on 17 January, leading the airport to temporarily cease operations due to deteriorating winter conditions.

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    Daher sees modest dip in TBM and Kodiak deliveries during ‘tough’ 2019

    2020-01-17T10:47:00Z

    Daher saw flat sales in 2019, with deliveries of its Kodiak and TBM single-engined aircraft families slipping slightly, following what it calls a “tough year in the entry-level business aviation market”.

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    Spirit adds Oakland to Fort Lauderdale route

    2020-01-17T00:45:00Z

    Spirit Airlines in April will add nonstop daily flights between Oakland International airport and its headquarters hub in Fort Lauderdale amid its plans to expand its network and Airbus fleet in 2020. The ultra-low-cost carrier on 16 January announced the new seasonal route to complement its year-round ...

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    LATAM moves JFK operations to Delta’s Terminal 4

    2020-01-16T19:36:00Z

    LATAM Airlines says it is moving its operations at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Terminal 4, home to Delta Air Lines, as it begins to merge operations following Delta’s closing on a deal that gave it 20% of the Chilean carrier.

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    Southwest Airlines suspends 737 Max flights until June

    2020-01-16T18:42:00Z

    Southwest Airlines says it has taken the Boeing 737 Max aircraft out of its schedule until 6 June, suspending its service for two further months than previously planned, following similar moves by other US carriers in the past few weeks.

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    Joby Aviation and Toyota team up to develop eVTOL

    2020-01-16T18:24:00Z

    Joby Aviation, a California-based aerospace company building small electric take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles for potential air taxi service, says it has raised $590 million in Series C funding led by Toyota Motor Corporation.

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    Jet Edge expands with JetSelect acquisition

    2020-01-15T20:35:00Z

    Jet Edge International has snapped up JetSelect Aviation to become one of the largest business aircraft charter and management companies in the USA, with a fleet of 85 aircraft.

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    Dumont adds 27th Falcon 2000 and plans expansion

    2020-01-13T17:49:00Z

    US business aircraft services provider Dumont Aviation has taken delivery of its 27th and final pre-owned Dassault Falcon 2000 business jet from an undisclosed fractional ownership provider, and is planning to expand with a broader fleet and a European base under evaluation.

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    Boeing executives Muilenburg and McAllister forfeit equity benefits

    2020-01-11T01:42:00Z

    In a regulatory filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Boeing says that its former chief executive Dennis Muilenburg did not receive a severance or separation payment when he left the company late last year, forfeited numerous equity benefits and will not receive a bonus payment for 2019.

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    FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $3.9m for incorrect weight and balance data

    2020-01-10T22:53:00Z

    The FAA has proposed to levy a $3.9 million fine on Southwest Airlines for operating more than 20,000 commercial flights with incorrect weight and balance calculations, potentially putting the safety of the flights into question.

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    US court approves Tamarack’s reorganisation plan

    2020-01-10T09:57:00Z

    Business aircraft winglet manufacturer Tamarack Aerospace is hoping to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early in the second quarter, after a US court approved its reorganisation plan.

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    Boeing releases ‘damning’ employee correspondence about Max

    2020-01-10T04:50:00Z

    Boeing has released more than a hundred pages of documents to the US Congress, including internal text messages and emails which include language that mocks airline customers, the Federal Aviation Administration and other regulators, as the planemaker navigated the certification process of the now-grounded 737 Max.

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    First Praetor 500s enter service with Flexjet

    2020-01-08T12:25:00Z

    The first Embraer Praetor 500s have entered service with fractional ownership provider Flexjet, after a pair of the midsize jets were delivered to the US operator in late December.

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    How business aviation gives flight to angels

    2020-01-07T14:39:00Z

    They may be known as rich men’s toys, but private jets are now increasingly being used to get cancer sufferers to vital medical assistance, thanks to one determined US charity, the Corporate Angel Network

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    Spirit Airlines finalises Airbus order for 100 aircraft

    2020-01-07T00:39:00Z

    Airbus says that US ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has finalised an order of 100 A320neo family aircraft as it renews its fleet and aims to grow by double-digits through the mid 2020s.