News

1,000th A330/A340 delivered

July 31, 2009 0

Airbus delivered its 1000th aircraft from the A330/A340 family. July 30: Airbus delivered its 1000th aircraft from the A330/A340 family as it handed over an A330-300 to Thai Airways International (THAI) at a special ceremony […]

News

Airlines’ losses mount but Ryanair bucks the trend

July 31, 2009 0

A rash of half-year results shows airlines are struggling to cope with the financial recession, many posting significant losses. July 31: A rash of half-year results shows airlines are struggling to cope with the financial […]

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A350 for Ethiopia

July 30, 2009 0

EADS announced that Ethiopian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 12 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. […]

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JetAmerica Folds

July 30, 2009 0

Fledgling discount carrier Jet America of Clearwater Florida has folded before starting services. It had promised fares as low as $9, but has now promised refunds to prospective customers. Flights were originally supposed to begin […]

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16 dead in Tehran crash

July 29, 2009 0

An Ilyushin IL-62M belonging to Aria Air crashed on landing at Mashhad International Airport in Iran with the loss of 16 lives from the 153 people on board. […]

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New EU ‘Blacklist’

July 27, 2009 0

An update to the European Union aviation ‘blacklist’ has been released, showing some interesting changes. ‘Safety deficiencies’ mean that all airlines from Zambia and Kazakhstan have been added to the list, with only Kazakh air […]

Airports

Follow the Barcode

July 24, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick explains how baggage and passenger processing at Trudeau Airport’s new transborder departures sector will be barcode-driven. Expected to open in August 2009, the transborder departures sector has been designed from scratch for a […]