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Heathrow Offers Free Landings to the UK’s First Electric Aeroplane

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced that the first electric-hybrid aircraft will not have to pay Heathrow’s landing charges for an entire year when it is … More ››

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Eight A330neo Airliners for Kuwait Airways

Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the state of Kuwait, has signed a Purchase Agreement (PA) for eight A330-800 aircraft. The agreement was signed by Yousef … More ››

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First 787-9 Dreamliner for Air Tahiti Nui

Air Tahiti Nui has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, on lease from Air Leasing Corp. This is the first Boeing aircraft to … More ››

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First Flight for Delta Air Lines A220

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 2:02pm on October 6. The aircraft was crewed by … More ››

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United Airlines Orders Nine 787-9 Dreamliners

United Airlines has announced it is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 airliners, the longest-range member of the … More ››

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Airbus A330-900 Receives EASA Type Certification

The A330-900 has received its Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The type, the larger version of the re-engined A330neo, is powered … More ››

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Two new Aircraft Cabin Designs for Air France

Air France has revealed its new Economy and Premium Economy cabins which will be retrofitted on board its 15 Airbus A330s from January 2019. In … More ››

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First Ultra Long Range A350 XWB delivered to Singapore Airlines

Airbus has delivered the first A350-900 Ultra Long Range (ULR) aircraft to launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA). The latest variant of the A350 XWB has … More ››

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London Biggin Hill Airport Seeks Development Partner

London Biggin Hill Airport says it is seeking a development partner for a new Light Aviation Centre (LAC) to continue its role as a general … More ››

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Maiden Flight for First ANA A380

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies on September 17, completing a maiden flight from the Final Assembly Line (FAL) … More ››

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