Aircraft

London Oxford Record

December 8, 2010 0

ON NOVEMBER 26 an Embraer Lineage 1000 jet touched down at London Oxford Airport, becoming the largest aircraft to land there in the airfield’s 73-year history. The aircraft flew in from the Spanish island of […]

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Manx2.com Base For Blackpool

November 15, 2010 0

MANX2.COM from the Isle of Man has opened a permanent aircraft and crew base at Blackpool Airport. Manx2.com Chairman Noel Hayes said: “We are delighted to have chosen Blackpool as our first base in England.  […]

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Gatwick Ready For A380

November 15, 2010 0

GATWICK AIRPORT has been granted planning permission by Crawley Borough Council to handle the giant Airbus A380 aircraft.  The airport says that £43 million (US68$m) has already been invested in six new large aircraft stands, […]

Air Cargo

Code F for Stansted

September 17, 2010 0

LONDON’S STANSTED Airport secured approval in July from the UK CAA to accept ‘code F’ aircraft such as the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8. The airport’s owner, BAA, believes this will benefit future business, and […]

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Manchester Welcomes A380

September 17, 2010 0

TWO WEEKS after the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officially certified Manchester Airport as ‘A380 ready’, Emirates became the first airline there to provide a service with the aircraft. When the CAA Aerodrome Standards Division […]

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Nexans Opens In Morocco

July 23, 2010 0

NEXANS HAS opened a new manufacturing plant entirely dedicated to aircraft cables in Mohammedia (Morocco).  The plant, which is already in operation, is the result of an agreement signed in 2008 between Nexans and Airbus […]

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Air France Serves LHR With A380

June 21, 2010 0

AIR FRANCE has started to utilise one of its Airbus A380s on up to four flights per week between Paris/CDG and London/Heathrow this summer.  In order to help train new flight crews and minimise aircraft […]

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Frankfurt A380 Trials For LHT

May 15, 2010 0

AN AIRBUS A380 has undergone trials with Lufthansa Technik (LHT) at its maintenance facility in Frankfurt.  “After seven years of preparation to maintain the A380 in the future, this is very important for us,” said […]

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Widebodies For Karaganda

January 6, 2010 0

KARAGANDA INTERNATIONAL Airport in Kazakhstan has been given clearance to accept large widebody freighter aircraft, such as the Boeing 747-400F and McDonnell Douglas MD-11F, following a recent runway inspection.  Luxembourg operator Cargolux is understood to […]

Air Cargo

An-225 Sets Record Cargo Lift

September 18, 2009 0

The largest commercial freight aircraft in the world, the Antonov An-225, has entered the record books having flown a 53ft (16.23m) by 14ft (4.27m) generator from Germany to Armenia, the heaviest load to be transported […]