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Re opening of Princess Juliana International Airport on October 10th.

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Melissa Arrindell-Doncher, Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs of Sint Maarten announced on October 4th the reopening of Sint Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport for all commercial flights on October 10th . (www.sintmaartengov.org) Plus d'info...

Un élu républicain se porte au secours de Bombardier.

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Un élu républicain représentant la ville qui doit accueillir la ligne d'assemblage de la C Series en Alabama a décidé de se porter à la défense de Bombardier auprès de la Commission internationale du commerce des États-Unis (USITC). Dans une lettre envoyée vendredi à sa présidente Rhonda Schmidtlein, Bradley Byrne lui demande de tenir compte des intérêts de l'industrie aéronautique américaine dans son ensemble avant de trancher dans le litige opposant l'avionneur québécois et Boeing. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Turquie : sortie de piste à

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Turquie: sortie de piste spectaculaire d'un avion au bord d'une falaise. Les 162 passagers et six membres d'équipage de cet appareil de Pegasus Airlines, qui arrivait d'Ankara pour atterrir à Trebizonde, ont pu être évacués de l'avion, et personne n'a été blessé, a affirmé la compagnie. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Bombardier : sa division «manufacture aéronautique» de Downsview est à vendre.

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Bombardier cherche un acheteur pour son vaste site manufacturier de sa division aéronautique situé à Toronto. (affaires.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Rapport du coroner sur l'écrasement d'un Mitsubushi MU-2, le 29 mars 2016

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L'écrasement s'était produit aux Îles-de-la-Madeleine, au Québec. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Engorgement à JFK

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Quand les systèmes de communication ne fonctionnent pas ... ou que leurs responsables ne s'entendent pas ! J'ai connu cela à Heathrow, en janvier 1978. (www.nytimes.com) Plus d'info...

Querelle de membres d'équipe en plein vol.

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Incroyable, cette altercation : en pleine envolée commerciale, avec 324 passagers À bord. (www.msn.com) Plus d'info...

L'année 2017 aura été l'une des plus sécuritaires dans le monde de l'aviation.

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L'année 2017 a été la plus sûre pour le transport aérien mondial depuis 1946 et l'établissement de statistiques sur les accidents d'avion, selon des chiffres publiés lundi... (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Retour à la normale dans certains aéroports canadiens.

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Plusieurs annulations et retards causé par un froid extrême. (ici.radio-canada.ca) Plus d'info...

EgyptAir to buy 12 Bombardier C series

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Montréal, December 29, 2017 EgyptAir signs firm order for 12 Bombardier CSeries aircraft with list price of $1.1 billion. (business.financialpost.com) Plus d'info...

Oups ! where to make room for the big chopper ?

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La Marine canadienne aurait-elle fait un mauvais choix : certains de ses hélicos Cyclone ne peuvent pas se poser sur leurs navires... (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Cessna crash in Costa Rica

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Dix passagers états-uniens et deux membres d'équipage morts. (www.bfmtv.com) Plus d'info...

Europe's Airbus to buy majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

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European aircraft giant Airbus Group is buying a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries program. The two aircraft manufacturers announced the partnership Monday evening, weeks after the United States announced 300 per cent preliminary duties on exports of the aircraft following a complaint from Airbus rival Boeing. The partnership is expected to result in significant CSeries production cost savings by leveraging Airbus's supply chain expertise, but Airbus won't be paying any money for the… (www.cbc.ca) Plus d'info...

Rencontre aérienne en Haute-Mauricie

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Événement couru vers un aérodrome habituellement désert, mais qui a connu son heure de gloire. En septembre. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

LAX : Collision camion - avion

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Les autorités font état de huit blessés, à la suite d'une collision entre un Boeing 737 et un camion d'entretien à l'aéroport international de Los Angeles. Le porte-parole des pompiers souligne que deux personnes à bord du camion sont blessées gravement et que six autres, qui étaient aussi à bord du véhicule, souffrent de blessures mineures. L'avion, en provenance de Mexico, transportait 146 personnes. Il s'agissait du vol 642 d'Aeromexico. (ici.radio-canada.ca) Plus d'info...

Un Boeing 707 d'Air France

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L'aéronef sert de décor à une séance de «lipsing» de la chanson «Ruby Baby», de Dion DiMucci. On a une idée de la tenue vestimentaire des hôtesses de l'époque. Cette version de la chanson est de 1962. (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

Hard landing in turbulence damaged Virgin Australia ATR 72

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A hard landing in turbulence on 19 November 2017 resulted in substantial damage to a Virgin Australia ATR 72-600, says Australia investigators in a preliminary report. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

Finland’s accident investigator has opened an investigation of an incident involving a Nordic Regional Airlines aircraft

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The incident took place at around 9:30 on Tuesday morning. According to the authority's director Veli-Pekka Nurmi the vehicles were clearing snow from the runway. (www.aviationnewsworld.biz) Plus d'info...

Airbus Delivers Latest Standard Eurofighter to Spanish Air Force

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Airbus Defence and Space has delivered to the Spanish Air Force the first two Eurofighter Typhoons to be produced in the latest configuration with enhanced air-to-surface capabilities. The aircraft were manufactured at the Getafe Final Assembly Line in the P1Eb FW (Phase 1 Enhanced Further Work) configuration which marks a key step in the overall Eurofighter evolution plan. This same configuration is being retrofitted to in-service aircraft by other Eurofighter nations. It provides increased… (www.airbus.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing Presence at Singapore Airshow Underpins Growth Prospects in Asia-Pacific Region

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Boeing will showcase a wide range of products and services at this year's Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest aerospace and defense show, which runs Feb. 6-11. The scale of the company's presence at this year's show reflects the strong growth prospects and opportunities across its commercial, defense and services businesses in Asia-Pacific. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Plus d'info...

Gulfstream launches G500 global demo tour

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Gulfstream has embarked on a six-month global customer demonstration tour with its G500, ahead of US type certification and service entry for the super-large-cabin, long-range business jet early this year. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

Passenger Thinks AirAsia's Uniforms Are Revealing to The Point of Being 'Disgusting,' Claims Malaysian Senator

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A woman claiming to be a frequent AirAsia passenger says she’s fed up with the uniforms worn by the airline’s female flight attendants, and called them “quite disgusting” in a letter she penned to Malaysian Senator Hanafi Mamat — or so says Mamat, who claims he received the letter last week and who, coincidentally, had publicly criticized the uniforms in December. (www.foxnews.com) Plus d'info...

IAG 'Disappointed' After Losing NIKI to Rival Bidder

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British Airways parent IAG has confirmed that its bid for Austrian carrier Niki has not succeeded, following a change of insolvency proceedings for the Air Berlin operation. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

Rolls-Royce Reveals Launch Customers for LessorCare Programme

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Engine maker Rolls-Royce has named AerCap, Avolon and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise as launch customers for a new support programme tailored to the needs of lessors. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

At final turn, racing legend Lauda wins back his airline

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Austrian racing driving legend Niki Lauda looked Tuesday to have won a dramatic race for Niki, the airline he founded in 2003 and then ceded to the now-defunct Air Berlin. (ph.news.yahoo.com) Plus d'info...

Puerto Rico’s Seaborne Airlines Being Sold To US Carrier

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Seaborne Airlines will soon belong to US carrier Silver Airways. The Puerto-Rico based airline has announced that it has signed the agreement for the sale of all its business and assets. But it assured that all flight schedules remain unchanged. (curacaochronicle.com) Plus d'info...

EMBRAER S.A.: E190-E2 Flight Test Results Confirm E2 as Most Efficient Single Aisle Jet

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As the E190-E2 new generation narrow-body jet approaches certification, Embraer announces some final results from flight tests confirming that the aircraft is better than its original specification and even more efficient than other single aisle aircraft. In fuel consumption, the E190-E2 proved to be 1,3% better than originally expected, which represents a 17,3% improvement when compared to the current generation E190, and nearly 10% better than its direct competitor. (www.prnewswire.com) Plus d'info...

Udvar-Hazy sees risk of Boeing 737 MAX delays over engines

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The top-selling Boeing aircraft is powered by engines made by French-U.S. venture CFM International, co-owned by France’s Safran and General Electric of the United States. CFM has had some industrial problems in producing its new LEAP engine for the 737 MAX and some Airbus aircraft. (www.reuters.com) Plus d'info...

Pope Francisco wedding flight attendants of LATAM in flight

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Through a sacrament of matrimony, Pope Francisco united a pair of flight attendants aboard the flight of LATAM number LA 1250... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Plus d'info...

Buzz Aldrin Explodes On Delta Agents: ‘This is the most lousy operation I’ve ever seen’

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Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was caught on video yelling at Delta Air Lines agents after he reportedly missed his flight at Los Angeles International Airport this week. TMZ reported that Mr. Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, rose from his wheelchair in a rage after Delta tried to remedy his situation by offering him a seat on a later flight. (www.washingtontimes.com) Plus d'info...

African Countries To Establish Single Air Transport Market

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After years of marathon negotiations African Union (AU) officials expect dozens of the continent’s countries to launch the African single air transport market by the end of this month. Of the more than 40 countries expected to participate, 23 already have subscribed. (www.ainonline.com) Plus d'info...

An end to in-flight Wi-Fi misery is at hand with Gogo’s 2Ku

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If you're one of those people with the misfortune to follow me on Twitter, you might have noticed the occasional complaint about the poor state of in-flight Internet service. After all, it's incredibly frustrating when you're on a deadline and unable get any work done because you can't even load the Ars CMS. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, as I discovered late last year. Gogo Air, which provides in-flight connectivity on most of the major US airlines, noticed one of my frustrated… (arstechnica.com) Plus d'info...

Cobham Gains New NATO Contract For EW Training

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Cobham’s Special Mission business has won a follow-on contract to provide electronic warfare and threat simulation training to NATO for up to five years. The company will continue using its fleet of 12 modified Dassault Falcons that are based in the UK and that also fly on a separate threat simulation contract for the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD). (www.ainonline.com) Plus d'info...

TSA's Pekoske Stresses Need To Work with Industry

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The new chief of the Transportation Security Administration, David Pekoske, picked up on many themes of his predecessor in stressing industry collaboration and taking a risked-based approach when he made his first address before the Aero Club of Washington, but he also emphasized a need for expediency and long-term capital planning. (www.ainonline.com) Plus d'info...

Derby’s Rolls-Royce lands engine deal worth hundreds of millions of pounds

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Derby’s Rolls-Royce has secured an engine deal with an aircraft leasing firm worth more than £300 million. (www.derbytelegraph.co.uk) Plus d'info...

SA imposing stricter cargo screening for 5 Middle East countries

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(CNN)The Transportation Security Administration, citing terror concerns, is implementing a stricter screening program for air cargo arriving to the United States from five countries in the Middle East. The agency is requiring six carriers that depart with US-bound air cargo from seven airports in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to be subject to further scrutiny. (www.cnn.com) Plus d'info...

Inflight Connectivity in India gets Green Light

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After years of deliberation, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to allow internet and mobile communication on aircraft (MCA) for in-flight connectivity (IFC) in Indian airspace through both satellite and terrestrial networks. India remained one of the few countries left in the world that did not permit IFC. While the implementation could take around six months, domestic carriers may now introduce voice, data, and video in flight. International carriers and overflying… (www.ainonline.com) Plus d'info...

Brazil orders additional Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft

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Brazil has ordered an additional Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft that will eventually take to 15 the number of C295s in service with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). This latest order constitutes the firming of an option included in an earlier contract in 2014. It was signed at the end of last year and will therefore be included in the 2017 orderbook. The three SAR aircraft will serve alongside 12 transport-configured C295s already delivered. The first of the three SAR aircraft was… (www.airbus.com) Plus d'info...

China contributes 549 mln passengers to global aviation industry in 2017 Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-22 21:52:07|Editor: Xiang Bo

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- China had more than 549 million air passengers in 2017, a significant contribution to the world aviation industry, which hit a new record of 4.1 billion passengers last year. (www.xinhuanet.com) Plus d'info...

Ethiopian to Launch Ten New Destinations in Six Months

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The fastest growing airline in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines, is going to launch ten new international flight destinations in the coming six months. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said the fast growing airline is expanding its route network fast. “Between now and June we are going to open ten new destinations. Almost two destinations ever single month. That is a record in our history,” Tewolde said. (www.thereporterethiopia.com) Plus d'info...

GE Engine Venture May Oust Rolls From Emirates Airbus A380 Contract

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General Electric Co.’s A380 engine venture with Pratt & Whitney may be poised to muscle back in on the double-decker jet following Airbus SE’s deal to sell 36 superjumbos to Gulf carrier Emirates. (www.bloomberg.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing's New 787 Dreamliner Won FAA Approval Before Shutdown Hit

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Boeing Co.’s newest and largest 787 Dreamliner got the federal approval it needs to fly commercially, winning authorization before the government shutdown Friday. The certification concludes a flight-test program that began last March for the first of the 787-10 carbon-fiber jets to be assembled solely at Boeing’s South Carolina factory, the Chicago-based planemaker said Monday. (www.bloomberg.com) Plus d'info...

Etihad shrugs off A330 freighter inactivity

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Etihad Airways is shrugging off the apparent inactivity of half its dedicated freighter fleet, insisting that the situation is part of a normal review of capacity requirements. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

Singapore reveals delivery date for first Airbus tanker

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Singapore will take delivery of its first Airbus Defence and Space A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport later this year, as the country’s Air Force celebrates its 50th anniversary. According to a news release issued by Singapore’s Defence Ministry detailing events and activities that the Republic of Singapore Air Force will hold to mark the anniversary, the A330 MRTT will make its first public appearance at a parade on Sept. 1, the date the service was formed in 1968 as the Singapore Air Defence… (www.defensenews.com) Plus d'info...

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