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What we know so far about the Southwest incident

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Philadelphia - A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on April 17 after one of its engines had been severely damaged following the loss of a fan blade. (airlinerwatch.com) Plus d'info...

NTSB Preliminary Report issued for 4/2/18 fatal Collision between C150 and C525

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Link to the report: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20180403X00427&AKey=1&RType=HTML&IType=FA (www.nbcnews.com) Plus d'info...

Jet Demand Benefits Airbus Over Boeing: Analysts

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As demand for air travel lifts jet makers around the world, the European market leader is set to fare better than its U.S. counterpart, according to one team of analysts on the Street. Read more: Jet Demand Benefits Airbus Over Boeing: Analysts | Investopedia https://www.investopedia.com/news/jet-demand-benefits-airbus-over-boeing-analysts/#ixzz5D2AwBtJo Follow us: Investopedia on Facebook (www.investopedia.com) Plus d'info...

Passenger killed following Southwest Airlines engine failure

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The plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after a window, the wings and fuselage of the Boeing 737-700 were damaged in the incident. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Plus d'info...

Allegiant strongly denies ‘unsafe’ allegations

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“I am outraged and astounded by the irresponsible, grossly misleading story aired by CBS 60 Minutes,” Allegiant VP-operations Eric Gust said in a statement posted by the airline. “The story is outdated, bears no resemblance to the Allegiant I know, and shows a real troubling misunderstanding of the FAA’s rigorous oversight of Allegiant and all US airlines.” (atwonline.com) Plus d'info...

Aviation attorney calls for immediate grounding of all Boeing 737-700 aircraft

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Aviation attorney Robert A. Clifford is calling for the grounding of all Boeing 737-700 aircraft in the wake of the second uncontained engine failure (UEF) of a 17-year-old Southwest Airlines 737-700 in less than 20 months. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Plus d'info...

Airlines Inspecting Boeing 737 Engines After Fatal Southwest Accident

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Major airlines are urgently inspecting all Boeing 737s in their fleets after Tuesday’s engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight killed one and injured seven others. (www.thedailybeast.com) Plus d'info...

Lockheed and Boeing Soar Sky High Upon Increase To Defense Spending

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In late March the current administration approved and signed a bill that increases U.S. defense spending by $80 billion to a record $700 billion, which makes for an intriguing investment opportunity into equities like Lockheed Martin’s (LMT-US) and recently recommended Boeing (BA-US). (www.forbes.com) Plus d'info...

First fully capable KC-46 tanker aircraft delayed

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Under the Air Force's KC-46 modernization program, commercial aircraft are being converted by The Boeing Company into aerial refueling tankers. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Plus d'info...

U.S. FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger. (uk.reuters.com) Plus d'info...

CSeries Proposal from Airbus - Spirit Airlines Mulls Adding Smaller Jets to All-Airbus Fleet

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Spirit Airlines Inc. is considering adding smaller planes to its fleet of Airbus SE jets as the carrier looks for ways to expand its service. (www.fliegerfaust.com) Plus d'info...

Norwegian Air Shuttle shifts orders for Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Chinese leasing giant

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Low cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has quietly shuffled orders for six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to Chinese airplane leasing giant BOC Aviation. (www.bizjournals.com) Plus d'info...

Primera Air takes delivery of its first A321neo

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Confirming the success of the A320 Family on the market (www.airbus.com) Plus d'info...

Ongoing Southwest 1380 Investigation

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The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday his agency was interviewing the crew of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 and examining cockpit voice and data recorders as they investigate an engine failure that killed one passenger. (www.nbcdfw.com) Plus d'info...

Qatar Airways with Air Italy

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The Company of Qatar annunced that will start in code share with Air Italy (worldairlinenews.com) Plus d'info...

Indigo, India’s market-leading airline

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Indigo started its operation 2006, offering low-cost air travel to the masses in India. The year after, Air India and Indian Airlines, the state-owned flag International and Domestic carrier, merged to form India’s largest airline at the time, Air India. (leehamnews.com) Plus d'info...

SWA1380 ADS-B Data

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Here is the ADS-B data from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 (SWA1380) (flightaware.com) Plus d'info...

Hawaiian publishes new Airbus A321neo routes

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Hawaiian Airlines is expanding Airbus A321 coverage as more aircraft are delivered. According to Airline Route, the carrier will start the following new routes with the new type: (worldairlinenews.com) Plus d'info...

A plan to put beds on planes

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Beds could soon be coming to the cargo holds of passenger planes. But at what cost? (www.economist.com) Plus d'info...

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