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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...

Delta introduces enhanced requirements for customers traveling with service or support animals effective March 1

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Delta Air Lines is taking steps to further protect its customers, employees and service and support animals by implementing advance documentation requirements for those animals. This comes as a result of a lack of regulation that has led to serious safety risks involving untrained animals in flight. The new requirements support Delta’s top priority of ensuring safety for its customers, employees and trained service and support animals, while supporting the rights of customers with legitimate… (news.delta.com) Plus d'info...

Emirates gives a hand to troubled A380 program with 20 new orders including an option for 16 more

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Emirates wants more Airbus A380. Emirates orders 20 Superjumbos and secures an option for 16 more. Thus the long-discussed A380 program is saved for the time being. (airlinerwatch.com) Plus d'info...

TSA: TV Crew Tried To Get Through Newark Airport Security Checkpoint With Fake Bomb

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NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — At least seven people who said they worked for a TV crew were arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday, after they allegedly tried to film themselves going through a security checkpoint with a fake explosive device. The Transportation Security Administration said Port Authority police arrested the group after officers detected a suspicious item in a carry-on bag. (newyork.cbslocal.com) Plus d'info...

Kenneth Copeland Ministries Takes Possession of Gulfstream V

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"Glory to God! Kenneth Copelandd Ministries took possession of the debt-free Gulfstream V on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. " (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing 747, Airbus A380 Operators Rank Low on Transpacific Fuel Efficiency

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Operating four-engined jets such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 has placed Qantas, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines at the bottom of a recent ranking of airline fuel efficiency on transpacific flights. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

American Airlines flight attendants complain about the tiny bathrooms on the 737 MAX

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Passengers who fly on American Airlines’ 737 Max planes will probably notice that the lavatories are extra small, with sinks so tiny that fliers can only wash one hand at a time. (www.latimes.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...

Does this look like a stable approach and landing?

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Inquiring minds want to know. Not being a pilot, I can't answer. But to my untrained eye it really looks like an unstable approach. (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing wants to train pilots against cyberattacks

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Boeing has taken a patent for a technology that simulates cyberattacks on airplanes to train pilots. Boeing thinks that cyberattacks may be a real threat to flight safety and pilots should be trained to determine and withstand them. (airlinerwatch.com) Plus d'info...

Turkey uses large crane to remove skidded plane from slope

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The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board, overshot the runway while landing at Trabzon Airport on Jan. 13. All passengers and crew were evacuated and no one was injured. (www.foxnews.com) Plus d'info...

Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s

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Airbus SE is in talks to sell new A380 superjumbo planes to British Airways this year after securing a program-saving deal from Persian Gulf operator Emirates, according to people familiar with the matter. (www.bloomberg.com) Plus d'info...

Emirates to buy 36 new Airbus A380s in US$16bn deal

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Emirates has thrown a lifeline to the Airbus A380 with a massive order for 36 superjumbos worth US$16 billion at list price. (www.ausbt.com.au) Plus d'info...

This is the nail-biting moment an Airbus Beluga came in to land in high winds

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High winds were no match for the Airbus Beluga as it came in to land at Hawarden Airport. (www.dailypost.co.uk) Plus d'info...

What a Carry On: Londoner Barred From Boarding Two Flights in Two Days After Wearing All His Clothes to Avoid Excess Baggage Fee

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A Londoner claims he was banned from boarding two flights for wearing too many clothes as he tried to board a British Airways plane. (www.msn.com) Plus d'info...

A Decade Later, TSA Officially Drops LASP

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Nearly a decade after the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced the Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) and was met with an outpouring of opposition, the agency has quietly withdrawn the rule. NBAA noted its official withdrawal, saying that, as originally written, the rule would have imposed “new, onerous, and largely unworkable security regulations on general aviation.” Instead, the association said, the business aviation community is continuing to work with the agency on… (www.ainonline.com) Plus d'info...

American Airlines CEO Just Made a Stunning Admission About His Airline's Uncomfortable New Planes

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One Flight Attendant tried to explain that the airline's new Boeing 737 MAX planes have shoved so many seats in that the toilets are very, very small. (www.fliegerfaust.com) Plus d'info...

Serial stowaway evades all security, boards and flies O'Hare/Chicago-Heathrow/London

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It's at least the third time she made it past security and flew. She's been arrested at least eight other times four states after getting past security and successfully boarding; in those cases, she was discovered and removed before departure. (www.cbsnews.com) Plus d'info...

Hydraulics Leak Forces Delta Airlines Plane To Make Emergency Landing At LAX

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Delta Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon due to a major hydraulics leak in one of the aircraft’s engines, according to CBS2’s Stu Mundel. Once the plane was on the ground, the engine was cooled with all passengers and crew still on board. Crews moved the aircraft away from the terminals and deplaned in a specialized area. The flight number as well as the destination of the aircraft were unknown at the time of this… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Plus d'info...

In an Eye-Opening Announcement, United Airlines Claimed It's Going to Finally Tell Passengers the Truth

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Recently, United Airlines has been on something of a please-the-passenger kick. Which is better than kicking the passenger for pleasure, surely. Last week, I wrote about how the airline is finally introducing a long-haul Premium Economy Class -- called Premium Plus -- something passengers have been craving for, oh, 25 years. Now, United is getting positively giddy. It's decided to start telling passengers the truth. Yes, the whole truth. (www.inc.com) Plus d'info...

Electric Airplanes Could Remake Aviation

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Electric airplanes could completely make over the regional airline sector -- fundamentally changing the way we move around and creating new economic opportunities. (www.greentechmedia.com) Plus d'info...

Germania to phase out 737 fleet by summer 2019, move to all Airbus operation

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Germania announced (15-Jan-2018) it will commence its "most comprehensive fleet renewal" from 2020. In preparation, the airline plans to phase out its 10 Boeing 737-700 aircraft over the next 15 months, in order to move to an all Airbus fleet. (centreforaviation.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...

Airbus gets early 2018 jump on rival Boeing with Mexico order

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Airbus got an early jump on rival Boeing for 2018 with news on Tuesday (Jan 16) that low-cost Mexican airline Volaris has ordered 80 of its popular A320 planes for a total US$9.3 billion. (www.channelnewsasia.com) Plus d'info...

‘Drunk’ BA pilot is hauled off of by armed police seconds from take-off after ‘cabin crew who smelled booze’ and feared for passengers called 999

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British Airways pilot hauled from plane seconds before take-off by armed police .... Cabin crew feared for passengers safety and called 999 after smelling 'alcohol' ... Pilot was due to fly 300 passengers from Gatwick, London to island of Mauritius .. (www.aviationfigure.net) Plus d'info...

Spirit Airlines to connect Atlantic City and New Orleans

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Spirit Airlines has announced new nonstop service connecting Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Beginning April 13, 2018, Spirit will operate 4 flights per week between the two popular vacation destinations. (worldairlinenews.com) Plus d'info...

JAL Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Helsinki on Jan 21st 2018, engine problem

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A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 787-900, registration JA861J performing flight JL-414 from Helsinki (Finland) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was in the initial climb out of Helsinki's runway 22R when ground observers heard loud bangs and streaks of flames from the right hand engine (GEnx). (www.aeroinside.com) Plus d'info...

Five dead in fiery helicopter crash in New Mexico

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Zimbabwe politician Roy Bennett and his wife, Heather, were killed in a fiery helicopter crash in the mountainous regions of northern New Mexico, local authorities confirmed Thursday. The aircraft’s pilot, 57-year-old Jamie Coleman Dodd, co-pilot Paul Cobb, 67, and Charles Burnett, 61, were also among those killed in the deadly incident, according to a police press release. (www.nydailynews.com) Plus d'info...

Canada triggers NAFTA Chapter 19 over hefty Bombardier tariffs

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OTTAWA – The federal government has filed requests for panel reviews under NAFTA Chapter 19 to appeal final U.S. decisions to impose duties on imports of Bombardier C Series aircraft and softwood lumber from Canada. (globalnews.ca) Plus d'info...

LATAM Chile Boeing 787 Dreamliner near Santiago on Jan 19th 2018, cabin pressure problems

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A LATAM Chile Boeing 787-900, registration CC-BGC performing flight LA-841 from Santiago to Easter Island (Chile), was enroute at FL360 over the Pacific Ocean about 550nm west of Santiago when the crew descended the aircraft to FL310 and decided to return to Santiago due to beginning problems with the cabin pressure. (www.aeroinside.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...

GA Groups ask DOT To Reopen Aircraft Registry During Shutdown

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AOPA and five other general aviation groups sent a letter asking Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao to reopen the FAA aircraft registry, which is closed because of the ongoing federal government shutdown. (www.aopa.org) Plus d'info...

Dreamliners: Boeing probe after Air India cracks

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NEW DELHI: Boeing is examining the issue of windshield cracks on its 787 Dreamliners after Air India experienced three such cases recently, a senior official of the aerospace firm said on Thursday. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com) Plus d'info...

United Airlines flight diverted after 'toilets reach capacity'

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A passenger aboard a United Airlines flight from Denver to Hawaii claims the airline “ruined a lot of people’s vacations” by failing to service the plane’s bathrooms before takeoff on Sunday. (www.foxnews.com) Plus d'info...

Bombardier to finance Iran's commercial plane order

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Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Canadian planemaker Bombardier is ready to finance 80 percent of Iran's order to buy 10 commercial aircrafts, Financial Tribune daily reported on Tuesday. Bombardier has obtained the license from the U.S. Treasury's Office for Foreign Assets Control to sell 10 brand-new CRJ-900 NextGen regional jets to Iran and is ready to finance 80 percent of the order, the CEO and Chairman of Qeshm Investment and Development Company told the daily. (www.xinhuanet.com) Plus d'info...

Inside the $350 million Emirates complex designed to fix the Airbus A380 superjumbo

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Over the past three decades, Emirates has become a global aviation powerhouse. The Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based airline now operates the world's largest fleet Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s. (www.businessinsider.com) Plus d'info...

United Airlines saves 170,000 gallons of fuel by using lighter paper on inflight magazine

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What difference can an ounce make on an airplane? If you are United Airlines, with 4,500 flights a day, an ounce can add up. The Chicago-based carrier said it recently began printing its inflight magazine, Hemisphere, on lighter paper, cutting 1 ounce from each magazine. It now weighs 6.85 ounces. (beta.latimes.com) Plus d'info...

Incident: China Southern B777 at Auckland on Jan 17th 2018, hydraulic problems

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A China Southern Boeing 777-300, registration B-2007 performing flight CZ-306 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Guangzhou (China), was climbing out of Auckland's runway 05R when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 reporting hydraulic problems. (avherald.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing raises airliner prices 4%

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The 767-300ER passenger model now has a list price of $209.8m. This model hasn’t been produced for several years, although last year there was speculation that a limited run re-start could be coming to bridge American and United airlines. No decision has been made. (leehamnews.com) Plus d'info...

Emirates 'saves' A380 production

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Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $US16 billion ($A22 billion) at list prices, saving the world's biggest passenger jet from death row and securing its future for at least another decade. (indaily.com.au) 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...

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...

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...

United Boeing 767 over Atlantic on Jan 19th 2018, 15 people fell unwell

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A United Boeing 767-300, registration N644UA performing flight UA-71 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL350 about 30 minutes into the Atlantic Crossing west of Ireland when the crew decided to turn around and return to Amsterdam declaring a medical emergency reporting 15 people on board felt unwell and sick. (www.aeroinside.com) Plus d'info...

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