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Aircraft flies with gear down

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Air India has grounded two pilots who forgot to retract aircraft landing gear after take off and then flew all the way from Kolkata to Nagpur with the wheels out. While the flight's destination was Mumbai, flying with the wheels out meant flying low and more fuel burn due to which the plane had to land at Nagpur after running low on fuel. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com) さらに...

Future of the Airbus A380 hinges on an $11bn Emirates order

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November's Dubai Air Show is the deadline for orders needed to throw the Airbus A380 a lifeline, with Emirates in the frame for 20 superjumbos plus follow-on orders from British Airways, ANA and Thai Airways. Seriously, they expect TG to order more A380s? May as well be chasing MH and Ryanair while they're at it. (www.ausbt.com.au) さらに...

Accident: British Airways B777 enroute on Jul 23rd 2017, fumes in crew rest compartment

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A number of crew members reported feeling unwell and requested medical assistance after experiencing odour of sweaty socks while taking a rest in the crew rest compartment during the flight (avherald.com) さらに...

S7 Airlines unveils new livery

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Russia’s S7 Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, on lease from BOC Aviation. The aircraft, which features the airline’s new livery, is also the first neo to be operated in Russia. According to the Singapore-based lessor, delivery is scheduled for the first half of 2018. (atwonline.com) さらに...

NASA moves ahead with plans to build a quiet supersonic jet

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NASA's dreams of a quiet supersonic jet are one step closer to fruition. The agency tells Bloomberg that it'll start taking bids to build a larger (94-foot) real-world demo version of the aircraft that it tunnel-tested in June, and we now have a clearer sense of how well it'll perform in real life. The design is expected to reduce noise to no more than 65dBa, which is exceptionally quiet for an aircraft -- co-designer Lockheed Martin likens it to the inside of a luxury car. That would make it… (www.engadget.com) さらに...

Incident: United B767 at Newark on Jul 23rd 2017, rejected takeoff due to cockpit window issue

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A United Boeing 767-300, registration N677UA performing flight UA-61 from Newark,NJ to Honolulu,HI (USA) with 201 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Newark's runway 04L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 140 knots over ground). (avherald.com) さらに...

EasyJet to recruit more than 1,200 new cabin crew

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UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet will recruit more than 1,200 new permanent- and fixed-term cabin crew positions—the largest cabin crew intake in its 21-year history—as the LCC continues to grow. (atwonline.com) さらに...

Delta to Launch Fourth US-Shanghai route

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Delta Air Lines will introduce a new direct daily route between Atlanta and Shanghai, China in July 2018, the Atlanta-based carrier said July 19, pending government approvals (atwonline.com) さらに...

Philippine Airlines Takes First Bombardier Q400

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Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first dual-class, 86-seat Bombardier Q400 in Toronto, Canada. (atwonline.com) さらに...

UAC: Russian Airlines Will Need 1,170 Aircraft by 2036

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United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) has predicted a need for 1,170 passenger aircraft, worth $135 billion at list prices, by 2036, the Russian manufacturer said during last week’s MAKS Air Show in Moscow. (atwonline.com) さらに...

Ryanair Reports 55% Net Profit Jump in 1Q

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Ireland-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair reported a 55% jump in net profit for the first quarter of its 2018 financial year, with the post-tax figure rising to €397 million ($453 million), compared to €256 million a year ago. (atwonline.com) さらに...

Air Berlin to Lease Two Airbus A330-900neos

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Germany-based airberlin has confirmed to ATW it will lease two Airbus A330-900neos, but has not disclosed the lessor. (atwonline.com) さらに...

Dad Says Delta Threw His Whole Family Off a Flight Because His Son Had Lice

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Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. (www.inc.com) さらに...

Malaysia Airlines is About to Start Using its Superjumbo A380’s for Special Hajj Flights

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Malaysia Airlines has announced it will start using its Airbus A380 aircraft on special charter services for the annual Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) さらに...

Boeing Forecasts Global Demand for 1.2 Million New Pilots, Techs by 2036

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Boeing expects the world’s commercial aviation industry will require more than 1.2 million pilots and mechanics over the next 20 years, placing an unprecedented strain on airline recruiters and training organizations to keep up with demand. According to Boeing, the airline industry will require 637,000 new pilots, 648,000 new mechanics and 839,000 cabin crew members during the period. (www.aviationfigure.com) さらに...

SFO close-call: Air Canada pilot was not using guidance instruments, source says

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SAN FRANCISCO The wayward Air Canada pilot who nearly landed on a crowded San Francisco International Airport taxiway earlier this month did not activate his computer guidance system that would have helped guide his airplane onto the appropriate runway and not dozens of feet from a catastrophe, according to a source familiar with the federal investigation. (www.latimes.com) さらに...

IAG Firms Three More Airbus A330-200s Options for Level Startup

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International Airlines Group has firmed three options for Airbus A330-200 widebodies for its new Level long-haul, low-cost carrier after a strong start for bookings. (atwonline.com) さらに...

Garmin G3X Touch Suite Approved for CubCrafters XCub

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CubCrafters of Yakima, Wash., announced FAA approval of an integrated EFIS avionics suite as primary instrumentation for its XCub light airplane. The FAA approved installation of the Garmin G3X Touch system as an amendment to the XCub’s Part 23 type certificate, which the agency granted in June 2016. (www.ainonline.com) さらに...

Approach Aviation Readies Shipments of 'FlexAlert' Annunciator

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Instrument provider Approach Aviation has obtained FAA approval of its FlexAlert multifunction annunciator, which begins shipping next month. Featuring a sunlight-readable, dimmable LED display, FlexAlert places critical warning and condition annunciations directly in front of a pilot. Approach Aviation, of Marlborough, Mass., says its photon-separator LED display technology is significantly brighter and more reliable than incandescent lamps. (www.ainonline.com) さらに...

Boeing to cut more jobs as Airbus crosswinds grow stronger

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Boeing is cutting workers at its fastest clip in more than a decade. The aerospace giant shed more than 6000 staff during the first half of the year, some 4 per cent of its workforce, through a mix of attrition, buyouts and lay-offs, most of them at its big jetliner plants in Washington state. (www.theaustralian.com.au) さらに...

India's Jet Airways forces pay cut on junior pilots

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Jet Airways (9W, Mumbai Int'l) has asked its junior pilots to decrease their work days and to take pay cuts of 30 – 50% or risk losing their jobs, reports The Economic Times of India, citing unnamed sources. The move is necessary, the airline says, to cut costs as it undergoes fleet and network rationalisation. (www.ch-aviation.com) さらに...

Incident: Norwegian B787 near Calgary on Jul 22nd 2017, engine shut down in flight due to oil leak

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A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-800, registration LN-LNB performing flight DY-7064 from Oakland,CA (USA) to Oslo (Norway), was enroute at FL370 about 80nm west of Calgary,AB (Canada) when the crew detected an engine (Trent 1000) oil leak and decided to return to Oakland (avherald.com) さらに...

Qatar Airways is Selling Itself On Something That Most Airline Passengers Now Take for Granted: Safety

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It's one thing to be the 'World's Best Airline' but how about being the world's safest airline? Qatar Airways achieves perfect score in Operational Safety Audit by the International Air Travel Association (IATA). (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) さらに...

Has Norwegian Air Bitten Off More Than it Can Chew? Rumours the Airline Has Over Hired Cabin Crew on Faltering Results

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Poor financial results and rumours that Norwegian has over hired cabin crew have cast serious doubts on its ability to make low-cost long-haul air travel a success... (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) さらに...

Update in SpaceX’s fast rocket reusability efforts

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Elon Musk shared some more insight into SpaceX’s path to fast and full rocket reusability at the ISS R&D conference. (www.airguideonline.com) さらに...

Emirates highlights female role models in aviation with simulator challenge

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Championing the importance of women’s contributions to the growth and development of aviation, Emirates recently hosted Shaesta Waiz for a Boeing 777 simulator challenge in its home base of Dubai. Waiz is the founder and pilot of Dreams Soar (DSI), a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and empower young females to become the next generation of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and aviation professionals, through a global outreach mission. (www.aviationfigure.com) さらに...

Etihad Airways One of 10 Bidding for Alitalia

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Etihad Airways, one of UAE's national carriers, which owns 49% of Italian airline, made a non-binding offer for total takeover, according to Italian media (www.arabianbusiness.com) さらに...

Incident: Yakutia B737 near Rostov on Jul 22nd 2017, smoke on board

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A Yakutia Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BMP performing flight R3-772 from Simferopol (Ukraine) to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) with 170 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 95nm southwest of Rostov on Don (Russia) when the crew decided to divert to Rostov reporting smoke on board. (avherald.com) さらに...

Trip Review: Korean Air Business Class on the A380 Upper Deck LAX-ICN

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I booked two one-way flights to Tokyo Narita (NRT) in Korean Air Prestige class with a five-day stopover in Seoul (ICN). I ended up booking a return with United Airlines on an Economy Saver redemption for 35,000 miles. But I’m not writing this to talk about United economy; flying on the upper deck of both an A380 and Queen of the Skies 747-400 is much more interesting. (www.airlinereporter.com) さらに...

World Bank orders Argentina to pay $320 million for seizing a Spanish airline

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The World Bank's arbitration tribunal has ordered Argentina to pay $320 million plus interest and legal fees to Spanish travel group Marsans for expropriating its airline Aerolineas Argentinas SA in 2008, a local newspaper reported on Saturday. (www.yahoo.com) さらに...

St. Maarten beach-goer throws ball at incoming aircraft

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One week after a tourist lost her life at the airport in St. Maarten, another tourist was photographed throwing a ball at an incoming aircraft. (www.trymodern.com) さらに...

JetBlue passenger gets an in-flight feet surprise

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Forget "Snakes On a Plane" -- it was bare feet on a plane that recently made one airline passenger cry out for help. JetBlue passenger Jessie Char thought she hit the jackpot on her flight from Long Beach, California to her home in San Francisco when she had two open seats next to her. But to her horror, a passenger sitting in the row behind her placed her bare feet on armrests in Char's row. (www.cnn.com) さらに...

Unaccompanied child taken off overbooked easyJet flight at Gatwick

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EasyJet has opened an investigation after an unaccompanied child was removed from an overbooked flight from London Gatwick. The 15-year-old was taken from his seat on flight EZY8333 to Toulouse on Thursday morning, and left alone at the departure gate. (www.theguardian.com) さらに...

AirBaltic's Sixth CS300 Sets A New World Record

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Today, on July 21, 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic has set a new world record as its newest CS300 turnaround for the first commercial flight took only 50 minutes after delivery from Canada. (50skyshades.com) さらに...

Airlines charge you to bring on hand luggage as passengers told only paying extra guarantees it can come in cabin

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Passengers who fly with Jet2 have been told that they must pay an extra charge if they want to ensure that their hand luggage makes it on board the plane with them. Depending on the space available in the overhead lockers, those who have not paid the premium could be asked to put their cabin bags in the hold, rather than keep them with them for the flight . (www.airlineboarding.com) さらに...

SriLankan Airlines lands in Hong Kong for first time

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SriLankan Airlines has launched five times weekly non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Colombo. The opening of the non-stop flight to Hong Kong is an important step in the national carrier of Sri Lanka’s expansion strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) さらに...

JetBlue plans new terminal at New York JFK

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JetBlue Airways is seeking a developer for a new terminal at New York JFK airport as the carrier targets expansion of its international facilities there. New York-based JetBlue has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) to developers. The terminal would be built in phases on the site of the former Terminal 6 and possibly the existing Terminal 7 at JFK, says the airline. (www.flightglobal.com) さらに...

Incident: Condor B767 near Sondrestrom on Jul 20th 2017, smoke in cabin

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A Condor Boeing 767-300, registration D-ABUK performing flight DE-2064 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Las Vegas,NV (USA), was enroute at FL330 about 340nm north of Sondrestrom, Kangerlussuaq (Greenland) when the crew decided to divert to Sondrestrom due to smoke in the forward cabin (avherald.com) さらに...

S7 Airlines takes delivery of its first A320neo

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S7 Airlines, one of Russia’s leading carriers, member of Oneworld global airline alliance, has taken delivery of its’ first A320neo which is on lease from BOC Aviation. The aircraft is the first Airbus to feature the airline’s new livery and is also the first NEO to be operated in Russia. (www.webwire.com) さらに...

American, Delta and Frontier airlines all slapped with fines for consumer rule violations — nothing for United

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday. Frontier Airlines was fined $400,000 for violating oversales and disability rules, American Airlines $250,000 for failing to make timely refunds to passengers, and Delta Air Lines $200,000 for filing inaccurate baggage reports, the department said in a statement. (www.aviationrepublic.com) さらに...

Delta aims to replace boarding passes with fingerprints

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Delta is expanding its biometric check-in feature that allows some customers to use their fingerprints instead of a boarding pass. The service was first launched at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in May and let Delta SkyMiles members enter the Delta Sky Club with their fingerprints rather than a physical ID. Now, those members can use their fingerprints to board their plane. Delta says the next step for its DCA fingerprint rollout is to allow passengers to use their prints for… (www.engadget.com) さらに...

Delta Proceeds With New York's LaGuardia Airport's $4 Billion Project Without Goldman

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Transportation officials on Thursday approved a revised $4 billion plan from Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) to renovate its terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport after Goldman, Sachs & Co (GS.N), a financial partner in the project, exited the deal. (www.reuters.com) さらに...

JetBlue Issues Request for Qualifications to Developers for JFK Airport Terminal Project

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JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development of a terminal at New York’s JFK Airport. This development initiative is aligned with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century. In coordination with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s master plan process, JetBlue is seeking to lead the development of the… (otp.investis.com) さらに...

Benjamin Franklin to Be the First American Tailfin Hero on Norwegian Air Shuttle's Boeing 737 MAX

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Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian.com) has started the process of “Americanizing” the tails of some of its newest aircraft despite the on-going pushback by U.S. majors and unions of their expanding lower-cost service to the United States. Norwegian issued this statement and image: (worldairlinenews.com) さらに...

Qatar to begin daily Boeing 777-300ER Canberra-Sydney-Doha flights from Feb 2018

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Qatar Airways will begin daily flights to Canberra via Sydney from mid-February 2018, in a move which will also see Gulf carrier's Sydney-Doha route increase to a double-daily service. (www.ausbt.com.au) さらに...

NASA Uploads Hundreds of Rare Aircraft Films to YouTube

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NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center is currently in the process of uploading hundreds of extremely rare films to YouTube. The center has uploaded roughly 300 of the planned 500 films that it will continue to put up over the coming months. They have everything from 1950s experimental aircraft like the X-3 Stiletto to 1960s Lunar Landing Research Vehicle tests to videos of the time that they intentionally crashed a Boeing 720 in 1984. (motherboard.vice.com) さらに...

Caution Overhangs Boeing 777X Program

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Lufthansa Airlines’ indications that it may reduce the order for 20 Boeing 777-9s underscores caution with which the program should be viewed. (leehamnews.com) さらに...

PICTURES: UPS Airlines First Boeing 747-8F in Full Paint

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UPS Airlines' First Boeing 747-8 Freighter aircraft has been fully painted and now awaiting flight (twitter.com) さらに...

Emirates and flydubai Join Forces, Announce Extensive Partnership Agreement

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Emirates and flydubai today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth. (aviationtribune.com) さらに...