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Boeing Teases a New Jet that Could Replace 737 MAX

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Boeing is exploring the possibility of introducing a cutting-edge plane it has been developing alongside NASA into its lineup in the next decade, Boeing's CEO Dave Calhoun confirmed. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Captains With As Little As 4.5 Months Seniority Are Getting To Fly Delta's Boeing 757/767

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Delta Air Lines is opening up the captaincy for its widebody Boeing fleet to less senior pilots as it contends with the ongoing US pilot shortage. As first reported by Aero Crew News, pilots with as little as 4.5 months of seniority can now bid to become captains on a Delta Boeing 757 or Boeing 767, far lower than the industry standard (simpleflying.com) More...

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American Airlines Pilot Union Trying To Cover For Crew In New York Near-Disaster

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On January 13, an American Airlines Boeing 777 headed to London taxied on the wrong runway as a Delta 737 began its take off roll. This was nearly a disaster of epic proportions, as the American jet crossed right in front of Delta, and the Delta plane hit the brakes. (viewfromthewing.com) More...

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NTSB report shows pilot and passenger were in plane “not to be flown”

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A preliminary report released this week by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows a pilot and passenger were riding in a plane that was “not to be flown." (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) More...

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The Amazing History of Cygnus Air: From Small Fleet to Global Carrier

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Cygnus Air is a commercial airline based in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1995 by a small group of investors and has since grown into one of the largest carriers in the country. The airline operates flights to more than 60 destinations in more than 20 countries around the world. (avecdotes.com) More...

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Airlines are now facing an airplane shortage

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As airlines grapple with staff shortages and maintenance delays, they’re now facing an airplane shortage. According to Reuters, delegates to the annual Airline Economics conference in Dublin were told that manufacturers are missing their delivery targets and that could hamper an unexpected surge in travel prompted largely by China’s abrupt cancellation of many COVID restrictions. “We are seeing a very strong rebound in travel,” AerCap Chief Executive Aengus Kelly said “I think we will see a full… (www.airguide.info) More...

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44,500 new aircraft worth US$2.7 trillion will be delivered by 2043

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The new Cirium Fleet Forecast, an independent forecast of the global passenger and freighter market, reveals demand for approximately 44,500 new aircraft globally over the next two decades, worth US$2.9 trillion. The forecast reaffirms an encouraging long-term projection for the aviation industry and its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, predicting that 20-year aircraft deliveries will be just 1% lower globally than predicted a year ago. (www.airguide.info) More...

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American Airlines' cargo revenue tops $1.2B despite market slide

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The fourth quarter was worse for cargo, but AA still pulled out a strong year in cargo revenue. (www.freightwaves.com) More...

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Air France-KLM doubles order for Airbus A350 freighters

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KLM Cargo will get four A350 freighters in three years. (www.freightwaves.com) More...

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