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SIA RETURNS TWO OF ITS THREE A380 TO SERVICE

SIA RETURNS TWO OF ITS THREE A380 TO SERVICE

🕔20:52, 15.Nov 2010

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has replaced the Rolls-Royce engines on two of three grounded Airbus A380s which have returned to service. Checks are still being performed on the third aircraft. SIA operates 11 A380s and has another eight on order.

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PILOTS PROTEST AGAINST PAT-DOWN PROCEDURES

PILOTS PROTEST AGAINST PAT-DOWN PROCEDURES

🕔20:52, 15.Nov 2010

Pilots, flight attendants, and liberty groups are protesting that pat-down procedures go “extremely voyeuristic and intrusive.” The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) pat-down procedure is part of a general tightening of air security that includes new full-body scanners. If the scan

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FAA RULES AIRLINES PROTECT AIRCRAFT FROM STRUCTURAL FATIGUES

FAA RULES AIRLINES PROTECT AIRCRAFT FROM STRUCTURAL FATIGUES

🕔20:51, 15.Nov 2010

The Federal Aviation Administration has stated that aircraft manufacturers and airlines must intensify and streamline inspections of the metallic skeleton and skin of aircraft to ward off serious structural fatigue. The rule finalised last Friday by US aviation regulators, covers

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NEW BUILDINGS FOR BOEING NORTH CHARLESTON CAMPUS

NEW BUILDINGS FOR BOEING NORTH CHARLESTON CAMPUS

🕔20:50, 15.Nov 2010

Boeing has selected Lexington-based CJMW Architecture to design its welcome and delivery centre at its North Charleston campus. Both are scheduled to open by 2012 to coincide with the start of the assembly of 787 aircraft. The welcome centre is

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AMERICAN AIRLINE UNION TALKS ON HOLD UNTIL 2011

AMERICAN AIRLINE UNION TALKS ON HOLD UNTIL 2011

🕔20:48, 15.Nov 2010

After years of talks between American Airlines and its unions, mediators has stated that it will not schedule any new meetings until 2011 as so little progress has been made. American stopped negotiating with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants

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NEW LONDON-BOSTON-MIAMI ROUTE FOR DELTA

NEW LONDON-BOSTON-MIAMI ROUTE FOR DELTA

🕔20:47, 15.Nov 2010

Daily flights between London’s Heathrow airport to Boston and Miami have been approved by the US Department of Transportation and the European Commission for Delta Airlines. The service will commence from March 2011 and will operate under the Delta trans-Atlantic

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ROYAL JORDANIAN SIGNS DEAL WITH MTU

ROYAL JORDANIAN SIGNS DEAL WITH MTU

🕔10:22, 15.Nov 2010

Royal Jordanian has signed an exclusive contract with the MTU Maintenance Hannover for the maintenance of 26 V2500 engines for its fleet of A320-family aircraft. The contract will run until March 2014. MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg, a sister company of MTU

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EL AL AIRCRAFT COLLIDE IN BEN GURION AIRPORT

EL AL AIRCRAFT COLLIDE IN BEN GURION AIRPORT

🕔10:21, 15.Nov 2010

Two El Al aircraft collided on the ground at Ben-Gurion International Airport, on Saturday. There were no injuries but both aircraft – a 747 and a 777 – sustained damage. The two aircraft were being towed to the El Al

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ROYAL JORDANIAN ADDS E175 TO FLEET

ROYAL JORDANIAN ADDS E175 TO FLEET

🕔10:21, 15.Nov 2010

A new Embraer 175 aircraft has been delivered to Royal Jordanian’s fleet, which already includes five Embraer 195s and two Embraer 175s. The E175 carries 72 passengers in a two class layout, with 60 people in economy and 12 in

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ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO CODESHARE WITH ASIANA AIRLINES

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO CODESHARE WITH ASIANA AIRLINES

🕔10:20, 15.Nov 2010

Etihad Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines. The codeshare will complement Etihad’s own service to Seoul which commences on 10 December 2010. Flights between Abu Dhabi, Seoul and beyond will operate under an EY

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