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EU BANS ALL AFGHAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS

EU BANS ALL AFGHAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS

🕔22:03, 24.Nov 2010

All Afghan airlines have been banned from flying in the European Union owing to “safety deficiencies identified in its system to oversee civil aviation and on several carriers”. Ariana Afghan Airlines, Kam Air, Safi Airways and Pamir Airways have all

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DAO ACQUIRES DANSK FLY ELEKTRONIK

DAO ACQUIRES DANSK FLY ELEKTRONIK

🕔22:03, 24.Nov 2010

Danish engines and aircraft maintenance company DAO Aviation has bought avionics company Dansk Fly Elektronik for an undisclosed sum. DFE staff will remain with the company.

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3i GROUP BUYS STORK MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY

3i GROUP BUYS STORK MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY

🕔22:01, 24.Nov 2010

Private equity firm 3i Group has announced it plans to buy Stork Materials Technology, the materials testing business from Dutch company Stork for £130 million ($205 million). Stork Materials Technology is a material testing business, which has a network of

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TAKE OVER FEAR OVER ZODIAC SEEKS CLOSER COOPERATION WITH SAFRAN

TAKE OVER FEAR OVER ZODIAC SEEKS CLOSER COOPERATION WITH SAFRAN

🕔22:01, 24.Nov 2010

French aerospace supplier Zodiac wants to cooperate with Safran now its local rival is no longer seeking to take over the company. Olivier Zarrouati, chief executive of Zodiac, said Safran had identified a number of projects where the two firms

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BA CHIEF SHRUGS OFF BUSINESS MARKET THREAT FROM EASYJET

BA CHIEF SHRUGS OFF BUSINESS MARKET THREAT FROM EASYJET

🕔22:00, 24.Nov 2010

Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways, says the airline will not be threatened by easyJet’s focus on attracting business travellers. Walsh said that the low cost carrier should focus more on improving its poor punctuality record than looking to

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BA TO FLY TO SAN DIEGO FROM JUNE 2011

BA TO FLY TO SAN DIEGO FROM JUNE 2011

🕔21:58, 24.Nov 2010

British Airways has announced a new route to San Diego from London Heathrow in June 2011. The direct flight to Californian city will be serviced with a three-class Boeing 777 aircraft. This route, the airline says, is the first benefit

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ICELAND EXPRESS LAUNCHES FLIGHT TO EDINBURGH

ICELAND EXPRESS LAUNCHES FLIGHT TO EDINBURGH

🕔21:58, 24.Nov 2010

Iceland Express is planning to launch flights between Edinburgh and Iceland in a bid to attract transatlantic passengers to fly via Reykjavik. The route, which will operate between June and August, will connect with the carrier’s flights to New York,

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SO WHAT FOR THE FUTURE OF AFTERMARKET?

SO WHAT FOR THE FUTURE OF AFTERMARKET?

🕔21:57, 24.Nov 2010

When drug dealers start buying up aircraft en mass then you know that something has happened to the aircraft remarketing sector. Prices of older aircraft being remarketed have fallen through the floor of late with the price of the mighty

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A GOOD ORDER FOR ROLLS BUT IT DOES NOT STOP THE SHARE PRICER FALLING FURTHER

A GOOD ORDER FOR ROLLS BUT IT DOES NOT STOP THE SHARE PRICER FALLING FURTHER

🕔21:52, 23.Nov 2010

Air China has ordered Rolls-Royce engines worth $1.8 billion to power its order for 10 Airbus A330s and 10 Airbus A350s. The UK engine manufacturer will provide Trent XWB engines to 10 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and Trent 700 engines

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AIR CHINA ORDER CONFIRMATION

AIR CHINA ORDER CONFIRMATION

🕔21:52, 23.Nov 2010

Air China confirmed it has ordered 10 Airbus A350s and 10 A330s. China Airlines stated that it had received “a large discount from Airbus” on the order but Aviation News understands that this is due to heavy discounts on the

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