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MIAMI – As part of its new business appointments, Embraer has announced its global commercial team after Arjan Meijer was appointed as the company’s new Commercial Aviation President and CEO in June. According to Meijer, these moves are part of a business strategy to better harness and cross-pollinate…

17 hrs, 19 mins ago
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MIAMI – Wizz Air UK subsidiary (W9) has announced major plans for Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) in 2020. The plans include a new base at the airport, the second one for W6 in the UK, and the launch of seven more routes. The airline is the largest operator at DSA, servicing over 1 million passengers…

18 hrs, 7 mins ago
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– National Aeronautic Association recognizes autonomous spaceplane that completed two-year orbital mission – Ninth time Boeing and U.S. Department of the Air Force partner on...

19 hrs, 24 mins ago
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Bell has proven its engineering and design prowess with the development of its V-280 Valor and Bell 360 Invictus aircraft, both of which have been...

19 hrs, 29 mins ago
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Less than a week before posting a surprise TWD2.46 billion Taiwanese new dollar (USD83.7 million) net profit after tax for the second quarter, China Airlines (CI, Taipei Taoyuan) said it planned to inject TWD2 billion (USD68 million) in equity into its struggling low-cost subsidiary Tigerair Taiwan...…

22 hrs, 30 mins ago
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Phillips 66 is planning to fully convert its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California from crude oil processing to renewable fuels.August 13, 2020, 11:44 AMPhillips 66 is planning to fully convert its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, from crude oil processing to renewable fuels, using…

22 hrs, 33 mins ago
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MIAMI – This week, Cathay Pacific (CX) has unveiled its interim results with revenues of HK$27,669m. This represents a drop of 48.3% in comparison to the same period last year. For the other red numbers, the company recorded a HK$9,865m loss in profit. In comparison with 2019, it was HK$1,347m,…

22 hrs, 36 mins ago
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Aircraft Specialties, a Part 145 repair station, plans to add more functionality to website including review and approval of maintenance quotes.August 13, 2020, 11:33 AMAircraft Specialties—a Part 145 repair station in Omaha, Nebraska, focusing primarily on business aircraft—has launched a new e-commerce…

22 hrs, 46 mins ago
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MIAMI – TAP Air Portugal (TP) is taking on the global pandemic by announcing the resumption of services. The airline looks on expanding its international route westward as the summer comes to a close. Re-expanding Route Network In August, TAP will resume service to Newark, Boston, Montreal, Toronto,…

22 hrs, 48 mins ago
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CAE will consolidate facilities, shift simulators, lay off about 350 workers, and accelerate digital initiatives, the company said.August 13, 2020, 11:26 AMAfter posting a $110 million first-quarter loss, including a $97.9 million loss in its Civil Aviation Training Solutions division, CAE is embarking…

22 hrs, 51 mins ago
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A single bullet struck the helicopter, damaging it and causing minor injuries to a crew member. August 13, 2020, 11:23 AMThe FBI and the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations are continuing their probe of a small-arms attack on a U.S. Air Force Bell UH-1N that was fired upon Monday while practicing…

22 hrs, 56 mins ago
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Wheels Up has launched a new business unit that offers aircraft brokerage, acquisition, trade, and advisory services.August 13, 2020, 10:45 AMWheels Up launched a new business unit Wednesday that offers aircraft brokerage, acquisition, trade, and advisory services. With the addition of New York City-based…

23 hrs, 37 mins ago
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In an effort to produce cash savings in the short to medium term, Cathay Pacific (CX, Hong Kong Int'l) says it has reached an agreement with Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) over deferrals of its A350 order backlog but is still in "advanced" talks with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) regarding proposed...…

23 hrs, 45 mins ago
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The Orange County (California) Board of Supervisors selected the FBO operators who will receive new long-term leases at John Wayne-Orange County Airport.August 13, 2020, 10:26 AMThe Orange County (California) board of supervisors on Tuesday selected ACI Jet and Clay Lacy as the two full-service FBO…

23 hrs, 53 mins ago
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Throughout the first seven months of 2020, low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines consistently flew more than U.S. rivals American, Delta, and United.August 13, 2020, 9:54 AMBy now, there’s little doubt that the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic has turned the air transport industry upside down in ways…

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A slower-than-expected recovery of air travel has IATA calling for more direct government intervention.August 13, 2020, 9:40 AMThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Thursday issued a rather pessimistic outlook for European and Middle Eastern carriers in the context of the Covid-19 crisis…

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SKY Airline Perú (H8, Lima Int'l) has named Miami Int'l and Fort Lauderdale Int'l as the first US destinations it intends to serve from Lima Int'l starting in the first half of next year. In its application to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for exemption authority and a foreign air…

1 day, 1 hr ago
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Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras (AD, Sao Paulo Viracopos) has formally unveiled its Azul Conecta (2F, Jundiaí) subsidiary with plans to use the regional Brazilian carrier to haul both passengers and cargo to Brazil's more remote towns. Formerly TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente…

1 day, 2 hrs ago
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Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) will have 3,000 more flight attendants than it needs until beyond summer 2021 and has asked cabin crew to take up to a year off without pay to avoid involuntary furloughs. It will need at least 3,000 of its approximately 20,000 cabin crew to take unpaid…

1 day, 3 hrs ago
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Of the big three US carriers, United is by far the weakest in Florida. Much of that is due to the lack of a hub located in the Southeast US, but that isn’t stopping United from taking a swing this winter. The airline is going to try to run a … Read the post

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