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Political, budgetary and pendemic-related issues are straining international collaboration, but GAMA is hopeful that regulators are committed to it.February 26, 2021, 4:17 PMThe General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is pushing international regulators to strengthen cooperation, concerned…

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MIAMI – JetBlue (B6) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo featuring its new Mint business class product, which will debut on North American routes this summer. JetBlue revealed its new Mint suites in early February. These revamped seats offer passengers direct-aisle access, enhanced…

2 hrs, 57 mins ago
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MIAMI – Flight OS6003, operated by Boeing 777-200ER registered as OE-LPA, took off from Vienna Airport (VIE) today for Penang (PEN) in Malaysia. The flight is particular as it marks the 100th service operated in partnership with time:matters, a cargo logistics specialist which is, as Austrian…

2 hrs, 59 mins ago
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  JetBlue Airways today announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo (new engine option) aircraft configured with the airline’s reimagined premium Mint® experience and an all-new onboard layout, featuring comfort and connectivity perks that set the airline apart from…

3 hrs, 52 mins ago
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Hawaiian Airlines made this announcement: In a year that tested the airline industry, Hawaiian Airlines held on to its top spot as the nation’s most punctual carrier. For the 17th consecutive year, Hawaiian has enjoyed the best on-time performance record with 87.5 percent of its flights arriving on…

4 hrs, 43 mins ago
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MIAMI – Global air carriers continue to report painful financial results due to plummeting demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways (BA), Aer Lingus (EI), Iberia (IB), and other brands, today announced a record €7.4bn (US$9bn)…

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus is working on hybrid-electric propulsion among the options for reducing jetliner emissions, the European planemaker said on Friday. It disclosed the...

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian Air has cancelled all the 88 narrow-body jets that remained on order from Airbus, a Norwegian Air spokesman said on Friday....

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MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Philippine Airlines (PR) was founded in 1941 as Philippine Air Lines. The flag carrier changed to its current name in 1970. The airline is the first and oldest commercial carrier in Asia operating under its original name. It is headquartered at the PNB Financial Center…

5 hrs, 41 mins ago
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NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen exuded much optimism for the business aviation industry in 2021.February 26, 2021, 1:02 PMNBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen exuded much optimism for the business aviation industry in 2021 at a town hall forum yesterday afternoon during the association’s virtual Flight…

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Pfizer flight operations manager Chad Patnode and veteran BBJ and Challenger captain Steve Feldman talk risk assessment strategies when planning a trip.February 26, 2021, 12:32 PMPlanning is vital to any flying mission and speakers at the NBAA Flight Operations Conference Airport Assessment 101 webinar…

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Polaris Aero's FlightRisk app is now available through the Satcom Direct SD PreFlight app, facilitating the risk assessment and mitigation process. February 26, 2021, 12:15 PMSatcom Direct and Polaris Aero have joined forces to offer what they say will improve the way business aircraft operators handle…

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MIAMI – The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has recently declared the Boeing 737 MAX safe to return to the country’s skies. Australia’s CASA is the Australian national authority for the regulation of civil aviation. Although distinct from the government, it reports…

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The crash that killed Kobe Bryant could have been avoided if the pilot just decided to land the helicopter instead of continuing the flight.February 26, 2021, 12:14 PMOn February 9, the NTSB held a public meeting on the crash of a Sikorsky S-76B that killed the pilot and eight occupants. As helicopter…

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Aerion ADS-B system will monitor helicopter operations in the Bodo Oceanic flight region to altitudes of 10,000 feet.February 26, 2021, 12:12 PMADS-B service provider Aireon and Norway’s Avinor Air Navigation Services will deploy space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) to monitor…

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Deadline for submitting proposals to NASA for Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies set for April 20. February 26, 2021, 12:07 PMNASA is seeking proposals for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems for subsonic aircraft, the agency announced this…

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MIAMI – Italian government ministers are expected to meet with representatives of the European Commission to discuss plans for the establishment of a new national carrier. Initially known as ITA, the airline is emerging from the restructuring of the troubled flag carrier Alitalia (AZ). According…

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Two more FBOs in California—Monterey Jet Center and Signature Flight Support Oakland—will soon offer permanent supplies of sustainable aviation fuel .February 26, 2021, 11:44 AMTwo more FBOs in California—Monterey Jet Center and Signature Flight Support Oakland—will soon offer permanent supplies…

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The parent company of BA, Aer Lingus, Iberia, and Vueling continues to evaluate routes for the 737 Max as it sinks to a €7.4 billion operating loss.February 26, 2021, 11:36 AMInternational Airlines Group CEO Luis Gallego did not confirm whether the company remained in active negotiations with Boeing…

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Experts discussed business aviation security best practices on the final day of NBAA’s virtual Flight Operations Conference.February 26, 2021, 11:10 AMPlanning, knowledge of potential threats, and heightened awareness are all key to ensuring flight-crew safety at home and abroad, according to three…

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