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Spirit Airlines Still Flies In Three Distinct Liveries

Mar 05, 2018
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is used to fending off criticism from passengers. But why is it sill flying around with three totally different...

Airbus' 127 Aircraft Deliveries In December Is Another Record

Feb 08, 2018
Airbus delivered 127 aircraft in December 2017, setting yet another record for the most commercial jet aircraft delivered by a manufacturer in a...

Easyjet Showcases A320neo At Manchester

Feb 05, 2018
Easyjet, one of the world’s largest low-cost airlines, recently held a “meet the Neo” event at Manchester Airport....

World's Largest Commerical Turboprop, The Antonov An-22

Dec 07, 2017
The single commercially-operated Antonov An-22, the world's largest turboprop aircraft, takes off from Manchester, dwarfing most of the jet airliners....

737 MAX 8 Enters Service With LOT Polish Airlines

Dec 06, 2017
LOT Polish Airlines became the second arline in Europe to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8, after Norwegian Airlines. LOT's first aircraft arrived in...

Delta's Second Farewell To The Boeing 747

Sep 25, 2017
Delta is saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 later this year, but this farewell is Delta's second for the iconic aircraft having already disposed of the...

Boeing May Block UTC-Rockwell Deal

Sep 05, 2017
Boeing could block the proposed $30 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies....

Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy To No Longer Counsel Trump

Aug 16, 2017
Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment....

Flying Into AirVenture 2017 At Oshkosh

Jul 27, 2017
Join Aviation Week's John Croft for a quick view of the ride into Oshkosh's Wittman Field for the 2017 AirVenture show. Croft and passenger...

Living Room Connectivity at 24,000 ft

Jul 19, 2017
High-speed broadband is pretty much a standard feature in every living room or office, but until lately, not so much in the cabin of an airliner....

Easyjet Stands Up For Manchester

Jun 10, 2017
Easyjet's newest A320, just 3 days out of the factory, landed at Manchester today sporting 'Spirit of Manchester' on the nose, in a direct response...

Kuwait Airways Grows 777 Fleet...And Moves Tech Stop To Manchester

Mar 17, 2017
Kuwait Airways has recently taken delivery of its fifth new Boeing 777-300ER, from an order for 10 placed in December 2014. The Kuwaiti flag carrier...

Kemble-Cotswold Airport: Europe's Leading Airliner Recycling Location

Mar 06, 2017
Kemble-Cotswold Airport is not a location most people have heard of, but within the airline industry it's gained a reputation as Europe's number one...

Easyjet's Fleet Continues To Grow

Mar 02, 2017
Easyjet, the UK's first and largest low-cost carrier is nudging ever closer to becoming the UK's largest airline in terms of number of aircraft....

Airbus' 111 Deliveries in December is a Record

Jan 20, 2017
Airbus' 111 deliveries beat previous months by a wide margin, no doubt helped in part by A350s and A320neos that had backed up during the year due to...
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