Civil Aircraft Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Stranded Russian jets in Mexican hangars haunt troubled airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Four of the Mexican airline's Sukhoi Superjet 100s - out of a fleet of 22 - have been grounded for at least five months because of engine maintenance delays. The Russian-made aircraft, which average just four years old, are now being cannibalised, an industry term for when a plane is slowly scrapped for parts to keep other jets running.

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  2. Escobar's "Cocaine Cowboy" Mickey Munday Convicted for Smuggling Stolen CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Miami New Times

    Miami cocaine smuggler tied to Pablo Escobar's Medelln Cartel wasn't quite enough for Michael "Mickey" Munday. One of the Magic City's most colorful characters and a man who hosts film events and parties all over town, he was found guilty today of smuggling cars for an enormous auto-theft ring.

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  3. Airbus has the airline it needs to save the A380, but it can't close the dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    However, Airbus failed to secure an Emirates order in November because the airplane maker couldn't commit to the A380. Rumors of the A380's demise have been swirling since Airbus failed to secure a highly-anticipated order for the plane from Emirates at the Dubai Air Show in November.

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  4. Airbus could abandon A380 superjumbo amid lackluster salesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Aerotech News And Review

    Airbus said Jan. 15 it will stop making the costly A380 superjumbo if it can't strike a long-term deal with the airline Emirates for a steady supply of the planes. Abandoning the A380 would be a disappointing defeat for Airbus, which spent many years and many billions developing the double-decker behemoth, even as skeptics questioned the whether it could generate enough demand to justify its cost and the bigger runways it requires.

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  5. Private Jet Slides Off Bend RunwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | KBND-AM Bend

    A private plane slid off the runway at the Bend Airport, Tuesday morning. The EmBraer Phenom 300 sustained only minor damage and Airport Spokesman Gary Judd says none of the six people aboard was hurt.

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  6. These airplane 'seats' are the closest thing to your bed at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Airlines make a big deal about the comfort their lie-flat seats provide to business and first-class customers. It's unusual today to find an airline that doesn't offer 180-degree recline, fully flat seats in their business and first-class cabins on long-haul flights.

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  7. Heat goes out, lights go dark when plane clips power lines near Alberta townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Lethbridge Herald

    Thousands of people in and around the central Alberta town of Didsbury were without electricity for about four hours Tuesday when a small plane knocked out power lines. RCMP say a Piper PA28-180 Cherokee was coming in to land at the Olds-Didsbury Airport sometime after 8:00 p.m. when it flew under the power lines adjacent to Highway 2A.

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  8. Storm: 1,200 flights canceled, 3,200 delayed on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Air travelers faced another day of disruptions Wednesday as winter weather snarled flights at dozens of U.S. airports. Airlines were waiving change fees for fliers in dozens of cities as the storm slowed flights from Texas and the Southeast into New England.

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  9. The days of the A380 look numberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | The Economist

    ASK frequent flyers which is their favourite aircraft and most come up with the same answer: the A380 superjumbo made by Airbus, a giant European planemaker. Able to carry 525 passengers in a typical three-class layout, on two full-length decks, the aircraft still feels spacious, with wide aisles and plenty of headroom.

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  10. Indigo Partners carriers Frontier, Volaris to codeshareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Air Transport World

    Denver-based Frontier Airlines and Mexico City-based Volaris have entered into a codeshare agreement, signaling further cooperation between two carriers affiliated with private equity firm Indigo Partners. Frontier, which adopted the ultra-LCC model in 2014, is wholly owned by Indigo Partners , which is also a major shareholder in publicly traded Volaris - generally considered to have the lowest unit costs of any North American airline.

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  11. Airport in Libya's capital shut for third day after clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Reuters

    The only functioning airport in Libya's capital Tripoli remained shut for a third day on Wednesday after fierce clashes between armed groups damaged planes belonging to all four of the airlines that operate there. The fighting erupted on Monday after one of the city's many armed groups launched an attack at Mitiga Airport in an apparent effort to secure the release of prisoners held in an adjacent prison.

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  12. Kuwait's Jazeera Airways load factor rose to 74.5 pct in 2017 - CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Reuters

    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways filled around 74.5 percent of its available seats in 2017, a year-on-year increase of 5.5 percentage points, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Jazeera Airways added three new routes last year, including starting flights to Doha, Qatar, shortly after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt banned direct flights to the country in June.

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  13. Airbus casts doubt on A380's future - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | CNET News.com

    It's ginormous, it's a technological marvel and it delivers a supremely quiet and smooth ride, but the future of the Airbus A380 is in doubt just 12 years after the double-decker first took to the skies. On Monday, Airbus CEO chief salesman John Leahy said the company would shut production of the aircraft if Emirates, the largest operator of the A380, won't commit to ordering more planes beyond the 41 aircraft it still has on order.

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  14. Garmin earns two Supplier of the Year awards from EmbraerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Information Technology

    Garmin was recognized as Supplier of the Year in two categories: Technical Support to Operators and Electric & Electronics Systems. These awards join seven Supplier of the Year awards previously presented to Garmin in various categories related to the support of the G1000 Prodigy and G3000 Prodigy Touch integrated flight decks in the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 respectively.

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  15. Airlines waive fees as storm snarls flights ... againRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Air travelers faced another day of disruptions Wednesday as winter weather snarled flights at dozens of U.S. airports. Airlines were waiving change fees for fliers in dozens of cities as the storm slowed flights from Texas and the Southeast into New England.

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  16. Iran says Trump has thrown Airbus deals into doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | The Daily Star

    An Airbus A321 airliner arrives at the Mehrabad international airport during the delivery of the first batch of planes to the Iranian state airline Iran Air in the capital Tehran on Jaunary 12, 2017. AFP / ATTA KENARE

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  17. Bankrupt airline Air Berlin is selling off entire stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Daily Mail

    Think Greece is just a tourist trap? Come to Kefalonia and find the island that time forgot World's longest underwater cave discovered in Mexico: Divers reveal that two areas previously thought to be separate actually form one 216-mile-long connected maze of caverns When two photographers snapped some of the world's most scenic landscapes, from Canada to New Zealand - the results were stunning Doing Aspen the hard way: Climbing up before skiing down on a calorie-burning break in Colorado's ski haven The 29 best small cities in America revealed with Columbia in South Carolina named as the 'best groomed', Kansas City most 'artsy' and Santa Cruz the most 'musically grooviest' Hurry up - there will be 200 MILLION more tourists here soon! The world's holiday hotspots will be more crowded than ever as the Chinese discover the joys of travel.

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  18. Embraer records fall in 2017 business jet outputRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Flight Global

    Embraer recorded a 7% fall in business jet output in 2017 as a result of continued weakness across the sector, but says the deliveries were "within outlook ranges for the year". The Brazilian airframer shipped 109 aircraft in the 12 months ended 31 December, comprising 72 light and 37 large jets, against a total of 117 the previous year, comprising 73 light and 44 large jets.

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  19. Airbus Says It May Stop Making Its Giant A380 As It Beats Boeing on Sales of Smaller PlanesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Global Logistics/Supply Chain

    Airbus SE publicly questioned the future of its A380 superjumbo jet, saying the program risks being shut down if the manufacturer fails to win a crucial order from the plane's main backer, Emirates of Dubai. Emirates is the only airline with enough capacity to take enough planes to keep the program alive, Airbus sales chief John Leahy said Monday in an online presentation.

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  20. Germania to replace 737 fleet with A320neosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Air Transport World

    The carrier has said it will begin replacing 10 Boeing 737-700s with Airbus A320 family aircraft within the next 15 months. The first three 737s will leave the fleet by the end of April; the last 737 should leave by the start of the summer season 2019.

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