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JetBlue, Airbus Negotiating Sharklet Terms

JetBlue, Airbus Negotiating Sharklet Terms.

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Boeing, Avianca Announce Order for Three 787 Dreamliners

– Today’s order brings Avianca’s 787 total to 15, including 12 announced in 2007 PANAMA CITY, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Avianca Airlines, Colombia’s flagship airline, today announced an order for three 787 Dreamliners. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website and is valued at […]

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An Airline Fleet Fueled by Natural Gas

By MATTHEW L. WALD At the end of next year, Qatar Airways is scheduled to open a new airport that will include a 25-meter swimming pool and squash courts, among other amenities. But it will also be extraordinary from an energy standpoint because it will pump airline fuel made from natural gas. Qatar has relatively little oil and […]

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Hawaii’s Island Air Signs Letter Of Intent To Lease Five ATR 42 Jet Prop Aircraft

Home Our Story Our Fleet Our Team September 10, 2012 HONOLULU – Hawaiian regional carrier, Island Air, announced the signing of a letter of intent today, leasing five ATR 42 jet prop aircraft. The announcement is the next step in the carrier’s New Business Plan (NBP) launched earlier this year.The agreement was reached with Chicago’s […]

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Honeywell – Honeywell Technology Helps Pilots Avoid Hail And Lightning, Improving Passenger Safety And Comfort

Honeywell’s latest major upgrade to the IntuVue 3-D Weather Radar helps pilots to increase in-flight situational awareness and improve decision making in flight. Previously unable to anticipate either hail or lightning in their flight path, or turbulence at long range, flight crews are now able to predict the probability of severe weather up to 10 […]

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Lufthansa Conducts Inaugural Flight of World’s First Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Passenger Aircraft from Frankfurt to Washington, D.C.

Scheduled flights begin today – Commemorative celebrations today at Dulles International Airport (IAD) – Lufthansa’s brand-new Business Class comes to the U.S. market – Latest in-flight products in every class These images are available for editorial use by news media. EAST MEADOW, N.Y., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today Lufthansa, launch customer for the Boeing (NYSE: […]

Flying Between Smaller Cities Is Becoming a Marathon Sport

Fabrizio Costantini for The New York Times The Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., has lost 19 percent of its direct flights, meaning that many travelers face complicated itineraries that involve circuitous routes and layovers. By JAD MOUAWAD Published: May 2, 2012 FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ EMAIL SHARE PRINT REPRINTS It took Josh Hunter three separate planes, […]