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  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure


    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.


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  • PICTURE: Rolls-Royce test-flies composite blade


    Rolls-Royce has flown, for the first time, the composite blades to be used in its future UltraFan and Advance engine...


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    ​The heads of joint business partners American Airlines and British Airways continue to see strong and growing demand...


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  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 11:18 | Murdo Morrison

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/
  • Delta to retire 747s by 2017

    News | 16 Oct 2014 17:56 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Delta Air Lines will phase out the Boeing 747 from its fleet by 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-to-retire-747s-by-2017-404860/
  • NTSB takes investigation of National 747 crash at Bagram

    News | 16 Oct 2014 15:08 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Afghanistan’s government has handed over to the US National Transportation Safety Board the investigation of the 2013 crash of a National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter at Bagram air base, says the NTSB.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-takes-investigation-of-National-747-crash-at-Bagram-404851/
  • PICTURE: Rolls-Royce test-flies composite blade

    News | 15 Oct 2014 09:35

    Rolls-Royce has flown, for the first time, the composite blades to be used in its future UltraFan and Advance engine programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Rolls-Royce-test-flies-composite-blade-404789/
  • ANALYSIS: South Korea country report July-September 2014

    News | 14 Oct 2014 01:59 | Firdaus Hashim

    South Korea's leading carriers, Asiana and Korean Air, are optimistic about opportunities to operate more services to China.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-South-Korea-country-report-July-September-2014-404652/
  • Qantas to build new A380 hangar at Los Angeles airport

    News | 13 Oct 2014 23:11 | Edward Russell

    ​Qantas Airways will invest at least $30 million in a new Airbus A380-capable hangar at Los Angeles International airport (LAX), under a new lease agreement with the airport operator.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-to-build-new-A380-hangar-at-Los-Angeles-airport-404722/