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  • RAF TriStars to be scrapped after US sale falls through

    The Royal Air Force’s last four TriStar tanker/transports are due to be flown to a breaker's yard in the UK on 25 March, with the service's Voyagers having assumed their responsibilities.

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  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie

    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of...

  • Comair has options for eight more 737 Max jets: chief

    South African carrier Comair has “floating options” for a further eight Boeing 737-800 Max 8 twinjets on top of its...

  • BA yet to decide on fate of 747 damaged in Johannesburg

    British Airways has yet to make its decision whether to repair the Boeing 747-400 that struck a building whilst taxiing...

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  • ANALYSIS: American keeping new aircraft types at launch bases

    News | 18 Apr 2014 18:23 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines added the Airbus A319, Boeing 777-300ER and Embraer 175 to its fleet in 2013, none of which have yet to fly much beyond their initial bases.
  • Aeromexico to deploy 787 to London

    News | 16 Apr 2014 13:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Aeromexico will introduce the Boeing 787 on its Mexico City-London flights this month, upgauging from the Boeing 767 aircraft it operates on the route.
  • ​BA edges closer to London biofuel plant

    News | 16 Apr 2014 08:10 | Michael Gubisch

    British Airways has completed the initial engineering design for a planned joint venture biofuel plant and is expecting to break ground on the Thames Estuary facility in about a year’s time.
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 7-14 April 2014

    News | 14 Apr 2014 10:08 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Southwest Airlines buys 737-700s from Apollo
  • Fire on BA 747 persisted after IFE not powered down

    News | 10 Apr 2014 09:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Cabin crew struggled to extinguish an in-flight entertainment system fire on a British Airways Boeing 747-400 because the unit was not electrically isolated beforehand, investigators have determined.
  • INTERIORS: Luggage concept gets out of hand

    News | 09 Apr 2014 13:36 | Kerry Reals

    ​A conceptual automated system to enable passengers to deposit their hand luggage inside the skin of an aircraft when they board received mixed reviews during a panel discussion hosted yesterday by German Aerospace Industries Association BDLI (Stand 7C19).