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  • PICTURE: ATR enters Japan with Amakusa delivery

    ​Japanese regional carrier Amakusa Airlines has taken delivery of its first ATR 42-600.

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  • Viking breaks ground of Twin Otter training facility and prepares for anniversary tour

    ​Viking Air has broken ground on a Series 400 Twin Otter training centre adjacent to its headquarters in Vancouver...

  • Back to life: nine civil types revived

    ​As our report on Viking’s ​Twin Otter shows, reviving civil aircraft programmes that have foundered can be a gamble ...

  • New era for Dornier 328 with Sierra Nevada acquisition

    A new chapter in the history of the Dornier 328Jet and turboprop opened last week, with the acquisition for an...

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  • Air NZ to phase out last 737s in September

    News | 26 Aug 2015 02:21 | Ellis Taylor

    Air New Zealand will phase out its final two Boeing 737-300s in September, completing the transition of its domestic jet fleet to Airbus A320s.
  • PICTURE: ATR enters Japan with Amakusa delivery

    News | 14 Aug 2015 02:51 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Japanese regional carrier Amakusa Airlines has taken delivery of its first ATR 42-600.
  • PICTURES: Jetstar unveils first Q300 for NZ operations

    News | 12 Aug 2015 06:27 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Jetstar Airways has completed repainting of the first of five Bombardier Dash-8 Q300s that will be used to launch regional services in New Zealand later this year.
  • ANALYSIS: The size and shape of the world airliner fleet revealed in our census

    News | 07 Aug 2015 15:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Airlines, it seems, cannot get enough of Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies. With the latest re-engined versions of the A320 family and the 737 due to enter service in the next two years, and both manufacturers sitting on hundreds of orders, deliveries of their existing single-aisle types have continued to mount over the past 12 months.
  • PTA Bank funds two new A330s for RwandAir

    News | 24 Jul 2015 09:49 | Olivier Bonnassies

    RwandAir has secured a $160 million loan facility from PTA Bank, covering two new Airbus A330s scheduled for delivery next year.
  • ANALYSIS: Europe takes selective approach to satellite guidance

    News | 06 Jul 2015 15:16 | David Learmount

    Europe, compared with much of the rest of the world, has been slow to adopt satellite-guided required navigation performance (RNP) airport approach and departure procedures. Where they have been adopted they have been used for airports that cannot employ traditional ground-based aids because close terrain makes the signals from guidance systems such as instrument landing systems (ILS) unusable.