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  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service


    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.


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  • ANALYSIS: Low yields, weak trade hinder North American cargo

    News | 19 Dec 2014 12:25 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Many industry insiders thought the air cargo market would finally reverse a multi-year slide in 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Low-yields-weak-trade-hinder-North-American-cargo-407281/
  • ANALYSIS: No end in sight for Norwegian saga

    News | 10 Dec 2014 21:38 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    For almost two decades, the Norwegian embassy has dolled up a giant Christmas tree at Washington DC's Union Station every December in what the Scandinavian country hails as a symbol of friendship between Norway and the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-No-end-in-sight-for-Norwegian-saga-406982/
  • EU's patience over Norwegian delay 'wearing very thin'

    News | 09 Dec 2014 18:42 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The EU's patience with US delays over approving Norwegian Air International's (NAI) foreign air carrier permit is "wearing very thin", says an EU official.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EUs-patience-over-Norwegian-delay-wearing-very-thin-406925/
  • FAA reiterates opposition to new rest rules for cargo pilots

    News | 08 Dec 2014 17:31 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration has reiterated its opposition to altering new pilot rest requirements despite calls by pilot groups for the rules to apply to all-cargo airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-reiterates-opposition-to-new-rest-rules-for-cargo-pilots-406873/
  • ANALYSIS: The impact of DC-10 and MD-11 on aviation

    News | 05 Dec 2014 10:57 | James Mellon

    ​All journeys on a passenger jet these days will be on a type that has two, or occasionally four, engines. This year marked the end of the era of the three-engine airliner and, with it, the presence in the flight schedules of a once powerful manufacturer. In a remarkable coincidence, the final scheduled passenger services of both the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and its successor, the MD-11, took place in 2014, with Biman Bangladesh and KLM, respectively, retiring their last examples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-impact-of-DC-10-and-MD-11-on-aviation-406735/
  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service

    News | 28 Nov 2014 17:31 | Murdo Morrison

    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SOLDIERING-ON-10-veteran-airliner-types-still-in-service-406570/