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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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  • 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/
  • ANALYSIS: Why falling oil prices alone put no pressure on backlogs

    News | 26 Nov 2014 20:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Jet fuel is suddenly looking very affordable. IATA’s online jet fuel monitor shows global prices have plummeted 21% compared to a year ago. The falling prices have saved the global airline industry $7 billion so far this year, IATA’s analysis suggests.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-falling-oil-prices-alone-put-no-pressure-on-backlogs-406517/
  • At Comac, ambition and challenge are both on a large scale

    News | 03 Nov 2014 14:41 | Dan Thisdell

    With the Comac C919, China intends to make its mark in the large airliner business dominated globally by industry heavyweights Airbus and Boeing. The scale of that ambition is evident in the fact that the company dates only to 2008, when it was formed of key businesses drawn from state-owned conglomerate AVIC, following a 2007 government decision to develop China’s first large commercial aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/At-Comac-ambition-and-challenge-are-both-on-a-large-scale-404521/
  • Cargo aircraft crashes after takeoff from St Maarten

    News | 30 Oct 2014 23:01 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    A Short 360 cargo aircraft operated by SkyWay Enterprises crashed shortly after departing St Maarten-Princess Juliana International airport on 29 October, killing at least one of two pilots, according to a US Federal Aviation Administration accident report.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cargo-aircraft-crashes-after-takeoff-from-St-Maarten-405464/
  • ANALYSIS: The Bombardier CRJ1000 aircraft report

    News | 28 Oct 2014 13:28 | Olivier Bonnassies

    The Bombardier CRJ1000 model has only been in service for four years, but it has so far failed to gain traction with operators.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-Bombardier-CRJ1000-aircraft-report-405331/
  • Tim Canoll to succeed Lee Moak as ALPA president

    News | 24 Oct 2014 20:30 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Delta Air Lines pilot Tim Canoll will be the new president of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), effective 1 January, the union announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tim-Canoll-to-succeed-Lee-Moak-as-ALPA-president-405235/