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Oman Air incorpora a su flota un nuevo Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

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La incorporación de este nuevo Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner se encuadra en el plan de expansión de la flota de Oman Air. Un ambicioso proyecto con aumento de la flota y de la red de destinos de la aerolínea para proporcionar a sus clientes la mejor experiencia a bordo de los pasajeros. En lo que va de año, Oman Air ha recibido varios aviones Boeing 737-800, así como 787-9. (noticiasaereas.com) Más...

Video: American Airlines suspende tripulante involucrado en lío con pasajeros

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American Airlines anunció que suspendió de manera indefinida al tripulante de cabina involucrado en un lío con un pasajero el pasado viernes 21 de abril durante la finalización del proceso de embarque del vuelo AA591 en el Aeropuerto Internacional de San Francisco. De acuerdo con las versiones, toda la confusión a bordo fue motivada por una carreola, objeto no permitido en la cabina. (www.transponder1200.com) Más...

Pelita Air Services firma carta de intención por el Airbus A400M

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Pelita Air Services, compañía que representa un consorcio de empresas que participan en la industria aeroespacial de Indonesia, ha firmado con Airbus Defence & Space una carta de intención (LOI, en inglés) para adquisición de unidades del Airbus A400M Atlas, carguero táctico desarrollado por la Unión Europea. (www.transponder1200.com) Más...

Las decisiones de Donald Trump afectan los vuelos de Emirates

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Emirates ha catalogado como un “deterioro significativo” la disminución de vuelos desde Medio Oriente hacia los Estados Unidos, haciendo responsable de este efecto a la administración del presidente norteamericano Donald Trump que desde el pasado 20 de enero – cuando asumió el cargo – la demanda de viajes se ha debilitado. (www.transponder1200.com) Más...

China Aircraft Leasing anuncia compra de un nuevo Airbus A320ceo

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China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) anunció que finalizó un acuerdo de compra con el fabricante Airbus para otro avión Airbus A320ceo, adicional al pedido realizado el pasado 3 de abril por otras tres unidades del avión. Las primeras entregas están previstas para el cuarto trimestre de este año. A respecto del acuerdo, Mike Poon, Director General de China Aircraft Leasing Group, comentó: CALC continúa ampliando la flota para apoyar nuestra estrategia de crecimiento sostenido y de globalización.… (www.transponder1200.com) Más...

El Airbus A350-1000 finaliza los test de agua en Istres, Francia.

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El Airbus A350-1000 sigue su fase de pruebas con el test de agua para obtener la certificación final y poder empezar a operar vuelos comerciales con pasajeros. (noticiasaereas.com) Más...

On Location: Interview with Iran Air CEO on New Airbus and Boeing Orders

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January 12, 2017 was a memorable day in Iranian aviation history, as Iran Air took delivery of its first brand-new jetliner since 1994. (airwaysmag.com) Más...

Iran Air to Take Delivery of its First Brand-New Airbus Jetliner

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Iran Air is about to take delivery of its first brand-new Airbus jetliner in over three decades, with a delivery ceremony to be held in the coming days. (airwaysmag.com) Más...

United Airlines’ 2017 Fleet Plan

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From scimitar winglets to more slimline seats to aircraft retirements, we break down what planned changes are coming to the United Airlines fleet in 2017. It is important to note that this information is tentative and can change (airwaysmag.com) Más...

GreenAir Dominicana

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Nueva línea aérea eco turística Nace como una novedad en Republica Dominica Amigable con el medio ambiente Tours aéreo sobre áreas protejidas y parques nacionales Flygreenair@gmail.com 1-849-207-1966 (www.greenair.com.do) Más...

Crash AeroSucre Boeing 727

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Registration HK4544 B727 Aerosucre all crash videos Colombia (www.youtube.com) Más...

Aerolíneas Argentinas comprará 20 aviones Boeing y ahorrá dinero

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Aerolíneas Argentinas ratificó la compra de 20 nuevos aviones marca Boeing, que había firmado hace dos años, pero modificó el pedido original. Con el nuevo acuerdo se comprarán nueve unidades modelo 737-800 y 11 del nuevo modelo 737 Max. (www.clarin.com) Más...

Así es el nuevo avión de guerra de Estados Unidos fabricado por Boeing

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Boeing y su socio Saab anunciaron hoy el primer vuelo del nuevo caza de entrenamiento militar T-X, diseñado específicamente de acuerdo con los requerimientos de entrenamiento de las Fuerzas Aéreas estadounidenses. Este es un paso más de Boeing y Saab de obtener un contrato con la Fuerza Aérea estadounidense valorado en 11.000 millones de dólares para el entrenamiento de vuelos de aviones tipo caza. (www.apertura.com) Más...

El avión del Ejército que cayó en Los Polvorines

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Un avión del Ejército se estrelló esta mañana en la localidad de Los Polvorines, muy cerca de viviendas y un supermercado, y sus dos tripulantes murieron en el acto. El avión, un Mohawk Grumman, acababa de despegar para realizar un vuelo de reconocimiento y al parecer se produjeron fallas técnicas que causaron su caída en un pequeño descampado de Los Polvorines. (edant.clarin.com) Más...

First visit to Tenerife Alitalia, in the history of this airport

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On October 30, 2016, it had an important event Tenerife Airport North, as I visit for the first time in its history the Italian company ALITALIA, and will continue the winter season visiting it every Saturday and Sunday happy flights Manuel EstevezR (es.flightaware.com) Más...

New Plane to Avianca

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Technical stop in GCTS by continue flight to Colombia (flightaware.com) Más...

Primera visita a GCTS

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Primera visita a GCTS de este A319 de Austrian Airlines con la nueva librea de la compañía. (flightaware.com) Más...

incidente en la pista del aeropuerto internacional de merida, mexico MID

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la falta de precacuacion del controlador de trafico aereo por poco causa un accidente entre dos aviones en la misma pista en el aeropuerto internacional de Merida Yucatan Mexico MID (yucatan.com.mx) Más...

No, Passengers Don’t Hate Flight Attendants. It’s Time for Everyone to Calm Down

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It can be a tough job and recent events have given Cabin Crew around the world a knock. But don't worry, the travelling public doesn't have it in for Flight Attendants. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Más...

N4WG Emergency Landing at Sarasota Bradenton

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Looks like all are safe. Kudos to the Pilots for a great job. (wfla.com) Más...

Airline overbooking under scrutiny with Congress set to hold hearings

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With the US Congress preparing to hold hearings next week on the state of airline customer service, the practice of overbooking flights is coming under scrutiny, and both airline policies and potential legislation regarding overbooking are being closely watched. (atwonline.com) Más...

American Airlines flight from Manchester to New York is forced to turn back after ‘mid-flight emergency’

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An American Airlines flight from Manchester to New York City was forced to turn back to England today after declaring an emergency over the Irish Sea. The flight to JFK was due to take seven hours after leaving at 10.23am, but turned around east of Dublin and landed back at Manchester about an hour later at 11.24am... (www.aviationfigures.com) Más...

Bombardier rejects Boeing's "dumping" claim

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Bombardier officials have rejected Boeing's claim in a complaint filed with the U.S. government that its Canadian rival has dumped its new CSeries commercial jet into the United States at below cost. (www.cbc.ca) Más...

California Man Sentenced to Prison for Piloting Private Jets without a Type Rating

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On April 27, 2016, Arnold Gerald Leto III was arrested on federal charges of illegally piloting a private airplane from Los Angeles to Las Vegas without a pilot’s license. The Department of Justice and FAA determined that Leto had illegally piloted a number of flights dating back to at least 2015, and he ultimately pleaded guilty to the charges. This week, Leto was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison, and required to pay a $5,500 fine. (www.flyingmag.com) Más...

Erie, PA Pilot Makes Emergency Landing on Golf Course

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An Erie pilot was uninjured Thursday afternoon when engine failure forced him to make an emergency landing on the Millcreek Golf and Learning Center’s driving range in Millcreek Township near Erie International Airport. The pilot was on final approach to land at Erie International airport when the engine on his Diamond DA20 stopped. He was able to safely land on the driving range, with the plane ending up about 1/4 mile east of the eastern end of Erie International's main runway. (www.goerie.com) Más...

American Airlines Smashes Official Recommended Cabin Crew Pay as First Quarter Revenue Soars

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AA could have increased pay by just 1.6% - instead, the carrier chose to raise Cabin Crew base pay by between 4.2% and 6.5%. Committed to keeping base pay at top of industry average until at least 2020. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Más...

Stunning photos of airports from space (including a mysterious strip in Australia that could be a secret base)

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From bustling commuter hubs in city centres to small landing strips on desert islands, this fascinating collection of images shows what airports around the globe look like from space. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, 39, decided to show his love of aviation by documenting dozens of runways from an extreme vantage point, 250 miles up on the International Space Station. (www.ondtravel.net) Más...

Graphical forecasts become operational

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The National Weather Service’s project to replace the area forecast (FA) with digital-age interactive forecasting moved into a key phase April 13 when a graphical forecasting tool that has been available online as an experimental offering was upgraded to operational status. (www.aopa.org) Más...

Airbus a330neo is Delayed

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TAP is expected to be the launch customer of the Airbus a330neo. The a330neo first flight was scheduled spring 2017 but is now delayed. The first flight is not expected in September 2017. "The first delivery was to take place in late 2017 but will now happen in spring 2018" says Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier. The Trent 7000 that will power the neo has passed their test. (www.airlinerpulse.com) Más...

Free Global Weather Now Available on FlightAware Flight Tracking Maps

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FlightAware announces the addition of free global weather information from EarthCast for all registered FlightAware users. (flightaware.com) Más...

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight

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David Dao, the passenger dragged off a United Airlines flight, has reached an "amicable settlement" with the airline over the incident that sparked a worldwide uproar, his lawyers said Thursday. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed under the terms of the agreement, but lawyer Thomas Demetrio praised United CEO Oscar Munoz for his handling of the dispute. "Mr. Munoz said he was going to do the right thing and he has," he said. (www.usatoday.com) Más...

Southwest will end practice of overbooking, CEO says

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Southwest Airlines will end its practice of overbooking, the carrier's CEO said Thursday morning. (www.usatoday.com) Más...

China Southern Airlines orders 20 Airbus A350 XWBs

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China Southern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900s, becoming the latest customer for the aircraft. China Southern Airlines now operates one of the largest Airbus fleet in the world with more than 300 Airbus aircraft in service, comprising the A320 Family, the A330 Family and five A380s. (www.airbus.com) Más...

United outlines policy changes following forced removal

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United Airlines plans to make at least 10 passenger service policy changes following the forced removal of a passenger from a flight earlier in April. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...

Incident: United B747 near Anchorage on Apr 25th 2017, loss of RVSM capability

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A United Boeing 747-400, registration N175UA performing flight UA-888 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Beijing (China), was enroute at FL360 about 100nm west of Anchorage,AK (USA) when the aircraft lost its capability to maintain reduced vertical separation minima (RVSM) (avherald.com) Más...

A BRITISH pensioner suffering from cancer treated like a slave and banned from using the loo for walking into first class’

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A BRITISH pensioner suffering from cancer and diabetes claims his hands and feet were tied by six British Airways crew who “treated him like a slave” after he fell ill in mid-air and tried to sit in first class. (www.airlineinfo.in) Más...

South African Airways and Hawaiian Airlines Partnership to Make Pacific Island Travel More Accessible for South Africans

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Cape Town - South Africa's national carrier South African Airways (SAA) has entered into a partnership with Hawaii’s largest and longest-serving carrier, Hawaii Airlines, on Tuesday, 25 April. SAA announced in statement the partnership would be providing a new and convenient flight route option for both SAA and US customers travelling between the Hawaiian Islands and Southern Africa. (traveller24.news24.com) Más...

United Airlines just announced 10 major changes to avoid another violent passenger incident (UAL)

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Here are the changes: Limit use of law-enforcement to safety and security issues only. Do not force customers seated on the plane to give up their seat involuntarily, unless safety or security is at risk. Increase customer compensation incentives for voluntary denied boarding up to $10,000. Establish a customer solutions team to provide agents with creative solutions such as using nearby airports, other airlines or ground transportation to get customers to their final destination. Ensure… (www.msn.com) Más...

Faulty bearing led to Jetstar landing

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A faulty bearing has been blamed for a mid-air incident that filled a Jetstar flight's cabin with smoke and forced it to make an unscheduled landing in Brisbane. The Airbus A320 was on the way from Sydney to Cairns on September 22, 2016, when the crew smelled a burning odour and followed safety procedures to land in Brisbane as the cabin filled with smoke. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau report released on Thursday found the right engine No.3 bearing had failed and praised the efforts of… (www.msn.com) Más...

The Safest Seat On A Plane, According To Studies Of Crash Data

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Air travel is the safest form of transportation. In 2016, for the seventh year in a row, exactly zero people died from plane crashes on U.S.-certified scheduled airlines. Experts estimate your overall odds of perishing in a plane crash are well into the millions. But curious travellers may still wonder about the safest place to be in the event of a very unlikely accident. The answer, it turns out, depends on the type of crash you’re in. (www.msn.com) Más...

American Airlines offering raises of up to 8 percent for pilots, flight attendants

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American Airlines is taking the rare step of offering a mid-contract raise to its roughly 37,000 pilots and flight attendants after months of simmering tensions about pay rates that lagged behind United and Delta airlines. The company said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that it plans to increase pay rates for flight attendants by an average of about 5 percent, while pilots would see an average bump of 8 percent. (www.airlineboarding.net) Más...

Qantas eyes non-stop Boeing 787 flights to Paris, Rome, Berlin

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Qantas has pegged Paris, Rome and Berlin as the next non-stop routes for the airline's Boeing 787 network, following the launch of direct Perth-London flights in March 2018. (www.ausbt.com.au) Más...

Qantas to axe Melbourne-London Airbus A380 flights

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Qantas will axe its Melbourne-Dubai-London Airbus A380 flights from March 24, 2018 in favour of the airline's new Melbourne-Perth-London Boeing 787 service. (www.ausbt.com.au) Más...

FAA and Aireon Announce Space-Based ADS-B Flight Test Success

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The FAA and Aireon today announced a successful flight test of space-based ADS-B, collecting ADS-B data to be used as part of a larger validation effort exploring the new system’s capability from low-earth orbit. The flight took place on Thursday, March 30, 2017, utilizing the FAA’s specially equipped “flying laboratory” Bombardier jet with three Aireon payloads available to receive data. A total of 2,462 ADS-B messages were received and decoded providing comparable data to that of terrestrial… (aireon.com) Más...

Lockheed Flies Fury UAS

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA -- Lockheed Martin's advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares it for low-rate production. (www.ien.com) Más...