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Local carrier to Lhasa
CHINA Eastern Airlines is launching a direct flight between Shanghai and Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region, in July, becoming the first local carrier to operate the route.
Thu May 23, 2013
Lufthansa Cityline CRJ7 at Katowice on May 21st 2013, engine shut down in flight
A Lufthansa Cityline Canadair CRJ-700, registration D-ACPB performing flight LH-1363 from Katowice to Frankfurt/Main with 63 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Katowice when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine down and returned the aircraft to Katowice for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.
$20m upgrade for Qantas jets
Qantas has finished a $20 million makeover of 15 of its 265-seat Boeing 767 jets, which are used on routes such as Perth to Brisbane and weekend flights to Melbourne and Sydney.
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This Is Bristol
Apprentices Chris McNeill and Chris Gallagher at GKN Picture: Jon Kent BRJK20130522C-006
GKN Aerospace, which is sponsoring the Bristol Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year category, supplies parts to the civil and military global aviation industry and is part of a company with an engineering history stretching back 255 years.
Hundreds welcome second Fiji Airways A330 aircraft
Hundreds of people were at Nadi Airport to welcome the arrival of the second Fiji Airways A330 named Namuka-I-Lau. While welcoming the new aircraft Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said the new fleet of A330 is a key in bringing millions of visitors to our shores in the coming years.
Wed May 22, 2013
Oman Air boosts fleet with three new A330-300
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has placed an order for three A330-300s, growing its A330 Family fleet to a total of ten Airbus aircraft, according to a press release on Wednesday.
Qatar Airways gets three cargo planes
The new A330's have replaced three Airbus A300 freighters that the airline has phased out of the fleet to make way for the new state-of-the-art aircraft.
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Virgin Atlantic to increase Glasgow to Florida capacity by 14,000 seats
Virgin Atlantic announced the increase in capacity of more than a third after it confirmed it would use a Boeing 747 plane for its 2014 programme.
Delta will wait for new planes to prove themselves: CEO
U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines will watch the wave of orders for the latest Airbus and Boeing planes roll on by and wait for the jets to prove themselves before ordering any, its chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.
Oman Air Orders Three Airbus A330-300 Jets
Gulf airline Oman Air has ordered three Airbus A330-300 wide-bodied jets that it plans to operate on long-haul routes, Toulouse, France-based Airbus said Wednesday.
Rolls-Royce wins engine order from U.S. lessor CIT
Britain's Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply engines to power 23 Airbus aircraft ordered by U.S. leasing company CIT Aerospace, it said on Wednesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Etihad Airways welcomes Airberlin pilots
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has plans to recruit more than 50 pilots from its partner airline, airberlin.
Mon May 20, 2013
Gupta 'sorry' too late for SAAF officer
A "loyal" South African Air Force officer stands to lose her entire pension and service benefits - eight months before her scheduled retirement - after being named as one of the two key people in the Guptagate scandal.
Sun May 19, 2013
Zuma defends Gupta jet landing
The Jet Airways Airbus A330-200 that brought the Gupta family members and guests to the Waterkloof Air Force Base is seen moments before taking off.Picture: Phill Magakoe President Jacob Zuma has tacitly defended the landing of the Gupta chartered jet by bizarrely insisting that the Waterkloof Air Force Base is not a national key point.
Sat May 18, 2013
Air Transport World
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Brussels A332 at Entebbe on May 12th 2013, engine shut down in flight
A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration OO-SFY performing flight SN-465 from Entebbe to Brussels , was climbing out of Entebbe about 20 minutes into the flight when the right hand engine emitted a series of bangs and streaks of flames prompting the crew to shut the engine down and return to Entebbe for a safe landing about 40 minutes ... (more)
Second Airbus arrives next Thursday
The second Airbus A330 for national carrier Air Pacific will arrive next Thursday in Nadi.