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10-19-2020 22:25
UK regional airline Flybe could resume operations in early 2021, after a company associated with former shareholder Cyrus Capital Partners agreed to acquire the airline from its administrators.News of the deal emerged Oct. 19, spurring hopes that Europe’s largest regional airline could be revived. Ernst & Young said they have agreed to sell Flybe’s business and assets-including the airline’s brand, intellectual property, stock and equipment–to Cyrus Capital Partners affiliate Thyme Opco Limited.
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10-19-2020 21:45
Maurice Wilson left London in a Tiger Moth in 1933 on his way to Mount Everest, to attempt a solo climb. The author of a book about this adventure tells his own story of flying a Tiger Moth, with a pilot who served in the RAF with his father.
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10-19-2020 14:05
The first commercial passenger flight to Israel by a carrier from the United Arab Emirates landed near Tel Aviv on Monday, further cementing a normalization deal between the two countries.Etihad Airways Flight No. 9607 landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion international airport just after 7 a.m. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner departed for Abu Dhabi later Monday with an Israeli travel and tourism delegation on board, according to an Etihad statement.Etihad said it plans regular passenger flights between the countries in the future and was launching a dedicated Hebrew website.
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10-19-2020 13:59
JetBlue Airways just unveiled the paint job for its new Airbus A220 aircraft to be delivered in December.The aircraft features JetBlue's classic paint scheme with a new tail design, called "Hops." No routes have been announced yet but travelers can expect to fly on the aircraft in 2021, according to a JetBlue press release. JetBlue Airways' first Airbus A220 just rolled out of the paint shop in Mobile, Alabama in advance of its December delivery as the airline embarks on a much-needed fleet renewal for its short-haul fleet.
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10-19-2020 13:52
Qatar Airways does not expect to use its Airbus A380s for at least the next two years, its chief executive said on Monday, longer than a previous projection for the superjumbos to possibly return to service in 2021.The state-owned airline has parked its 10 A380s due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis on travel demand."We don't think we are going to operate our A380s for at least the next couple of years," Akbar al-Baker told an online conference.
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10-19-2020 13:29
With local matching dollars in place, Akron-Canton Airport is taking the next step toward reviving commercial airline service.The coronavirus pandemic brought air travel to a standstill earlier in the year. At one point, the airport handled only three flights and about 100 passengers per day.While the situation has improved, Akron-Canton still is operating at 25% of the capacity it saw before the pandemic, said Ren Camacho, airport president and chief executive officer.
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10-19-2020 12:13
Boeing has confirmed that the company is looking at not having a brick and mortar head office at all and embracing the mobility that comes with going to work by flipping up a screen.
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10-19-2020 09:36
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has finally screened over 1 million passengers since the start of the pandemic.
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10-19-2020 07:45
British Airways is scaling back most of its operations out of Gatwick for the next few months.
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10-19-2020 07:17
In terms of its sheer size, the Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ is a passenger airliner like no other. However, and most crucially for Airbus, the type did not prove to be a commercial success. It is something of a white elephant in the airline industry, and its production was officially canceled last year, barely longer than a decade after its first commercial flight. However, what will this mean for the commercial values of the type’s existing examples in years to come?
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