Archive for March, 2010


Hawaiian’s First Airbus A330 Emerges From the Paint Shop

French Frogs Airslides has captured Hawaiian Airlines' first Airbus A330-200 at Toulouse.
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The Lav: Japan Fights Flight Attendant Fetishists; Frequently Flying Finns to Earn Free Floppers

Canned Japanese flight attendants are being warned not to sell their uniforms. Plus, new rewards for Finnair passengers, Emirates employees arrested for sexting, Lufthansa opens the world's first airport beer garden in Munich, ...
by Andy Bokanev


Early Bird Report: Airlines Could Swing $7 Billion Turnaround in 2010

2010 could be a good year for US carriers. Boeing and Airbus claim victory in WTO fight. Boeing will break a 787's wings on Sunday. Southwest shrinks its fall sched. US Airways asks for delay exemptions.
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Northwest 757s Flew 17 Years Without Proper Inspections: FAA

The FAA has proposed a fine of almost $1.5 million against Northwest Airlines after if failed to inspect wiring near cockpit windows on some of its aircraft for 17 years.
by Mark Lawrence


Early Bird Report: WTO Decision Expected This Morning; Qantas Pilot Had Urges to Crash Planes

WTO Airbus report to be issued. Lufthansa pilots set strike date. Qantas pilot was a few nuggets short of a Happy Meal. Milestone for 747-8. New flights to a West Virginia golf resort.
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