United Orders 30 Embraer E-175 76-Seat Aircraft

United announced an order for 30 Embraer E-175 on Monday evening, which will fly under their United Express fleet, with deliveries scheduled for 2014 to 2015. “At United, we are focused on modernizing our fleet, and we lo...
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An Emirates Boeing 777 on final approach to LAX from Dubai

Emirates Announces Trans-Atlantic Flight from JFK to Milan- Updated

UPDATE 10:00 AM: From 2006-2008, Emirates operated a flight from Hamburg to New York. Therefore, the flight announced Monday will be their first trans-Atlantic flight since 2007, not first ever. Emirates on Monday announced the...
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LOT's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner (SP-LRA) takes off from Everett, Washington. (Photo by Boeing)

Boeing Begins 787 Dreamliner Flight Testing

The 787 Dreamliner will take to the sky today for the first time in weeks, as Boeing begins flight testing their modifications to the battery system. The flight, Boeing 272, is scheduled to take off from Paine Field in Everett,...
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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)

FAA To Close 149 Contracted Control Towers April 7th

The FAA announced Friday the first round of contracted air traffic control towers to be closed due to sequestration, starting April 7th. Among the towers being closed is Trenton Mercer, which is just outside of Philadelphia and...
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Southwest's first Boeing 737-800 N8301J Warrior One, taxis to its welcoming party.

Rough Luv: Two Southwest Birds Clip Wings in Detroit

Two Southwest 737s clip wings while pushing back from their gates at Detroit Metro Airport.
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