Emirates Places Record-Breaking Order for 50 Boeing 777-300ERs Plus 20 Options

Emirates, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has ordered 50 Boeing 777s in a deal valued at some $18 billion at list prices, the companies announced on Sunday, the opening day of the 2011 Dubai Airshow.
by BNO News

An Aeroflot Airbus A330-300, VQ-BQZ. (Photo by Kaz T)

Aeroflot Fined for Violating DOT Advertising Rules

The US Department of Transportation fined Aeroflot on Tuesday for violating new rules requiring carriers to advertise full fares.
by BNO News


PREVIEW: JetBlue Introduces Mint

Prior to the launch of Mint service on June 15, JetBlue gave NYC Aviation a peek of the Mint cabin on its new Airbus A321 (N923JB – “It’s Mint To Be”). It represents a dramatic shift from the norm for the traditionally ...
by Douglas Wint



Photos: Delivery Ceremony for First ANA Boeing 787 Dreamliner

In a long-awaited event held Monday morning, All Nippon Airways (ANA) was handed the ceremonial keys to its new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, the first to be delivered.
by Brandon Farris

North American may ground some of its planes, like this Boeing 757 (N755NA), says the company. (Photo by Mario Craig)

Pentagon’s Biggest Air Transport Contractor Files for Bankruptcy [Updated]

Global Aviation Holdings, owner of charter carriers World Airways and North American Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday evening. Global says operations will continue without interruption.
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