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JetBlue Airways Announces Earnings, Fleet Plans

Posted October 29, 2013 by Ben Granucci

JetBlue Airways on Tuesday announced its 3rd quarter earnings and some major changes to its fleet plans for the coming years.

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Delta Orders 10 Airbus A330s, 30 American Made A321s

Posted September 4, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Wednesday morning, Delta announced an order for a total of 40 new Airbus aircraft, comprising of 10 A330-300s and 30 A321s. Delta currently operates 32 A330s, which previously belonged to Northwest, whereas the A321 will be a new aircraft for Delta, who operates 136 A319s and A320s. This is Delta’s first Airbus order since […]

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The New Class of Airliners: An Overview of Aviation’s Near Future

Posted September 3, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Over the next decade, manufactures from all across the world are readying their next generation of aircraft, or preparing to enter the market for the very first time. From small regional jets to the next generation of the legendary Boeing 777, lets take a look at all the new aircraft you might find yourself as […]

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American Airlines Continues Fleet Renewal With Airbus A319 Delivery

Posted July 23, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Tuesday in Hamburg, Germany, American Airlines took delivery of their first 128 seat Airbus A319. The A319 is the second new aircraft to be introduced to American’s fleet in recent months, adding to the Boeing 777-300ER. American placed a large order for A320 family aircraft in 2011, and will see a total of 15 […]

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Australian Transport Safety Bureau Releases Final Qantas Flight 32 Report

Posted June 27, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau on Thursday released their final report into the Qantas A380 uncontained engine failure over Indonesia on November 4, 2010. The 305 page report gives a full account of the major incident, with images from inside the aircraft still in-flight, as well as a very detailed analysis of the cause. With […]

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Competitors, Airlines Flock To Twitter, Congratulate Airbus On A350 Flight

Posted June 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

All the cool companies are on Twitter, that is a fact. Occasionally, these companies decide to have a bit of a chat between each other on Twitter, and the conclusion of the first Airbus A350 was one of those moments. As the celebration at Toulouse began, several competitors and airlines took to Twitter to congratulate […]

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Airbus Successfully Completes First A350 Flight

Posted June 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

In the early morning hours of Friday, Airbus A350 “MSN1″ climbed into the skies over Toulouse for the very first time. The first flight, just days before the 50th Paris Air Show, is a huge milestone in the A350 program, which is the latest widebody aircraft in the Airbus family. Much like the Boeing 787, […]

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UPDATED: Airbus Prepares For First A350-900 XWB Flight Tomorrow Morning

Posted June 13, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Tomorrow is a big day for Airbus, as the A350-900 XWB is scheduled for its first flight at 10:00am Paris time. The current plan, which is subject to weather conditions, calls for a four hour test flight out of and back to Toulouse. The A350-900 is slated for delivery in the second half of 2014, […]

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Emirates Announces Los Angeles A380 Service

Posted June 12, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Wednesday morning, Emirates Airline announced that they will be upgrading their service to LAX from the Boeing 777-300ER to the Airbus A380 starting December 2nd, 2013, adding to the already incredible amount of A380s that LAX sees on a daily basis. “Demand for our award-winning onboard service has steadily grown since we commenced operation […]

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Airbus Breaks Ground in Alabama For A320 Family Final Assembly Line

Posted April 8, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Airbus on Monday held a ground breaking ceremony at the site of their future A320 family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, signaling the start of construction of their first production facility in the Americas. The facility, which will produce the Airbus A319, A320, A321, is slated to start production on the first aircraft in […]

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