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VietJet to order 50 additional A321neo

<b>Farnborough - Just after signing for 80 737 MAX,Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for an additional 50</b> …

Farnborough Airshow

LIVE from Farnborough: Airbus BelugaXL first flight

<b>Farnborough - The Beluga XL takes off for the first time. The event is broadcasted live from Toulouse and Farnborough. The aircraft took-off from</b> …

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VietJet signs for 80 MAX 10 and 20 MAX 8

<b>Farnborough - Today (July 18), Boeing has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnamese low-cost airline operator VietJet for 100 737 …

Aviation

Boeing executive thinks Airbus wont be able to deliver some of the A380s in its backlog

<b>Farnborough - According to Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Commercial Marketing at Boeing, there won't be enough demand for Airbus to deliver more</b> …

Aviation

Boeing forecasts $15 trillion in commercial aviation market over the next two decades

<b>Farnborough - Boeing forecasts $15 trillion in commercial aviation market and support services over the next twenty years, driven largely by budget</b> …

Aviation

An unidentified lessor signs for 80 A320neo

<b>Farnborough - Airbus announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an anonymous lessor for 80 A320neo family aircraft.</b><p>The MoU was …

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ATR delivers 1000th ATR 72

<b>Toulouse - The world's biggest turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR has achieved a new milestone with the delivery of 1000th ATR 72. The device was</b> …

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Boeing makes scores with its freighter jets in Farnborough

<b>Farnborough - The world's largest aircraft manufacturer Boeing continues to receive large amounts of orders for its freighter aircraft on the second</b> …

Aviation

Following an order of 60 A220 from Jetblue, Airbus is in talks with a new airline for another 60 A220

<b>Toulouse - After taking over and renaming the Bombardier CSeries, Airbus is filling its backlog with new orders. Following an order from Jetblue</b> …

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Airbus to receive orders of $9.2 billion on the first day of the Farnborough Air Show

<b>Farnborough - Airbus received $9.2 billion of orders from Asian airline operators on the first day of the year’s biggest air show. Asian airlines</b> …

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Boeing postpones decision for the 797 "Middle of Market" aircraft

Farnborough - The program launch announcement of the Boeing's long-discussed MoM (Middle of the Market) aircraft was being expected in Farnborough …

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Airbus stops the delivery of five A330 destined to HNA Group Airlines

<b>Toulouse - Airbus holds back the delivery of five A330 to Hainan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, and Beijing Capital Airlines due to the late payments</b> …

Aviation

Air Seychelles to sign lease agreement for one A320neo

<b>Sunrise, FL - On July 11, the leasing company CDB Aviation announced that it had signed a lease agreement with Air Seychelles for an Airbus A320neo,</b> …

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Vistara to place orders for 13 A320neo and six 787-9

<b>New Delhi - Vistara, a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and TATA Group has placed firm orders for six Boeing 787 and 13 Airbus A320neo valued at</b> …

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JetBlue to order 60 Airbus A220-300 with 60 options

<b>Toulouse - JetBlue Airways has placed an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 with an additional 60 options, making the American low-cost carrier the first</b> …

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Boeing: 233 orders and 82 deliveries in June

<b>Chicago - Boeing posts a total of 233 gross orders in June, most of which are not detailed, as well as 82 deliveries. The company is preparing for</b> …

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Aeroflot to order more A350-900

<b>Moscow - Aeroflot decides on Airbus for more widebody jets. According to media reports, the Russian national carrier wants to double its A350 order</b> …

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Airbus renames CSeries: A220

<b>Toulouse - Airbus revealed the new names for Bombardier CSeries aircraft. They are now called A220-100 and A220-300.</b><p>The cooperation between …

Aviation

Virgin Galactic plans to launch space flights from Italy

<b>London - Commercial spaceflight venture Virgin Galactic plans to launch flights from Italy. Last Friday (July 6), the company signed a partnership</b> …

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Boeing responds Airbus-Bombardier alliance by finalizing the long-discussed joint-venture deal with Embraer

<b>Seattle - Boeing starts a close collaboration with Embraer to counteract the pact that Airbus sealed last week with Bombardier. As a result, both</b> …

Aviation

Lufthansa Group confirms its order for two Boeing 777F

<b>Cologne - The board of directors of the Lufthansa Group confirmed the order announced last May for two additional Boeing 777F for Lufthansa …

Aviation

Air Tanzania receives its first and only Dreamliner

<b>Dar Es Salaam - Air Tanzania received its first Dreamliner, a Boeing 787-8, the first and the only 787 ordered by the national airline of …

Aviation

Airbus warns the UK about the severe consequences of "Hard Brexit"

<b>London - Airbus is sharpening its criticism of the British government's Brexit policy. The cabinet of Prime Minister Theresa May has no idea, and no</b> …

Great Britain

An Airbus A321 loses fuel in its first flight

<b>Hamburg - Today (July 6), An Airbus A321 has lost kerosene in its first flight above the Airbus site in Hamburg-Finkenwerder.</b><p>The A321 took off with …

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AirAsia X negotiates with Airbus before the final confirmation of 66 A330-900 ordered

<b>Toulouse - Tan Fernandes, the boss of Malaysian low-cost carrier, is about to decide whether AirAsia X sticks to its order for 66 Airbus A330-900s,</b> …

Aviation

ANA to ground nearly the half of its Dreamliner fleet

<b>Tokyo - ANA, largest airline in Japan on the basis of fleet size, might cancel 113 domestic flights between the 6th and the 12th of July because of</b> …

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Flightradar24 tracks a record number of flight on a busiest day ever

<b>Stockholm - The Swedish flight tracking portal Flightradar24 has published a stunning image showing the busiest day of air travel ever.</b><p>It shows …

Air Travel

Brussels Airlines welcomes its fourth SSJ100

<b>Brussels - The Belgian airline operator Brussels Airlines has welcomed its fourth Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100-95.</b><p>On June 29, the 98-seater SSJ100 …

Aviation

Qatar Airways plans to increase its freight capacity with more 777F

<b>Doha - The embargo of neighboring Gulf countries helped Qatar Airways to improve cargo business. It seems to be going so well now that the airline</b> …

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