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VIDEO: CSeries completes London City airport validation flights

23 March, 2017 - 19:52
Bombardier on 23 March completed CSeries validation tests at London City airport and expects to receive certification to operate commercial flights to the facility in as little as six to eight weeks.

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

23 March, 2017 - 14:13
Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, bringing the entire operation under the Alaska Airlines name, the Seattle-based company announces.

United and Continental Micronesia to merge in April

22 March, 2017 - 23:07
United Airlines and its Continental Micronesia subsidiary will merge on 1 April, completing a process that began in 2010.

Swiss switches to more CS300s

22 March, 2017 - 20:38
Swiss International Air Lines has converted another five Bombardier CS100 orders to the larger CS300, a switch the airline had long considered.

UK transport secretary defends contentious electronics ban

22 March, 2017 - 19:10
UK transport secretary Chris Grayling insists that new restrictions on electronic devices do not amount to distrust of security measures in the six countries identified.

Electronics ban may 'alter global traffic flows': JP Morgan

22 March, 2017 - 18:59
US security measures relating to personal electronic devices could have wider implications for passenger traffic flows, JP Morgan has suggested in a research note published today.

Jammed elevator cited as factor in Ameristar MD-83 accident

22 March, 2017 - 18:47
A jammed elevator appears to have contributed to the March runway overrun of an Ameristar Air Cargo Boeing MD-83 in Michigan, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

Washington National kicks off concourse expansion

22 March, 2017 - 18:45
Ronald Reagan Washington National airport is kicking off construction of a new concourse and expanded secure area, as it addresses rapidly rising passenger demand at the slot-controlled airport.

UK electronics ban to cover 75 scheduled services

22 March, 2017 - 13:45
April schedules data from FlightGlobal shows that 75 airline services will be covered by new UK restrictions on the size of electronic devices that can be taken as hand luggage, around two-thirds of them on Turkish routes.

Bombardier CS100 test aircraft 'ready' for London City validation

21 March, 2017 - 22:53
Bombardier's second CSeries flight test vehicle (FTV-2) has arrived at London, where the aircraft is to undergo validation for operation at London City airport.

ANALYSIS: US electronics ban to affect 18,000 daily passengers

21 March, 2017 - 18:02
The US government's latest air travel security measures could impact nearly 18,000 daily passengers travelling on some 50 routes to the USA from the Middle East and Africa, according to schedule data reviewed by FlightGlobal.

When it comes to staff shortages, don’t forget the cabin crew

21 March, 2017 - 17:48
The industry s pilot shortage is receiving much attention, but airlines must also address the risk of failing to secure top talent further back in the aircraft as the job-market advantage swings towards candidates, writes Sam Sprules, director at AeroProfessional

Ten airports' flights affected by new US electronics restriction

21 March, 2017 - 12:18
US regulators have identified 10 airports which will be subjected to new security measures regarding commercial flights to the USA.

BOC Aviation orders more 737 Max jets

21 March, 2017 - 11:47
Asian lessor BOC Aviation has ordered 13 Boeing 737 Max 8 re-engined jets.

ROUTES: NokScoot eyes North Asia for future expansion

21 March, 2017 - 07:54
NokScoot has identified North Asia as the next region it plans to grow into, but this will depend on the lifting of restrictions placed after ICAO issued a significant safety concern (SSC) on Thailand in 2015.

Malindo Air named as 737 Max launch operator

21 March, 2017 - 07:31
Malaysian carrier Malindo Air will be the first carrier to put the Boeing 737 Max 8 into commercial service.

Missing Rex Saab 340 propeller located

21 March, 2017 - 06:13
Police have located the propeller that detached from the right-hand engine of a Regional Express Saab 340 that was enroute to Sydney on 17 March.

Royal Jordanian reports new electronics ban on US flights

20 March, 2017 - 21:23
A tweet from Royal Jordanian set of speculation on 20 March that the US government may soon prohibit passengers from carrying a range of electronic devices in the cabins of aircraft from some foreign countries bound for the USA.

Possible fatalities reported in South Sudan turboprop crash

20 March, 2017 - 15:47
Possible fatalities are being reported from a Sudanese aircraft which crashed at the South Sudanese city of Wau.

United to retire 747 in October

20 March, 2017 - 13:52
United Airlines will retire its last Boeing 747-400 in late October after nearly half a century with the carrier.

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