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Emirates in Market for up to 70 Airbus A380Neos

Emirates in Market for up to 70 Airbus A380Neos

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emirates Airline’s fleet of Airbus A380s is sure to get bigger, but its next order for the Super Jumbo could be for an upgraded version of the aircraft should Airbus proceed with the development of the re-engined A380neo project to follow its A320neo and A330neo programmes. Speaking on the sidelines of the World Route Development […]

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Airbus Report: The A380 is the Ideal Aircraft to Meet Rising Middle East Demand

Airbus Report: The A380 is the Ideal Aircraft to Meet Rising Middle East Demand

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast, air traffic in this dynamic region is expected to expand 6.4 per cent annually over the next 20 years – compared to 4.7 per cent for the rest of the world. This strong growth will be enabled by the region’s ideal geographic location for connecting major urban […]

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Airbus and Qatar Airways Resolve a Three-Month Old Dispute, but Questions Remain

Airbus and Qatar Airways Resolve a Three-Month Old Dispute, but Questions Remain

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus and Qatar Airways have resolved a three-month old dispute that had been blocking the delivery of the first of ten A380s ordered by the Gulf airline, industry sources said. Qatar Airways, which had refused to take delivery of the first three aircraft, citing concerns about the quality of the cabin interior, was not immediately […]

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Airlines replacing paper manuals for tablets to cut fuel costs

Airlines replacing paper manuals for tablets to cut fuel costs

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was very common to see Pilots carry bulky, black flight bags into the cockpit. New avionics technology has been gradually replacing the old paper based system; replacing paper aircraft’s operating manuals, safety checklists, logbooks for entering airplane performance data, navigation charts, weather information, airport diagrams. American Airlines has won regulatory approval to swap flight […]

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Etihad set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December

Etihad set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

UAE national airline Etihad Airways is all set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December, with additional flights on sale this week for both aircraft and an extensive pilot training program now under way, said a top official. During its first year of operations, the Airbus A380 will be deployed […]

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Emirates Expands A380 Global Network

Emirates Expands A380 Global Network

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will over the next few months increase the number of destinations to which it flies its flagship A380 aircraft, providing more opportunities for Kenyans to enjoy and experience the A380 when they connect through Dubai to any of more than 30 destinations worldwide. In addition to current […]

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Airbus has slashed A380 prices to try and snag sales

Airbus has slashed A380 prices to try and snag sales

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s the largest passenger jet in the world, but that hasn’t equated to big sales. Airbus’ A380 has netted 318 orders, with the company delivering 138 planes, since the company rolled out the superjumbo jet in 2005. The first A380 was delivered to Singapore Airlines in 2007, at which time the company touted it as […]

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Boeing’s 747-400 – The Original Jumbo Jet: End of An Era

Boeing’s 747-400 – The Original Jumbo Jet: End of An Era

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Later this month, Cathay Pacific’s 747 will fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong for the very last time. It’s a story we’re hearing from nearly every airline still flying the most recognizable passenger jet in aviation history – rising fuel costs are prompting carriers to ground their fleets, opting to shuttle passengers in more […]

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Milan Malpensa Airport Plane Spotting. Boeing 777, 767, Airbus A330 [VIDEO]

Milan Malpensa Airport Plane Spotting. Boeing 777, 767, Airbus A330 [VIDEO]

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. Video shows various airplanes landing and take-off at Milan Malpensa airport.

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Orders have been slow for Airbus A380

Orders have been slow for Airbus A380

| August 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

To get a sense of the Airbus A380’s size and ambition, walk up the grand staircase of an Emirates version of the aircraft, go past the showers and the first-class suites and then pass by endless rows in business class to reach the bar at the back of the upper deck. This sleek semicircle, alluringly […]

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