How Virgin America Plans to Take the U.S. Airline Industry by Storm

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Virgin America made its public trading debut last Friday. Its first few days as a public company have been incredibly successful — at least from the perspective of early investors. Here’s how Virgin America plans to take the U.S. airline industry by storm. High unit revenue and low costs To hear Cush talk about it, […]

New Gulfstream G500 And G600 Private Jets Are Really, Really Fast….and Comfy

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Gulfstream Aerospace introduced two all-new business jets in mid-October in a surprise ceremony at its production plant in Savannah, Ga. The Gulfstream G500 and G600 jets aim to provide speed and operating efficiency, plus wide-cabin comfort. Both airplanes can cruise as fast as an impressive Mach 0.90 (or about 680 mph), with a maximum range […]

Chinese Aerospace Still Behind in Fulfilling Big Ambitions

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Last week’s Airshow China in Zhuhai left visitors with little doubt about the scope of China’s ambitions in the aerospace sector. In addition to the three new airliners under development by the country’s state-controlled airframers—the C919 narrowbody, and ARJ21 and MA700 regional airliners—multiple programs for new general aviation aircraft and helicopters have gotten underway. China’s […]

Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Video Of All Flights Across The North Atlantic In 24 Hours [VIDEO]

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This amazing visualization shows Transatlantic traffic over a 24-hour period taken from a day in August last year and shows 2,524 flights crossing the North Atlantic. Produced by Devan Joseph. Video courtesy of NATS. Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to […]

Watch a 55-Day Overhaul of the Largest Passenger Plane [VIDEO]

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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. Emirates’ very first mammoth Airbus A380 has racked up some crazy stats since first being delivered to the airline […]

Delta Confirms it’s Going with Airbus in Big 50 Wide-Body Jet Order

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Delta will go with Airbus in deal for 50 wide-body jets that would be worth more than $14 billion at list prices. The Wall Street Journal calls the order “a big victory for the European company in its battle with Boeing to sell long-range passenger aircraft.” Delta said it will buy 25 Airbus A350-900 jets […]

Russia Plans Development of Aircraft Manufacturing Hub like Boeing, Airbus — PM

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev set a task to establish an aircraft-making center equal to world companies by 2025, head of the government wrote on his social network account. “Our goal in aircraft-making is to set up an aircraft-manufacturing center comparable to companies like Boeing and Airbus by 2025, but both in military and civilian […]

Boeing Leads Airbus With 61 Aircraft Delivery in October

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After the strongest September since anna.aero began collating delivery data, both Airbus and Boeing delivered fewer aircraft this October. Besides the fact that the American manufacturer maintains its leading position over Airbus in terms of aircraft delivered in the 10th month of the year, Boeing continues to lead the 2014 delivery race by 96 units […]

Kuwait Airways to Buy 10 Boeing 777s in Deal Worth $3.3 Billion

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Kuwait Airways announced its intent to by 10 of Boeing’s Everett-made 777-300ERs Thursday. The deal is worth $3.3 billion at list prices. It is a pat on the back for Boeing after it was reported yesterday that the company lost one of the biggest airline deals of the year to Airbus. Delta has reportedly awarded […]