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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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Sustainable Aviation: How We Can Fly Better

Sustainable Aviation: How We Can Fly Better

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six thousand people board a plane to fly to a desired destination every six minutes. Needless to say, this amount of air travel has caused a considerable negative effect on the environment. True to the inventiveness of the Wright brothers in 1903, featherless, sustainable flight technology, this time—sustainable—is being applied to the aviation industry. While […]

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The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined. Flightglobal’s latest annual airliner census – a breakdown of the […]

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FAA grounds Air India Dreamliner

FAA grounds Air India Dreamliner

| August 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday grounded an Air India Dreamliner in Seoul to examine its engines. The American regulator’s move came after some other airline’s aircraft saw an inflight failure of its General Electric (GE) engine. FAA then decided to ground all aircraft fitted with the same series of GE engines wherever […]

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Only Boeing 787 Provides Passengers And Crews With Clean Breathing Air

Only Boeing 787 Provides Passengers And Crews With Clean Breathing Air

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews […]

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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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Reason Why You Shouldn’t Panic When An Airliner Loses An Engine In Flight

Reason Why You Shouldn’t Panic When An Airliner Loses An Engine In Flight

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend, a Thomson Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner suffered a failure in one of its massive GE turbofan engines over the Atlantic. The airliner, traveling from the Dominican Republic to Manchester, England, was an hour and a half into the nine-hour flight. The jet, full of vacationers returning to the U.K., safely diverted on […]

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ANA Finalizes Order for 26 Boeing 777s and 14 787s

ANA Finalizes Order for 26 Boeing 777s and 14 787s

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes – 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) – as part of the airline’s strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order, valued at approximately $13 billion at list prices, was originally announced as a commitment in March. “The […]

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Boeing Delivers ANA’s First 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing Delivers ANA’s First 787-9 Dreamliner

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. ANA will become the world’s first airline to operate both the 787-8 and 787-9 variants of the Dreamliner family when the airline launches 787-9 services on domestic Japanese routes in August. “The 787 Dreamliner is a key element in […]

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Boeing 787-9 at Farnborough 2014 [VIDEO]

Boeing 787-9 at Farnborough 2014 [VIDEO]

| July 27, 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. The new Boeing 787-9 visited the Farnborough Air Show this year…

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