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06-18-2019 15:21
LE BOURGET, France — Boeing executives didn’t want the international debut of their KC-46 Pegasus to take place amid questions about why the U.S. Air Force is still finding debris inside the new aerial tankers.
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06-18-2019 13:44
Day two of the 53rd International Paris Air Show kicked off in a very busy, tense, and competitive fashion for both Airbus and Boeing. Today, however, things shifted in a very surprising manner. Here’s what Day Two of the Paris Air Show brought to the table.
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06-18-2019 11:19
A union representing thousands of workers at Southwest and Alaska airlines is asking its members not to fly American Airlines because of a court fight involving the world's largest carrier and its mechanics."If you care about your families' safety, do not put them on an American Airlines flight until this injunction is vacated," Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association's national director Bret Oestreich said in a statement over the weekend.A federal judge issued a restraining order Friday barring American Airlines' mechanics from interfering in aircraft operations. The airline sued its mechanics in May and accused them of engaging in an illegal work…
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06-18-2019 09:14
The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea.Christian Scherer also said in an interview with The Associated Press on Monday that Airbus hopes to be selling hybrid or electric passenger jets by around 2035.
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06-18-2019 09:12
American Airlines Monday canceled 30 flights at Los Angeles International Airport following what it called an “illegal slowdown” by mechanics. Blaming the disruption on a labor dispute with its mechanics, the airline took action requesting a restraining order against the group alleging an illegal slowdown that had caused the cancellation of 722 flights in 23 days. On Friday, a federal judge ordered the unions representing the mechanics not to interfere in the airline’s operations.
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06-18-2019 07:55
A Delta passenger has had their luggage destroyed, including their priceless contents, after being forced to check a bag at the gate, as reported by USA Today.Upon receiving a bill of $2600 from the passenger to try and recover the artifacts, Delta said they couldn’t repay without a receipt of purchase, which a bit hard for a priceless hand-crafted item over 100 years old. Read More -
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06-18-2019 07:50
International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a letter of intent with Boeing for 200 B737 aircraft to join its fleet. The LOI is subject to formal agreement.
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06-18-2019 07:44
LE BOURGET, France— Boeing Co. BA +1.86% ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet, by securing a commitment from Korean Air 003490 -0.48% Lines Co. Ltd. and Air Lease Corp. to buy 787 Dreamliners.Boeing entered the Paris Air Show in an unusual situation. The U.S. plane maker had racked up 125 more cancellations than new orders for this year, reflecting few bookings and a raft of canceled orders, including from India’s financially struggling Jet Airways.
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06-18-2019 05:09
The climate activism group, Extinction Rebellio, has postponed a plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport on Tuesday.Aviation authorities went on the alert last month when the group said they would paralyse Britain’s busiest airport in June and July.The group insists a planned The climate activism group Extinction Rebellio has postponed a plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport third runway would cause further damage to the Earth’s climate.Extinction Rebellion had been in talks with its members to stage a demonstration on 18 June and for up to 10 further days in July unless the government…
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06-18-2019 04:32
According to news out of Paris yesterday, Boeing could be looking to launch the 797 or New Midsized Aircraft with the larger -7 model. The purpose of this would be to compete against the new Airbus A321XLR announced at the Paris Air Show yesterday morning. Boeing had been expected to officially launch the NMA at the Paris Air Show this week. However, things are less than peachy in the Boeing camp. The manufacturer is currently competing against a wall of bad publicity generated by its Boeing 737 MAX crisis. Additionally, Boeing had hoped to showcase the 777X at the Paris…
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