Airlines

United Applies For New Service to Xian, China

September 25, 2015 Devin Durant

Continuing with their steady growth in Asia, United Airlines has announced new service, pending government approval, to Xian, China (XIY) from San Francisco (SFO). The flight would operate a seasonal summer schedule of 3x a

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Finnair’s First A350 XWB Makes Its Maiden Flight

September 18, 2015 James Dinsdale

Finland’s flag carrier Finnair has seen its first Airbus A350-900 XWB embark on its maiden flight out of Toulouse. The aircraft, registered F-WZFM, took off at 11:20UTC on September 16th from Airbus’ headquarters in southern France before

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Airbus Opens First US Plant in Alabama

September 14, 2015 Joe Pesek

In an effort to compete for American customers on Boeing’s home turf, Airbus has officially opened its first factory in the United States. Built in Mobile, Alabama, this brand new 53 acre facility will be tasked

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American Uses Wrong Aircraft to Fly to Hawaii

September 12, 2015 James Dinsdale

Just this weekend news emerged that American Airlines Flight 31 performed service from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu International Airport without its mandatory Extended Twin-Engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS) rating. The aircraft, an Airbus A321-200 registered

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The 777-200: A Recap of Recent Incidents

September 11, 2015 James Dinsdale

Since Tuesday’s accident  at McCarran International in Las Vegas the 777-200 has been involved in fourteen prior aviation accidents and incidents since its first flight back in 1994. As of today, over 1200 Boeing 777 aircraft are

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