Airlines

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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Malaysia Airlines Reforms Under a New Identity

September 4, 2015 Ashley Magoon

On Tuesday, Malaysia Airlines welcomed the formation of their new company, Malaysia Airlines Berhad. CEO Christoph Mueller walked through Kuala Lumpur International Airport, along with other staff members and senior managers, to mark the occasion.

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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Dan-Air

September 3, 2015 Daniel Morley

In the early history of British aviation, British Airways Overseas Corporation (B.O.A.C.) dominated the landscape. Many independent airlines have tried to challenge the B.O.A.C. dynasty, but most faltered after a few years of operations and failed

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