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Emirates adds Paris to A380 routes

June 25, 2009 0

June 25: Emirates announced that it will use the A380 on its Dubai to Paris route from February 1, 2010. Tim Clark, President of Emirates, said “Our plans have been accelerated by almost a year […]

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Predators patrol US border

June 25, 2009 0

June 24: The US Customs and Border Protection´s office of Air and Marine has begun patrolling the border with Canada using Predator B unmanned drones, reports the National Post. Under Operation ‘Empire Shield’, the US […]

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Chilly mood at Ryanair

June 24, 2009 0

June 23: Ryanair confirmed that it will freeze growth at its nine UK bases with immediate effect. The airline cites the British Government’s proposed £10 “tourist tax” and BAA’s “high airport charges” as the reasons […]

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BA to launch new long-haul route

June 24, 2009 0

June 22: Despite the recession and recent poor financial results, British Airways is to press ahead with its proposed long-haul route to New York’s JFK airport from London City this September. The twice-daily business-class only […]

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Airline pilot dies mid-air

June 19, 2009 0

June 18: A pilot flying a transatlantic flight died midway on the journey today. The Houston Chronicle named the pilot as Captain Craig Lennel, 60, who passed away from natural causes aboard Continental Airlines Flight […]

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BA pilots to accept pay cut?

June 19, 2009 0

June 19: The British Airline Pilots´ Association (BALPA) has agreed a draft pay and productivity package with British Airways to help the airline back to profit. The package will see pilots take a wage cut […]

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AWACS gets ATM upgrade

June 17, 2009 0

June 16: The US Air Force’s fleet of 32 E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft have just received a Communications and Air Traffic Management Upgrade. The satellite communications upgrade, known as Demand […]

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Singapore expands A380 routes

June 12, 2009 0

June 11: Singapore Airlines will fly the Airbus A380 on the Singapore to Hong Kong route from July 9. Hong Kong will be the fifth international destination and second Asian city to be served by […]

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Helmand’s airfield officially opens

June 12, 2009 0

June 3: In Afghanistan, Helmand´s renovated airfield was officially opened today and named Bost Airfield after the nearby town, otherwise known as Lashkar Gah. The Helmand Provincial Reconstruction Team, a partnership between the United States […]