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ILFC may drop A380

June 10, 2009 0

June 8: Agence France-Presse reports that the US aircraft leasing company International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) may cancel its order for ten Airbus A380s due to a downturn in interest from lessees in the current […]

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President Obama visits Cairo

June 5, 2009 0

Airliner World and Airports of the World conducted interviews with key airline and airport executives in Cairo on the eve of President Obama’s landmark visit to the Egyptian capital. Feature stories will appear in forthcoming […]

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Brazilian Navy arrives at A330 crash scene

June 4, 2009 0

June 4: Brazil´s defence ministry has confirmed that a navy vessel has arrived at the assumed crash location of Air France Flight 447, an Airbus A330-203 operating a scheduled international passenger flight from Rio de […]

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Guernsey firefighters strike shuts airport

May 29, 2009 0

May 26: Guernsey Airport was forced to close for the day due to a long-running industrial dispute with its firefighters over pay and conditions. All flights were either cancelled or diverted to Jersey after talks […]

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Gulf Air heads Bahrain’s 2010 International Airshow

May 12, 2009 0

Farnborough International Ltd (FIL), joint organiser of the inaugural Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) has confirmed Gulf Air as the official carrier for the show to be held under Royal patronage at the Sakhir Airbase in […]

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ATOL funding may increase from October

May 6, 2009 0

April 27: The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) published a consultation document on the future level of the ATOL Protection Contribution (APC) that should be paid by tour operators to protect holidaymakers. It is proposed […]

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BAA reports decline in traffic

May 6, 2009 0

May 5: In its first quarter report, BAA Airports Limited reported a 10% drop in passenger numbers compared to last year and losses of nearly £229 million, a five-fold increase for the same period. Colin […]