Weekly newsletter 10/2016

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ANALYSIS: MRO steps into the Asian limelight

The 2016 edition of the Singapore Airshow was light on aircraft orders, but this allowed the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sector sector to steal some of the limelight for a change. The s...

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Auckland welcomes world record passenger flight

Welcome aboard Emirates EK448 and congratulations, you're on the world's longest passenger flight. Weary but happy passengers at Auckland International Airport on Wednesday said t...

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Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: how was Nato's phonetic alphabet chosen?

An older version began with Apples and Butter, while soldiers in the First World War preferred Ack and Beer. Sixty years ago today, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) implemented...

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Airbus’ China A330 Widebody Completion & Delivery Centre construction starts

Airbus has taken additional steps in the expansion of its global footprint and its strategic partnership with China as construction gets underway for the Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&...

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The world's oldest airports

  ​We make a flying visit to the world's 12 oldest continuously operating airports... 12. Albany International Founded: 1928 Annual passengers: 2,393,506 (2013) While an airpor...

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Singapore Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB in Toulouse, France, becoming the fifth operator of the all-new widebody airliner. With its unrivalled passenger flying experience and opera...

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Airbus chief discusses China production strategy

Airbus will spare no effort to be the dominant player in China, with its president and CEO pledging a personal commitment to the manufacturer's partnerships in the country. Speaking to the medi...

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Aero Expo Panama Pacifico opens its doors in April 2016

Aeropodium and Air Link Atlantic are honoured to announce the launch of the Aero Expo Panama Pacifico to be held on April 21-22, 2016 in Panama. Panama Pacifico International Airport is t...

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Airbus Helicopters Foundation supports Fiji in the aftermath of tropical cyclone Winston

Airbus Helicopters Foundation provided support to humanitarian relief efforts following the tropical cyclone Winston that hit the Fiji Islands on 21 February 2016, killing at least 43 people and affec...

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Iran invites Boeing to talk about plane purchases: State TV

Iran has invited U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to Tehran to discuss purchasing jetliners aimed at revamping its aging fleet hit by decades of sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, state TV repor...

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AI 173: World’s longest all-women operated flight is ready for take off

With International Women’s Day round the corner, India’s national carrier airline, Air India, is all set to make history. Celebrating the power of women, the flight AI 173 that’ll ta...

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First-ever Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week starts

The first-ever Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week has started and the world’s aviation and aerospace leaders are set to be in the capital this week to discuss pressing issues in the sector....

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