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Revealed: Virgin Atlantic’s First South American Destination

British carrier Virgin Atlantic has today (March 20) announced its first foray into the South American market. From 2020, the airline is set to fly daily between Heathrow and São Paulo/Guarulhos in Brazil. The company will use its Boeing 787-9s for

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First Look: BA’s New ‘Club Suite’

British Airways has unveiled its new business class seat, which the carrier has branded as its ‘Club Suite’. The Heathrow-based airline has confirmed the product will debut on the first of its Airbus A350-1000 jets in July. An enormous step

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Boeing Chief Pens Open Letter

Dennis Muilenburg, the chairman, president and chief executive of The Boeing Company has published an open letter “to airlines, passengers and the aviation community” as the firm seeks to reinforce the aerospace giant’s commitment to safety. The message comes as

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Beluga XL Nears Service Debut

The testing and development of Airbus’ Beluga XL airlifter has reached several milestones ahead of its entry into service later this year. The oversized craft completed its first flight carrying a pair of Airbus A350 wings during February, underscoring its

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Starlux Confirms A350 Order

Taiwanese start-up Starlux Airlines has signed a firm order for 17 Airbus widebodies. The new carrier, expected to begin services in 2020, has committed to five A350-900s and 12 of the larger -1000 variant. It also holds options for a

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TUI Sells Corsair Majority Stake

German travel giant TUI Group has confirmed that it has sold a 53% stake in its French scheduled carrier to Intro Aviation. As part of the agreement, TUI Group will initially retain a minority share of 27%, while Corsair’s employee

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Major Boeing and Airbus Orders from Lufthansa

Lufthansa Group has ordered 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and a further 20 Airbus A350-900s as it looks to expedite the removal of older, four-engined types from its fleet. The new aircraft are scheduled to be delivered between late 2022 and

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737 MAX Groundings Add Pressure on Boeing and FAA

Both operators and civil aviation authorities have grounded Boeing 737 MAXs following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft on March 10. It is the type’s second hull loss in five months, a Lion Air example having been lost on

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Emirates to go Double-Daily from Stansted

Emirates has announced it is introducing a second daily service from Dubai to London/Stansted. The new rotation is due to begin on July 1, and will bring the total number of daily Emirates flights serving London to 11. In line with

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Why is KLM Ending Duty Free?

Dutch national carrier KLM is to phase out duty-free sales on its flights by January 2020. The decision has been attributed to the rise of e-commerce, competition from airport outlets and sales on board no longer meeting customer needs. The

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