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Lufthansa Promotes European Elections

German flag-carrier Lufthansa is sending a special message to voters in the lead-up to this year’s European elections. It has rebranded one of its Airbus A320s, D-AIZG (c/n 4324) with the slogan “Say yes to Europe” in large letters across

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Airbus Boosts Indian Training Facilities

Airbus has opened a new training centre in India for commercial pilots and maintenance engineers to support the rapid growth of the nation’s civil aviation industry. The manufacturer is forecasting a requirement for 25,000 new pilots in India alone over

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New Canadian ULCC Outlines Launch Plans

Canada Jetlines, which claims to be the country’s “first true ultra-low cost carrier” has selected the airport to act as its primary base of operations. The airline will call Vancouver International its home when it begins commercial scheduled services later

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Aer Lingus Unveils New Brand

Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus has revealed a refreshed brand, including updated logo and livery. The move represents the latest stage of an ongoing effort to position the airline as ‘the leading value carrier across the North Atlantic’. The company

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First A321neo For Cebu Pacific

Cebu Pacific has continued its expansion with delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, registered RP-C4118 (c/n 8608). The Philippine low-cost carrier has ordered 32 of the neo examples directly from Airbus and will receive five A320neo leased from Dublin-based lessor

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Airbus vs. Boeing: Who Came Out on Top in 2018?

The two biggest names in commercial aircraft manufacturing both broke delivery records last year. Boeing edged ahead of its European rival Airbus with 806 deliveries to 800, retaining the coveted title as the world’s biggest aeroplane producer. The latest figures

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Christmas Lights Transform easyJet A320

Hundreds of guests gathered at London Luton Airport to watch the ‘world’s biggest Christmas light show on a plane’. easyJet handed over Airbus A320, OE-IVQ (c/n 7228) to airport ground staff to decorate with, among other things, 1.5 miles (2.4km)

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Gears in Motion at Laudamotion

Austrian low-cost carrier Laudamotion has revealed a new livery and a boost in aircraft numbers. Airline bosses say nine additional Airbus A320s will join the company in time for the summer 2019 season representing a doubling of its total fleet.

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Alaska Gets Single Operating Certificate

Alaska Airlines has been awarded a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following its merger with Virgin America.  The Seattle-based airline completed its purchase of Virgin America in December 2016 and has spent the time since aligning

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Russia Reconsiders Import Duties

Russia has outlined plans to remove tax breaks on imported commercial airliners.  Under current arrangements, Western-built aircraft carrying between 50 and 300 passengers and weighing between 20 and 90 tonnes, are exempt from import taxes.  This includes popular types such

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