South African to Lease A350s from Air Mauritius

When, in a June 30 press release, South African Airways (SAA) confirmed it would lease a pair of Airbus A350-900s, very little was detailed about the carrier’s acquisition. Airliner World has since learned that the two jets will be handed

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Airbus Tests Its BLADE Wing

Airbus has conducted the maiden flight of its Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe (BLADE) project.  Under the European Union sponsored Clean Sky BLADE programme it is assessing the feasibility of introducing laminar-flow technology to commercial aviation, helping to improve

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