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Air France Pulls Plug on Joon

In one of the less surprising aviation developments of the new year, Air France has revealed plans to re-integrate the Joon brand back into its mainline operation. The airline, which was launched in late 2017, made a conscious effort to

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Iberia Receives First XWB

Spanish flag carrier Iberia has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900.  The aircraft, EC-MXV (c/n 219), the first of 16 A350-900s the carrier has on order, was handed over at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Toulouse, France on June

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Introducing Joon

Air France has officially unveiled its new low-fare offshoot, Joon.  Previously known under the working name Boost, it will launch its first medium-haul services this autumn followed by long-haul flights next summer. According to its parent company, Joon – which

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Emirates Consolidates Fleet

Emirates has phased out its final Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft, consolidating its fleet on the Boeing 777 and A380. A330-243 A6-EAK (c/n 452 ) was the last of the airline’s 29 examples to be withdrawn from service, leaving the

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Cathay Pacific Recycles

Cathay Pacific is embarking on its largest recycling project to date, the dismantling of recently retired Airbus A340-313, B-HXA (c/n 136). James Tong, Cathay Pacific’s Director Corporate Affairs said: “We take our responsibility to the environment seriously.  Through working with

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