Incident in Vietnam, Etihad is no ‘boutique’ and COMAC ARJ21 moving forward | AeroTime

DAILY NEWSLETTER | 2 May 2018

Incident in Vietnam, Etihad is no ‘boutique’ and COMAC ARJ21 moving forward | AeroTime

Etihad has no intention of becoming ‘boutique’ airline, says CEO

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways intends to remain a major global carrier as it adopts a more “strategic” approach to expansion, says new CEO Tony Douglas, despite having posted record losses due to failed investments in struggling foreign airlines.

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COMAC ARJ21 completes first crosswind testing at Keflavik

The COMAC ARJ21, a regional jet based on a design of McDonnell Douglas successfully completed a crosswind testing at Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport.

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Qantas strives for more Dreamliners, will retire Jumbos by 2020

Qantas orders six additional Boeing 787-9s to fly on its international network, bringing its fleet of Dreamliners to 14 by the end of 2020. The arrival of the new aircraft should accelerate the retirement of the airline’s last six Boeing 747s.

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Vietnam Airlines plane lands on wrong runway, suffers damages

On April 29, 2018, an Airbus A321 of Vietnam Airlines landed on an unfinished runway at Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) in Nha Trang, Vietnam. 

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What does it take to be a pilot at Avion Express?

The upcoming Pilot Career Show is inviting pilots and cadets to meet leading airlines and pilot schools to get career advice, share experiences and ultimately land a dream job. Not sure what this might be? Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, reveals what it is like to be a pilot with them.

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Singapore airport to extend passenger facial recognition

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History Hour: U.S. Air Force receives F-101A supersonic fighter

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Boeing acquires aerospace parts supplier KLX

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