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Cargo Giant Enables Arctic Engine Swap

The AN-124 lands at Iqaluit.(Caleb Little)

A giant Antonov AN-124 freighter has delivered a new engine to a Boeing 777-300 grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing … More ››

Korean Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Present at the handover ceremony were Yangho Cho (second from the left), Chairman of Hanjin Group, Walter Cho (third from the left), President of Korean Air, Rick Anderson (first from the left), Vice President of Northeast Asia Sales from Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Chaker Chahrour (first from the right), Vice President of global sales and marketing from General Electric Company.

On February 22nd Korean Air celebrated the delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner at a ceremony held at the aircraft manufacturer Boeing’s South Carolina assembly … More ››

Boeing Debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The first Boeing 787-10 was rolled-out on February 17.  (Boeing)

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its public debut on February 17. Thousands of employees at Boeing’s North … More ››

Juneyao Airlines Finalises Boeing 787 Order

Juneyao Airlines 787

Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have announced the finalisation of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This … More ››

London Biggin Hill Airport Marks 100th Anniversary

Flypast salute by a Zenith Aviation Learjet 75 in formation with a 2-seat Spitfire of the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar.  Piloted by Peter Kynsey, in the rear cockpit of the Spitfire was 100-year-old Ray Roberts from Margate who flew Spitfires with the RAF and ATA during WWII. (Gary Stone)

A unique gathering of people and aircraft witnessed the launch of ‘Biggin100’ a programme of celebrations and special events to mark the centenary of London … More ››

Air Canada Unveils New Livery

(Image: Air Canada)

Air Canada unveiled a new colour scheme for its aircraft and staff uniforms on February 9. Its 300 mainline and regional aircraft will gradually be … More ››

Lufthansa Introduces the Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa's first commercial flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft departed from Munich bound for Delhi on February 10, 2017.  The aircraft, D-AIXA is seen here during a press event held at Hamburg Airport on February 9.  (KEY-Tom Allett)

Lufthansa has launched its first fare-paying flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. LH792 from Munich to Delhi departed Lufthansa’s Bavarian hub at 12:30 local time … More ››

Auckland Airport Welcomes Qatar Airways and the World’s Longest Flight

Qatar Airways is using Boeing 777 aircraft on its Doha-Auckland route. (Qatar Airways)

On the morning of February 6, Auckland Airport welcomed Qatar Airways as it launched the world’s longest commercial passenger flight on the Auckland-Doha route. Scott … More ››

Lufthansa Technik Completes First Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 Cabin Installation

LH 787 900

After more than 1,700 working hours Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has announced it has completed its first cabin installation on a Lufthansa A350-900. The work was … More ››

Loganair Wins Royal Mail Contract

Loganair will acquire more Saab 340 aircraft following the announcement of a new Royal Mail contract.  (Loganair)

Loganair has become one of only two airlines selected by Royal Mail to operate its mail air freight programme which delivers letters and parcels to … More ››