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Boeing’s year kicked off with the first flight of the 737 MAX, and the company has had the chance to celebrate a lot of other milestones and events with its airline customers. Here’s a look back. 737 MAX completes a successful first flight, beginning a comprehensive flight-test program. Boeing delivers the 8,888th 737 to come… » read more

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Les aéroports en faillite ou dans une situation difficile n’ont pas disparu avec les nouvelles mesures européennes. Plus que jamais, ces plateformes restent droguées au trafic des grosses compagnies aériennes low-cost. Dans les années 2000, le système low-cost a déferlé sur l’Europe, créant des gagnants et des perdants. Les opérateurs aériens historiques ont ainsi vu… » read more

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Peu de temps après avoir obtenu à l’arraché son autorisation de voler vers les Etats-Unis, Norwegian Air Shuttle vient de se faire retoquer par les autorités américaines pour le caractère atypique des contrats de steward. Norwegian parviendra-t-elle à imposer son modèle économique ? Alors que les mésaventures touchant la compagnie norvégienne se poursuivent, le doute… » read more

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C’est le Sunday Time qui a vendu la mèche dans un article paru dimanche dernier. Monarch Airlines et easyJet pourraient être en discussion en vue d’un rachat de la première par la seconde. Une perspective tout à fait crédible Des rumeurs non démenties Depuis l’annonce du Sunday Time, c’est l’effervescence. EasyJet, l’une des compagnies low… » read more

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Start Your Engine

The engine that will eventually power our new 777X has now started ground testing. The GE9X is being tested at GE Aviation’s Peebles Testing Operation in Ohio. This marks a significant milestone in the development of the engine and the program. Maturation testing of the GE9X began five years ago and has progressed from component-level… » read more

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La Commission européenne a l’aviation irlandaise dans son collimateur. Celle-ci est montée au créneau contre Ryanair et Aer Lingus lors d’une audition d’appel à la Cour européenne de justice cette semaine, estimant que les deux compagnies aériennes devaient rembourser jusqu’à 16 millions d’euros de taxes cumulées à l’Etat irlandais – 12 millions pour Ryanair, 4… » read more

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The 747, one of the most recognizable aircraft on Earth, was created by a team of 50,000 Boeing employees in the 1960s. Nearly five decades later, we can still appreciate the incredible efforts of these men and women. Discover more on the Boeing YouTube channel  

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Selon le site spécialisé Airline.ee, la compagnie low-cost norvégienne se préparerait à recruter massivement des pilotes turcs, certainement dans le but de développer son offre long-courrier. Norwegian Air Shuttle aurait ainsi envoyé des propositions de poste à des pilotes par mail, allant même jusqu’à les inviter pour des entretiens. Les représentants de Norwegian devraient être… » read more

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In February, Boeing, Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) announced their collaboration with a biojet program supported by Mexico’s Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico. The initiative, coordinated through the Mexican Bioenergy Innovation Center, will support Mexico’s aviation sector as well as… » read more

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Darrin Morgan, Director of Biofuel Strategy at Boeing, talks about the present and the future of alternative aviation fuels, a revolution-in-the-making for the airline industry that is now metaphorically standing at passport control, eagerly waiting to be waved directly through to boarding. “As a company, we realized about seven years ago that the aviation industry… » read more

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Starry, Starry Night

Boeing Product Development engineers are working on cabin concepts that should deliver an eye-popping experience in the future. Along with strategic accent lighting, they are developing projections of light and imagery for ceilings, walls and bulkheads.   Airlines could use lighting enhancements on the walls and bulkheads to display information about the trip destination— or… » read more

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Governments, industry and environmental groups meeting at the United Nations specialised agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), have finalised the design of the first global certification standard for CO2 emissions from new aircraft on 8th February. The agreement on a rigorous and challenging ICAO “CO2 Standard” is the result of six years’ work by… » read more

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