Aviation News Releases – Tuesday, June 1, 2010



  • Sky Airline Becomes Newest Airbus Operator in Latin America
    Sky Airline, Chile’s second largest carrier providing passenger, postal and cargo air transport services since 2002, began flying an Airbus A320-200 May 31 to cover domestic and international routes. Sky Airline received two A320-200s earlier…
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  • Korean Air Aerospace to manufacture new A320 Family “Sharklets”
    Korean Air Aerospace Division, the aerospace manufacturing division of the Korean Air Group, has been selected by Airbus as sole supplier of the new Airbus-designed “Sharklet” wingtip devices for the best-selling A320 Family of Single…
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  • Boeing Team Ships 1st SBSS Spacecraft to Launch Site
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 1, 2010 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and its teammate Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. today announced that the first Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) system satellite has been shipped to…
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  • Boeing Statement on State Corporation Rostechnologii’s Selection of the Next-Generation 737
    SEATTLE, May 31, 2010 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] is delighted that the State Corporation “Rostechnologii” has selected the Boeing Next-Generation 737 for its aviation business development. Rostechnologii’s selection of Boeing airplanes demonstrates its …
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  • EMBRAER PARTICIPATES IN EUR-AVIA CANNES 2010, IN FRANCE
    Company showcases Phenom 100 entry level executive jet at the static displaySão José dos Campos, May 31, 2010 – Embraer will participate in Eur-Avia Cannes 2010(www.eur-avia.com), in France, June 4-6. Eur-Avia, now in its fourth edition, is an…
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  • FAA Seeks Mandatory Helo Route Off Long Island
    By Kerry Lynch Helicopter operators would be required to use the New York North Shore Route when operating in that area of Long Island, N.Y., under a rule proposed by FAA. The proposal would mandate use of…
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  • Sofia Begins Imaging Operations
    By Robert Wall The Boeing 747SP-based Sofia observatory developed by NASA and the Germany Aerospace Center, DLR, has completed its first airborne measurements. The “first light” observations…
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  • U.S. Navy Budget Still Untenable, CBO Affirms
    By Bettina H. Chavanne According to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, Capitol Hill’s nonpartisan scorekeepers, the U.S. Navy Department’s latest long-term shipbuilding outline remains underfunded and…
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  • Ramifications for Repair Stations
    By Kerry Lynch Congress this month is expected to renew efforts to finish work on a long-awaited comprehensive aviation bill. House and Senate leaders hope to reconcile differences before the end of June in…
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  • El Al, Atlasjet Halt Start Of Flights To Istanbul
    Israeli flag carrier El Al and Turkey’s Atlasjet Airlines said on Tuesday they have put off the start of flights between Tel Aviv and Istanbul in the wake of Israel’s raid of a Turkish-backed aid ship bound for the Gaza Strip …
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  • Amadeus Upbeat On Near- To Mid-Term Outlook
    Travel reservations firm Amadeus was upbeat about its business prospects over the near to medium term, which will benefit from an increase in its ticket management business, its chairman said on Tuesday …
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  • Ryanair Speeds Up First Dividend As Profit Rises
    Irish airline Ryanair brought forward to October plans to pay its first dividend since being floated in 1997 as it swung back to a full-year profit ahead of most rivals and expected to grow earnings further this year …
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  • Boeing Gets Large Plane Order From Russia
    Boeing has won an order from a Russian state company for up to 65 planes, nearly half its net order for 2009, beating European rival Airbus and a Russian manufacturer …
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  • British Airways, Striking Union Plan Further Talks
    British Airways and officials from the Unite trade union plan further talks later on Tuesday to try to resolve a dispute with cabin crew staging the latest in a series of strikes …
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  • Russia Hands Over Plane Crash Recordings To Poland
    Russia agreed on Monday to give Poland copies of cockpit recordings as part of an investigation into last month’s plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski (photo: Hiuppo) …
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  • AirAsia Q1 Net Profit Up On Stronger Currency
    Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia reported on Monday an improved quarterly profit, boosted by a stronger ringgit and the company said it is upbeat about the operating outlook for 2010 (photo: Jubei Kibagami) …
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  • Union Warns British Airways Of Further Strikes
    British Airways could face even more strike disruption this summer unless it resolves a dispute with cabin crew over travel perks, the co-leader of Britain’s biggest union Unite said on Monday …
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  • Brussels Air To Post EUR€40 Mln 2009 Net Loss
    Brussels Airlines suffered a 10 percent fall in sales and a net loss of around EUR€40 million euros (USD$49 million) in 2009, a spokesman said, confirming newspaper reports …
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  • Lufthansa Wants 1-Year Emission Trade Delay
    Lufthansa wants a one-year delay to the inclusion of airlines in Europe’s emission trading scheme due to the flight disruption from a volcanic ash cloud in April, its chief executive told a newspaper …
    Jun-01 – 2010 | More ->
  • No Technical Fault In Libya Jet Crash – Investigators
    Investigators have so far found no evidence that mechanical failure caused an Airbus aircraft to crash in Libya this month killing 103 people, a Libyan commission studying the crash said (photo: Alexander Prokop) …
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  • EasyJet Plans Suit Over Ash Flight Ban
    British budget airline easyJet plans a class action lawsuit to win compensation for flight bans imposed by Europe’s air safety authorities following a volcanic eruption in April, its chief executive told a German magazine …
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  • Nigeria Extends Credit Fund To Airlines
    Nigeria’s central bank said on Sunday it was extending a NGN500 billion naira (USD$3.3 billion) fund intended to stimulate credit to the power and manufacturing sectors to the country’s troubled airline industry …
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  • British Airways Cabin Crew Begin 5-Day Strike
    Members of a British Airways cabin crew union began a second five-day strike after talks held last week aimed at resolving the long-running dispute ended without agreement …
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  • BA, Union Talks Adjourned With No Deal
    Talks between British Airways and the Unite union which represents striking cabin crew were adjourned without the parties reaching an agreement, the mediator ACAS said on Friday …
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  • Delta To Hire 300 Pilots This Year
    Delta Air Lines plans to hire about 300 pilots later this year to help offset retirements and meet needs as it increases the use of wide-body aircraft …
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