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    BOEING EYES HANDHELD UV WANDS AS CABIN DISINFECTION SOLUTION

    Aug 21, 2020

    Boeing is reportedly testing out a handheld wand in the fight against coronavirus. The aircraft manufacturer said on Friday that its UV emitting device could be a valuable addition to the cabin sanitization process. As well as sanitizing the passenger cabin, Boeing is hoping it can be used to disinf...

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    DELTA WILL KEEP BLOCKING SOME AIRCRAFT SEATS THROUGH EARLY JANUARY TO CALM TRAVELERS NERVOUS ABOUT VIRUS

    Aug 20, 2020

    Delta Air Lines will continue to limit the number of passengers it allows on each flight through early January in an effort to win over potential customers worried about flying during the coronavirus pandemic, the carrier said Thursday. Delta had previously said it will limit capacity to 60% of of i...

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    PRIVATE JET OPERATORS ARE STEALING PASSENGERS FROM U.S. AIRLINES

    Aug 19, 2020

    When most air travel in the United States effectively stopped in March, some private jet operators feared the worst, expecting coronavirus, along with the recession to come, would decimate their businesses. Instead, for many, the summer of 2020 has held up surprisingly well.“Business is very g...

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    FIGHT BREAKS OUT ON AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT OVER FACE MASK POLICY

    Aug 19, 2020

    A fight broke out between passengers on an American Airlines flight over wearing a mask. The brawl began before the plane took off and was captured on video by Caryn Ross who posted it to Twitter.

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    ROCHESTER AIRPORT IN UPSTATE NEW YORK TO BE RENAMED

    Aug 18, 2020

    Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) is set to be renamed after Frederick Douglass, a famed American abolitionist, author, and leader in the antislavery movement. Mr. Douglass does have connections to Rochester, New York, and, after a summer of continued reckoning with race relations in the...

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    NASHVILLE AIRPORT LAUNCHES TOUCHLESS BIOMETRIC ID TECH AT SECURITY

    Aug 17, 2020

    Last week, on August 12, Nashville International Airport became the first in Tennessee and thirty-fifth in the nation to debut ‘Clear’ biometric identity scanners, providing passengers with an expedited, touchless security screening option. The Clear kiosks utilize iris or fingerprint sc...

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    DELTA MAKING PROGRESS TESTING ITS ENTIRE WORKFORCE FOR COVID-19

    Aug 16, 2020

    Delta Air Lines is making progress on testing its entire workforce for COVID-19. The airline is hoping to test nearly every one of its employees to get in front of the virus and work to slow the spread among its employees and limit any transmission from its customer-facing workforce to its passenger...

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    AMERICAN AIRLINES PREPARES TO DROP SOME SERVICE TO SMALLER CITIES AS EXPIRATION OF FEDERAL AID NEARS

    Aug 13, 2020

    American Airlines is preparing to scrap flights serving two dozen small and medium cities as the expiration of federal coronavirus aid that placed restrictions on carriers from cutting service approaches, according to an executive at the airline. Carriers are required to maintain minimum levels of s...

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    AIRBUS REVEALS THREE STUNNING CONCEPTS FOR ZERO EMISSION AIRCRAFT

    Sep 21, 2020

    To celebrate zero emissions day 2020, Airbus has revealed three concept aircraft, codenamed ZEROe. These hydrogen-powered planes would be the first to produce zero emissions in flight and could revolutionize air transport for the future. Here’s what you need to know.European planemaker Airbus ...

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    AERSALE BUYS 24 BOEING 757S FOR FREIGHT CONVERSIONS AND PARTS

    Sep 18, 2020

    AerSale confirmed today that it entered a purchase agreement to take on 24 Boeing 757-200 passenger aircraft. All of the jets come with Rolls-Royce RB211-535 series engines. Additionally, 16 spares form part of the deal.According to a press release seen by Simple Flying, these 757s are part of the a...

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    EPC SPACE ANNOUNCES SPIRIT ELECTRONICS AS DISTRIBUTION PARTNER FOR DEFENSE AND AEROSPACE MARKET

    Sep 16, 2020

    To support its accelerating growth in the defense and aerospace markets, EPC Space is proud to announce the appointment of Spirit Electronics as a distribution partner focusing on these key market segments. Spirit Electronics, in operation since 1979 and located in Phoenix, Arizona and Irvine, Calif...

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    AMERICAN AIRBUS A320 LANDS IN SAN ANTONIO WITH ENGINE FIRE

    Sep 15, 2020

    The crew of an American Airlines Airbus declared a Mayday following the failure of the left-hand engine on Sunday. The Airbus A320 was carrying 75 passengers and crew on a flight from Charlotte to San Antonio. After landing safely at San Antonio, there were reports the engine was on fire.

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    TUI BOEING 737 MAX FLIES REPOSITIONING FLIGHT IN EUROPE

    Sep 15, 2020

    The Boeing 737 MAX has been grounded for a year and a half now. However, in the last few weeks, there have been hints that the type is close to returning to action. Yesterday, TUI flew the plane with no passengers from Tenerife in the Canary Islands to Birmingham, United Kingdom via the Spanish city...

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    BRITISH AIRWAYS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULES A380 FLIGHTS FROM OCTOBER

    Sep 14, 2020

    British Airways has begun tentatively scheduling in at least some of its A380s for service over the winter season. Routing information suggests at least six A380s could be in operation from October 25th onwards, four on transatlantic services to the US, and a pair flying down to Johannesburg. Here&r...

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    VIRGIN ATLANTIC TAKES DELIVERY OF 3 YEAR OLD AIRBUS A350-1000

    Sep 10, 2020

    Virgin Atlantic has taken delivery of its latest A350-1000. Registered G-VDOT, the aircraft was delivered from Toulouse to Manchester at lunchtime yesterday, marking the first A350 delivery for the airline since G-VJAM arrived in October 2019. DOT took off from the Airbus plant in Toulouse at 12:15 ...

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    WALMART PILOTS DRONE DELIVERY FOR GROCERIES WITH FLYTREX

    Sep 10, 2020

    Neither Walmart nor the state of North Carolina is stranger to drone delivery. UPS has participated in the Federal Aviation Administration's drone Integration Pilot Program in North Carolina over the last couple of years. And Walmart began testing drones, beginning with indoor flights, as early ...

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    WHEELS UP ANNOUNCES SAFE PASSAGE™ PROGRAM WITH ENHANCED SAFETY AND HEALTH GUIDELINES

    Sep 08, 2020

    Wheels Up, the leading brand in private aviation, has announced the launch of Safe Passage, an enhanced safety and health program for Wheels Up employees, members, customers, and partners with expanded guidelines in response to COVID-19 and today's ongoing public health concerns. The program, de...

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    ATLAS AIR BOEING 767 ENGINE EMITTED FLAMES CAUSING A DIVERSION

    Sep 07, 2020

    On September 5th, an Atlas Air 767-300 heading from Honolulu (Hawaii) to the US territory of Guam was forced to divert back to Honolulu. The decision was made after the aircraft’s right-hand engine had suffered repeated engine surges/compressor stalls. While the plane landed safely and no inju...

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    FAA REVIEWS BOEING DREAMLINER QUALITY-CONTROL LAPSES AFTER PRODUCTION PROBLEMS, WSJ REPORTS

    Sep 07, 2020

    The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing quality-control lapses at Boeing that could stretch back almost a decade, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing an internal government memo and people familiar with the matter. The review piles onto the numerous regulatory issues Boeing has ...

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    SPIRIT AIRLINES OVERHAULS AIRPORTS WITH CUTTING-EDGE AUTOMATION AIMED AT LIMITING FACE-TO-FACE INTERACTION AND EXPEDITING CHECK-IN

    Sep 03, 2020

    The check-in experience of the future just landed at two of the nation’s busiest airports—right on time and ready to make travel easier. Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) unveiled its redesigned ticket lobby today, which represents a new paradigm for the U.S. airline industry. The lobby is pac...

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