Air Transport

Air Canada Takes First New Boeing 787 Dreamliner In 4 Years

On April 20th, Air Canada took delivery of a brand new Boeing 787-9. The acceptance of this aircraft marks Air Canada's 38th 787 and 30th 787-9. Notably, the aircraft is the first Dreamliner delivered to the airline since April 2019. One interesting aspect about this particular delivery was that the aircraft flew directly from Boeing facilities in Charleston (CHS) to Birmingham (BHX) in the United Kingdom. Let’s look at the journey of this new aircraft in today’s video.

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Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees.

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Boeing supplier halts work as union votes to strike

video | June 23, 2023

Spirit AeroSystems plans to halt work at a Wichita plant as unionized employees vote to strike. A prolonged work stoppage eventually could force planemakers to slow or stop jetliner assembly at a time when both Airbus and Boeing are ramping up production....

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Uh Oh: The Airbus A321XLR's Gamechanging Range Looks Like It Will Be Reduced

video | August 1, 2023

The range of the Airbus A321XLR could be reduced up to 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers) following an agreement between Airbus and European regulators on design safeguards needed to achieve certification. Let’s look at the details of this disappointing news in today’s video....

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El Al Israel Airlines Eyes Airbus Order

video | August 15, 2023

El Al Israel Airlines is closing on a new narrowbody deal with Airbus for their A321neo. However, they still have proposals from Boeing for the 737 MAX. Which way will the company eventually go, and can Airbus organise a contract before Boeing offers a more attractive deal?...

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Spirit Airlines adds new routes to DFW airport

video | February 18, 2023

Spirit announced Thursday it will launch a daily non-stop flight from San José Mineta International Airport to DFW starting June 7...

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Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees.

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