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In Photos: Third Beluga XL Rolls Out From Paint Shop In Tolouse

Airbus Beluga XL is the recent successor to the Beluga. Beluga XL has the largest cargo bay cross-section of all existing freighter aircraft. This third Beluga XL was seen leaving the hanger in Toulouse back in May and has now emerged with its livery completed. The third whale is expected to join service early in …

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An IndiGo Airbus A320 Hit By SpaceJet Step Ladder At Mumbai Airport

Both the IndiGo Airbus A320 and SpiceJet Step Ladder were parked at the time of incident. An IndiGo Airbus A320 Hit By SpaceJet Step Ladder At Mumbai Airport  Ground Step Ladder of SpiceJet airlines crashed into an IndiGo Airbus A320 aircraft at Mumbai Airport. The incident took place in the apron area at the Chhatrapati …

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Southwest Airlines Sells 20 Boeing 737s To Raise $815 million

Southwest to sell 20 Boeing 737s Photo: Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines has decided to sell 20 Boeing 737s comprising of 10 Boeing 737-800s and 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.However, these aircraft will not exit the fleet. Southwest will leaseback these 20 planes, the company said in a regulatory filing on 8th May. This agreement …

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Air Canada Set To Retire 79 Aircraft Immediately

Air Canada has announced that it will be retiring Boeing 767s, Airbus A319s and Embraer 190s earlier than planned. Air Canada will retire 79 aircraft immediately Photo:  @AAF_Aviation Airlines around the globe are parking their aircraft reviewing huge decrease in demand for air travel due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Airlines are not expecting this issue to be …

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Why Lufthansa May Refuse €9 Billion State Aid, File For Bankruptcy Instead

Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa is currently negotiating with the government for state aid, though there’s a chance the carrier may actually turn it down. Lufthansa may reject state aid and file bankruptcy Photo: Sam Chui The airline is still exploring the possibility of declaring insolvency as an option, while it is awaiting the outcome of …

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Titan Airways Airbus A321 Engine Stalled And Caught Fire After ‘Engineer’s Fuel Error’

A Titan Airways Airbus A321-200 had to make a emergency landing after one of its engine caught fire and the other one stalled shortly after take-off. The aircraft returned back after 11 minutes of take-off Photo: Ian Gratton Wikipedia Commons The plane with registration G-POWN took off from London Gatwick Airport for a flight bound for …

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Emirates Flights To Remain Grounded Until At Least July

Emirates will not resume regular flights until at least 1st of July, keeping majority of it’s fleet grounded in Dubai. All of the airlines A380 are grounded Photo: Emirates The carrier initially suspended regular flights inn March for two weeks. However, according to its updated schedule, it seems that the carrier will only operate handful …

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Two Turkish Airlines Senior Captains Died Of Coronavirus

Two Turkish Airlines chief pilots have died from the widespread novel corona virus last week. Two Turkish Airlines Senior Captains Died Of Coronavirus Photo: A Fly Guy’s Cabin Crew Lounge The head of Turkey Civil Aviation Labor Union confirmed this and also said that two more pilots are also fighting for their lives in hospital.Ali …

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Cathay Pacific Airbus A350 And Boeing 777 Collided At Hong Kong Airport

A Cathay Pacific Airbus Airbus A350 has collided with a Boeing 777-300 belonging to Cathay itself at Hong Kong Airport. Cathay Pacific A350 And Boeing 777 Collided At Hong Kong Airport Photo: Travel Radar via Michael Cheng According to reports, the Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 has received tailplane damage as shown in the photo above …

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Chateauroux Airport Runway Gave In Due To British Airways A380 Weight

British Airways A380 too heavy for Charteauroux taxiways Photo: Jonathan Zaninger Yesterday, one of the Chateauroux Airport taxiways gave in due to the heavy weight of a British Airways Airbus A380.The British Airways A380 with registration G-XLED landed in Chateauroux Airport in France for long-term storage due to on-going situations. The aircraft landed at around …

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