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Routes of the Week: May 21st, 2017

May 21, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

Every day, airlines around the world launch new routes, some with little fanfare, others with great fanfare. Regardless of their status, we collect the most interesting routes announced each week, and share them with you […]

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Embraer Flies Newest E190-E2 Prototype

May 8, 2017 Hub Writers 0

The fourth prototype of the Embraer E190-E2 completed its first flight last Friday afternoon. Its serial number is 20.004. The first plane will go into service part way into 2018. It will be delivered to […]

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Comac C919 Completes First Flight

May 6, 2017 Hub Writers 0

The COMAC C919, China’s first Jet Airliner, made its first successful test flight last Friday. With this jet, COMAC, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, hopes to join the duopoly of Boeing and Airbus in […]

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CityJet: Can an old dog learn new tricks?

May 1, 2017 Hub Writers 0

March 25th, 2016 — the date that Pat Byrne, and his management announced they had purchased CityJet (WX) from turnaround experts Intro Aviation. Things were looking up for the formerly ailing regional carrier. After years […]

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Chicago’s Chief of Aviation Security Fired

April 30, 2017 Hub Writers 0

Weeks after aviation officers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) provoked public outrage by forcibly removing a passenger from a United Airlines flight bound for Kentucky, Chicago’s aviation security supervisor Jeffrey Redding has been fired. […]

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COMAC C919 Moves Towards First Flight

April 29, 2017 Nick McGowan 0

COMAC, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, has reached a milestone in testing its new C919 aircraft, which successfully completed high-speed taxi tests last week. The test aircraft completed these at Shanghai Pudong International Airport last weekend, […]