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Global 6000 jet obtains Brazilian certification

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has received full certification for its Global 6000 jet from the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil in Brazil. “This is an important milestone in our Global 6000 jet’s history of leadership in Brazil, and we expect it to help generate even more interest in the world’s leading long-range, large […]

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CAA statement on helicopter incident in London

Regarding the helicopter accident in London,  A CAA spokesperson said: “Helicopter operations in central London are strictly controlled. Single engine helicopters are required to fly along designated routes, which have been selected to provide maximum safety by routing helicopters along the River Thames, avoiding flying over built up areas as much as possible. Twin engine […]

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Airline executive plans new airport in Kent

A former Cathay Pacific executive, who also led the defunct airline Dan-Air, is hoping to build a new £15 billion airport in the marshy flatlands of North Kent – and the concept of an estuary airport has already won the backing of mayor of London, Boris Johnson. John Olsen would like the barren site at […]

Bombardier strengthens Customer Services network in Europe

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Bombardier strengthens Customer Services network in Europe

Bombardier Aerospace announced the opening of its newest Regional Support Office (RSO) at Farnborough, United Kingdom. The new office, the 10th Bombardier RSO to open outside North America in the past four years, will anchor regional support capabilities for the growing number of Bombardier business aircraft customers in Europe. The Farnborough RSO is located with the […]

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BAA loss narrows on Heathrow traffic recovery

BAA Ltd., the owner of London’s Heathrow and Stansted airports, narrowed its first-half loss as traffic was spurred by growth in emerging markets and an alliance between British Airways and American Airlines. The net loss at the two London airports was 130.4 million pounds ($214 million), compared with deficit of 260.2 million pounds a year […]

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AA signs for 460 new jets

AMERICAN Airlines has announced a record order for 460 single-aisle planes from Airbus and Boeing in a deal worth more than $38 billion. The order breaks the long-standing monopoly that Boeing has had with the airline and forced a significant shift in the company’s strategy. American, based in Fort Worth, Texas, said it planned to […]