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A collection of highlights curated by our editors.


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Air New Zealand Says Goodbye To The Blue Wave TEAL Livery

Air New Zealand is ending the Teal Blue era and repainting its last eight turboprops in the current highly distinctive black and white livery

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More Boeing 787s & Airbus A350s: The British Airways Fleet In 2023

Boeing 787-10 deliveries have resumed while Airbus A320neos continue to join the fleet.

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Just 9 Active Airframes: Where The Airbus A319neo Is Flying In May 2023

The littlest neo variant is now in service. But where in the world is it flying? And with which airlines?

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The Good, Bad, & Ugly: The Global Airbus A220 Fleet Amid PW Engine Woes

Due to its engines, the Airbus A220 has been a huge burden for some airlines. But how is it doing overall?

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19 Years Ago Today: The Merger Of Air France & KLM

The merger that changed European aviation.

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Future Flying Webinar: In Conversation With Dr. Nejib Ben Khedher, Senior Vice President Emirates Skywards

Join us as we discuss the latest with Emirates Skywards and the future of the program!

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Airbus Delays The A350 Freighter From Late 2025 To Early 2026

A setback for the A350F but other industrial targets remain unaffected.

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Breaking Bad Star Spotted By Ramp Agent Through Aircraft Window

It's safe to assume it was the best shift of the ramp agent's career.

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Shocking Photos: Pratt & Whitney GTF Woes Deepen As Iraqi Airways Grounds All Airbus A220s

Iraqi Airways is the latest airline to suffer a loss of capacity as its four A220s are taken out of service.

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Airbus Q1 Revenue Steady But Net Income Drops 62%

Airbus has much to do to meet its 2023 delivery targets, and the Q1 results are not all that promising a start.

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Southwest Airlines Pilots Association Considering Strike Authorization Vote

SWAPA members are considering a strike authorization vote for many reasons, including scheduling issues, on-time performance, and culture.

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Go Around Incident: JetBlue A220 & American 737 MAX Experience Loss of Separation

This latest near miss incident forced the 737 to quickly abort its landing and perform a go around.

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Go First Bankruptcy: What Went Wrong?

Is this a temporary setback for Go First or something long-lasting?

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United Airlines Takes A Shot At Southwest Airlines In New Ad

It is clear who Denver's most flown airline is, and United is making sure of it.

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Mexicana De Aviación To Fly Again In 2023

The brand is being acquired by the Mexican government which will launch an airline administrated by the army this year.

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Etihad Airways Unveils New Boeing 787 Dreamliner Seats

The new product will debut in the third quarter.

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22 Snakes Recovered From A Passenger’s Bag At Chennai Airport

The passenger had arrived from Kuala Lumpur.

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Air New Zealand And Air China Add More Kiwi Connections

Air New Zealand and Air China are ramping up NZ-China connections this week, with the Chinese carrier back after three years away.

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Korean Air Unveils Special Boeing 777 Dedicated to Employees

Korean Air hosted a large 'family day' event for its employees, revealing a special livery on a Boeing 777 dedicated to its workforce.