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RwandAir takes delivery of its first widebody aircraft 

On Wednesday, September 28, RwandAir has taken delivery of its first widebody aircraft: an A330-200, registration 9XR-WN (cn 1741).

This is the first of the two A330-200s the Rwandan national carrier has on order from Airbus, the other one, to be registered 9XR-WP (cn 1759) is scheduled to be delivered in November. 84 more words

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China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. 276 more words

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Ethiopian A350 ET-ATQ by Phoenix demonstrates unacceptable quality

This is not the normal format for a review as you’ll well know. This is Mr Angry, once again having had it with the atrocious quality that comes out of Phoenix. 990 more words

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Airbus Plans Internal Merger in Latest Corporate Shake-Up

Airbus Group said on Friday it would merge with its plane-making unit, strip out bureaucracy and simplify its brand, marking a break with its complex corporate roots as it prepares for tougher expected competition. 375 more words

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JetBlue studies wide bodies for long haul flights

JetBlue Airways is studying the possibility of acquiring widebody aircraft, which would be operated alongside the A321neo(LR), to start long haul flights.

David Clark, jetBlue’s Vice President (Network Planning), told Skift in an interview: “We are very open to seeing all the options that are out there. 116 more words

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Gray pens new Airbus deal

Airbus UK Broughton striker Tony Gray has penned a new deal which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2017/18 season. … 104 more words

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IndiGo converts order for twenty A320neos to A321neos

IndiGo Airlines has converted twenty of the 430 A320neos it has on order from Airbus to the largest version of the A320 Family, the A321neo, as it looks to boost capacity and operate longer flights, the airline confirmed in a statement. 43 more words

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