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Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways said Thursday it has restructured planned airplane purchases from both Airbus and Boeing as the government-owned carrier struggles through serious financial turbulence.
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Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients

European plane maker Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 for lack of customers, abandoning the world's biggest passenger jet and one of the aviation industry's most ambitious and most troubled endeavours.
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Airbus CEO warns it could move in event of no deal Brexit

The chief executive of Airbus warned Thursday that the aviation giant could move its U.K. operations out of the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on trade relations.
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The Airbus A380 couldn’t fit inside a hangar so Munich Airport did this

Munich Airport has become the “butt” of jokes after coming up with a custom solution to house the world’s largest passenger plane.
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Canada Jetlines makes additional lease payments for two Airbus aircraft

Canada Jetlines has completed a second set of advance lease payments to AerCap for two Airbus A320 aircraft, both set for delivery by early Q2 of 2019.
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Boeing, Airbus report roaring sales at close of Farnborough

Airbus and Boeing say demand for aircraft surged at the Farnborough International Airshow amid increased passenger and cargo traffic.
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Airbus renames C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220

Airbus is renaming the C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220.
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Air Transat signs agreement for seven new Airbus A321neos

Air Transat has signed a long-term lease of seven new Airbus aircraft set for delivery between 2020 and 2022.
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Canada Jetlines closing in on operating licence with news of two A320s

Canada Jetlines says it has a definitive lease agreement for two Airbus A320 aircraft, with delivery scheduled for the first half of 2019.
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Primera blames Airbus delivery delays for Toronto route suspension

Primera Air is suspending one of summer season routes from Toronto into England, blaming “severe delays” with the delivery of Airbus aircraft.
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WestJet looks to grow indirect bookings through agency channel
Agents are key to WestJet’s success, now more than ever with the airline’s expansion to global destinations. “As...
Rosita joins the Sesame Street crew at Beaches Resorts
Rosita joins the Sesame Street crew at Beaches Resorts
Beaches Resorts is adding Rosita, the popular bilingual character from Sesame Street, as the newest walkaround for the...
“They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents on ACTA partnership
“They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents speak out in wake of ACTA’s Virtuoso deal
The original announcement about ACTA’s new Consortium Partnership with Virtuoso was a complete bungle, and a...
Here are 10 notable openings and events in NYC this summer
Here are 10 notable openings and events in NYC this summer
Travellers won’t want to miss New York City this summer, when an unprecedented number of openings and annual events...
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