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Qantas Unveils First Dreamliner

Australian national carrier Qantas has unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, VH-ZNA (c/n 39038).  The jet, which has been named Great Southern Land, is due to arrive at the carrier’s Sydney base on October 20.  Qantas intends to use the

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First Boeing 787-10 Rolls Out

Boeing has completed the manufacture of the first production 787-10 for launch customer Singapore Airlines at its final assembly line in North Charleston, South Carolina. The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-equipped aircraft, the largest and most fuel-efficient member of the Dreamliner family,

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US Proposes Mega Tariffs for C Series

The US Department of Commerce has recommended placing a 220% tariff on imports of the Bombardier C Series.  The ruling, announced on September 26, effectively triples the price of the C Series in the US.  The decision came after Boeing

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Jumbos for Qatar

Qatar Airways has ordered two Boeing 747-8 Freighters, and four additional 777-300ERs, in a deal valued at $2.16bn at list prices.  The aircraft were previously attributed to an unidentified customer in the manufacturer’s orderbook.  The Doha-based carried has already taken

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Malaysia Airlines Signs MOU for Dreamliners

Malaysia Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners as well as eight additional  737 MAX 8 purchase rights.  The deal was announced during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s visit to the US. The oneworld

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Japanese MAX Success

Japan Investment Adviser (JIA) has finalised a deal for ten Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The contract, valued at $1.12bn, follows a commitment to purchase agreement signed at the Paris Air Show in June.  Delivery of the first aircraft is expected

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Trent 1000 TEN Certified

UK COMMERCIAL engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has received full flight certification for its Trent 1000 TEN (thrust, efficiency and new technology) engine from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  This latest version of the Trent 1000 is being offered to power

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Russia Reconsiders Import Duties

Russia has outlined plans to remove tax breaks on imported commercial airliners.  Under current arrangements, Western-built aircraft carrying between 50 and 300 passengers and weighing between 20 and 90 tonnes, are exempt from import taxes.  This includes popular types such

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Rwanda and Benin Join Forces

RwandAir has been granted seventh freedom rights by the Government of Benin, allowing it to operate direct flights from the West African nation to other countries.  As a result, RwandAir will station two Boeing 737s in Cotonou, Benin. Additionally, the

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Paris Commitment Finalised

Los Angeles-based Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has finalised its order for 12 Boeing 737 MAXs that was first announced as an MoU at the 2017 Paris Air Show in June. In addition to the MAXs, the lessor has also added

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