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Trent 1000

Thanks on a ’plane

Virgin Atlantic has introduced a special livery dedicated to its 9,000 employees.  Airbus A340-642 G-VNAP (c/n 622) has been returned to service after a spell in storage to enable the airline to meet capacity demands while some of its Boeing

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New Additions for Virgin

Virgin Atlantic has welcomed the first of four Airbus A330-200s into its fleet.  The carrier currently operates ten of the longer A330-300s but is adding the 287-seat jets on a 12-month lease to provide cover for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners,

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Kiwi Dreamliner Issues

Air New Zealand (ANZ) has been forced to wet-lease two aircraft to help it maintain its timetable during the unscheduled maintenance of several Rolls-Royce engines belonging to its Boeing 787-9 fleet.  It is chartering an Airbus A330 and A340 from

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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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Bigger Dreamliners for Air Europa

Spanish carrier Air Europa has agreed long-term leases on four new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners with BOC Aviation.  The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered jets are the first -9 variants for both the airline and the lessor and will be delivered to the

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