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SMBC Eyes Goshawk For $6.7 Billion

Dublin-based aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation announced today that it has approved a takeover by its larger rival, SMBC Aviation Capital, for $6.7 billion. SMBC Aviation Capital will now be the world’s second-largest... Read more »
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Boeing reports a first quarter loss

Boeing issued this financial report for the first quarter: First Quarter 2022 737 production and deliveries continue to increase; submitted 787 certification plan to the FAA Launched 777-8 Freighter; now anticipate first... Read more »
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Liverpool Welcomes New Carriers & Routes

Liverpool John Lennon Airport recorded 319,000 passengers in April. Helped by Easter falling that month, traffic was up from 225,000 in March, based on numbers obtained from Air Service One. Alas, it... Read more »
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Boeing to move its headquarters from Chicago to Northern Virginia

Boeing has announced that its Arlington, Virginia campus just outside Washington, D.C. will serve as the company’s global headquarters. The aerospace and defense firm’s employees in the region support various corporate functions... Read more »
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The World’s Only All-Airbus A220 Carrier

airBaltic is the only airline in the world with a 100% A220 fleet. Photo: airBaltic airBaltic IATA/ICAO Code BI/BTI Airline Type Hybrid Carrier Hub(s) Riga International Airport Year Founded 1995 CEO Martin... Read more »
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Boeing CEO updates employees on first quarter results, 777-9 paused

Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun shared the following message with employees today addressing the company’s first-quarter results: Team, First, I want to again acknowledge the loss of those on board China... Read more »
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Air France Plans 430 Mile Domestic Boeing 777 Flight To Nice

Photo: Air France Air France IATA/ICAO Code AF/AFR Airline Type Full Service Carriers Hub(s) Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport Year Founded 1933 Alliance SkyTeam Airline Group Air France-KLM CEO Anne Rigail Country... Read more »
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The Four-Decade History Of Provincetown-Boston Airlines

Provincetown-Boston Airlines (PBA) was founded in 1949 by John C. Van Arsdale in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small coastal resort town on Cape Cod. It was the successor to the Cape Cod Flying... Read more »
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Finnair Scraps Face Masks Where Not Required By Other Countries

Photo: Finnair Finnair IATA/ICAO Code AY/FIN Airline Type Full Service Carriers Hub(s) Helsinki Airport Year Founded 1923 Alliance oneworld CEO Topi Manner Country Finland Finnair is set to relax its present policy... Read more »
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It Has Now Been A Week Since Services Resumed At The UK’s Northernmost Mainland Airport

Regional air traffic plays a key role in keeping Scotland connected. While flights within the country typically involve its many islands, a link to its (and the UK’s) northernmost mainland airport has... Read more »