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Airbus expands made in India program with Helicopter deal

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Airbus has expanding its “Made in India” program with a deal with Tata Group that will see Airbus Helicopters assembled on a new Final Assembly Line (FAL) in India. The program is part of India’s plan to be self-reliant . This will be the first time a private sector company has set up a helicopter

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FAA lays out process for grounded Boeing aircraft to return to service

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday laid out the process to return the Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft to service after they were grounded earlier this month following a midair blowout during an Alaska Airlines flight. The FAA announced Wednesday it approved a “thorough inspection and maintenance process” that will be performed on each

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EASA Lays Out Priorities in European Air Safety Plan

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Latest safety plan includes 19 new rulemaking tasks The 2024 edition of its annual European Plan for Aviation Safety published by EASA on Tuesday reflects the European air safety agency’s most current assessment of strategic priorities for its member states. The document includes updates to the Volume I strategic priorities document covering 2023 through 2025,

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Leonardo: AW09 global market success extends to Europe with preliminary sales contracts for ten units by Léman Aviation

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The number of global partners for the AW09 next-generation single-engine helicopter in the world market grows further with the announcement at European Rotors (Madrid, 28-30 November) of the addition of Léman Aviation, who has signed Preliminary Sales Contracts for ten units.  Léman Aviation offers tailored solutions for customers looking for personal and professional management of

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Delta Airlines signs up for 20 Airbus A350-1000s

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Leading US carrier Delta Airlines has signed an order for 20 Airbus A350-1000 airliners to meet its future wide-body needs.Delta was the first US airline to operate the A350-900 but the order is the first for the longer -1000 variant from the Atlanta-based carrier which will open up new opportunities for the airline with its

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Boeing announces additional quality inspections for 737 MAX planes

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The additional inspections come after the US Federal Aviation Administration said the 737 MAX should remain grounded. Boeing has said it will add further quality inspections for the 737 MAX planes after a mid-air blowout of a cabin panel in an Alaska Airlines MAX 9 earlier this month, the head of its commercial planes division

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MD Helicopters Booked Record Orders in 2023

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The OEM is focusing on product support and gradually ramping up production MD Helicopters booked orders for 25 helicopters last year, its highest annual order intake since 2008, it announced today. The orders were almost evenly split between military and civil models. In addition to an order for 12 helicopters from the Nigerian federal government,

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Korean Air Collaborates with Japan’s Yusen Logistics on Eco-friendly Aviation Fuel

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Korean Air announced on Jan. 10 that it signed a contract with Japan’s Yusen Logistics for participation in a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) cooperation program. The agreement was finalized at the Yusen Logistics headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. With this partnership, Yusen Logistics becomes the first Japanese forwarder to collaborate with Korean Air in this domain.

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FAA grounds 171 Boeing planes after mid-air blowout on Alaska Airlines jet

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The US airline regulator has ordered the grounding of some Boeing 737 Max 9 jets after part of one plane fell off during an Alaska Airlines flight. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the inspections would affect 171 planes. On Friday the Alaska Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing after take-off from the

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HAI Celebrates 75th Anniversary

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The helicopter trade association was established in 1948 Today, Helicopter Association International (HAI) celebrates 75 years of advocacy in the vertical flight sector. HAI was founded on Dec. 13, 1948, in Burbank, California, by a group of 16 individuals originally known as the Helicopter Council. Since then, the organization has grown to include thousands of

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