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A UK charter airline is selling $10,000 seats for flights from London to Barbados on a massive Airbus private jet that requires a COVID-19 test – see inside

UK charter broker Caledonia Jets is selling seats onboard a massive Airbus A340 private jet flying between London and Barbados this summer. The flights are operated by AirX, a European charter operator, on its largest jet that’s aptly nicknamed BIG. Round-trip tickets cost nearly $US10,000 and passengers are required to […]
A UK charter airline is selling $10,000 seats for flights from London to Barbados on a massive Airbus private jet that requires a COVID-19 test – see inside
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Air Canada is using its business class-only private jets on some routes to make social distancing in the sky easier — take a look at the unique plane

Air Canada is deploying its premium-only configured Airbus A319s that typically fly sports charters onto domestic routes this summer. Select flights on the Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal routes will be upgraded to the unique sub-fleet known as Air Canada Jetz that features all-business class seating on its aircraft. The seats will […]
Air Canada is using its business class-only private jets on some routes to make social distancing in the sky easier — take a look at the unique plane
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Coronavirus has created the ‘gravest crisis the aerospace industry has ever known,’ Airbus’ CEO warns as the plane maker’s revenues plunge

Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury said on Wednesday: “We are now in the midst of the gravest crisis the aerospace industry has ever known.” The company’s revenues fell 13% quarter-on-quarter to $US11.5 billion. Airbus’ comments come a day after Intenational Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways said on […]
Coronavirus has created the ‘gravest crisis the aerospace industry has ever known,’ Airbus’ CEO warns as the plane maker’s revenues plunge
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Airbus recently delivered the 350th A350 plane, its answer to Boeing’s revolutionary 787 Dreamliner. Here’s how the new aircraft is reshaping air travel.

Airbus recently delivered to 350th Airbus A350 aircraft to one of its top customers, Air France. The Airbus A350 program was first approved by Airbus in 2006 in response to the Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner programs that were becoming popular with airlines and highlighted Airbus’ inadequacies in the twin-engine […]
Airbus recently delivered the 350th A350 plane, its answer to Boeing’s revolutionary 787 Dreamliner. Here’s how the new aircraft is reshaping air travel.
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The Trump administration targets Airbus with new European Union tariffs

The Trump administration announced it would follow through with threats to slap steep tariffs on the European Union on Friday. The move marked the latest effort to penalise the bloc in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies. Tariffs will rise from 10% to 15% on aircraft imported from the EU, […]
The Trump administration targets Airbus with new European Union tariffs
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A Delta plane slid off an icy taxiway in Kansas City — here’s what happened

A Delta Air Lines aircraft slid off an icy taxiway Friday morning with its front wheel impacting the grass. The aircraft was taxiing to be de-iced in preparation for departure when the incident occurred. Five commercial airline flights departed from the airport that morning, according to flight-tracking website Flight Aware, […]
A Delta plane slid off an icy taxiway in Kansas City — here’s what happened
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The Dubai Airshow proved just how important the Middle East is for aviation

Both Airbus and Boeing see the Middle East as increasingly important when it comes to commercial aviation. This week’s Dubai Airshow demonstrated that clearly. Both plane-makers received orders worth billions, and a show of confidence in their products despite a recent slowdown in the region. Airlines made purchases on a […]
The Dubai Airshow proved just how important the Middle East is for aviation
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Inside Emirates’ newest and most luxurious first-class suite

The Emirates Boeing-777 first class suite was unveiled last year. It won Best First Class at the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards in April 2019. Each seat is fully enclosed with a cabin door for privacy, emulating the experience of a 5-star hotel room. The seats also come with a […]
Inside Emirates’ newest and most luxurious first-class suite
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What first, business, and economy class looks like on Emirates

Business Insider’s Rachel Hosie takes us on a tour through each class on Emirates’ double-decker Airbus A380. The whole lower level of the plane is made up of economy seats. To access business and first class you have to ascend a spiral staircase at the back of the plane. Visit […]
What first, business, and economy class looks like on Emirates
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The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane and electric flight. Here’s what to expect.

The Dubai Air Show starts Sunday in the United Arab Emirates, bringing together the world’s largest plane, helicopter, and defence companies to make announcements and sign deals to shape the industry. The show is expecting almost 90,000 people. It is exhibiting 165 planes and will include aerial displays where passenger […]
The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane and electric flight. Here’s what to expect.
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Uber and Blade have a new helicopter competitor in the United States — and it’s backed by one of the world’s largest aerospace companies

Airbus‘ Voom, an on-demand helicopter ride-hailing company, has launched in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company’s CEO, Clément Monnet, explained the company’s vision in an interview with Business Insider. Eventually, the service could run electric, flying robotaxis, and sees that helicopters are the starting point for that. Visit Business […]
Uber and Blade have a new helicopter competitor in the United States — and it’s backed by one of the world’s largest aerospace companies
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The EU is reportedly considering tariffs on $4 billion worth of US products

The European Union is reportedly considering hitting the US with $US4 billion worth of new tariffs. Bloomberg reported Wednesday European officials could use 22-year-old World Trade Organisation dispute over subsidies to justify the tariffs, even though that claim had been resolved in 2006. That move would likely deepen one front […]
The EU is reportedly considering tariffs on $4 billion worth of US products
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JetBlue is going to London in 2021

JetBlue will commence flights to London in 2021. The airline is expected to launch service to London from its bases in Boston and New York. It has not yet selected which of London’s airports it will serve. JetBlue will use the Airbus A321LR for its transatlantic flights. Visit BusinessInsider.com for […]
JetBlue is going to London in 2021
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The Trump administration wants to slap tariffs on $11 billion worth of goods from the European Union — here’s the full list of products that could get hit

The Trump administration announced a plan to place tariffs on $US11 billion worth of European goods as punishment for the European Union’s allegedly improper support of aircraft manufacturer Airbus. While the final list of goods will have to be agreed on with a World Trade Organisation arbitrator, the initial list […]
The Trump administration wants to slap tariffs on $11 billion worth of goods from the European Union — here’s the full list of products that could get hit
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Trump’s tariff threat is hitting Airbus, Rolls Royce, and Rémy Cointreau shares as traders weigh fallout

Airbus and European aerospace, food, drink, and clothing stocks fell after the Trump Administration threatened tariffs on $US11 billion of EU imports in retaliation for Airbus subsidies. The targeted products include non-military helicopters and aircraft, seafood, cheeses, wines, fruits, sweaters, knives, pajamas, paintbrushes, and wall clocks. Some of the biggest […]
Trump’s tariff threat is hitting Airbus, Rolls Royce, and Rémy Cointreau shares as traders weigh fallout
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The US is threatening tariffs on $11 billion worth of European goods over subsidies to Airbus, whose rival Boeing is enduring its most difficult period in decades

The US has threatened tariffs on $US11.2 billion worth of European Union products, citing subsidies to Europe’s largest aircraft maker, among other issues. The US trade representative on Monday said the World Trade Organisation “repeatedly” found that EU subsidies to the French plane maker Airbus “caused adverse effects” to the […]
The US is threatening tariffs on $11 billion worth of European goods over subsidies to Airbus, whose rival Boeing is enduring its most difficult period in decades
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Hundreds of people are stranded and freaking out after Wow Air collapsed

The Icelandic budget airline Wow Air abruptly ceased operations on Thursday. The carrier canceled all flights, stranding hundreds of passengers. Wow Air was due to run 15 flights on Thursday alone. Its planes seat about 200 passengers each. Passengers have told Business Insider of ruined travel plans and efforts to […]
Hundreds of people are stranded and freaking out after Wow Air collapsed