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Xiamen Airlines and Hunan government to form new regional carrier
Fatigue cracking leads to flight cancellations at Japan’s ANA
Geared turbofan-powered narrowbody to arrive in Brazil on August 31
Embraer will use four prototypes to complete type certification for the E190-E2 airliner by the end of the first half of 2018.
IATA says that Egyptian foreign currency exchange restrictions have resulted in $275 million of airline revenues being trapped in the country.
MRJ pilots returned the first prototype to Mitsubishi's base in Nagoya after encountering issues with the regional jet's air management system.
The Transportation Security Administration has plugged staffing gaps that caused long lines at airport security checkpoints this summer.
The carrier cancelled several domestic flights, reportedly due to concern over turbine blade corrosion of the 787's Rolls-Royce engines.
The Transformation Qantas initiative to reduce costs has resulted in an impressive turnaround in the fortunes of the Australian carrier.
Lockheed Martin expects to finish assembling the civil variant of the C-130J Hercules in the next few months and to fly the aircraft next year.