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The cargo carrier said the equipment is obsolete and there is no Federal Aviation Administration mandate to equip for ADS-B In.
Direct 777-200 service between Washington Dulles and Dubai to end in late January
Order for 12 of the new Bombardier jets imperiled
Preparations underway for first flight early next year
Turboprop’s maximum capacity increases to 78 seats
Airport expansion in the Asia Pacific region is still being constrained by ill-considered regulatory hurdles, according to Airports Council International.
Groups representing European airlines and pilots say the plan is not ambitious enough and lacks specificity.
An audit by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation will look into how effectively FAA oversees regional airline operations.
The carrier completed the first approved 330-minute ETOPS flight by flying a 777-200ER from Auckland to Buenos Aires.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft planning 15-20 CSeries deliveries next year and 250-300 over the next five years.