11 Oceans headlines Wednesday

 

Only 16 Air India flights in Apr-Jun period met total costs

economictimes.indiatimes.com – While nine of these flights did not meet even the cost of fuel to operate the service, 90 met the fuel cost but were not able to meet the cash cost, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said. NEW DEL…

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China’s jet biofuels: ready for take off?

blogs.ft.com – China consumes about 29m tonnes of cooking oil a year, and much of it, when the frying is over, gets thrown away. Boeing believes this “gutter oil”, as it is locally known, could turn out to be liq…

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Dreamliner in India by month end – India – DNA

dnaindia.com – After a delay of more than four years, India’s national carrier Air India (AI) is finally set to get the delivery of the much-awaited Boeing-787 Dreamliner by month end and fly the state-of-the-art…

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Aviation, Carbon, and the Clean Air Act

rff.org – This paper explores the policy options available to the United States for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft under existing law: the Clean Air Act (CAA). Europe has unilaterally and …

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Qantas grounds 2 pilots who quarreled in cockpit  

ajc.com – CANBERRA, Australia — Qantas Airways Ltd. grounded two pilots who quarreled in the cockpit of their Boeing 747 jumbo jet at a Dallas airport last week, the airline and an aviation official said Tue…

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Not sure if Next-Gen Airbus A350 XWB or Flight Simulator

vr-zone.com – Slowly but certainly, Airbus is working on completing the first flying prototype of its next generation aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB (eXtra Wide Body). Right now, there are two aircrafts being ass…

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Lion Air receives two 737s

airfinancejournal.com – GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS) has delivered… Take a free website trial to view this article. It’s easy to get a trial – just follow this link or email sbains@euromoneyplc.com. Alte…

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Air Pacific unveils new logo as it rebrands as Fiji Airways

atwonline.com – Fiji’s Air Pacific (FJ) has unveiled a new brandmark that will be included in the airline’s new livery when it relaunches as Fiji Airways in 2013 (ATW Daily News, May 18). The new brandmark is the …

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Etihad ups Virgin stake

airfinancejournal.com – Etihad has increased its Virgin Australia stake to 6.1%. United Arab Emirates flag carrier Etihad Airways has purchased 24,000 more Virgin Australia shares valued… Take a free website trial to vi…

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Singapore Changi: Operating indicators for July 2012

aviator.aero – SINGAPORE, 22 August 2012 – The number of passenger movements at Singapore Changi Airport increased 4.5% on-year to 4.36 million in July 2012. Air traffic movements grew in tandem, with 27,100 land…

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Hong Kong Airlines could cancel big A380 order

121carhire.com – Airlines are doing everything they can to stay profitable. In some cases, some airlines are doing what they can just to cut their losses. Hong Kong Airlines is no different. In fact, the airline ju…

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JAL postpones 787 Beijing service till mid-Sep 2012

airlineroute.net – JAL has further postponed planned Boeing 787 service resumption on Tokyo Haneda – Beijing route. Planned Boeing 787 operation is now scheduled to resume from 16SEP12, instead of 01SEP12. Schedule: …

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Possible PAL aircraft order spurs Cebu Pacific to respond

aviationweek.com – Cebu Pacific Air may try to secure more narrowbody jets, a tactic it believes could be needed to defend its position against a resurgent Philippine Airlines (PAL). Cebu Pacific will revisit its fle…

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Assessing the MAX Story

airinsight.com – It still has less than half the firm orders of the Airbus A320neo and Boeing failed to convert as many commitments to firm orders during the Farnborough Air Show as it had hoped, but progress is be..

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