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Vietnam, India to open direct air services

opshanoiOct 3,2014
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Vietnam and India will open direct flights between the two countries this November as part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Vietnam Airlines and India’s Jet Airways in Hanoi on Monday. The MoU was signed by representatives from the two airlines in the presence of President Truong Tan Sang

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Vietnam Airlines’ first A350 aircraft enters final assembly

opshanoiOct 3,2014
Aviation News

The entry into final assembly comes a day after the aircraft gained type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which certified it with two maximum take-off weight variants: a basic 268t and a higher 275t option. The A350 is scheduled for delivery in mid-2015, and Vietnam Airlines will

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Sikorsky Unveils S-97 RAIDER Helicopter

opshanoiOct 3,2014
Aviation News

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today unveiled the first of two S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter prototypes, signaling the start of activities in the program’s test flight phase and a major step toward demonstrating the new – and

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BRIEF: Gulfstream Expected to Launch All-new G450 Business Jet

opshanoiOct 3,2014
Aviation News

Gulfstream is expected to launch an all-new business jet in the category of a G450 when it hosts a customer event in Savannah, Ga., on Oct. 14. The plane is expected to be positioned above the company’s current G450, but won’t replace it, Cowen and Co. aerospace analyst Cai von

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Airbus A350-900 receives EASA Type Certification

opshanoiOct 2,2014
Aviation News

The world’s latest generation commercial airliner, the A350-900, has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on 30th September 2014. The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification will follow shortly. The EASA A350-900 Type Certificate was signed by EASA’s

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