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INTERNATIONAL: Aviation Industry Hits Turbulence As Airbus Buys Into Bombardier’s New Jetplanes

Airbus has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Canadian plane-maker Bombardier’s C Series Aircraft in a deal that will mean a shakeup for the global aviation market. Bombardier’s C Series are regional jets with between 100 and 150 seats. Neither Airbus nor its main rival Boeing currently compete in this market. Airbus
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Air Baltic Returns Bombardier CS300s to Service

Latvia’s Air Baltic restarted revenue flights with its Bombardier CS300s on Thursday after grounding all seven of its narrowbodies to attend to “technical nuances” involving their Pratt & Whitney PW1500G geared turbofans. It added that it expected to finish inspecting all seven of the airplanes on Thursday and clear them for operation by the end of the day. “Air Baltic
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Aviation Unions Give FG 15 Days Ultimatum

Three aviation unions on Tuesday gave the Federal Government 15 days ultimatum to halt its planned concession of the four viable airports in the country. The unions, which gave the ultimatum at a joint news briefing in Lagos, threatened to shut down the aviation industry if government failed to accede to their demands. The unions
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INTERNATIONAL: Aviation Industry Hits Turbulence As Airbus Buys Into Bombardier’s New Jetplanes

Airbus has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Canadian plane-maker Bombardier’s C Series Aircraft in a deal that will mean a shakeup for the global aviation market. Bombardier’s C Series are regional jets with between 100 and 150 seats. Neither Airbus nor its main rival Boeing currently compete in this market. Airbus
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Air Baltic Returns Bombardier CS300s to Service

Latvia’s Air Baltic restarted revenue flights with its Bombardier CS300s on Thursday after grounding all seven of its narrowbodies to attend to “technical nuances” involving their Pratt & Whitney PW1500G geared turbofans. It added that it expected to finish inspecting all seven of the airplanes on Thursday and clear them for operation by the end of the day. “Air Baltic
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INTERNATIONAL: Aviation regulator found out about Ryanair’s flight cancellations through social media

THE COMMISSION OF Aviation Regulation (CAR) said the first they heard of Ryanair’s flight cancellations was on social media and news reports. Representatives from the regulator and the Irish Air Line Pilots Association are in front of the Oireachtas Transport Committee today to discuss the fallout and impact on customers of the mass cancellations of
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