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Dj's Aviation

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Month: January 2019

Aer Lingus Unveils New Livery

On January 17’th Aer Lingus unveiled their new livery, a refresh to cope with the modern aviation world. The livery comes at a time when they introduce new destinations like Minneapolis and Montreal. The Aer Lingus CEO, Sean Doyle said…

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First Boeing 787 Delivered to WestJet

WestJet has today welcomed their first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to their fleet and operations. The 787s will be used for the long term expansion of Westjet. They will be placed on international routes to the likes of London Gatwick, Dublin…

United Orders 28 Additional Boeing Aircraft

United Airlines has ordered an additional 28 Boeing aircraft, comprising of four 777-300ER aircraft and 24 737 MAX aircraft, Boeing announced today. United Airlines placed the order in December of 2018. This announcement follows the disclosure of the deal in…

Airbus and Boeing Results for 2018

How did Airbus and Boeing perform in 2018? Airbus and Boeing both experienced a busy 2018. The year was full of orders and also deliveries. However, the two manufacturers also saw a number of supply chain problems, limitng their deliveries. So,…

Cockpit voice recorder from Lion Air flight #JT610 found

In recent days the Indonesian Navy announced that they had located and recovered the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) from Lion Air 610 (JT610) after 77 days of continuous searching. It is believed that the recovery of the CVR could help…

Melbourne Airport experiences shutdown leaving flights delayed

    Melbourne Airport experienced a shutdown today due to a supposedly triggered fire alarm. This caused the airport’s Air Traffic Controllers to evacuate the tower, this, in turn, resulted in aircraft departures being suspended and inbound aircraft circling.  A fire alarm…

Boeing and Embraer Deal Approved by Brazilian Government

The Boeing and Embraer partnership has today been approved by the Brazilian Government, who only weeks prior to this announcement put the deal on hold casting an element of doubt on whether the partnership would go through. The new strategic…