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Boeing fires mid-level exec following “totally appalling” emails

by Christian Fleetwood

Adding to a grim January for the manufacturer comes the news that Boeing booked no new orders for the month for the first time in nearly 60 years.

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AirAsia bosses step down amid Airbus bribery scandal

Looking for a juicy read involving airline execs, Airbus and bribery allegations? Well, consider yourself well and truly juiced with this.

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Aviation Wrap: Emirates pledges bushfire support, Qantas returns to Byron Bay + MORE!

This week’s Aviation Wrap is brought to you by Travel Weekly’s roving reporter, who has decided to wear compression socks with thongs to the office today. It’s not a good look.

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Aviation Wrap: Boeing starts 737 MAX compo, Emirates’ New Year special, Airbus unveils Aston Martin Edition helicopter + MORE!

To celebrate our first Aviation Wrap of the year, we’re reporting from a private jet on our way to a beach party in Ibiza. Just kidding – it’s the first week back and we’re three down on a batch brew of cold coffee.

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Airline denies it is shutting down despite issuing closure notice

Travel Weekly has tried its best to make sense of this totally bonkers story, but we can’t promise you’ll be able to comprehend it after reading.

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Qantas prepares for historic nonstop London-to-Sydney research flight

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas is getting ready to make history yet again when it flies the second stage of Project Sunrise.

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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ’s Game of Thrones tweet wins big, Qantas upgrades A380s + MORE!

In unrelated news, Travel Weekly’s editor is celebrating International Coffee Day with a Frank Body scrub experience, three ristrettos and a few chocolate-coated coffee beans.

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Aviation Wrap: Air New Zealand signs new fleet deal, Western Sydney Airport’s curfew-free promise, Emirates’ World Cup-inspired ad + MORE!

Kick-off this week’s round-up of aviation news with Emirates’ hilarious take on mid-air “fouls” as the airline teams up with famous ref Nigel Owens. All this and MUCH more awaits here.

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First Boeing, now Airbus alerted about control fault in popular jet

by Christian Fleetwood

Proof that not all bad aviation news involves Boeing comes this story about a popular Airbus aircraft that is encountering a similar issue to that plaguing the 737 MAX.

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Airbus employs biomimicry in latest eco-conscious concept aircraft

by Christian Fleetwood

Airbus has taken a leaf – a feather even – out of nature’s playbook by putting forward an ambitious eco-conscious concept aircraft for the future of air travel.

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Qantas to inspect Airbus A380s for “fine” wing cracks

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas will take a peek at the rear spars of its big-mumma jets after an international AD was issued over “fine” cracks being found in the wings.

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Boeing: Airline will not proceed with $6 billion 737 MAX order

by Christian Fleetwood

A low-cost carrier that nine-out-of-ten of us will never fly on, has elected to cancel its Boeing 737 MAX order. Read on to find out why.

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