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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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Boeing quietly launches the world’s longest plane amid MAX 8 debacle

by Christian Fleetwood

Amid the ongoing international drama surrounding its MAX 8 aircraft, Boeing has unveiled its latest, largest and most efficient long-haul carrier jet: the 777X.

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Airbus to cease production of A380 superjumbo jet

by Ali Coulton

The announcement signals the end of an era for the aviation industry. We’ll be raising a tearful glass to the ‘giant of the skies’ at knock-off drinks this afternoon.

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Qantas cancels order of eight Airbus A380s, signalling end of the ‘giant of the skies’

by Ali Coulton

Looks like the airline industry’s love affair with the jet is coming to an end, with the aircraft seen watching Bridget Jones’s Diary and sobbing into a tub of ice cream.

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You have to see this new luxury airbus

This magic floating aircraft is like nothing you’ve ever seen before, and we’re super excited about it. Now we’re just waiting for our invite to the inaugural flight in a few years time.

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NEW PLANES: AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines announce aircraft orders

We love the smell of new planes in the morning. Actually, that might be the routine scent of burnt toast wafting over from the office kitchen.

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