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Task force to tackle risks in conflict zones
Official aviation bodies will put together a task force to address the risks to civil aviation in conflict zones following the destruction of flight MH17 in Ukraine.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) met to review the issues and what should be done following the incident.Read more... in Talking point
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Airbus wins the order race at Farnborough Air Show
Aircraft manufacturers took a total of $130bn worth of orders from the Farnborough Air Show this year, proving that despite record high production rates, the market for new aircraft is particularly strong.
This year's total was just off from last year's larger Paris Air Show, which recorded a total of $134.7bn in sales.
Of this year's total, $115.5bn was split between the two main OEMs, Boeing and Airbus.Read more... in Talking point
What will become of jinxed Malaysian Airlines?
Tragedy has struck Malaysian Airlines (MAS) again as flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine yesterday, killing all 295 people on board. But will the airline survive this second tragedy?
The 777 was taken down three hours into its flight as it travelled over a field near the town of Shakhtersk, Ukraine, on its way from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur International.Read more... in Talking point
AirAsia X breaks A330 NEO 'virginity' with launch order
AirAsia X has become the launch customer and the first airline to order the A330 NEO with a deal for 50 of the aircraft.
"It's good to break the virginity of an aircraft," joked director of AirAsia X,Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, at the Farnborough Air Show, where the order was announced today.Read more... in Talking point
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