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Sixth Boeing 787 Makes First Flight.
Sixth Boeing 787 Makes First Flight.
[5 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Sixth Boeing 787 Makes First Flight. ]

The final Boeing 787 Dreamliner to join the flight test fleet made its first flight today from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The airplane, ZA006, is the second 787 equipped with General Electric GEnx engines to fly.

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NASA Hosts Green Aviation Summit.
[9 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on NASA Hosts Green Aviation Summit. ]

NASA has a “critical responsibility” to the flying public to develop environmentally responsible solutions to the nation’s most pressing aviation problems, Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. said Wednesday.

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Life insurance for pilots drops in cost.
Life insurance for pilots drops in cost.
[8 Sep 2010 | One Comment ]

Online insurance broker LifeDirect.co.nz has welcomed the move by New Zealand life insurer ING Life to offer “standard premium rates” to Commercial Pilots and Aircrew for both life and trauma insurance.

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Flights to NZCH cancelled after earthquake.
[4 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Flights to NZCH cancelled after earthquake. ]

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) has advised the airport will remain closed until at least 1pm.

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Wellington sees a future for Pacific Blue.
Wellington sees a future for Pacific Blue.
[16 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Wellington sees a future for Pacific Blue. ]

Pacific Blue currently fly from Wellington to Auckland three times daily and Wellington to Christchurch two times daily, which is around 12% of Wellington’s air traffic on these routes.

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Changes to Jetstar Management.
Changes to Jetstar Management.
[5 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Changes to Jetstar Management. ]

Qantas Chief Executive Officer, Mr Alan Joyce, today announced changes to the management of the Qantas Group’s low fares carrier, Jetstar, to position the organisation for future growth.

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Jetstar adds international destinations to AKL.
[29 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Jetstar adds international destinations to AKL. ]

New direct flights to Melbourne and Cairns taking off – plus more Jetstar domestic services to Wellington. All in a days work for the budget airline flying in New Zealand.

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Jetstar boost WLG-AKL competition.
[28 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Jetstar boost WLG-AKL competition. ]

Jetstar has announced a permanent addition to its flying schedule between Wellington and Auckland, making Jetstar’s trademark low fares available 24 times per week starting from 31 October 2010.

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‘Father of Boeing 747’ Wins Award.
[21 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on ‘Father of Boeing 747’ Wins Award. ]

Legendary Boeing aeronautical engineer Joe Sutter, credited with leading the development of the iconic 747 jetliner, won the inaugural Flightglobal Lifetime Achievement Award.

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787 Dreamliner Makes International Debut.
787 Dreamliner Makes International Debut.
[19 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on 787 Dreamliner Makes International Debut. ]

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its international debut landing at the Farnborough Airport at 9:09 a.m. in support of the Farnborough International Airshow that begins Monday.

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