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Exclusive: Russia starts stripping jetliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are stripping jetliners to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The steps are in line …

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US adds 25 Airbus planes operated by Russian airlines to export violation list

A Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200 airplane takes off from the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 29, 2018. Picture taken July 29, 2018. REUTERS / Paul Hanna Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The US Commerce Department on Tuesday will add 25 Airbus airplanes operated by …

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High fares, rising economic worries could weigh on airline recovery

DOHA, June 20 (Reuters) – Pent-up demand from the pandemic means consumers are weathering high airfares, but as summer ends and inflation and interest rate rises begin to bite, there are growing questions over whether the appetite for travel is sustainable. Global airlines are now expected to post a $ 9.7 billion loss in 2022, …

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Taiwan’s China Airlines eyes A330 replacement, future freighter options

A China Airlines Cargo plane taxis at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taoyuan, Taiwan, January 7, 2021. REUTERS / Ann Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s China Airlines Ltd (2610.TW) is “actively” looking at options to replace its aging fleet of 22 Airbus SE (AIR.PA) …

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Drone sighting prompts brief halt to flights at Washington National

An airplane takes off from the Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, US, March 18, 2020. REUTERS / Carlos Barria Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 21 (Reuters) –Officials halted flights into and out of Reagan Washington National Airport for about 13 minutes on Thursday after a drone sighting was reported, …

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Biden told it will take two weeks to have definitive data on Omicron variant

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The top US infectious disease official, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told President Joe Biden on Sunday it will take about two weeks to have definitive information on the new coronavirus variant Omicron that has sparked new travel restrictions and shaken financial markets. Biden, returning to Washington following the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, …

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Brazil’s Embraer gets new orders from Porter Airlines, Alaska; shares laughed

SAO PAULO, July 19 (Reuters) – Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) on Tuesday announced new aircraft orders from Porter Airlines and Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK.N), sending its shares higher, as it reaped an upsurge linked to the Farnborough Airshow in Britain. Embraer said Canada-based Porter Airlines has ordered an additional 20 E195-E2 aircraft to …

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Israel to boost Asia flights when Saudi Arabia opens airspace

JERUSALEM, July 17 (Reuters) –Israel airlines plan to expand and open new routes to India and other Asian destinations after Saudi Arabia announced it would allow unfettered access to its airspace, a move that would save fuel costs and reduce flight times. In the absence of open relations between the countries, however, and given talks …

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