Airbus A330-900 taking off in Toulouse Airbus 

The Airbus A330-900 flies for first time

The airplane took off on Thursday from Blagnac Airport, in Toulouse in a four hours test flight. The new Airbus A330-900 MSN1795 made its first flight in the southwest of France on Thursday, taking off at 09:51 local time and making a four-hour and thirteen-minute trip before returning to the same airport. The test program requires the Airbus A330neo to register approximately 1,400 flight hours, including 1,100 hours for the A330-900 campaign, before obtaining type certification in mid-2018. Airbus expects to fly the smaller A330-800 for about 300 hours before obtaining homologation in…

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St Helena coast Airlink 

Landed the first flight on the remote island of St. Helena

The island belonging to the United Kingdom is in the middle of the Atlantic, today received its first regular flight. The airline Airlink made the first regular flight from South Africa to the island of Saint Helena. Scheduled flights were scheduled to begin in May 2016, but wind shear close to the runway made operations difficult. Today, October 14, almost 17 months later, regular flights to this remote island of 4,500 inhabitants are already a reality. The first commercial flight to the island was a charter also operated by Airlink…

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LATAM Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft LATAM Airlines 

LATAM Airlines began flights between Santiago and Tucumán

A frequency of three times a week to link the cities of Chile and Argentina. Yesterday, October 2 was carried out the first flight that connects Santiago with San Miguel de Tucumán, operated by LATAM Airlines with Airbus A320 aircraft. The initial flight departed from the Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL) with 102 passengers on board. On the return departed of Tucumán Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC), featuring a runway recently renovated, toward the Chilean capital with 167 passengers. The route has no competitors, and flights scheme is as follows: LA 448. Departs from Santiago at 8:00 local…

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Norwegian Dreamliner Norwegian 

Norwegian launched the low-cost longest flight in the world

On 28 September the airline began the London-Singapore route with prices from 149 pounds. The low-cost airline Norwegian began yesterday to operate the route between London-Gatwick Airport (LGW), in United Kingdom, and the Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), in Singapore. The flight is the longest in the world made by a low cost airline, with a duration of 12 hours and 45 minutes approximately, a distance of 6.764 miles (10.885 kilometers) between Europe and Asia. The route will be operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft with more than 300 seats equipped with individual screens…

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