The fallout over a rumored halt in the A350 program as Airbus
contemplates a total redesign of the slow-selling airliner --
billed as the company's answer to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner --
continues, as one of its biggest customers, Qatar
Airways, is reportedly rethinking its order.
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The very first go! aircraft arrived in Honolulu Friday from
Phoenix, marking a milestone in the progression of Mesa Air Group's
new interisland service. Chief Operating Officer Greg Stephens and
other go! employees met the plane, which landed in the early
afternoon at Honolulu International Airport.
Boeing tells ANN that it has reached a major milestone in the
design of the all-new 787 Dreamliner. The team has completed 25
percent of the releases required for the program. This means that
one quarter of the pieces of information to build parts and tools
for assembly have been completed and released to manufacturing
organizations for fabrication or procurement.
The A318 successfully demonstrated its suitability to operate
from London City Airport, which is situated in the heart of central
London. With its short runway and strict noise restrictions, the
use of London City Airport - until now - has been limited to only
small regional jets and turboprop-powered aircraft.