Major trade shows are often the setting for big announcement by aircraft manufacturers, and it's likely that there will be several at the Paris Air Show in July. Among them could be one coming from Boeing, which industry insiders say may unveil plans for the 787-10X airliner at the show at Le Bourget Airport this summer.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has placed an order for three A330-300s, growing its A330 Family fleet to a total of ten Airbus aircraft. The aircraft will be operated on long haul routes and can comfortably seat close to 300 passengers.
Obama Administrating Proposes Tax Increase Of $14 Per Flight
The airline industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A) says that a proposal by the Obama administration to hike taxes on airline travel by $14 will be detrimental to the economy, with the greatest impact on the middle class.
Reemphasizes Current Policy And Guidance, Air Carrier Responsibilities
The FAA has issued a Safety Alert For Operators (SAFO) for Part 121 operators addressing the potential safety impact of carrying and restraining heavy vehicle special cargo loads. The purpose is to reemphasize current policy and guidance concerning: weight and balance control procedures, cargo loading procedures, loading schedules and loading instructions.