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Air Italy’s new Boeing 737 MAX 8 steals show at Farnborough

Air Italy’s new Boeing 737 MAX 8 steals show at Farnborough

The aircraft was delivered to the airline just last week and flew straight to the airshow for spectators to tour and experience first-hand.

Qatar Airways investment to boost JetSuite expansion

Qatar Airways investment to boost JetSuite expansion

The JetSuiteX Embraer 135 jet is one of six state-of-the-art aircraft displayed this week by Qatar Airways at the Farnborough Airshow.

Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777 freighters

Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777 freighters

The airline also displayed at the Farnborough airshow its Boeing 747-8 Cargo Freighter, as well as Air Italy’s second Boeing 737 MAX 8 in striking new livery.

Qatar Executive unveils Gulfstream G500 at air show

Qatar Executive unveils Gulfstream G500 at air show

The G500 jet will be one of the fastest and most technologically advanced aircraft in the Qatar Executive fleet.

Qatar Airways to display 6 state-of-the-art aircraft at Farnborough show

Qatar Airways to display 6 state-of-the-art aircraft at Farnborough show

Six state-of-the-art Qatar Airways aircraft will be on display at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, taking place in Hampshire, United Kingdom, from July 16 to 22.

Boeing says it will not deliver any aircraft to Iran

Boeing says it will not deliver any aircraft to Iran

Boeing will not deliver aircraft to Iran in light of US sanctions, effectively aborting a pair of large contracts with Iranian carriers, a Boeing spokesman said Wednesday.

Sichuan Airlines co-pilot 'sucked halfway' out of cockpit: captain

Sichuan Airlines co-pilot 'sucked halfway' out of cockpit: captain

The cockpit experienced a sudden loss of pressure and drop in temperature and when he looked over, the cockpit's right windshield was gone.

China air force circles Taiwan in latest military drill

China air force circles Taiwan in latest military drill

Over the past year or so, China has ramped up military drills around democratic Taiwan, including flying bombers and other military aircraft around the island.

CRA approves ‘gate-to-gate’ Internet connectivity on-board aircraft

CRA approves ‘gate-to-gate’ Internet connectivity on-board aircraft

Qatar is the first country in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to approve the provision of gate-to-gate Internet connectivity onboard aircraft, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has said.

Qatar authority denies intercepting UAE planes

Qatar authority denies intercepting UAE planes

QCAA also pointed out that civil aviation affairs in Bahrain have continued to ignore the notifications of Qatar regarding the aircraft that are not subject to the Chicago Convention.

Qantas outlines pilot academy plans as profit soars

Qantas outlines pilot academy plans as profit soars

The Australian carrier's result came in at A$607mn (US$473mn), with a strong performance from its domestic arm boosting the bottom line.

Malaysia signs $50mn deal with US firm to find MH370

Malaysia signs $50mn deal with US firm to find MH370

The MH370 disappearance en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people aboard ranks among the world's greatest aviation mysteries.