Daily Archives: December 18, 2008

British Airways Qantas end merger talks

British Airways Plc and Qantas Airways Ltd are announcing that after detailed discussions about a potential merger, talks have ended. Despite the potential longer term benefits to both British Airways and Qantas, the airlines have not been able to come to agreement over the key terms of a merger at this time. British Airways and Qantas will continue to work …

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Newark airport to test Satellite Navigation to reduce delays

Next Generation Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) to use global positioning data to pinpoint aircraft positions, rather than Old Generation radar Newark Liberty International Airport will become the nation鈥檚 first major hub to test a new satellite navigation technology to help reduce flight delays, under an agreement approved today by the Port Authority鈥檚 board of commissioners. The technology, called Ground …

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Airbus A320 with blended winglets

Is this the shape of new Airbus A320 family aircraft to come ? Jon Ostrower at FlightBlogger has the report with more pictures. Click here to read it. December 17th update. Airbus press release. Airbus has started flight-testing of Blended Winglet devices on an Airbus A320. The Blended Winglet technology, developed by Aviation Partners Inc. (API), has been specially adapted …

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