Daily Archives: January 14, 2009

Transport Canada issues Airworthiness Directive for CRJ-100 CRJ-200

Aviation Herald is reporting that Transport Canada, the Canadian Ministry acting as Aviation Authority, have issued Airworthiness Directive (AD) CF-2008-33R1 on Jan 9th 2009, which addresses the issue of frequent flaps problems encountered on Canadair Regionaljets CRJ-100 and CRJ-200. The airworthiness directive was adopted by the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA on January 13th 2009. The directive states: “An excessive …

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Singapore Airlines reduces Mumbai Delhi flights, DragonAir reduces Bangalore

Singapore Airlines is reducing operations from Singapore to Mumbai and New Delhi, while Dragonair is cutting back on its Hong Kong Bangalore route. Singapore – MumbaiSQ422/SQ423, service is reduced from a daily to five a week (Daily except Tuesday and Thrursday) from February 9, 2009. Service operates with a Boeing 777-200. Overall frequency to Mumbai reduced to 12 weekly from …

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Singapore Airlines prepares to fly its one millionth A380 passenger

A mere 16 months after launching services with the Airbus A380 superjumbo, Singapore Airlines is expecting to fly its one millionth A380 customer in February 2009. Singapore Airlines was the first airline in the world to fly the Airbus A380 super-jumbo, the world鈥檚 largest passenger aircraft, when it began commercial services between Singapore and Sydney in October 2007. The Airline …

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