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Aerospace and Boeing Beat Reporter — Wall Street Journal

Aerospace & Boeing beat reporter for The Wall Street Journal. Re-adopted Washingtonian. Unapologetic geek. Tips to: Jon.ostrower@wsj.com c: +1-617-271-4167

Norwegian Air CEO Outlines Expansion Plans

online.wsj.com — WASHINGTON, D.C.--Facing a domestic political storm in the U.S., Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's chief executive plans to connect European cities to U.S. destinations with a fleet of smaller Boeing Co. jets that could significantly reshape low-cost travel across the Atlantic.

Airbus Wins 50 Widebody Jet Deal With Delta Air Lines

online.wsj.com — Airbus Group NV won a deal from Delta Air Lines Inc. for 50 long-range twin aisle jetliners, according to a person familiar with the deal. The deal delivers Airbus a major win for its long range jets over Boeing Co. and will add 25 A350-900s and 25 A330-900neo aircraft to Delta's fleet.

Indonesia's Lion Group Spreads Its Wings

online.wsj.com — SEATTLE-Fast-growing Indonesian airline Lion Group, parent of Lion Air, hopes to complete a deal for at least 50 Bombardier Inc. CSeries jetliners by the end of first quarter of next year, Lion Group President Director Rusdi Kirana said during an interview here.

Airbus A350 Jetliner Approved by FAA

online.wsj.com — Airbus Group NV said Wednesday it has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for its new A350 jetliner, allowing the European manufacturer to deliver the new long-range aircraft to U.S. airlines. The European Aviation Safety Agency in September approved the jetliner, which seats around 300 passengers and is designed to compete with Boeing Co.'s larger 787 Dreamliners and its 777 jets.

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flickr.com — Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

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flickr.com — Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney: "We're gonna do a new airplane" (Update2)

flightglobal.com — Developing - Speaking at Cowen and Co conference in NY right now: "We're gonna do a new airplane that will go beyond the capability of what the [A320]NEO can do." "What we've seen so far is Airbus focused on their current customer base, which has shown some vulnerability to the CSeries.

Accidents Raise Questions About Future of Commercial Space Travel

online.wsj.com — For nearly a decade, champions of space tourism and other commercial ventures seeking to get beyond the atmosphere have predicted the rapid emergence of a new industry. But a pair of launch failures last week, including Friday's high-profile crash of a Virgin Galactic LLC rocket ship that broke apart miles above the earth killing one pilot and seriously injuring another, are prompting further questions about the future trajectory of...

Richard Branson Plans Cautious Return to Space Race After Crash

online.wsj.com — Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sounded a cautionary tone in the wake of Friday's crash of the company's rocket-powered space plane, pledging to pursue space tourism but only after making safety improvements. "We're not going to push on blindly," Mr. Branson vowed in his first public comments since the crash, which killed one test pilot...

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes

online.wsj.com — Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight Following "Anomaly"-Company *Virgin Galactic Says Status of Pilots Aboard Downed Virgin Spacecraft "Unknown at This Time" MORE TO COME Write to Andy Pasztor at andy.pasztor@wsj.com...
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Nov 26, 2014

So, who enjoyed the magic and luxurious majesty of modern commercial air travel today?

Nov 26, 2014

New report from @aspireaviation points to a notional 2018 launch of the Boeing New Small Airplane bit.ly/1zXN4LJ

Nov 26, 2014

I see the China Eastern livery designers are hard at work on a new airline. bit.ly/1ybBUTe (via @AirTeamImages)

Nov 25, 2014

RT @bennyfactor: @jonostrower I wish there were some HD vid of the shuttle HUD. More primitive than the 787, but it drew in the runway youtube.com/watch?v=kkjDr5…

Nov 25, 2014

Kjos "believes the [737 Max 8] will be able to match 787 unit costs when used close to its maximum range." bit.ly/1uBBscc

Nov 25, 2014

RT @juliejohnsson: My latest: As Other Paparazzi Chase Kardashians, These Guys Stalk Boeing 787 Dreamliners bloom.bg/1C8VGnJ via @BloombergNews #avgeek



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