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Photo of the Monday : American 757

A bit delayed was this week’s Photo of The Week feature, so I considered naming it into Photo of the Monday. This week’s selection is.. a great photo of an American Airlines Boeing 757 taking a steep curve upon approach. Taken by egmb757lover, you may find similar photos of the same aircraft in his album.…
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SriLankan Capacity Back to Normal, but When ?

Just to briefly let you know, that, Sri Lankan Airlines ( IATA: UL ) would bring back its capacity to its key destinations in Q3 2009. UL, currently under the management of the Sri Lankan goverment and led by the brother of presidential advisor Sajin Vass’ brother, would increase its frequencies to LHR to 12…
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Gulfstream announces G250

Gulfstream just announced their latest midsize business jet, Gulfstream G250, at the NBAA. G250 will be the replacement to G200. The G250 is capable of traveling 3,400 nautical miles at 0.80 Mach and has a maximum operating speed of 0.85 Mach. With an initial cruise altitude of 41,000 feet, the G250 can climb to a…
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Photo of the Sunday : Flying in Formation

Photo by Gary Shephard – LightSketch Photography Featured on South African Airways Cargo’s Boeing 737-244 Adv freighter ZS-SIF flying in formation with the Boeing 737-300 freighter ZS-SBB of the same company at the African Aerospace and Defense Airshow 2008. Photo of The Sunday is a new feature of Aero Everyday, where I’ll be bringing…
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V Australia Launch Delayed

FlightBlogger reports that V Australia’s launch will be delayed until 28 Feb 2009 from the planned 15 Dec launch. Being a victim of the IAM strike, V Australia, the international arm of Virgin Blue is unable to take delivery of their first 777, VH-VGA.

Boeing strike begins at 12:01AM

Resulting from the collapse of negotiations between Boeing and IAM, 28 000 workers at Boeing are set to begin a strike 12:01AM tonight (US). This story will be updated as details become available.

Spanair Crash at Madrid

SpanAir flight JK5022, an MD-82, on MAD – LPA ( Canary Islands ), skidded off the runway in Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) yesterday, recording the worst air crash in Spanish history in the last 25 years. The aircraft, EC – HFP ( cn 53148 ) ( Tommy Desmet ) ran off runway R36 and the…
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Hello world!

Welcome to Asian Aviation Blog ( now Aero Everyday ) . The latest and finest resource to bring you the very latest aviation happenings in Asia taking you on a fascinating journey while looking out for your daily dose of aviation news – carried out by FIDS, an advanced, yet unofficial Sri Lankan aviation data…
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Frequency Downgrades from SriLankan

Following is the SriLankan Airlines flight schedule from May 2008. Destination – Flights per week – Status Bangalore 4 DowngradedDelhi 3 DowngradedDubai 7 DowngradedKuwait 6 DowngradedDoha 2 DowngradedMuscat 3 DowngradedMale 11 in April, 15 in Oct. Slightly DowngradedChennai 14 NormalTiruchirapally 9 Slightly downgradedCalicut 8 NormalThiruvananthapuram 10 DowngradedKochi 9 NormalHyderbad 7 DowngradedLondon 9 in October Highly…
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UL new CEO

According to insiders, Manoj Gunawardena has been appointed as the new CEO of SriLankan and his brother, Sajin Vaas will act as unofficial CEO of Mihin Lanka as to avoid a public conflict as two people from same family are the CEOs. Government will merge the two careers (which might be renamed to get a…
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