The week’s aviation news:
- U.S. To Buy Decommissioned British Harrier Jets
- Dubai Airshow
- Airline passengers can’t win on tarmac delays
- Bombardier Expands Lear plant in KS
- Gulfstream G650 Wins FAA Provisional Certification
In this week’s Australia Desk report: Air Australia targets low price and international, Tiger posts a loss (but is being allowed to expand a bit), Qantas and the unions still drags on, AirForce1, the 787 and some more Grill the Geeks cylonics. Find more from Grant and Steve at the Plane Crazy Down Under podcast, and follow the show on Twitter at @pcdu. Steve’s at @stevevisscher and Grant at @falcon124.
For his Across the Pond segment, Pieter Johnson welcomes back Diego López-Salazar, Socio – Director of mirayvuela to talk about recent Spanish aviation news including public subisidies for Airports, the selling off of Control Towers, and the competition for low cost and main line feeder traffic. Find Diego on Twitter as @dlopezsalazar and Pieter as @Nascothornet.
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Opening and closing music is provided by Brother Love from the Album Of The Year CD. You can find his great music at http://www.brotherloverocks.com/.