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Delta 767 lost an escape slide over Milton, Massachusetts
A Delta 767’s escape slide escapes
Delta 767 N1607B was on approach to Boston over Milton when one of its over-wing escape slides detached from the aircraft and landed in a resident’s yard. Fortunately no one was injured by the falling slide. The FAA is investigating the incident.
Redering of United A321XLR
United orders 50 A321XLRs
United Airlines ordered 50 Airbus A321XLRs this week as it looks to replace its aging 757 fleet. We discuss the surprise announcement on this week’s episode of AvTalk.
Listen to AvTalk episode 72
Avianca retro jet A320
Avianca celebrates its 100th anniversary
Avianca celebrated its 100th anniversary this week. Founded on 5 December 1919, the airline is the second to celebrate its 100th birthday this year.
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SAS celebrates its 737-600 fleet by drawing a 600 in the sky

SAS celebrates the retirement of its 737-600 fleet
SAS celebrated the retirement of its 737-600 fleet with a special flight to all three Scandinavian hubs and a giant 600 in the sky.

See playback of SK600
FLIGHTS TO FOLLOW
The 100th A220 produced
100th A220 and 1st in revised Air Baltic livery
Air Baltic has taken delivery of the 100th A220 (née C Series) produced and it is the first aircraft to wear the revised Air Baltic livery.
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1st E195-E2 for Binter Canarias
Binter Canarias takes first E195-E2
Binter Canarias became the first airline in Europe to take delivery of Embraer’s E195-E2 this week. 
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Celebrate 75 years of ICAO on International Aviation Day this Saturday
7 December marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Chicago Convention and the formation of the International Civil Aviation Organization. ICAO is responsible for the safe and orderly navigation of the skies around the world. 
AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Icelandair Hekla Aurora 757 landing in Portland
Icelandair’s Hekla Aurora 757 kicking up spray with reverse thrust in Portland.
Singapore Airlines 777 crossing the moon above Hungary
A Singapore Airlines 777 crossing the moon high above Hungary.
Boeing’s Dreams Take Flight 787 performing at the Dubai Airshow
Boeing’s ‘Dreams take flight’ special livery 787 performing at the 2019 Dubai Airshow.
Northern Lights outside a Delta A220 over Alaska
Watching the Northern Lights outside a Delta A220 over Alaska.
INSIDE FLIGHTRADAR24
New high resolution North American radar layer
New high resolution North American and Australian radar
New high resolution North American and Australian radar weather layers are now available on Flightradar24.com and in our apps. With greater resolution and faster updates, you’ll want to turn these on. 
Learn more about the new radar layers
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Norwegian Airlines making moves
In a busy week for the budget carrier, Norwegian gained slots at London-Heathrow Airport, divested themselves of their Argentinian operation, and announced they’ll stop flying long-haul from Norway and Sweden.
Listen to Episode 72
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