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Singapore Airlines A350
Singapore relaunches world’s longest flight

In a surprise move, Singapore Airlines is relaunching the world’s longest flight, but this time they’ll be using JFK instead of Newark and a standard A350, not the premium cabin outfitted A350ULR.
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Cathay Dragon A320
Cathay Pacific reducing workforce by nearly 6,000 and immediately closing Cathay Dragon subsidiary

The Hong Kong-based airline announced this week that it would reduce its staffing by about 6,000 and close Cathay Dragon. Much of the Cathay Dragon fleet is now stored in Alice Springs. The airline also pushed delivery of the 777X to beyond 2025.
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Emirates A380
Where is the A380 flying these days?

While not many are active, there is still some flying to be done with slight signs of recovery in some places. 
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Alitalia 777
Everything is strange and nothing makes sense

On this week’s episode of AvTalk, we discuss the Italian governments moves to create a successor airline to Alitalia and get extremely confused in the process.

Plus, we explain the changes to Singapore’s flight to New York and discuss the recent study finding COVID transmission on aircraft highly unlikely. 
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Air Canada Jetz A319
Air Canada to use Jetz aircraft on leisure routes

Air Canada will put its all-business class A319s to use on select leisure routes come December. The aircraft are normally used for charter work and feature 58 business class seats.
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Garuda’s second Let's Wear a Mask 737
Garuda debuts second ‘Let’s wear a mask’ 737

Garuda Indonesia debuted its second ‘Let’s wear a mask’ special livery 737 this week.
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A330 Freighter
Hungary takes ex-Qatar Airways A330F, to be operated by Wizz Air

Hungary has purchased a former Qatar Airways Cargo A330F to carry humanitarian cargo. The aircraft will be operated by Wizz Air. While it arrived in Hungary in gray and white, there’s no word on if it will wear Wizz Air branding or another livery.
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KLM 787
A KLM 787 departing Amsterdam.
777X departing Victorville
A Boeing 777X departing Victorville over stored and undelivered aircraft.
A British Airways A350 departing London
A British Airways A350 departing London.
Qantas A380
Flight 1: round 2 — which flights carry top billing from airlines around the world?

Back for a second installment, we look at which flights carry the distinction of being Flight 1 at airlines around the world.
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Remaining an avgeek while stuck on the ground

We talk about some surprise planespotting and the unique sound of one aircraft that has us puzzled.
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