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OAG (UK) Reports Stored Aircraft Worldwide Dropped in December 2010

posted Jan 7, 2011, 2:10 AM by Elaine Bell
Aviator.aero Daily News - 6 JAN 2011

OAG (UK) reports stored aircraft worldwide dropped in December 2010 to 1,327, from 1,350 in November 2010, while aircraft in long-term storage fell to 1,090 and temporarily inactive aircraft fell to 237. Source_1


COMAC (China) ARJ21-700 test aircraft, transitions to Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Hulunbeir Hailar Airport, for cold test flight.


Air Transport Association of America (US) reports in its quarterly Airline Cost Index that combined fuel and labor costs accounted for half of airline operating expenses, with average price paid for fuel up 10.6 percent, from $1.92 to $2.13 per gallon. Source_1


Xian Aircraft Industry Group (China) and FACC (Austria) set up subsidiary, FACC China, in Zhenjiang, with start of operations providing interior systems for C919 to begin in 2012. Source_1


Ethiopian Airlines suffers APU tail strike on its new B777-200LR, serial 40770, after colliding with Emirates’ A340 at Bole International Airport. Source_1


TAAG (Angola) operating B767, A330 and B747-300C until temporarily grounded fleet of 3 B777-200ERs return to service. Source_1