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Alitalia set for South American shake-up

Alitalia is poised for a return to two destinations in South America following a nine-month suspension due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Boeing secures $9.8bn Saudi F-15 support contract

Boeing will provide modernisation and sustainment services for Saudi Arabia’s F-15 multi-role fighter fleet after it was awarded a US$9.8bn contract by the US Department of Defense on November 10

US green lights MQ-9B SeaGuardian sale to Taiwan

The US State Department announced on November 3 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of four General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SeaGuardians to Taiwan

United Airlines announces JFK U-turn

Bosses at United Airlines have confirmed the carrier will resume flights from New York/John F Kennedy on February 1, 2021 following an absence of more than five years.

Helsinki for Prepar3D Released

MK-Studios has released EFHK Helsinki for P3D v4+ over on OrbxDirect.

Philippines receives first batch of S-70i Black Hawks

The first five of 16 Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk utility helicopters were handed over to the Philippine Air Force at Clark Air Base near Angeles City, Luzon Island, on November 9

US approves $23bn F-35A, MQ-9B and munition sale to UAE

The US State Department announced on November 10 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of F-35A Lightning IIs, MQ-9Bs and munitions to the UAE

Microsoft Flight Simulator Update #6 Now Available

Asobo Studio has released version 1.10.11.0 of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Emirates launches A380 ‘mini-freighter’ charters

Emirates SkyCargo – the freight management division of the Dubai-based carrier – has introduced bespoke charter operations using its Airbus A380-800 aircraft.

Airbus delivers its 13,000th aircraft

The European manufacturer – which has been producing aircraft since 1974 – hit the milestone in late October. Key.Aero investigates which airline took the honours.