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What to look out for in 2015 – aviation events

by Matt Falcus

Let me take this opportunity to say ‘Happy New Year’ to you all, and thanks so much for making 2014 a great year for Airport Spotting Blog.

I wondered what aviation events you are looking forward to in 2015? I have put together this list of events that you might be interested in:

January

  • Airbus A350 enters commercial service between Doha and Frankfurt with Qatar Airways.
  • First American Airlines 787 due
  • First Etihad 787 due
  • First Korean Air 787 due
  • First Qantas 787 due
  • First Scoot 787 due

February

  • 18th-22nd – Aero India
    Largest air show in India, held at Yelahanka, Bengaluru
  • First Royal Air Maroc 787 due

March

April

May

  • 19th-21st EBACE European Business Aviation Convention
    Held at Geneva Airport
  • First Vietnam Airlines 787 due
  • 29th Final scheduled TU-154 flight in Europe – Geneva to Minsk, Belavia

June

  • 11th-13th AviationExpo Europe
    A festival of aviation. Held at Kbely Airport in the Czech Republic
  • 15th-21st – Paris Air Salon
    The great biannual air show and industry event where new aircraft are displayed and many airline orders are made. Takes place at Paris Le Bourget Airport.
  • First PrivatAir 787 due

July

  • 20th-26th EAA Airventure Oshkosh
    The largest air show in the world returns to Wittman Regional Airport in Wisconsin

August

  • 25th-30th MAKS Air Show
    Held at Moscow Zhukovsky Airport.
  • First Vietnam Airlines A350 due

September

  • First Finnair A350 due
  • First Oman Air 787 due

October

  • 24th – Final Virgin Atlantic A340-300 flight
  • First KLM 787 due
  • First Transaero A380 due

November

  • 8th-12th Dubai Air Show
    Held at the new Dubai World Central airport.
  • 17th-25th NBAA Business Aviation Convention
    Held at Las Vegas Henderson Executive Airport

December

  • First Saudia 787 due

Other events include the entry into service of the new Bombardier C Series airliner, which has been delayed. It is due to fly with Korean Air and Lufthansa first.

 

Leave a comment below if you can think of any other important aviation events or have anything that you’re looking forward to!

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