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1 hr ago | USA Today

US Airways retires its last Boeing 737-400

US Airways has retired the last 737 from its pre-merger fleet. The "Classic" 737-400 model made its final revenue flights for the carrier on Tuesday, reports.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Transportation, Airlines, Piedmont Airlines

5 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Doncaster Vulcan to fly alongside Lancaster Bombers for historic flight

The world's last remaining flying Vulcan bomber will take to the skies with her Lancaster bomber 'sisters' today after generous donors chipped in to make it happen.


Related Topix: Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster

8 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Landing of British Airways on 15th of August at Cambridge Airport

This dramatic picture shows the moment traffic stopped at a red light in Cambridge - while a jet airliner swooped overhead to land at the city's airport.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Vickers Valiant, Military Aircraft, Vickers Aircraft

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Indigo A320 at Delhi on Aug 20th 2014, smoke from gear after landing causes evacuation

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IFK performing flight 6E-176 from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Delhi's runway 27 and rolled out without obvious incident when the crew of fire truck on an adjacent airport road called in reporting dense smoke from the left hand main gear of the aircraft.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Obama: U.S. to continue operations in Iraq

The United States attempted a rescue operation earlier this summer to free a number of American hostages held in Syria by ISIS, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Opinion

AME Info

A behind the scenes glimpse into the making of Emirates' 50th A380 aircraft

It takes 800 workers just 65 to 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380, the iconic double-decker aircraft that has been creating headlines and delighting travellers since it first entered into service in 2008.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A380

WAPT-TV Jackson

First plane with U.N. aid lands in Iraq

A plane carrying the first load of humanitarian aid as part of a multiday operation to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq has landed in Irbil, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft

Evesham Journal

Court told drunk man who boarded plane should never have been at airport

A 22-year-old man who breached layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane was too drunk to recall how he did it.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Embraer 195, Embraer Aircraft

Bangkok Post

Kan Air offers VIP flights on a budget

Travelling by executive jet is no longer the exclusive preserve of billionaires, celebrities and other VIPs, as a new commuter airline launches service at fares rivaling budget airlines.


Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Civil Aircraft, Hawker Beechcraft Premier I, Hawker Beechcraft Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Straits Times

RSAF sends 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to air combat exercise in Australia

The Republic of Singapore Air Force has deployed 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise in Darwin, Australia.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Australia, Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream 550, Gulfstream Aircraft

Northern Territory News

Plane emergency forces landing

A Virgin flight made an emergency landing in Alice Springs and a passenger was rushed to hospital The 47-year-old woman was given special customs clearance to leave the plane and was rushed by St John Ambulance to Alice Springs Hospital.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Passengers on missing flight MH370 died of oxygen starvation before crash, author claims

Passengers on flight MH370 died of oxygen starvation hours before the pilot performed a controlled ditching in the Indian Ocean, an author has claimed.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

Bournemouth Echo

Air Festival Archives: Bournemouth Air Festival 2008 remembered

THE first Bournemouth Air Festival in 2008 was a huge success that paved the way for the event becoming an established annual extravaganza.


Related Topix: Folland Gnat, Military Aircraft, Folland Aircraft

The Motley Fool

After the World's Largest Airshow, Who Emerged Victorious?

The Farnborough Aerodrome is well known for its history of connecting mankind to aircraft, and the show's plane-buying trends act as a barometer of the health of the aviation world.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

The Straits Times

Plane unable to land in China's Wuhan airport because air traffic controllers were sleeping

A Chinese airplane was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said on Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Skymark Shares Surge 28 Percent After Report AirAsia Weighing Bid

Shares of Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc jumped 28 percent on Tuesday after the Nikkei business daily reported that Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd is in talks with financial institutions on a possible tender offer for the struggling carrier.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

Ipswich Evening Star

Clacton: Airshow takes place in skies over Tendring on Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22

The event - in its 23rd year - will take place on Thursday and Friday and a strong line-up both in the skies and on the ground is expected to pull in flight fans.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

In July, the Partne... )--Extended Stay America, Inc. today announced that Kevin A. Henry will join the Company as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human R... )--Fitch Ratings has taken the following actions on the U.S. residential primary servicer ratings for Residential Credit Solutions, Inc. : --Primary servicer rating for...


Related Topix: Insurance, American Financial Group, Hotels, ESA, Alcan, Mining, Metals, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Real Estate, Health Care Reit


'Dead broke' Hillary's lavish extravagance on the speakers' circuit

Hillary insists on staying in the "presidential suite" of luxury hotels and also requires and up to three adjoining or contiguous single rooms for her travel aides and up to two additional single rooms for the advance staff; Hillary requires that she be provided a private jet for transportation - a 16-passenger Gulfstream G450 or larger, which ... (more)


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream Aircraft

Silicon Alley Insider

Monarch Airlines To Cut Workforce In Shift To Becoming Low-cost Carrier

British holidays airline operator Monarch Group is set to cut the airline's workforce by a third with the closure of its charter operations as it moves to reinvent the carrier as a scheduled European budget airline.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737