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2 hrs ago | USA Today

With a focus on Chicago, Frontier fills in its route map

Frontier Airlines is filling in the dots on its route map, announcing three new nonstop routes between current destinations.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Fort Myers, FL

6 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Coming soon? Standing on planes

The vertical passenger seat -- or "standing cabin" -- may be the next big cost-cutting move in aviation, according to a new report whose author says the concept could be here within five years.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Airlines, Ryanair Holdings, Travel

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Lessor SMBC nears potential $10 billion Airbus order: sources

Irish leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital is in advanced talks to buy around 100 Airbus aircraft, setting the stage for what could be one of the largest order announcements at next week's Farnborough Airshow, two people familiar with the matter said.

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

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

a Alaska Airlines to boost carry-on storage with Boeing's new Space Bins

Alaska Airlines said it's the first airline to use Boeing Co.' s new "Space Bins" on its 737-900ER planes, which will increase overhead storage on the plane by nearly 50 percent.

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Related Topix: Alaska Air Group, Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reuters

General Electric picks partners for GE9X engine on Boeing 777X

GE told Reuters the companies chosen would share about 25 percent of the GE9X program, with Safran holding the largest share.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

News Journal

Air New Zealand 1st in world to get 'stretch' Dreamliner

Air New Zealand today will become the first airline in the world to fly away with the "stretch" version of Boeing's Dreamliner a?? the 787-9 .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Everett, WA

Business Journal

American Airlines saw modest increase in passenger traffic but capacity dropped

American Airlines saw its passenger traffic increase 1 percent over the same month in 2013, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, US Airways Group, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A321

The Campbell Reporter

To downtown San Jose skyline, add 8-story courthouse

The steel skeleton of the new $230 million family courthouse will soon appear on the downtown skyline, erected by a special crane capable of hoisting the heavy girders of the blast-proof building.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft

Henley Standard

Light aircraft makes emergency landing

THE pilot of a plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Sonning Common.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, Civil Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft

TheStreet.com

Emirates Finalizes $56 Billion Order for 150 Boeing 777X Planes

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus Aircraft

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Boeing working on much better connectivity in their airplanes

The aerosospace giant Boeing continues to advance its suite of connectivity offerings for customers, signing a contract with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce a new radome, the Boeing Tri-band.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

Reuters

Airbus pushes for A330neo orders ahead of Farnborough Airshow

Airbus is sprinting to line up preliminary orders for a revamped version of its A330 jet and is on stand-by to make an announcement as early as next week's Farnborough Airshow, but no decision has been taken, people familiar with the matter said.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, Marketing

Seattle Times

Wednesday Memo: 5-year-old shot ... Fire threatens 200 homes ... Warm days ahead

The kid is expected to be OK, but still Heat wave : It will be nice today, with the temperature possibly reaching into the low 80s.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Trend

Emirates finalizes $56 bln order for 150 Boeing 777X planes

Dubai airline Emirates finalised a $56 billion order to buy 150 Boeing 777X jets on Wednesday, firming up a commitment made last year, just weeks after scrapping an order with rival planemaker Airbus, Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus A350, Airbus Aircraft, World News, Qatar, Middle East

Manufacturing.net

Boeing Gets $56B Emirates Airline Order

The 777X is a larger and more fuel-efficient model of Boeing Co.' s popular 777 wide-body and Emirates is the world's largest operator of those planes.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

WPTV Local News

Air New Zealand shows off new Dreamliner

A near all-black Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has been delivered to launch customer Air New Zealand, giving Boeing fans and aviation nerds a dramatic introduction to this latest model of the fuel-efficient plane.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Everett, WA

National Public Radio

Germany's Lufthansa Plans Long-Haul Budget Airline

Germany's Lufthansa says it plans to expand its budget airline operation to offer long-haul flights, possibly in cooperation with Turkish Airlines.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

Star-Telegram.com

Fear of flying: FAA rule making scares modelers

The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 prohibits the FAA from imposing any rule or regulation on model aircraft if the following requirements are met: The aircraft is operated in accordance with a community-based set of safety guidelines and within the programming of a nationwide community-based organization.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Curtiss P-40, Military Aircraft, Curtiss Aircraft

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fox News

in Plane Sight Photo analysis shows Iraqi jets likely sent from Iran

Analysis of the planes' markings appears to show the Su-25 jets that were recently delivered to Iraq came from Iran.

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Related Topix: Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Metal, Isis, Iraq, World News, US Military, US Air Force

News Herald

Pilot buys pizza for stranded passengers

Perhaps Gerhard Bradner, captain of the Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft, decided it would be best not to have a hungry group of passengers on his hands, or maybe he was just starving.

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

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