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3 hrs ago | AVHerald

Etihad A346 at Washington on Apr 22nd 2014, severe turbulence injures 3

An Etihad Airways Airbus A340-600, registration A6-EHJ performing flight EY-131 from Abu Dhabi to Washington Dulles,DC , was on approach to Washington's runway 01R descending from 7000 to 4000 feet when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence.

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7 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Azul Brazilian Airlines to Offer Flights Between the US and Brazil

Azul Brazilian Airlines expects to debut its first international flights by early 2015.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Aircraft, Airbus A330

11 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The Global Black Box ScandalBy Clive Irving

The airline industry installs Wi-Fi to make money from passengers but complains it's too expensive to put satellite uplinks inside the same planes.

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16 hrs ago | USA Today

Milestone: Boeing delivers 8,000th 737 to United Airlines

Boeing's popular Boeing 737 hit a major milestone last week when the U.S. jetmaker delivered its 8,000th 737 to United Airlines.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A320

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

Brazil airline Azul to order Airbus wide-body jets: sources

Brazil's third-biggest airline, Azul Linhas Aereas, is set to announce a fleet expansion on Wednesday including an order for its first wide-body aircraft from European planemaker Airbus founder David Neeleman, into the international market with long-range jumbo jets challenging regional heavyweight Latam Airlines Group SA LAN.SN.

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

Charleston Business Journal

Alabama targets Airbus supply chain

Alabama's top economic developers are laying plans to target the Airbus supply chain and pursue projects involving advanced materials and additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A320, Alabama, Mobile, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

International Business Times

Singapore Airlines Replaces A380 Flights to Sydney and Melbourne with Smaller Boeing 777-300ER

Effective May 30, Singapore Airlines will be offering a single daily 777-300ER return flight from Sydney to Singapore.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Imaginative Plane Photography - Varun Thota Snaps Deceptive Photos of Toy Airplanes

This plane photography series may look realistic, but it's snapped using a toy plane.

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NEWS.com.au

Qantas 'not worried' for safety

THIS morning, Tiger Woods' hot new girlfriend has developed a bizarre relationship with the golfer's ex-wife, and the Abbott government is going to buy 72 expensive stealth fighter jets.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cebu Pacific considers NZ route

Philippines low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific is eyeing New Zealand as a possible destination following a new air service agreement between the two countries.

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The New Zealand Herald

Air NZ, Singapore alliance closer

The planned strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines has taken an important step with Singaporean authorities giving it approval in spite of competition concerns.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Transportation, Air New Zealand, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Commercial Aircraft

CNN

Stowaway raises security questions

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? While TSA does play a part in an airport's overall security, their role is largely limited to the inside of the airport building -- the checkpoint security.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A340, Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Travel

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Teen stowaway: Where was the security?

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Airbus A340, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel

Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia X inaugural flight in June

The new long-haul low-fare airline Thai AirAsia X will make its inaugural flight on June 17, launching a daily service between Bangkok and Seoul, and plans to add Tokyo and Osaka to its flight schedule in late July.

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Sunday Herald

Success of airport is so fundamental that we have to do more

THE Airbus A380 is the world's largest passenger airliner and every local plane spotter knows that it landed comfortably at Glasgow Airport to mark the 10th anniversary of Emirates operating direct flights to Dubai.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Press-Telegram

Head of Long Beach Airport leaving to run Indianapolis International Airport

Mario Rodriguez, the Long Beach Airport executive director who oversaw a major recent overhaul of the passenger concourse, is leaving to run Indianapolis International Airport, he announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Long Beach, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A320

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Demand more from those entrusted with travelers' lives

Thousands of times a day around the world, passengers place their trust in a small group of individuals - pilots, ship captains, train operators and bus drivers - whose jobs we tend to dismiss as routine and even mundane.

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Hispanic Business

Hexcel Reports Record 2014 First Quarter Results

Our Space & Defense sales were about 1% lower than last year.' Looking ahead, said, 'We remain encouraged by the increasing backlog in large commercial aircraft which suggests we are well positioned for the future as we expect to benefit from both increasing composite-intensive aircraft and production rates.

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Al Bawaba

Jazeera Airways Group Announces Q1 2014 Results

Jazeera Airways Group Chairman Marwan Boodai said, "Our results this year constitute the highest Q1 earnings in the history of the Group, second to only 2013's Q1 results, which was an exceptional quarter as we reported last year".

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Al Bawaba

Emirates' A380 Sets Course for Kuwait

The Emirates A380 is like no other. Passengers travelling in First Class can step out of their Private Suites and visit one of two Onboard Shower Spas where they can freshen up with a shower before landing EK 857 and EK 858 will be upgraded to a double decker, bringing Emirates' highly popular flagship aircraft to Kuwait International Airport.

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Related Topix: Kuwait, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380

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