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14 hrs ago | The Times of India
A loose screw in the engine of a Mumbai-bound SpiceJet flight led to a close shave for 175 passengers on Tuesday morning. NEW DELHI: A loose screw in the engine of a Mumbai-bound SpiceJet flight led to a close shave for 175 passengers on Tuesday morning.
18 hrs ago | Business Journal
The $508 million renovation project at Terminal 1 kicked off Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony that included a Southwest executive and Los Angeles elected officials. The roughly 30-year-old terminal is being modernized with expanded Transportation Security Administration screening lanes, improved parking and drop-off lanes and new retail space.
21 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
23 hrs ago | HeraldNet
The head of Boeing Commercial Airplanes says the company's 737 line's production rate could go to 52 a month in 2018. 'The demand is there,' Ray Conner, president of BCA, said Tuesday at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in Laguna Niguel, California.
23 hrs ago | Independent.ie
CHOCKS AWAY: Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary last week after he landed at Dublin airport with the first of Ryanair's new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft from Seattle. Photo: Mark Condren Michael O'Leary has reiterated his desire to offer budget flights to the US within a decade, saying he hopes to offer transatlantic services before 2024.
Yesterday | Design News
It's no secret GE Aviation is building a plant that will use 3D printing to mass-produce metal parts for its LEAP Turbofan jet engine. The aircraft engine leader has been experimenting with 3D printing processes, and developing its own internally, for several years.
Yesterday | Russia Taday
Aeroflot management had promised to create a new subsidiary to replace its low-cost Dobrolet, which ceased operations in August, as a result of EU sanctions. The company said restrictions imposed by the European Union led to the cancellation of aircraft lease, maintenance and insurance agreements.
Yesterday | Express India
SilkAir, the regional full service carrier of Singapore Airlines, will operate with variable frequency from Bangalore up to five times weekly from December 14 to January 18, 2015. Apart from flying on select weekdays, the airline will also fly on Sundays to match the anticipated travel demand, according to a statement issued by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir here.
General Electric Co avoided using a geared design for its new engine for narrowbody jets because of concerns about weight and reliability, said a top GE executive on Monday as it battles with rival Pratt & Whitney for billions of dollars in engine orders. Pratt, part of United Technologies Corp, developed a geared turbofan that relies on a gearbox and lets the front fan operate at a different speed than the rest of the engine, while on GE's traditionally configured engines the fans run at the same speed.
A Southwest Airlines flight en route to Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday after a problem was found with the flight controls. A Southwest Airlines flight en route to Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday after a problem was found with the flight controls.
The Boeing Co. is winning the battle for market share among low-cost carriers starting up in China, and that could be good news for Wichita.
The recently discovered sauropod dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani is one of the most complete skeletons ever found of such a large animal. As more research is being done its true scale is coming into focus.
Air Canada is moving to begin contract negotiations with its pilots union early in hopes of avoiding the acrimony that marked the last round talks that ended up being eventually settled by a federal arbitrator. "We are in talks to determine if there is basis for achieving an early renewal of the pilots' collective agreement," Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur wrote in an email.
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A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-JFP performing flight TK-970 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan with 135 people on board, was climbing through FL330 when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL110 due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The aircraft diverted to Antalya for a safe landing on runway 36C about 25 minutes later.
Westjet Airlines Ltd. signage is displayed on a band as travellers stand in line at Vancouver International Airport in this file photo. Westjet Airlines Ltd. signage is displayed on a band as travellers stand in line at Vancouver International Airport in this file photo.
The Hyderabad-bound Malaysia Airlines Flight MH198, which had to make an air turnback, could be controlled manually despite the defect in its auto-pilot mechanism. Transport ministerLiow Tiong Lai said he was informed by the civil aviation department that the flight to the South Indian city was forced to turn back early yesterday due to an auto-pilot defect.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:07 pm
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