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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Single-engine plane makes emergency landing in field near Livermore

The pilot of a single-engine plane performed an emergency landing in a field near Livermore after the plane lost engine power this evening, a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration said.


Related Topix: Livermore, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft

7 hrs ago | The Economist

Business aviation: Fasten seat belts

IT IS hard to think of a product for which China is as promising a market as it is for business jets.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Aircraft, Gulfstream 100, Gulfstream Aircraft

8 hrs ago |

Boeing delivers more units than Airbus for the third month in a row;...

On 10 March, Air Arabia and Airbus celebrated the delivery of the 6000th A320 family aircraft, which was unveiled during a special ceremony in Hamburg.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Boeing 787, Airbus A380, Boeing 777, Airbus A330

12 hrs ago |

What we're reading: United ranked worst for service,...

After analyzing five years worth of airline passenger complaints, the US Public Interest Research Group found that United ranked second among the worst airlines for service.


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

12 hrs ago | BusinessWeek

Boeing's 737 Turns 8,000: The Best-Selling Plane Ever Isn't Slowing

Boeing's 737 aircraft just marked an aviation first: The 8,000th model has rolled off the assembly line, a round-number milestone for the best-selling airplane of all time.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 727, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

13 hrs ago | TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft chosen by Emirates Airline as key partner for World Cup ad campaign

Emirates Airline and its media agency Havas Media Group have chosen Microsoft Advertising as a key partner for the airline's World Cup advertising campaign.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Groove Commerce, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

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From 2 July 2014, Etihad Airways will increase frequency on the Abu Dhabi-Athens route from seven to 10 flights per week with the introduction of three new flights Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced it will boost frequency and capacity to Athens and Larnaca, adding depth to its expanding network, while ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A321, Airbus A330

Tue Apr 15, 2014


A Visit to Pipistrel

B is now installed nationwide, the FAA said on Monday, although services won't be available at all air traffic facilities until 2019.... Years ago, working in the Delta radio shop, I had a VHF receiver tuned to an ATL tower frequency.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft

The Globe and Mail

Best pictures from the past 24 hours

Thousands of Bluebells bloom in a forest near Halle, south of Brussels, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, Aircraft, Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream Aircraft

Airport Business

Dassault Reinforces Customer Service in China

Dassault Falcon Jet's investment in customer support in China continues to grow with plans to increase inventory to 3,000 parts valued at more than $13 million.


Related Topix: Dassault Falcon, Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft

Airport Business

FlightSafety Signs Multi-year Training Agreements with Three Leading Aviation Companies at ABACE 2014

"The selection of FlightSafety by Minsheng Business Aviation Limited, Beijing Capital Airlines Company Ltd., and Shanghai Deer Jet, clearly demonstrates our ability and commitment to deliver the highest quality training, and provide the outstanding value our Customers deserve and expect," said David Davenport, Senior Vice President.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Marketing

USA Today

JetBlue boosts Fort Lauderdale with Pittsburgh nonstop

JetBlue will add a new route from Pittsburgh, launching nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 29. The carrier will fly one daily round-trip flight between the cities on Airbus A320 jets.


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

Dallas Observer

Dallas Executive's Neighbors Say City Hall Broke Federal Rules in Airport-Expansion Push

If there was one thing Dallas City Hall would have been wise to take away from the fracking debate, it's that you shouldn't mess with Raymond Crawford .


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Aircraft, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Gulfstream confirms order of 60 aircraft from China's Minsheng Leasing

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp, wholly owned by General Dynamics, said it has sold 60 aircraft to China's Minsheng Financial Leasing Co in what it called one of the biggest single orders for jets in Gulfstream's history.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Gulfstream Aerospace, Savannah, GA

Hispanic Business

NASA Signs Agreement with German, Canadian Partners to Test Alternative Fuels

The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions flights are set to begin 'Partnering with our German and Canadian colleagues allows us to combine our expertise and resources as we work together to solve the challenges common to the global aviation community such as understanding emission characteristics from the use of alternative ... (more)


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Dassault Falcon, Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Indianapolis-San Francisco flights have good start

New nonstop flights between Indianapolis and San Francisco have been filling up with passengers during their first months in the air.


Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Startups,, Heroku, Salesforce, Assistly, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A319, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft


Video Interlude: Nothing is Sweeter Than These Two Old Ladies on Their First Flight

Vodafone recently began a brilliant campaign to showcase communication technology as it relates to improved quality of life.


Related Topix: Embraer Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Legacy 600, Travel


Dubai: Got $100? Then You've Got Access to the Captain's Seat of an Emirates A380

The massive Dubai Mall may seem like it has everything-there's an ice rink, aquarium, waterfall, gold souk, luxury hotel, and the title of "world's largest mall "-but up until recently it's been lacking the one interactive exhibit it needed the most: a flight simulator.


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


Google Gets In On Ground Level With Drone Maker Titan Buy

Titan Aerospace, the drone maker Facebook had been in acquisition talks with prior to being bought by Google , was a name that took many in the industry by surprise.


Related Topix: WebMD, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Eclipse Aircraft, Aircraft, Eclipse 400

Business Journal

Cessna receives certificate to deliver Citation XLS+ in China

Cessna, a part of the Wichita-based Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc., said Monday that it has been granted certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China for the aircraft.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Citation XLS, Cessna Aircraft, Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Wichita, KS