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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Hayward pilots seek funds to teach teens to fly

A Fremont 16-year-old took a free airplane ride at the airport's annual open house two years ago and caught the flying bug.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, Hayward, CA, Fremont, CA, Family, Kids, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 150

7 hrs ago | Airport Business

Gulfstream Names Tony Swift First Field Service Representative In Africa

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named Tony Swift its first field service representative in Africa.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G500, Gulfstream Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Gulfstream Aerospace, US Military, US Air Force, US Army, Chievres Air Base

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

MicroStrategy shareholders approve pay for CEO Saylor

Shareholders approved compensation for MicroStrategy chief executive Michael Saylor and the firm's other officers with little protest Wednesday, despite criticism in recent months that Saylor has not done enough to improve the firm's stock value.

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Related Topix: Microstrategy, MicroStrategy, Software, Aircraft, Global Express XRS, Global Express Aircraft, Business News

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

With expected cuts, Textron Aviation continues to take shape

Aviation companies like Gulfstream and Embraer have seen a recent uptake in sales for their smaller-cabin or midsize jets.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Cessna Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Phenom 300, Embraer Aircraft, Cessna Citation Sovereign

19 hrs ago | AVHerald

Aegean A321 near Brussels on Apr 19th 2014, cracked windshield

An Aegean Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration SX-DVO performing flight A3-603 from London Heathrow,EN to Athens , was enroute at FL350 about 40nm south of Brussels when the crew declared Mayday due to a cracked windshield.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A321, Airbus A320

23 hrs ago | AVHerald

Air Berlin A332 at Munich on Apr 21st 2014, gear problem

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200, registration D-ABXC performing flight AB-6022 from Munich to Dusseldorf , was climbing out of Munich's runway 08L when the crew requested to stop the climb at FL070 reporting a gear problem.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A320

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Transportation, Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

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, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Alabama, Mobile, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

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, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

AVweb

Former Blue Angels Commander Accused Of Misconduct

Over the North Pacific in the middle of the night, we were catching up to a slower aircraft below us as we were coming up to a... The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Aircraft, Comp Air Aircraft, Comp Air Comp Air, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

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, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

CBS 3 Springfield

Plane flips after landing short of Huntsville runway

It happened around 8:30 p.m. A Huntsville International Airport spokesperson said a small plane, identified by the FAA as a Cessna 172, took off from Enterprise Municipal Airport, lost power, landed short of the west runway and flipped over in the grass.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Avia.Ru

Aeroflot puts Airbus A320 aircraft named after V. Komarov into operation

Aeroflot Russian Airlines took delivery of another Airbus A320. The handover ceremony was held at Airbus facility in Toulouse.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Tupolev Tu-204, Tupolev Aircraft

Gizmag

Dassault achieves world's first formation flight of combat drone and manned aircraft

Dassault Aviation announced that last month it came a step closer to making science fiction reality when it conducted a formation flight of the nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle with a Rafale fighter and a Falcon 7X business jet.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Dassault Falcon 7X, Gadgets

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

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, Aircraft, Airbus 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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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Train Disaster, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Opinion

GuruFocus.com

Profile of Energy Legend T. Boone Pickens

At 85, T. Boone Pickens has discovered a powerful source of energy: his own. He's got a new love, a new natural gas empire and a continuing mission to change the world.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream Aircraft

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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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

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, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

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