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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | Reuters

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

21 hrs ago | 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


Cebu Pacific adds flights to Hong Kong, Hanoi

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A320, Airbus A319


S7 Airlines takes delivery of Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet wing tip devices

S7 Airlines, member of the oneworld global alliance, announces the acquisition of the state-of-the-art Airbus A320 liner fitted with Sharklets.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Marketing, US Military, US Navy

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Aero Observations: Of Diesels, Electrics and Good PR

Seeking to provide a flight planning app for Android users, FlightPro has launched an app it refers to as intuitive, fast and... Our weekly immersion into SocialFlight uncovered the month's big Kahuna, Sun 'n Fun, as well local activities including local... Seeking to provide a flight planning app for Android users, FlightPro has launched an app it ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Bombardier Learjet 85, Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft, Opinion

Daily Mail

'Aerial archaeology': A look at Germany's cities, farms and...

'Aerial archaeology': A look at Germany's cities, farms and industrial sites from the sky as photographer snaps away from the window of his small airplane Perched at the window of his Cessna 172, photographer Klaus Leidorf crisscrosses the skies above Germany while capturing images of farms, cities, industrial sites, and whatever else he discovers ... (more)


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172


3 French Guys Made A Titanium Airplane Seat That Could Save Airlines Millions Of Dollars

Saving fuel is a key concern for airlines, and one of the main reasons United and other carriers have switched over to lighter seats on some aircraft.


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


British Airways A319 at Frankfurt on Apr 11th 2014, smoke in cockpit

A British Airways Airbus A319-100, registration G-EUPZ performing flight BA-909 from Frankfurt/Main to London Heathrow,EN , was in the initial climb out of Frankfurt's runway 18 when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit, stopped the climb at about 4000 feet, entered a right hand turn and landed safely on runway 07C about 13 minutes after ... (more)


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A319, Aircraft

Thoroughbred Daily News

Danza Springs 41-1 Shocker in Arkansas Derby

Danza , a close third in the GII Saratoga Special S. last summer, pulled off a 41-1 upset in the GI Arkansas Derby.


Related Topix: Gulfstream GII, Aircraft, Gulfstream Aircraft

Cambridge Evening News

Apprentice Hayden Jakes, from Newmarket, takes to the skies for his first solo flight

He said: "It was absolutely amazing to be flying without somebody sitting beside me, although the penny didn't actually drop until I nearly came into land that I was all by myself.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Flying, Life, Hobbies