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54 min ago | Business Journal

American Airlines saw modest increase in passenger traffic but capacity dropped

American Airlines saw its passenger traffic increase 1 percent over the same month in 2013, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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1 hr ago | Canada.com

Want to work on a $320-million superyacht? Here's how you can

Pedestrians pass the superyacht 'Lady Nag Nag', manufactured by Amels BV, as she sits moored to the quayside at St Mark's basin in Venice, Italy, on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Eclipse Aircraft, Aircraft, Eclipse 500

3 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

Dovetail Games Picks up Microsoft Flight Simulator License, New Installment in 2015

Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise and the most significant addition to date.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172

8 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Emirates order $56 billion Boeing planes after historic Airbus cancellation

The value of the deal could increase to $75 billion at list prices if Emirates firms up its right to purchase the additional planes, Boeing said in a statement issued in Dubai.

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9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Airbus hiring quality inspectors for A320 final assembly line in Mobile

Progress on the Airbus A320 final assembly line under construction at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley is seen in this May 1, 2014, file photo.

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13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Airbus Group To Have Major Presence at Farnborough Air Show

A number of aircraft will be on static display, including the A380 double-decker from Wednesday 16 to 20 July, and the new A350 XWB from 14 to 17 July.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

China's own dreamliner prepares for takeoff

With the full financial and political banking of the Chinese government, the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China is confident it can compete with US aircraft maker Boeing's 737 and the A320 of European consortium Airbus in the jetliner industry.

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

Reuters

Overcapacity dents Air France outlook

Europe's aviation sector takes another knock as Air France warns profits this year will be much lower - following hard on the heels of a similar warning from Lufthansa.

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

The Leaf-Chronicle

Pilot buys pizza for stranded passengers

A 45-year-old Erin man was charged Tuesday in the death of a 26-year-old woman whose body was found... Perhaps Gerhard Bradner, captain of the Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft, decided it would be best not to have a hungry group of passengers on his hands, or maybe he was just starving.

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

Sys-Con Media

CAE awarded civil aviation training solutions contracts valued at...

CAE today announced that it has signed contracts for civil aviation training solutions including seven full-flight simulators , a series of training devices as well as simulator update services to customers in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Eurasia.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, CAE, Electronics, Aerospace-Defense, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Business Jet, Airbus A330

Reuters

Etihad Airways H1 revenues up 28 pct on passenger, cargo growth

Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways, which plans to buy a 49 percent stake in Alitalia, reported on Tuesday a 28 percent jump in first-half revenues, helped by growth in passenger and cargo volumes.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

Philly.com

Pilot for Elmer's Glue owners charged in $2.7M fraud

A pilot who spent 16 years ferrying the Philadelphia owners of Elmer's Glue and a collection of drug, energy, and manufacturing firms around the country in Gulfstream jets faces federal fraud charges after allegedly using credit cards and phony firms to drain $2.7 million from his bosses' accounts since 2006.

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Related Topix: Gulfstream 550, Aircraft, Gulfstream Aircraft

The Motley Fool

Airbus Racks Up New Plane Orders; Racks Up Cancellations, Too

In total, Airbus has now accumulated new orders for 515 planes this year, dramatically narrowing the gap with Boeing.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Air New Zealand customers to enjoy gate to gate use of electronic devices

From 16 July the airline will allow the use of handheld portable electronic devices including tablets, smartphones, e-readers and mp3 players during all phases of flight provided the devices are in flight mode.

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AVHerald

Aer Lingus A320 at Dublin on Jul 3rd 2014, bird strike

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DVM performing flight EI-338 from Dublin to Berlin Schoenefeld with 134 people on board, departed Dublin's runway 28 when during rotation for takeoff a bird hit the left hand engine resulting in vibrations and unusual engine noise.

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Business Journal

Bob Evans' corporate jet comes under fire from Sandell

Bob Evans and Greif co-own a Bombardier Challenger 300 like this one seen in a promotional image from the corporate jet maker.

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Related Topix: Bob Evans Farms, Restaurant Management, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Greif, Bombardier Aircraft, Bombardier Challenger 300, Aircraft

Reuters

China signs deal to purchase 123 Airbus helicopters

The orders, including both light single-engine helicopters from Airbus Helicopters' Ecureuil family and the light twin-engine EC135, are being placed by three Chinese general aviation service providers, the company said.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Europe, World News, Germany

AVHerald

Air Asia A320 at Bandar Seri Begawan on Jul 7th 2014, runway excursion on landing

An Air Asia Airbus A320-200, registration 9M-AQA performing flight AK-278 from Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan with 102 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Brunei International Airport's runway 03 at 15:30L but veered right off the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground.

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Brandon Sun

'All governments will work together'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks out from a helicopter at the flooded landscape around Brandon during a tour of the city with Premier Greg Selinger and other politicians on Sunday.

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AME Info

Gulf Air showcases its newest destination to travel agents

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently hosted a familiarization trip for a group of key Bahrain and Kuwait-based travel agents, giving them the opportunity to experience the airline's newest destination, Athens in Greece.

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Related Topix: Bahrain, World News, Middle East, Travel, Europe Travel, Greece Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

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