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11 min ago | CNN

Ultimate first-class airline offerings

Clocking in at around $40,000 for a round-trip flight, Etihad's three-bedroom suites come with a butler, concierge, chauffeur and private chef. Emirates was the first to install first-class cabins with sliding doors for privacy.

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11 min ago | Sys-Con Media

Memorial Wall at Kahului Airport Answers the Mystery of 'OGG'

They need only spend a few minutes at a new wall paying tribute to Capt. The 8-foot tall, 42-foot wide wall at Gate 19 was presented this morning by Hawaiian Airlines, the State Department of Transportation and the Transportation Security Administration , which coordinated efforts to honor the "We were approached with the idea of sharing the story of Captain Hogg's life and career by TSA employees in , president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, Hawai'i's oldest and largest commercial airline.

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2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Tan gets back PAL for 1.3 B

The group of taipan Lucio Tan yesterday officially took back full control of national flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. after paying as much as $1.3 billion to diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. . The Tan Group celebrated the successful buyback by holding a party at the headquarters of Philippine National Bank on Macapagal Boulevard in Pasay City.

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5 hrs ago | CBS Local

MIA Announces New Flights For Fall & Winter

Carrier American Airlines will launch daily nonstop service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti on October 2 and new nonstop service to Campinas, Brazil on December 2. American will also increase Miami-London service during the winter season from 14 to 17 weekly roundtrips, with three daily flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Beginning October 27, Swiss International Air Lines will increase frequencies on its popular daily Miami-Zurich route to 14 flights per week Qatar Airways, which provides Florida's only direct service to the Middle East from MIA, will add a fifth weekly flight to Doha, Qatar beginning Monday, November 17. On December 1, Air France will join Lufthansa as the second airline to operate the massive Airbus A380 aircraft at MIA.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Vermont's largest city now using 100% renewable energy sources

Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city's edge.

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8 hrs ago | AVHerald

THY B738 near Antalya on Sep 13th 2014, loss of cabin pressure

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.

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8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

One Classy Airplane: Global 7000

Business Aviation curates the latest industry information from a panel of trusted experts, examines the wide range of business and private aircraft, describes the latest technologies and highlights affordable access options that open the skies to businesses of all sizes. Under the leadership of industry expert Tony Velocci, Business Aviation provides top executives and highly mobile business and leisure travelers with accurate, in-depth information on business aircraft benefits, fractional share ownership, jet cards, charter opportunities and more in order to meet today's productivity challenges and create tomorrow's opportunities.

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9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

French Aviation Goes On Strike Again, Air France Forced To Cancel Half Of Its Flights

Pilots for Air France have forced the country's national carrier to scrap half of its flights on Monday, reports the AFP . Should the strike continue into Tuesday, the Airline expects to cancel as much as 60% of its scheduled service.

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13 hrs ago | USA Today

British Airways to fly its Airbus A380s to San Francisco

British Airways will begin using its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on some of its flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow. British Airways currently flies twice daily on the route using Boeing 747-400 British Airways to fly its Airbus A380s to San Francisco British Airways will begin using its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on some of its flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow.

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15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

First Etihad Airways Butlers depart for Savoy Academy Training

The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London. The 13 men and women, all In-Flight Chefs or Food & Beverage Managers, were carefully chosen to fulfil the coveted role of Butler, which combines the skills of both Concierge and Maitre d'hotel to provide superior service to the discerning guests of The Residence by Etihad.

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15 hrs ago | USA Today

Frontier launches first of 7 O'Hare routes with $29 fares

Frontier Airlines launches service Monday from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, giving the carrier a presence at both of Chicago's major airports. As for its O'Hare launch, Frontier's first Frontier launches first of 7 O'Hare routes with $29 fares Frontier Airlines launches service Monday from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, giving the carrier a presence at both of Chicago's major airports.

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18 hrs ago | West Australian

Lufthansa pilots to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday

Lufthansa pilots will hold an eight-hour strike on Tuesday, wiping out flights from its Frankfurt hub, union Vereinigung Cockpit said on Monday, announcing the fourth strike by the pilots to hit the German airline within three weeks. The proposed strike on Tuesday will run from 0800-1600 BST, the union said.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Questions Remain About First Flight Of A320neo With Pratt Engine

Europe's Airbus has lifted a stumbling block to delivery of the world's largest jetliner to Qatar but faces the growing prospect of delays for the first flight of its newest small jet, the A320neo, several people familiar with the matter said. After a three-month dispute that had blocked the delivery of the first of 10 A380 superjumbos ordered by Qatar Airways, the Gulf airline has agreed to take the new jet, they said.

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AVHerald

Astana A320 at St. Petersburg on Sep 7th 2014, bird strike

An Air Astana Airbus A320-200, registration P4-KBG performing flight KC-135 from Almaty to Saint Petersburg , landed on Saint Petersburg's runway 28R but received a bird strike hitting the right hand engine . The aircraft rolled out safely.

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AVHerald

Austrian A319 at Amsterdam on Sep 13th 2014, rejected takeoff

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration OE-LDB performing flight OS-378 from Amsterdam to Vienna , was accelerating for takeoff from Amsterdam's runway 36L when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed reporting a bird strike. The aircraft slowed safely, continued to taxi on the runway to vacate the runway at the next right exit and returned to the apron.

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The Times of Israel

Portuguese state airline honors WWII diplomat

Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese diplomat who saved some 30,000 Jews during WWII. Portugal's national airline named its newest plane in honor of a diplomat who saved approximately about 30,000 Jews from the Holocaust.

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Express India

Airbus to maintain Vistara fleet; AirWorks may bag MRO deal

The Tata-Singapore Airlines venture Vistara has outsourced its engineering support services to original equipment maker Airbus and is also negotiating with homegrown AirWorks for maintenance, repair and overhaul of its fleet, sources close to the development said today. The full service carrier, which was earlier expected to take wings by the middle of next month, may now take a couple of months to launch its operations due to pending technical regulatory approvals.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Massive renewable energy project alters German landscape

And towering symbols of that drive are appearing in the middle of the North Sea. They are wind turbines, standing as far as 60 miles from the mainland, stretching as high as 60-story buildings and costing up to $30 million apiece.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Activism, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

NorthJersey.com

Ervolino: The first time I flew I didn't land with the plane

Last week, a radio station posted a poll question on its social media site that I later reposted on Facebook: "Where did you go the first time you flew?" I traveled from New York to Fort Lauderdale in 1978, when I was not quite 23 and in desperate need of a tan. My first plane trip! But as I was typing this into my post, it suddenly occurred to me that this wasn't the correct answer to the question.

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The Wichita Eagle

Manufacturers making progress with diesel-powered airplane engines

When it comes to the next big thing for general aviation airplanes, aviation experts are looking toward diesel engines that run on jet fuel. Several major aircraft and engine makers have announced the development of diesel engines suited for aircraft, including Wichita's Cessna Aircraft, in part because of a need for alternative fuel sources.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Alternative Energy, Energy, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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