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11 min ago | Bangkok Post

TAA grounds commuter plan

Thai AirAsia has scrapped a plan to diversify into commuter services that offer short-distance and interprovincial routes using turboprop aircraft.


Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Thailand, Thailand Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A330

11 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Six-month stretch without asylum boat set to end

The government's stretch of six months without an asylum seeker boat passenger arriving in Australia is set to end, as 157 Tamils who have spent four weeks in limbo aboard the Customs Ocean Protector will be brought to the Australian mainland on Saturday.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

2 hrs ago | AndhraNews

WheelTug's Iron Foot Disclosed

WheelTug plc has released footage of its Iron Foot, the mechanical test rig for testing the WheelTug across a range of aircraft and airport operating parameters.


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

6 hrs ago | Fleet News and Mail

Our favourite moments from the Farnborough Air Show

It won't be back until 2016, but there was plenty to live long in the memory from this year's Farnborough Air Show Glorious weather meant there were, for the most part, clear blue skies for the public days of the 2014 Farnborough Air Show .


Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

10 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Bombardier's unexpected restructuring, layoffs raising worker, analyst concerns

Bombardier Aerospace's unexpected layoff of 1,800 employees, an organizational restructuring and the retirement of its CEO, has left workers and some analysts concerned, even though the changes are seen to be financially positive for the aircraft manufacturer.


Related Topix: Bombardier Learjet 85, Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bombardier layoffs to impact back-office workers, Wichita cuts not yet known

As Bombardier reorganizes, Eric Martel will remain the lead of Bombardier's business aircraft segment, which includes the Learjet operations based in Wichita.


Related Topix: Bombardier Learjet 85, Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft, Wichita, KS

15 hrs ago | Wired

This Record-Breaking Electric Plane Stomps a Gas-Powered Cessna

When Chip Yates started working on his electric airplane in 2012, he wasn't trying to make conventional, gas-powered aircraft look slow.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft

19 hrs ago | Air & Space

Fly Canola

The Green Flight International team is fine-tuning the viscosity of their fuel to avoid this buildup of soot in engine components.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Reno, NV, Drink, Cocktails

20 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

APS News Agency: Algeria Lost Contact With Air Algerie Aircraft

Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria's APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Africa, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Al Bawaba

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Jazeera Airways Group today announced financial and operational results for the first half of 2014, reporting an operating revenue of KD29.3 million, and a net profit of KD4.9 million.


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


Gulfstream looking good through 2014

Despite a small drop in year-over-year revenues and operating earnings, Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace posted a strong second-quarter performance, pushing margins significantly past analysts' expectations for the second quarter and setting the scene for a "very strong" third-quarter performance, parent company General Dynamics said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream Aircraft, Gulfstream G450, Aerospace-Defense, Gulfstream Aerospace, General Dynamics, Manufacturing

Air Canada Offering Discount on Flights

Starting in December, Air Canada will offer nonstop seasonal service between Vancouver and Palm Springs, the airline's subsidiary, Air Canada rouge, announced today.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Transportation, Travel, Airlines, Air Canada, Canada Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A319, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft

Times of Oman

Duqm Airport's early start a big boost for trade in Oman

The early operation of Duqm Airport, located about 550km from Muscat, marks a milestone in Oman's development history.


Related Topix: Travel, Oman, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

WFAA-TV Dallas

Five myths about flight attendants

Air Serbia's flight attendants pose during the official unveiling ceremony of the first Air Serbia Airbus A319-100 airplane at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport on October 25, 2013.


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

Silicon Alley Insider

Three Ways Malaysia Airlines Can Deal With Its Uncertain Future

With this month's downing of MH17 and the March disappearance of MH370 , it seems that if Malaysia Airlines didn't have bad luck, it wouldn't have any luck at all.


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

Fox News

Not first standing seats idea

Airline manufacturer Airbus has filed a patent for a bicycle-like seat that lets airlines fit in more passengers per plane.


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


Boeing's New 777X Designs Intensify the Race for Space on Airlines

The battle for the inch and the battle for the butts-on-seats is - in the end - a battle for the birds in the sky.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, Airbus A350, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Moses Was Wrong. Avoid Sprawl. Infill Cities (And Teams).

Social and business communities thrive in close proximity. Yet, as Robert Caro explained long ago in The Power Broker, Robert Moses had a bias to build things like parkways and bridges that enabled cars and their passengers in and around New York and especially on Long Island.


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Hispanic Business

United States : Lion Air selects Rockwell Collins avionics for 234 Airbus A320s

Lion Air has selected a comprehensive suite of avionics, including the MultiScan Threat Detection System and GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver , for 234 Airbus A320 aircraft.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Rossiya A148 near Perm on Jul 21st 2014, cabin did not pressurize

A Rossiya Antonov AN-148, registration RA-61701 performing flight FV-6714 from Perm to Saint Petersburg , was climbing out of Perm when the crew decided to return to Perm due to a fault in the cabin pressurization.


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