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1 hr ago | ITV

easyJet plane makes emergency landing at Gatwick

An easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers has had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

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1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Nonstop Port Columbus flight to London? It may happen

The low operating costs of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which carries about 200 passengers, has made nonstop flights from London to cities the size of Columbus economically feasible.

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1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific named official PH carrier to Canada, New Zealand

MANILA, Philippines Cebu Pacific has been designated as an official Philippine carrier to New Zealand, Myanmar and Canada, the Civil Aeronautics Board said.

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2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Excitement builds as more Etihad Airways flights on sale for Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December 2014, with additional flights on sale this week for both aircraft and an extensive pilot training program now underway.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Qantas Converts Airbus A320 Orders To Upgraded A320neo Variant

Qantas Airways said on Thursday that it has converted orders for 21 Airbus A320 aircraft into the re-engined A320neo variant and deferred the delivery by four years.

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South China Morning Post

Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

Twenty years ago, Chen Feng used to push the refreshment trolley up and down the aisle of the lone Boeing 737 that comprised his startup airline.

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WKSU-FM Kent

Plane that crashed killing Case students is a popular training aircraft

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Willoughby Hills | Pilot discusses flying crashed planeWilloughby...

Tuesday night veteran pilot Paul Mikhli stopped at the spot on Bishop Road where a Cessna 172 crashed, killing four Case Western students Pilot discusses flying crashed plane Tuesday night veteran pilot Paul Mikhli stopped at the spot on Bishop Road where a Cessna 172 crashed, killing four Case Western students Check out this story on WKYC.com: ... (more)

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Business Journal

Cessna plant in Independence delivers 10,000th single-engine aircraft

Textron Aviation's Independence production plant for its Cessna Aircraft Co. division has delivered its 10,000 single-engine aircraft.

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Cleveland.com

Pilot in Willoughby Hills crash made 'impossible turn'

Just before his Cessna 172 struck the ground Monday night, 20-year-old pilot William Felten made a last ditch effort to save the airplane he was flying and three other Case Western Reserve University students on board.

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Big News Network.com

BOC Aviation places orders for 82 Boeing airplanes

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The Washington Post

It's no wonder fliers are fighting over legroom. Just look at these numbers.

Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins - and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.

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EKathimerini

Ryanair to submit bid for Cyprus Airways

Ryanair Holdings Plc will submit a non-binding offer for Cyprus Airways on Friday as EuropeA's No.

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Daily Mail

Air India plane taken out of service and fumigated after a stowaway ...

You CAN'T get stuck on a plane toilet, your plane MIGHT be struck by lightning, and your tray table CAN kill you... 10 myths about air travel that you should know before you fly Afraid to fly and pressure from family members: How 200 cabin crew have quit Malaysia Airlines in wake of double tragedy Now that's saucy! Contenders don fancy dress to ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Business-class beds at the pointy end

The world's top airlines are questioning the need for first-class cabins as flat-bed seats cradle corporate customers in once-unimaginable comfort, making the premium on front-row seats harder to justify.

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AVweb

Malaysian Crew Members 'Afraid To Fly'

Last week, my wife and I heard this radio exchange while flying across Texas: ... San Angelo Approach: "Cardinal XXX, you got time for a... The aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions caused by activity at Iceland's largest volcano system.

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Newsday

FAA says metal panel fell from jet as Stewart Manor grapples with noise

Lee Ackerman in his Stewart Manor yard on Friday Aug. 22, 2014, where he said he found a piece of metal that had been shed by a jumbo airliner.

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Jaunted

More International Airlines Join the Gate-to-Gate Gadget Club

Living the "airplane mode" life is so nice and so smooth, that it's incredible to think that the FAA only allowed gate-to-gate electronic use less than one year ago, on November 1, 2013.

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The New Zealand Herald

End of an era as 747's number is up

The figures aren't adding up for Boeing's "Queen of the Skies". Go to any airport in the world and count the engines on planes.

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Bangkok Post

Bomb hoax hits Thai AirAsia flight

A hoax bomb threat directed at a Phuket-bound Thai AirAsia flight prompted an emergency response on the southern resort island.

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