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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Lufthansa CEO defends low-cost expansion plans

An aircraft operated by German carrier Lufthansa takes off from Berlin's Tegel airport, May 3, 2014.


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4 hrs ago | USA Today

Seven awesome airlines that make flying a pleasure

These airlines are shaking up the industry with creative flier-friendly amenities, comfortable cabins and pleasant service -- and they're keeping prices low too.


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

5 hrs ago | Henley Standard

Light aircraft makes emergency landing

THE pilot of a plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Sonning Common.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft

5 hrs ago | Trend

Small Cessna aircraft crashes near Zabrat airport of Baku

A single-engine Cessna 172 F aircraft of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC made an emergency landing in Baku on July 10 during a training flight, spokesperson of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC, Maharram Safarli told Trend.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft

8 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Pulaski County notebook

Final vote is set on Dassault incentive Without a recommendation, the Quorum Court approved 14-0 on Tuesday night the scheduling of a final vote on an endorsement of Dassault Falcon Jet Corp.'s participation in a state tax-incentive program for a $60 million expansion.


Related Topix: Dassault Falcon, Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Cebu Pacific seeks to spur more Taipei traffic

Cebu Pacific Air is trying to boost traffic between Manila and Taipei by using bigger planes and holding a seat sale.


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


Airbus Said to Move Toward A330neo Launch at Air Show

Airbus Group NV is preparing to announce more fuel-efficient engines for its A330 jet at the Farnborough Air Show next week as it seeks to extend the popular wide-body's lifespan, people with knowledge of the plans said.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, Airbus A320, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, France, World News, Fairfield, CT

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.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft, Airbus A321

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172

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.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

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.


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

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.


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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus A319, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A318, Airbus A321