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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | Skift

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

10 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Eclipse 400, Eclipse Aircraft, Aircraft

11 hrs ago | 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

Business Wire

Fitch: Lessors' Aircraft Orders Raising Long-Term Financing Risk

The majority of the orders at last week's air show have been placed by midsized lessors, some of which have seen their purchases exceed the book values of the corporate balance sheets.


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

Cape Gazette

PATS Aircraft Systems announces Brian Neal's return

Neal will report to the SVP of sales and marketing, John Eichten. "PATS is very excited to have Brian Neal rejoining the team," said Eichten.


Related Topix: Marketing, Dassault Falcon, Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft


Airbus supplier jobs at risk as work is moved to South Korea

Staff at the Metal Improvement Company in Broughton fear 90 jobs could go, although union officials say the figure will be lower Aerospace workers who produce wing panels for the Airbus A320 face a redundancy threat as work is moved to South Korea.


Related Topix: Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380

Media Matters for America

When a Gop Presidential Hopeful Earned $11 Million In Speaking Fees And D.C. Press Didn't Care

In the thirteen months directly prior to kicking off his Republican presidential campaign in February 2007, Rudy Giuliani earned more than $11 million dollars giving paid speeches.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Rudy Giuliani, Aircraft, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream Aircraft, Hillary Clinton, Liberal Political News

The Motley Fool

Will Asian Turbulence Stall Airbus and The Boeing Company's Awesome Growth?

But given that most of the demand is originating from emerging countries, risk of sudden cancellation of orders by low-cost carriers is casting a dark shadow on the duo's fat order books.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Boeing 737, Boeing, Boeing 767

AME Info

Emirates A380 says "Namaste Mumbai"

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has commenced its first scheduled Airbus A380 service to India with a daily flight between Dubai and Mumbai.


Related Topix: World News, India, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Dining, United Arab Emirates, Marketing

New LAX international midfield terminal approved, construction to start in 2015

Los Angeles International Airport is a large, spread-out facility. Many international travelers must take shuttle buses from the main international terminal to remote gates, some almost two miles away.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inquest into fatal air crash wraps up

The mother of one of the woman killed in a mid-air crash in Manawatu says she hopes an inquest into her daughter's death will make such events rarer.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft

The Post-Standard

Private aircraft makes emergency landing at Syracuse airport

A Gulfstream G550 carrying 10 people, including the pilot, had an electrical problem on board and diverted to Syracuse Hancock International Airport as a precaution, Hancock Airport Executive Director Christina Callahan said.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream Aircraft, Syracuse, NY

4 Hoteliers

Emirates takes milestone delivery of 50th A380 aircraft, plus shortest A380 flight launched.

Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world's largest international airline with 71% growth in capacity since 2010; This latest delivery takes Emirates' all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world's largest fleet of A380s, and also the world's largest fleet of Boeing 777s.


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

Salt Lake Tribune

FAA, NTSB probe Arizona Strip crash that killed 2

The identities of two people killed in the fiery Sunday night crash of a single-engine airplane in the Arizona Strip were still being withheld Monday morning as efforts continued to reach next of kin.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft

Washington Examiner

What could possibly go wrong? Malaysia Airlines rerouting flights over Syria instead of Ukraine

A girl holding a candle stands in front of a banner during an event to mourn the victims of the... After one of its passenger airliners was blasted from the sky over eastern Ukraine , killing all 298 onboard, the ill-starred carrier Malaysia Airlines is rerouting flights away from the region -- and over war-torn Syria instead.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration