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3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

South African Airways Launches Airbus A330-200 Aircraft on...

The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong passenger appeal, that will enable SAA to continue providing a high-quality customer experience and the efficiencies to support its profitability strategies.

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Related Topix: Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A330, Transportation, Airlines, South African Airways

7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Search setback: Oil slick not linked to Flight 370

The quest to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a step backward Thursday when Australian authorities determined that a small oil slick discovered Sunday in the prime search area was not from the missing Boeing 777.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Oil Spill, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News

12 hrs ago | Sky News

Missing Plane Search Teams 'Not Giving Up'

Officials say the hunt for flight MH370 will continue throughout the Easter weekend, as a mini-sub finally reaches the sea bed.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jalopnik

CNN's MH370 Flight Sim Pilot Has Been Fired For Shaming Canada

The plaid shirt-wearing Boeing 777 simulator "pilot of the people" Mitchel Casado has been fired by his employer, uFly.

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Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Autos

International Business Times

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370: Despite Repeated Warnings, Hoax Video...

Hoax video makers continue to have a field day over social media sites, fooling people into believing that the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 jet was found.

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Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

Daily Times

Uncharted depths provide reality check for MH370 hunt

KUALA LUMPUR: Hopes that Malaysia's missing jet might soon be found are yielding to the sobering realisation of the immense challenge of searching an uncharted seafloor at depths that push deep-sea technology to its limits."

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Oceanography, Science, US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

USA Today

US Airways: No one fired for 'honest mistake' on lewd photo

US Airways has apologized after mistakenly tweeting a graphic pornographic image to one of its followers, but no one is going to lose a job because of the mistake.

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Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 737

Sentinel & Enterprise

Sub makes second dive for Flight 370

As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Navy, US News, US Military

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft chosen by Emirates Airline as key partner for World Cup ad campaign

Emirates Airline and its media agency Havas Media Group have chosen Microsoft Advertising as a key partner for the airline's World Cup advertising campaign.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Groove Commerce, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Sailor is part of ocean search team

ST HELENS sailor Matthew Cairns is part of the search force scouring the Southern Indian Ocean following the mystery disappearance of a Malaysian passenger plane.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, Australia,

Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysia vows to be transparent with black box data

Any data that is eventually recovered from the black box of missing flight MH370 will be publicly released, Malaysia's acting transport minister pledged on Tuesday, as the government battles widespread criticism over the transparency of its investigation.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

USA Today

JetBlue boosts Fort Lauderdale with Pittsburgh nonstop

JetBlue will add a new route from Pittsburgh, launching nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 29. The carrier will fly one daily round-trip flight between the cities on Airbus A320 jets.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Autos

KMIZ

Solar plane set to circle globe

Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Journalgazette.net

Sub can't handle deep search

A robotic submarine, pictured Monday before its hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, was unable to handle the depth of the search area.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Social Security, Personal Finance, Federal Prisons, Prison

The Hartford Courant

Fuji Heavy plans factory to make Boeing 777X wing boxes: Nikkei

Japan's Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd plans to open a plant as early as next year to build wing boxes for Boeing Co's 777X passenger jet, the Nikkei reported.

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Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Ansonia, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

US Airways pornographic tweet sets Twitter on fire

We apologize for an inappropriate image recently shared as a link in one of our responses.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Hijacked airman's family still suffering 37 years after crash

The daughter of the pilot killed in what, until Flight 370, was Malaysia's deadliest aviation crash talks to Phil Taylor about living with the disaster.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

ABC News

Co-Pilot of Southwest Wrong-Airport Jet Retiring

Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Branson, MO, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

KITV-TV

What happens after Flight 370's pingers die?

They are inaudible to humans, but they would be sweet music to searchers hoping to find clues to the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boat Disaster, US Military, US Navy, US News

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