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  1. Southwest reports record earnings in the first quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Southwest reports record earnings in the first quarter Southwest reports first quarter earnings Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1yWsiQK In this May 15, 2014 photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 takes off from Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. Southwest Airlines reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

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  2. Anthropologist criticized for showing images of MH17 victimsRead the original story

    Thursday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    An anthropologist and pathologist who is part of the international team working to identify people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down over Ukraine was publicly rebuked Thursday for discussing the case and showing photos of victims in a lecture to students. Arie de Bruijn, head of the Dutch police forensics unit that is leading the international identification team, criticized Prof.

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  3. United Airlines posts record profit of $508 million for 1QRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    But the airline predicted that a key revenue figure will fall in the second quarter. And it will speed up changes to its fleet, including retiring more small planes.

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  4. Commercial jet sales rise aids BoeingRead the original story

    Thursday | Journal Gazette

    Boeing Co. delivered more commercial airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent.

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  5. United Airlines swaps Boeing Dreamliners for 10 777-300ER jetsRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    United Airlines said Thursday that it has swapped 10 orders of Boeing Co 787 Dreamliners for 10 larger 777-300ER jets, marking a victory for the plane manufacturer as it seeks to sell out the 777 planes before their production ends. The news follows months of speculation that Chicago-based United Continental Holdings Inc would make the swap, which allows it to move aircraft on to different routes to better fit customer demand.

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  6. UPDATE 1-United Airlines first-quarter profit tops expectationsRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    United Continental Holdings Inc on Thursday reported first-quarter profit that topped analysts' expectations and cut its capacity forecast for 2015 as a strong U.S. dollar has weakened demand abroad. The Chicago-based airline earned $508 million last quarter.

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  7. Tajik Boeing-737 makes emergency landing in KazakhstanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trend

    A Boeing-737-400 passenger plane, flying from Kurgan-Tube, Tajikistan to Moscow, Russia made an emergency landing in Kazakhstan April 23. The plane landed at the airport of the Kazakh city of Kyzylorda in the country's south, and no one was injured, RIA Novosti reported citing the Kazakh state television channel 24.kz. "The Boeing-737-400, which took off from the city of Kurgan-Tube, was heading to Moscow from Tajikistan.

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  8. Dreamliner issues sap investor optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Boeing fell the most among stocks on the Dow Jones Industrial Average after posting higher expenses for the 787 Dreamliner, the plane known for its carbon-composite fuselage and persistent drain on cash. The continued struggles with the 787 damped investor optimism over a quarter in which the Chicago-based planemaker beat analysts' profit estimates to extend a five-year streak of matching or topping projections.

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  9. $35 million Virginia estate hits marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Politico

    While the name Mary Sayles Booker Braga wouldn't necessarily mean anything in social circles of recent years, the death of the philanthropist and conservationist in November meant one of the most exclusive and expansive pieces of real estate in the region become available; last week, Braga's estate quietly put Oakendale up for sale with a nice round asking price of $33.5 million. Her husband, sugar baron B. Rionda Braga , died in 1986 and she retired to a quiet life on the sprawling Virginia manor - gradually buying up and conserving the adjoining land until she'd created an 837-acre country estate.

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  10. British Airways selects CTC Aviation as exclusive A320 type conversion training partnerRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    PRLog - April 23, 2015 - SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. -- British Airways has signed an exclusive agreement with airline pilot training and resourcing company CTC Aviation to deliver Airbus A320 conversion training for the airline's newly qualified and experienced pilots; including those changing aircraft type as they move into Command roles. Initial plans will see up to 200 pilots commencing A320 type conversion training with CTC Aviation.

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  11. Alaska Air Group posts $149 million net profit in 1QRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Air Transport World

    Alaska Air Group, parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, reported a first-quarter net income of $149 million, up significantly from last year's first-quarter net income of $94 million . Operating revenue was up 4% to $1.3 billion year-over-year while expenses were down 5% to $1.03 billion, producing an operating profit of $238 million, up 69% over the year-ago quarter.

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  12. Polish airline surprises 500,000th passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manila Bulletin

    In the past few months, we have been used to hearing about tragic news involving flights, planes and airlines; but somewhere in Europe, a Polish airline took the initiative to put a smile on passengers' faces. At the Warsaw Chopin Airport in November last year, LOT Polish Airlines gave its 500,000th passenger of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft a surprise.

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  13. FAA Clears Cockpit Smoke System: EVAS Boeing 747 (100 - 300 series) ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    There are an average of three smoke incidents daily in the US. On average, one out of three require an emergency landing due to smoke.

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  14. Take a look inside the $400million converted Boeing 747 belonging to a mystery billionaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    THE jumbo jet, which normally holds up to 600 people, has been transformed into a luxury mansion after a wealthy tycoon spent a fortune on the refit. The custom-built Boeing 747 now includes bedrooms, a spacious lounge, a restaurant and even a VIP area for lucky travellers.

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  15. Boeing Reports Strong Q1 Profits Amid Increased Plane DeliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Skift

    Boeing Co. delivered more commercial airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent.

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  16. Exclusive Look Inside the Four Seasons' New Private Jumbo JetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Spending three weeks touring the world's wonders and staying in four-star hotels is better by private jet-right? Well, naturally.

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  17. How Jet Air plans to cut its whopping Rs 12K crore debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Rediff.com

    Jet Airways has a fleet of 117 planes which includes a mix of turboprop, narrow body and wide body planes. It flies the Boeing 777s and Airbus A330s to London, Paris, Brussels, Newark, Toronto and Hong Kong.

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  18. Losses explanation demandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    Former THAI Airways International executives have petitioned Transport Minister Prajin Juntong, asking him to find out why the national flag carrier is wracked by heavy losses. Yothin Pamon-Montri, a former executive and shareholder of THAI, said some shareholders are worried about the company's losses, which over two consecutive years amount to 29.6 billion baht.

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  19. Plane diverted to Boston hits turbulence, 2 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Two people on a Delta Air Lines international flight diverted to Boston because of bad weather in the New York area were taken to a hospital after the plane encountered turbulence approaching Logan International Airport. Delta said Wednesday afternoon that "a small number of customers" on Flight 271 Paris complained of nausea and possible minor injuries and were checked out by emergency medical technicians.

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  20. Boeing tops 1Q profit forecasts, airplane deliveries riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    This Feb. 11, 2013 file photo shows a Boeing 787 jet taxing following a test flight, at Boeing Field, in Seattle. Boeing Co.

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