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  1. Liow Commends Pilot, Cabin Crew Of Problem-hit AirAsia X PlaneRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has commended the AirAsia X pilot and cabin crew for their professionalism and courage in handling an emergency situation involving Flight D7237 last Sunday. "I take this incident seriously and I have directed the Department of Civil Aviation director-general and relevant authorities to investigate the cause of the incident and make public the findings once investigations are completed," the transport minister said in a statement today.


  2. AirAsia orders another 14 A320ceo aircraft for regional networkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    AirAsia has signed an agreement with Airbus to order an additional 14 A320ceo aircraft to meet higher than expected near-term growth on the carrier's regional network. The announcement will see the total number of A320 Family aircraft ordered by the Malaysia-based airline rise to 592, reaffirming its position as the largest airline customer for the Airbus single-aisle product line.


  3. AAR signs component deal with Wataniya ahead of launchRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Flight Global

    US MRO provider AAR has signed an agreement to provide component support services to newly-revived Kuwait carrier Wataniya Airways, AAR announces on 26 June. Wataniya ceased operations in 2011 amid financial troubles, but news broke 18 June that Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation granted the company an air operator's certificate.


  4. Boeing, Blue Air Announce Order For 6 737 MAXsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Blue Air ordered six 737 MAX airplanes last week at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The Romanian carrier will also lease a further six 737 MAXs and six Next-Generation 737-800s from Air Lease Corporation.


  5. PARIS: Air France-KLM's MRO unit to repair parts for Rolls-RoyceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Flight Global

    A new long-term agreement with the UK manufacturer also allows for the MRO provider to service the engines powering the on-order Airbus A350 fleet of its parent Air France-KLM. In addition to developing repair and overhaul capabilities for Trent XWBs, the MRO provider will join Rolls-Royce's network of aftermarket partners.


  6. Zimbabwe: 'Whose Plane Is It?' New Boeing Gets People TalkingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    It has a handsome black tail fin, with a gold Zimbabwe bird at its centre, and red, yellow and green stripes on its stern. But it's the new name, alongside the country's national flower that has got people puzzled: Zimbabwe Airways.


  7. India must reduce obstacles to US exports: Donald Trump warns PM ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria U.S. President Donald Trump warned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi his country must do more to reduce obstacles to U.S. exports even as he offered thanks for recent purchases of American-made equipment.


  8. AirAsia new A320 order to support short-term expansionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Flight Global

    AirAsia says it decided to order 14 more Airbus A320s to support its short-term expansion, and that the jets will be delivered in the next two years. In a filing on the Malaysian stock exchange, the low-cost carrier says that 10 aircraft will be delivered in 2018, and the remaining four in 2019.


  9. PICTURE: TAP unveils 'retro' A330-300Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Flight Global

    TAP Portugal has unveiled a retro livery on an Airbus A330-300s, one of three being introduced to the Star Alliance carrier. The aircraft has been painted in a scheme which the airline originally used in 1955 on a Lockheed Super Constellation, and which it maintained through the 1960s, applying it to types including the Boeing 727.


  10. Alaska Air offers charter flight for eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Alaska Airlines said Monday it will charter a flight over the Pacific Ocean on Aug. 21 so select passengers can view the astronomical event from the sky. The flight will take off at 7:30 a.m. Pacific from Portland and is by invitation-only for about 50 astronomers and serious eclipse chasers.


  11. This artist has built the most intricate paper plane you'll ever seeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    When we were kids, a paper plane was a page torn out of an exercise book folded up a few times. The model has seats, engines, moving landing gear and more - and it's taken him nine years to create.


  12. Pilot Requests Prayer From Passengers as Plane Shakes ViolentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News Max

    A pilot on an airplane that began shaking violently for an unknown reason asked passengers twice over the loudspeaker to pray. The pilot, who had 44 years of experience, made the announcement after a loud bang was heard and then the aircraft started to shake "like a washing machine," the New York Post reported .


  13. Long March for Peace Reaches TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scoop

    Peace campaigner Ian Upton arrives at Parliament this Wednesday 28 June after walking from Cape Reinga because he says funding war is unacceptable. Upton, who is a Quaker from Waiheke Island, has undertaken the 55 day hikoi to draw attention to increased government spending on defence- an extra $20 billion planned over the next 15 years.


  14. Hainan Airlines Enters Pantheon of SKYTRAX's Top Ten Airlines of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    Leading Global Airline and Seven-Time Recipient of SKYTRAX Five-Star Airline Award Recognized for Excellence in International Standards of Customer Service and Operations /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines, a leading global airline and a subsidiary of HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services, today announced that it has been named one of the top ten airlines by SKYTRAX, a specialist advisor to the air transport industry.


  15. Pilot urges prayers as a technical issuea forces turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTNH

    An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia , was forced to turn back Sunday after the twin-aisle Airbus A330-300 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." A spokesman for the Perth Airport said, "The pilot identified a technical issue with the engine.


  16. AirAsia flight from Perth to Malaysia almost lost engineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'It could have been catastrophic': Pilot reveals how close AirAsia plane was to losing its engine after being forced back to Australia an hour into its flight The Malaysia-bound AirAsia flight which turned back to Perth could have lost the entire engine and ripped out fuel lines. The terrifying warning comes after a former Airbus A330 check and training captain revealed the situation should have been treated as an 'engine fire.'


  17. Alaska Air offers charter flight for solar eclipse viewingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    In this July 9, 2009, file photo, Washington's Mount St. Helens is seen through a layer of smog as an Alaska Airlines plane comes in for a landing at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore. Alaska Airlines is offering a charter flight off the Oregon coast during the solar eclipse Aug. 21, 2017, that will allow select passengers to view the astronomical event from the sky.


  18. Air Lease Corporation Announces the Delivery of Boeing 737-800 to Royal Air MarocRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | World News Report

    ... and its team of dedicated and experienced professionals are principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to its airline customers worldwide through customized aircraft leasing and financing solutions.  For ...


  19. Boeing Eliminates The 747, Why?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    The Boeing 747 has lost it's efficiency and effectiveness with time, which is now making way for more efficient and newer aircraft's. The Boeing Company was incorporated in July of 1916, by William Boeing.


  20. AirAsia Perth flight drama: Probe into engine failure to take several monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    An investigation into engine failure on an AirAsia flight that was forced to turn back to Perth is expected to take several months. Flight D7237 departed for Kuala Lumper on Sunday morning with 359 people on board and was about 90 minutes into the flight when the problem arose.