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Qantas flight to San Francisco turns back after 'technical issue'

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Engineers were inspecting the Boeing 747 after it landed at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith airport, a Qantas spokeswoman said, declining to say how many people were aboard. No injuries were reported. (uk.reuters.com) More...

Airbus to sell 'thousands' of Bombardier's aircraft

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The boss of Airbus has said the firm expects to sell "thousands" of Bombardier's passenger aircraft after an international tie-up with the planemaker. Airbus is taking a majority stake in the Canadian company's C Series aircraft, which are part-made in Belfast. (www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk) More...

Embraer Announces Order for Six A-29 Super Tucano for an Undisclosed Customer

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Embraer announced today a firm order for 6 (six) A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft from an undisclosed customer. The aircraft can be used for tactical and advanced training as well as light attack and ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) missions. Deliveries will be concluded in 2018. (www.prnewswire.com) More...

Air Mauritius receives first A350

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The jet, an A350-900 being leased from AerCap, is configured in a two-class layout with 28 seats in business and 298 in economy, says Airbus. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Incident: Jet Airways B737 enroute on Oct 20th 2017, smartphone with visual ring signal

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A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800, registration VT-JGT performing flight 9W-791 from Delhi to Indore (India), was enroute when a passenger noticed noise from his similiar to the passenger's smartphone ringing and observed smoke coming from the bag placed near his feet. (avherald.com) More...