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Miracle On Mongolian Airlines As Twins Born In Flight

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A set of twins have been born onboard a Mongolian Airlines (MIAT) flight from Istanbul, Turkey, to the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar last month. The airline celebrated the event yesterday by giving both children a set of lifetime free flights on the airline. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Cathay Dragon To Launch New A321neo Business Class In October

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Hong Kong-based Cathay Dragon is expected to debut its first Airbus A321neo in October, with the shiny new jet sporting all-new business class seats. Other than the news that the first of its four new A321neos will arrive after the summer, Cathay Dragon has not announced which routes these planes will be deployed on first. (simpleflying.com) More...

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TAP Portugal To Restart Operations, Announces Route Changes

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#NEWS | TAP Air Portugal (TP) is taking on the global pandemic by announcing the resumption of services. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Emirates’ Huge New Opportunity In Israel

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Today Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced they would normalize relations. The news creates a huge potential opportunity for Emirates. (liveandletsfly.com) More...

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Emirates to Become First Airline to Operate A380 to Clark

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Emirates will be operating a one-off A380 service to Clark International Airport on 19 August 2020, marking the first commercial flight, utilizing an A380 aircraft, to operate to Clark. (kokpitherald.com) More...

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American Airlines Bans Masks with Exhaust Valves and Vents

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American Airlines has announced that masks with exhaust valves or vents will no longer be allowed on American Airlines. (kokpitherald.com) More...

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British Airways relaunches daily Heathrow-Barbados service

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After a hiatus of more than 15 years, Barbados will once again be serviced by British Airways from London Heathrow with a year-round direct daily service commencing October 17, 2020. (guyanaaviation.com) More...

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Air India Express 737-800 Carrying Crashed at Kozhikode

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Air India Express flight IX1344 737-800 overran the runway at Kozhikode (CCJ), India, broke apart after falling down an embankment. (kokpitherald.com) More...

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KLM Adds Fifth Destination in Poland

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As of 25 October 2020 KLM will start daily flights to the Polish city of Poznan. This will be KLM's fifth destination in Poland, after Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk and Wroclaw. (kokpitherald.com) More...

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American Airlines passenger hits gate agent in Phoenix after being denied boarding for not wearing a mask

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A woman struck an American Airlines gate agent after she was denied boarding at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Wednesday for refusing to wear a mask, reports the Arizona Republic, which is a part of the USA TODAY Network. The woman was a passenger on American Airlines flight 2027 from Los Angeles, which according to Flight Aware arrived in Phoenix just before 8 a.m. She was scheduled to connect to Las Vegas. After she refused to wear a mask on the first flight, crew members flagged… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Pilot in deadly crash had fire retardant on windshield, report says

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One of two pilots killed in a midair collision while fighting a wildfire in Lincoln County reported having fire retardant on the windshield of his aircraft just before the crash, according to an NTSB preliminary report. (www.reviewjournal.com) More...

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Boeing 747s Still Use Floppy Disks to Get Critical Software Updates

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It’s been approximately 12 million years since most of us last used a floppy disk, but apparently, the antiquated tech still plays a critical role in delivering software updates to Boeing’s 747-400 planes. The discovery comes courtesy of cybersecurity firm Pen Test Partners and was initially spotted by The Register. As part of this year’s virtual DEF CON hacker conference, Pen Test Partners showed off a video walkthrough of a British Airways 747 after the airline decided to retire its entire… (gizmodo.com) More...

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Southwest Airlines adds Steamboat Springs to Colorado flight schedule

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Southwest Airlines extended its published flight schedule from early January through April 11, 2021, adding new flights to the carrier's second Colorado destination with nonstop service to Steamboat Springs, Colo. through Hayden/Yampa Valley Regional Airport beginning Dec. 19. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) More...

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Lufthansa halts talks with union on staff cost cuts

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German airline Lufthansa said on Thursday it had walked away from talks with union Verdi over a package to cut staff costs and would only return to the negotiating table if Verdi offers significant labour cost savings. "We have decided not to continue the negotiations with Verdi for the time being," a Lufthansa spokeswoman said. "We do not see any progress at the moment." Verdi, which is negotiating on behalf of 35,000 Lufthansa ground staff, said the airline was demanding… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Why The Boeing 727 Fell Out Of Favor

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In January 2019, on a domestic route in Iran operated by Iran Aseman Airlines, the Boeing 727 made its last commercial flight. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Weather Cameras Go Operational in Colorado

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The FAA has just helped make Colorado a safer place to fly for general aviation pilots by completing the first weather camera installation project in the continental U.S. (medium.com) More...

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Air Force helicopter shot while flying over Virginia; crew member injured

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An Air Force UH-1N Huey helicopter was forced to conduct an emergency landing at a local airport in Manassas, Virginia, Monday after being shot from the ground. (www.cnn.com) More...

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Bankrupt Alaska airline seeks bonus for its chief executive

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The largest rural airline in Alaska has declared bankruptcy and laid off more than a thousand workers but wants to award $250,000 in bonus money to its chief executive and other employees. Anchorage-based RavnAir Group filed the request Tuesday in Delaware bankruptcy court, arguing that the bonuses are justified because of long hours and the hard work that went into selling the company's assets after it shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, Alaska Public Radio reported. The final sale… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Second Cessna SkyCourier test article takes flight

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Textron Aviation announced Tuesday the successful flight of its second Cessna SkyCourier flight test article (P1). (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) More...

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Untied Airlines adds new nonstop flights to four popular Florida destinations

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United Airlines announced Tuesday plans to add up to 28 daily nonstop flights this winter connecting customers in Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New York/LaGuardia, Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio to four popular Florida destinations. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) More...

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