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Chile says it lost contact with military plane headed to Antarctica, 38 on board

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A Chilean air force C-130 Hercules that was bound for Antarctica and carrying 38 on board lost radio contact with the country’s control center Monday evening, a statement from the military said. The military had declared an alert and activated a search and rescue team. The transport plane carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers. Those on board were to check on a floating fuel supply line and other equipment at the Chilean base. (www.foxnews.com) More...

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SKY Airline Purchases 10 Airbus A321XLR For Nonstop Miami Flights

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Chile’s second-largest low-cost carrier has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLR aircraft, which will join its current fleet of 23 aircraft, comprised of 14 A320neos and nine A219ceos. According to the carrier, the new A321XLRs will be deployed on routes to Easter Island and Miami, all of which are currently served by the country’s flag carrier, LATAM Airlines, with wide-body airliners. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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FAA to Decommission Decades-Old System that Keeps Pilots Up to Date on Hazardous Weather

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The Federal Aviation Authority is discontinuing a nonstop broadcast service that’s been keeping pilots aware of dangerous weather during flights since the early 1980s as part of the agency’s efforts to update and streamline its services (www.nextgov.com) More...

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Update for Harbour Air’s first electric flight

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Due to weather outlook for Wednesday, Harbour Air has pulled their first electric flight ahead to Tuesday, Dec, 10. Today they did some taxiing and skipping runs in preparation. (www.harbourair.com) More...

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FAA fines Boeing for certifying 133 737s as airworthy despite slat track defects

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a civil penalty of more than $3.9 million against The Boeing Co. for installing nonconforming components on approximately 133 aircraft, which Boeing subsequently presented as ready for airworthiness certification. The FAA alleges that Boeing failed to adequately oversee its suppliers to ensure they complied with the company’s quality assurance system. The agency contends that this failure resulted in the installation of slat tracks that were… (news.aviation-safety.net) More...

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First electric flight by Harbour Air

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Harbour Air‘s First electric flight with a modified De Havilland Beaver was without incident. (www.youtube.com) More...

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Four SpiceJet Pilots Fail Breathalyzer Alcohol Test

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SpiceJet has grounded four pilots who failed preflight breathalyzer alcohol tests in separate incidents. (simpleflying.com) More...

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American Airlines Fights Back In Austin: New Flights To Boston, San Jose

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American Airlines has announced two new routes from Austin, Texas. The carrier, which has historically been the biggest legacy carrier to operate out of this airport, will add new flights to Boston (BOS) and San Jose (SJC), starting April 2020. According to the airline, the new flights have been introduced “in response to strong demand from customers who need to travel between one of the nation’s largest tech cities, Austin, to the tech centers in San Jose and Boston.” (airwaysmag.com) More...

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EAA Offers Young People Free AirVenture Admission With Boeing Support

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Young people age 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 as a way to introduce more youth to the possibilities in the world of flight. (eaa.org) More...

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Unforgotten: Airlines of the Past

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Part one: USA. Nothing is a more sobering testament to the unpredictability of the airline business than the long list of carriers that are no longer with us. From Pan Am and Braniff to Ozark and Southern, here's a look at America's most colorful and influential airlines of yesterday. (thepointsguy.com) More...

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