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Flying Emirates First Class? Be Kind to Your Crew – Accommodation Perks Slashed

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Be kind to senior crew on Emirates - their accommodation perks are being withdrawn and they're not happy. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) More...

Own business travel with these clever hacks

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Are you a frequent business traveler? Your life may seem glamorous to many but, only you know how taxing it can turn out to be. Business travel is hectic and exhausting. It depletes energy and may leave you feeling frustrated and grumpy. It is easy to misjudge a situation, and it can leave you in a fix. Unexpected hitches can pop out of nowhere if you have not planned well in advance. Luckily, there are some smart things you can do to turn things in your favor and make your business trips… (www.aircrew.in) More...

30,000 aircraft needed in next 20 years, say industry experts

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The aerospace industry expects to see market demand for aircraft continue to grow on an annual basis with industry experts predicting a need for around 30,000 aircraft in the next 20 years. This was revealed at the the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), where aerospace leaders discussed the future of an industry that supports 10 million people globally through direct employment, with an additional 63.5 million supported indirectly. (www.aircrew.in) More...

American Airlines co-pilot dies during landing in New Mexico

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American Airlines Flight 1353, a Boeing 737-800 flying from Dallas-Fort Worth to Albuquerque, was 2 miles from landing when the captain declared an emergency, citing “a medical issue” aboard, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman. (www.airlineboarding.net) More...

American Airlines first officer dies during landing in New Mexico

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An American Airlines first officer died Wednesday after becoming incapacitated during the last phases of landing at Albuquerque, New Mexico, two people familiar with the situation said. American Airlines Flight 1353, a Boeing 737-800 flying from Dallas-Fort Worth to Albuquerque, was 2 miles from landing when the captain declared... (www.aviationfigures.com) More...

Electric Planes are the Next Frontier in Clean Energy Transport

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IN BRIEF The future of flight may lie in clean energy being employed to make travel cheaper and safer for the environment. As fuel is the top expense for most airlines, cutting that cost would lead to significant value for consumers. (futurism.com) More...

Air New Zealand says goodbye to the Dreamliner of its time

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Air New Zealand's last Boeing 767 takes flight today, ending 32 years of service for the plane described as the Dreamliner of its time. (with video) (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

F-35 Continues to Stumble

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Electronics Used to Justify Cost Not Delivering Capabilities Ineffective as a Fighter Ineffective as an Interdiction Bomber Ineffective as a Close Air Support Platform Navy’s F-35 Unsuitable for Carrier Operations Price Tag Is the Only Thing Stealthy about the F-35 Combat Effectiveness at Risk Can the F-35 Be Where It’s Needed, When It’s Needed? F-35 Reliability Problems Officials Hiding Truth about F-35’s Problems and Delays from Taxpayers (www.pogo.org) More...

Air Canada Suing Airbus

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HALIFAX -- Airbus's negligence contributed to a crash landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport two years ago, Air Canada claims in a lawsuit against the French aircraft manufacturer. (www.bnn.ca) More...

Sun ‘N Fun 2017: What To See

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This is a good article if you're headed to Sun 'N Fun and looking for a demo of Garmin's latest options in the cockpit. (www.garmin.com) More...

Emergency landing in Ohio leads to cocaine discovery, 2 Quebecers arrested

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Two men from Mirabel, Québec, were charged Thursday in a U.S. federal court after authorities in Ohio discovered more than 90 kilograms of cocaine inside the small airplane they were flying in when it was forced to make an emergency landing in the United States. The plane landed at Ohio University Airport, in Albany, Ohio, Wednesday afternoon. According to Canadian aviation records, the plane is based in Lachute and is registered to Sylvain Desjardins, of Mirabel. (montrealgazette.com) More...

Helicopter crash in Snowdonia: Five members of the same family have died

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The helicopter left Luton en route to Dublin, via Caernarfon Bay. (www.walesonline.co.uk) More...

Embraer holds E195-E2 timeline after early first flight

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Embraer's biggest passenger jet ever took to the skies more than three months ahead of schedule on Wednesday, giving the world's third-largest commercial planemaker more time to refine the aircraft before it enters service in early 2019. John Slattery, head of commercial aviation for Embraer, said in an interview that the Brazilian company was maintaining its delivery timeline after a "very successful" first flight for the E195-E2, which was originally scheduled for the second half of… (finance.yahoo.com) More...

Ground collision at Singapore Changi Airport between Emirates A380 and Scoot 787 during the night.

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A Scoot Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Emirates Airbus A380 came into contact in the early hours of Thursday (March 30) at Singapore Changi Airport. A Scoot spokesman said flight #TZ188, bound for Tianjin, China, was taxiing before take-off when the accident happened at 1.40am. All 303 passengers and 11 crew are safe and they were put on a replacement aircraft for a rescheduled flight at around 6am. The left wing of the Scoot plane came into contact with the Emirates aircraft. The damaged plane is… (www.airlive.net) More...

Wizz Air opens new base in Chisinau, Moldova

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Wizz Air has opened 26th base in Chisinau, Moldova. The airline has based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at Chisinau Airport, and will operate seven low-fare routes, including the two new services to Berlin and Barcelona. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) More...

Incident: ANA B787 at San Jose on Mar 26th 2017, flock of birds

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An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-800, registration JA814A performing flight NH-172 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to San Jose,CA (USA), was on final approach to San Jose's runway 30L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received a number of bird strikes (avherald.com) More...

Boeing private jets to get extra-wide panoramic window

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The SkyView Panoramic Window, designed for Boeing's Business Jet family, is three times wider than a conventional window and almost half as tall. (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

High School offers students a head start in aviation career

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If you’ve ever thought about becoming a pilot, the best time to start, as with most professions, is at a young age. The Aerospace Technology classes at Fernandina Beach High School are offering students that option. (www.firstcoastnews.com) More...

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