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1 hr ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

Southwest Adding Flights To New Orleans Airport

Southwest will add Saturday-only flights on a 143-seat Boeing 737 in March and expand to daily service April 7. Times-Picayune reports tickets for the March flights are currently on sale.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

3 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

It's getting to the point where the pre-flight safety videos need an additional warning: Be nice to your neighbor.


Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

7 hrs ago | Deseret News

My view: Exports are vital to Utah's prosperity

In recent years, aerospace companies such as Boeing have expanded their manufacturing in Utah for a variety of reasons: a skilled and productive workforce, a state government that promotes policies hospitable to business, a first-rate university system, and an ability to attract and retain talent due to an exceptional quality of life.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Utah, Salt Lake County, UT, West Jordan, UT

11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Emirates airline adds two new European destinations to the list

"Norway's resilient economy is built on strong foundations including its dynamic oil, gas, fishing, telecom and maritime sectors," said Tim Clark, President, Emirates airline in a statement posted on the company's website.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

15 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

AA Flight From LA to DFW Lands Due to Cracked Windshield

An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield cracked.


Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 757

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Philippine Airlines retires B747 fleet

The last B747 flight of flag carrier Philippine Airlines bowed out of service early Monday, landing at 3:30 a.m. into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 tarmac.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft

Canberra City News

Did Qantas bet the house on the wrong planes?

WHEN Qantas posted a A$2.8 billion loss - the highest in the airline's history - last week, one critical point was that $2.6 billion came from a write-down of the value of the aircraft in the Qantas international fleet, as it plans to to split its domestic and international arms .


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing 737

Las Vegas Review Journal

Metro used federal program to get military helicopters, equipment

Vietnam-era Bell UH-1 Iroquois, commonly called a Huey, as seen Friday, Aug 29, 2014 in a hangar at the North Las Vegas Airport .


Related Topix: Bell Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Bell UH-1 Iroquois, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Claire McCaskill, Mount Charleston, NV, US House of Representatives, Representative Hank Johnson

Enormous 'fatberg' the size of an AEROPLANE found blocking sewers in London

The sewer blockage, made up of waste fat, wet wipes, old food, tennis balls and even planks of wood, was eventually cleared a few days ago by high-powered jets The source of flooding in London has been identified as a 'fatberg' the length of a Boeing 747 aeroplane was discovered in sewers beneath people's homes.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft


Tacloban airport to be closed due to potholes on runway

AIRPORT in Tacloban City will be temporarily closed starting this week to repair the potholes on the runway that pose safety risk to passengers, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said Monday.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320


Almanac for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Those born on this day are under the sign of Virgo. They include German composer Engelbert Humperdinck in 1854; "Tarzan" creator Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1875; dancer/singer Marilyn Miller in 1898; labor leader Walter Reuther in 1907; actors Richard Farnsworth in 1920, Yvonne De Carlo in 1922 and George Maharis in 1928 ; undefeated heavyweight ... (more)


Related Topix: Boxcar Willie, Country, Conway Twitty, Symphony, Arts, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Echo

Record-breaking year at air show

Almost 1.2million people went along to the seventh Bournemouth Air Festival to be wowed by a series of jaw-dropping aerial displays.


Related Topix: Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

Bangkok Post

SpiceJet ends hiatus with new route from...

SpiceJet, India's second largest low-cost carrier , is returning to Bangkok later this month after a six-month hiatus.


Related Topix: World News, India, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Sydney Morning Herald

Qantas moves closer to HK Jetstar remedy

Shun Tak Holdings, now has 51 per cent of the shareholder voting rights, while Qantas and China Eastern? will each retain 24.5 per cent.


Related Topix: Airlines, Qantas Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Elvis' jets for sale amid Graceland makeover

The four-engine "Lisa Marie" features a queen-size bed, gold bathroom fixtures, a videotape system with four TVs and a stereo system with 52 speakers, according to an ad posted on an aviation sales website this week.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Speakers, Commercial Aircraft, Convair 880, Convair Aircraft, Opinion, Entertainment

The Motley Fool

Can You Guess the 2 Best-Selling Wide-Body Planes of the Last Decade?

The introduction of wide-body planes in the 1960s ushered in a new era of air travel for aircraft makers, airlines, and the masses.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350

Daily Herald

Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers

Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins -- and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Virgin America, Commercial Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Weirton Daily Times

Tillman to convey experiences

Mark Tillman remembers the first time he was at he controls of Air Force One, and it came on a flight that was headed not too many miles north of here.


Related Topix: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, W., George Bush, Barbara Bush, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Post and Courier

An aerospace boom, if you can keep it

Boeing's decision five years ago to open an assembly plant in North Charleston - the first major airplane factory built in this country in more than 50 years - was driven by several factors, including the assumption that first, South Carolina was a hospitable place in which to locate aerospace manufacturing; and second, that Boeing's significant ... (more)


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Representative Mick Mulvaney


F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said.


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Coast Guard, US Military