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1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Airbus cancels order for six A380s from Skymark

Airbus has cancelled an order for six A380 superjumbos from Skymark Airlines because the Japanese company is facing financial difficulties, French daily Les Echos reported on Monday .

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5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

California fire threatens 500 homes, more high temps forecast

A City of Folsom firefighter moves through burned trees and ash not far from the origin of the so-called Sand Fire in Amador County on Sunday, in Plymouth, Calif.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

AVweb

Airbus to Join Perlan Project

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association .

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Tri-cityherald.com

U.S. sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that exports rose 17 percent from March through May _ the most recent months for which the data is available _ compared with the previous three months, before sanctions were imposed.

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KBCI CBS 2

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines over improper 737 repairs

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Flight delay: DGCA asks SpiceJet to refund fare to passengers

In a first-of-its-kind action, aviation regulator directs budget passenger airlines SpiceJet to immediately refund the passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight which was delayed for five hours last month New Delhi: In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by ... (more)

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The Globe and Mail

Virgin America files for U.S. IPO

Virgin America founder Richard Branson smiles during a news conference after the first Virgin America flight arrived in San Francisco, August 8, 2007.

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USA Today

Delta to add second Europe route from Salt Lake City

Delta Air Lines will add a second trans-Atlantic route from its Salt Lake City hub next spring, adding nonstop service to Amsterdam.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newsday

Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, South Korea, World News, Anchorage, AK, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 707, Russia,

KMIZ

Man walking beach struck and killed by plane

A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.

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National Public Radio

Sold! Harrier Jump Jet Bought At Auction

A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet sold at the Silverstone Auctions Saturday for the equivalent of $179,611.

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Canada.com

Vladimir Putin facing multi-million dollar lawsuit for aiding...

Vladimir Putin is facing a multi-million dollar legal action for his alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, The Sunday Telegraph can disclose.

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Yahoo!

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Fewer can do the job on MH17 site investigation: Malaysia

Malaysia believes far fewer investigators need to be deployed to the MH17 crash site than the 190 Australian Federal Police Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plans to send.

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Chicago Tribune

Armed Australian force sent to secure Flight 17 crash site

More than a week after a missile destroyed a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 over eastern Ukraine, the crash site in territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists remains unsecured.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Town Talk

Dutch: 1st victim identified from Flight 17

People watch as the convoy of hearses arrives at the Korporaal van Oudheusdenkazerne in Hilversum on July 26, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Officials begin work at Air Algerie crash site

Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali on Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.

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Click Orlando

Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet 'mentally ill'

A cellphone video from Friday shows at least a half-dozen heavily armed authorities storming onto an airplane while shouting at passengers to get their hands up.

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Tri-cityherald.com

MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion

Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said Saturday the family's frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help in the days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over Ukraine.

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Express India

Serious faults hit 2 Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliners just ahead of take-offs

Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off from here for Birmingham and Sydney and had to be grounded, airline sources said today.

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