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1 hr ago | The Press On-Line

Dreamliner puts all others in the shade

INSIDE: Air New Zealand staff were among the first to have a look when the new Dreamliner was shown off in Christchurch.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, TV, Electronics

5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

EU identifies 5 Russian banks it is sanctioning

The banks, in which the Russian state holds a majority stake, include the country's largest lender, Sberbank.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Business News

10 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

Flood Control District Executive Committee briefed on efforts to...

The King County Flood Control District Executive Committee met in Renton Wednesday to learn about the effort taking place to enhance flood damage prevention programs along the river corridor.


Related Topix: Renton, WA, King County, WA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

14 hrs ago |

International investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site

The head of the OSCE mission, acting Chief Observer Paul Picard, 6th left front row, speaks to the other members and Russian border guard officers, right, while visiting the Gukovo border checkpoint at Russia-Ukraine border in a small town of Gukovo, 120 kms from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Air Accidents, World News, Russia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

16 hrs ago |

Qantas upgrades: More bums on seats

Qantas Airways will add extra economy-class seats to its fleet of Boeing 737s in a move that will boost the capacity of the primary workhorse of its domestic fleet by 3 per cent.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Travel

20 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Woman dies on US Airways Honolulu-Phoenix redeye flight

A passenger died this morning on a US Airways flight from Honolulu to Phoenix, authorities say.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 757

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Flying the world's newest passenger jet, Airbus A350XWB

The rear cabin of the test plane has been fitted out with a complete interior. The lower ceiling above the middle seats is where the crew rest area is located.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Travel

News Max

Darrell Issa on Malaysian Jet Deaths: Blood Is on Putin's Hands

Russian President Vladimir Putin is responsible for the deaths of 298 people from the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last month, Rep. Darrell Issa said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Boeing will handle final assembly of 787-10 in SC

The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plane is too large to efficiently transport it from North Charleston to a facility in Washington state.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

Daily Mail

Hostelbookers infographic reveals holidaymakers' dirtiest sex secrets

A rooftop gym, an outdoor kitchen and a private lemon tree grove: Inside the luxury Ibiza villa where Kate Moss and Kylie holiday Now that's a toothy grin! Fearless photographer gets dangerously close to great white sharks at feeding time - WITHOUT a safety cage A loo with a view! Guests staying at new hotel can be seen on the toilet by passers-by ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Boeing 727, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Inside the stranding of Flight NZ09 in Hawaii

The 227 passengers who boarded Air New Zealand Flight 09 in Honolulu on a balmy Saturday night were expecting to land in Auckland about nine hours later.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767


What will MH17 investigators find at site?

Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed to be still left in the enormous debris field.


Related Topix: Twitter, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

The Globe and Mail

Airbus terminates sale of six superjumbos to Japan's Skymark

Visitors walk past the logo of Airbus Group during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac airport, southwestern France, April 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus A320, France, Europe, World News, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

Many of the 210 passengers aboard the Jetstar flight from Gold Coast city on Sunday night had attended the Splendour in the Grass weekend music festival at Byron Bay and were returning home.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Weird

Rock FM

Last Surviving Hiroshima Bomb Crewman Dies

The last surviving crew member of the Enola Gay - the plane that dropped a nuclear bomb over Hiroshima - has died.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Military Aircraft

Biggleswade Today

Travel: Canada's big skies, big fish and a wild west dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver - but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190,


Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

Law enforcement officials in Florida say a 9-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered when she was hit by a plane that crash-landed on the beach where she was walking with her father.


Related Topix: Sarasota County, FL, Civil Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Girl hit by plane while walking on Florida beach dies

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft

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 .


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A380

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.


Related Topix: Fire, Plymouth, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Douglas Aircraft, Douglas DC-10, Weather