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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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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Airlines, Air France - KLM, Weather

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

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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Related Topix: Hawker Siddeley Harrier, Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Air Force

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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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

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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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

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

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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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777,

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, Boeing 727, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft

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

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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Salisbury Journal

Ex-RAF fighter jets under hammer

A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet and a 1988 Panavia Tornado F3 will be going under the hammer at Silverstone racetrack in Northamptonshire.

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Related Topix: Hawker Siddeley Harrier, Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Panavia Aircraft, Panavia Tornado

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSFO AM 560

United Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Odor

A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines made an emergency landing Friday due to a strange odor onboard, marking the second such incident this month.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Salt Lake City, UT

WHDH

Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and bring the last of the victims home.

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The Town Talk

Air Canada lands safely in Tel Aviv after go-around for rockets

An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv aborted its first landing attempt Friday after Hamas fired several rockets toward Ben Gurion International Airport.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Newsday

Kaplan: Remember when the U.S. shot down a plane?

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17, and justly so.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, Boat Disaster, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, Opinion

Detroit News

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Air Algerie flight crashes in Mali

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board that dropped off radar early Thursday is thought to have crashed in Mali, the flight operator said.

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Related Topix: World News, Mali, Burkina Faso, Africa, Commercial Aircraft, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas MD-80

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