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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee
Frontier Airlines' service between Fresno and Denver appears to be flying off into the sunset -- again -- as the airline confirmed that it is pulling out of the Fresno market in early 2015. Jan. 5 will be the carrier's final flights between the two cities.
6 hrs ago | Reuters
Airbus is conducting the final stage of ground trials as it edges towards the keenly-awaited first flight of its revamped A320neo aircraft, the planemaker said on Tuesday. The first test aircraft is on the "final run-in" towards its maiden flight, a spokesman said in answer to a query, but added it was too early to predict an exact date.
10 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
The airline and the flight attendants' union have agreed to voluntary buyout packages worth up to $100,000 for the more senior flight attendants. The airline did not disclose how many buyouts will be paid out, or if there will be net reduction of staff at the carrier as a result.
12 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post
Cambodia's aviation authority yesterday approved operations for the first of three Chinese market-focused airlines, all of which are expected to take to the skies by the end of the year. The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation granted an Airline Operations Certificate to Apsara International Air - owned jointly by private Chinese and Cambodian investors - after a more than yearlong application process.
Airbus celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first flight of its distinctive "Beluga" aircraft this weekend. The Airbus A300-600ST, a transport aircraft that's usually referred to as "the Beluga" for its The 'world's strangest-looking airplane' turns 20 Airbus celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first flight of its distinctive "Beluga" aircraft this weekend.
Clocking in at around $40,000 for a round-trip flight, Etihad's three-bedroom suites come with a butler, concierge, chauffeur and private chef. Emirates was the first to install first-class cabins with sliding doors for privacy.
They need only spend a few minutes at a new wall paying tribute to Capt. The 8-foot tall, 42-foot wide wall at Gate 19 was presented this morning by Hawaiian Airlines, the State Department of Transportation and the Transportation Security Administration , which coordinated efforts to honor the "We were approached with the idea of sharing the story of Captain Hogg's life and career by TSA employees in , president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, Hawai'i's oldest and largest commercial airline.
The group of taipan Lucio Tan yesterday officially took back full control of national flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. after paying as much as $1.3 billion to diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. . The Tan Group celebrated the successful buyback by holding a party at the headquarters of Philippine National Bank on Macapagal Boulevard in Pasay City.
To transport the wings and fuselages of half-built planes from one factory to another, it needed a plane bigger than any standard cargo jet. Developed in the 1990s and based on the A300 , the Beluga has one of the biggest cargo holds in the world.
Carrier American Airlines will launch daily nonstop service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti on October 2 and new nonstop service to Campinas, Brazil on December 2. American will also increase Miami-London service during the winter season from 14 to 17 weekly roundtrips, with three daily flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Beginning October 27, Swiss International Air Lines will increase frequencies on its popular daily Miami-Zurich route to 14 flights per week Qatar Airways, which provides Florida's only direct service to the Middle East from MIA, will add a fifth weekly flight to Doha, Qatar beginning Monday, November 17. On December 1, Air France will join Lufthansa as the second airline to operate the massive Airbus A380 aircraft at MIA.
The number of general aviation and commercial air transport accidents in the United States decreased last year, while the number of commuter airline accidents increased, preliminary statistics show. In 2013, the number of accidents involving commercial air transport operations decreased, although the sector experienced the first fatal accident in three years, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city's edge.
A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-JFP performing flight TK-970 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan with 135 people on board, was climbing through FL330 when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL110 due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The aircraft diverted to Antalya for a safe landing on runway 36C about 25 minutes later.
Take a video tour: Passengers get upgraded seats and entertainment system with blockbuster movies plus three course meal created by celebrity chef James Martin Here's a first look at the new Thomas Cook Airlines cabins on its refurbished Airbus A330 long haul fleet with its grey and yellow design. Economy will feature ergonomically designed 31in pitch lightweight seats and 8.9in touchscreen on-demand in-flight entertainment with a range of blockbuster movies.
British Airways will begin using its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on some of its flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow. British Airways currently flies twice daily on the route using Boeing 747-400 British Airways to fly its Airbus A380s to San Francisco British Airways will begin using its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on some of its flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow.
The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London. The 13 men and women, all In-Flight Chefs or Food & Beverage Managers, were carefully chosen to fulfil the coveted role of Butler, which combines the skills of both Concierge and Maitre d'hotel to provide superior service to the discerning guests of The Residence by Etihad.
Frontier Airlines launches service Monday from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, giving the carrier a presence at both of Chicago's major airports. As for its O'Hare launch, Frontier's first Frontier launches first of 7 O'Hare routes with $29 fares Frontier Airlines launches service Monday from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, giving the carrier a presence at both of Chicago's major airports.
Passengers aboard a harrowing transatlantic flight from Madrid to Buenos Aires might be kissing the ground this week. On September 9th, an AirEuropa Airbus A330 flying into Argentina's Ezeiza Airport encountered a serious hailstorm in the last 20 minutes of a 12-hour flight.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:13 pm
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