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The Huffington Post
Conde Nast Traveler: World's Longest Flights
Though Singapore Air's 18-hour nonstop flight from Newark to Singapore was suspended last year , there are still plenty of ultra-long flights to choose from.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Malaysia disaster not expected to tarnish Boeing
The Boeing 777 is one of the safest planes on earth, and the Malaysia Airlines crash Friday should do nothing to tarnish that record -- or that of parent company Boeing -- unless a flaw is found in this incident, business analysts said Le Bourget, FRANCE: Picture of the tails of a Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 and A340 at the Paris Air Show 13 June ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Plane diverted for woman in labour
Belfast International Airport had an unusual arrival this week after a flight had to be diverted when a passenger went into labour.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
TransDigm to Acquire EME Holding GmbH
TransDigm Group Incorporated announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Elektro-Metall Export GmbH , for approximately $47.4 million made up of $40.3 million in cash plus the assumption of approximately $7.1 million of net indebtedness.
RPT-UPDATE 1-Emirates executive says Qantas partnership is working
Emirates airline said its alliance with Australia's Qantas was working and had helped the Gulf carrier to improve yields, after some analysts questioned the benefits of the partnership.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Qatar Air's First Airbus A380 Superjumbo Will Ply Heathrow Route
Qatar Airways Ltd. said its initial Airbus Group NV A380 doubledecker plane will operate from the carrier's Doha base to London Heathrow, Europe's busiest hub.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Iberia A343 at Sao Paulo on Feb 27th 2014, could not fully retract landing gear
An Iberia Airbus A340-300, registration EC-HGV performing flight IB-6824 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Madrid,SP , stopped the climb out of Sao Paulo at 8000 feet when the crew received indication that the nose gear had not been fully retracted.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Oman Air signs codeshare agreement with SriLankan Airlines
Feb 27, Colombo: Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, has signed a new codeshare agreement with SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka offering greater choice and convenience for customers of both airlines.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Analysis: Airbus faces tough battles over A330 longevity plan
Twenty years after it entered service, the 250 to 300-seat jet has repeatedly been pronounced dead by rival Boeing but refuses to lie down, outliving its A340 sibling and surviving for now the arrival of lighter new jets like Boeing's 787 and the A350.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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Sat Feb 22, 2014
Cathay A343 at Amsterdam on Feb 21st 2014, could not retract flaps
A Cathay Pacific Airbus A340-300, registration B-HXE performing flight CX-270 from Amsterdam to Hong Kong , was climbing out of Amsterdam's runway 18L when the crew reported upon contacting departure that they had problems with the flaps and possibly needed to return to Amsterdam, but for now wanted to continue on the departure route at a speed ... (more)
Thu Feb 20, 2014
New FL Technics' MRO Centre in Kaunas Welcomes First Clients
The new FL Technics' 8000 sq. m. maintenance base in Kaunas, Lithuania, has already completed scheduled maintenance works for four aircraft.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Tupelo plant receives 3 Airbus planes for disassembly
Three aircraft have destined for disassembly and sale have arrived at the Universal Asset Management facility in Tupelo, according to a release from the Memphis-based firm.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Acsa: Measures in place to handle security breaches
Johannesburg - Airports Company South Africa has confirmed it will assist South African Airways, where necessary, in the investigation of a dead body found in the wheel well of one of its planes over the weekend.
Body found in plane's wheel well at Dulles International Airport
A ground crew at Dulles International Airport discovered a man's body in the landing gear wheel well of a plane that had been at the airport for several days.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
14 Nigerian men beaten in anti-gay rage
Four of the victims were marched to a police station, where they allegedly were kicked and punched by police officers who yelled pejoratives at them, said Ifeanyi Orazulike of the International Center on Advocacy for the Right to Health.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Lufthansa A346 near Seoul on Feb 14th 2014, flight control problems
A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHE performing flight LH-713 from Seoul to Frankfurt/Main , was climbing through FL230 when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Seoul, where the aircraft entered a hold at 7000 feet and landed safely about 60 minutes after stopping the climb.
The Miami Herald
Body found in airplane wheel well at Va.'s Dulles
Airport officials say the body of a man has been found in the wheel well of a South African Airways plane parked at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Body discovered inside landing gear at Virginia airport
A man's body was found Saturday afternoon inside the landing-gear wheel well of a plane that had landed at a suburban Washington airport, authorities said.
Body Found in Landing Gear of Plane at Dulles Airport
Snow removal equipment clears one of the parking lots at Dulles International Airport.