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Yesterday | BBC News

'Abducted' boys returned to the UK

Two boys, who were kept in Russia by their father in breach of a family court order, have been returned to their mother in London.

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Yesterday | Ananova

Tom Daley Plane In Siberia Emergency Landing

Diver Tom Daley has tweeted about the "scary" emergency landing a plane he was travelling on had to make in Russia.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Iol.co.za

SAA pilot gets hero's welcome

SAA s Mark Delport, the captain of flight SA286, is welcomed home by his colleagues after a hair-raising ordeal this week when his plane experienced the worst possible kind of turbulence.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

Tales of terror on SAA flight

Passengers were hurled off their seats, some suffering serious injuries, when an SAA flight from South Africa to Hong Kong experienced severe turbulence over Kuala Lumpur early on Wednesday.

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NEWS.com.au

This is why you need your seatbelt

THIS dramatic picture shows the hole left in a luggage compartment by a man's head after he was flung from his seat by mid-flight turbulence.

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Reuters

AIRSHOW-Air Mauritius orders 6 A350 aircraft in fleet revamp

Air Mauritius gave a small boost to the Airbus A350 jet on Wednesday, placing an order for six of the long range, widebody planes as it battles competition from Middle East rivals.

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News24

.com | 'I watched a baby fly out of its bassinet as plane dropped like a stone'

Miyanda Siamoongwa, a Zambian national who was headed to Hong Kong after the death of a relative says he has never been as scared as he was during the sudden turbulence that hit Flight SA 286 on Wednesday.

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The Standard

Jet hits turbulence, 25 hurt

Twenty-five people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit turbulence on Wednesday, police said, with two men seriously hurt and hospitalized in the southern Chinese city.

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Malaysian National News Agency

AirAsia X Expects To Break Even In Second Half Of The Year

From Samantha Tan Chiew Ting FARNBOROUGH , July 16 -- AirAsia X, the long-haul unit of Asia's largest low-cost airline, AirAsia Bhd, expects to break even in the second half of the year.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Air & Space

How Things Work: Evacuation Slides

CRASH FIRE THAT CONSUMED Air France Flight 358, an Airbus A340 that overran a Toronto runway in 2005, could have been a killer, but all 309 aboard escaped with no life-threatening injuries.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Aurora Era-Banner

10 in-flight Wi-Fi services

Would you choose an airline based on its connectivity charges? As the world of business becomes ever more international which airlines provide connectivity and how much does it cost? Here are ten examples stretching from Aeroflot to South West Airlines.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Caller

Watch This Near-Disastrous Miss On The Runway

Air travel may be the safest form of travel, but it can still get scary. Footage posted online shows a near miss on July 5 between a Russian Boeing 767 trying to land and an Argentine AerolA neas Argentinas Airbus A340-300 trying to take off at Barcelona airport.

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KBMT

Video shows near-miss between jets at Barcelona airport

Courtesy NBC News An apparent near-miss between two airliners that resulted in an aborted landing was captured on video at a Spanish airport.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

AVHerald

Argentinas A343 at Barcelona on Jul 5th 2014, runway incursion

An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340-300, registration LV-FPV performing flight AR-1163 from Barcelona,SP to Buenos Aires,BA , was taxiing for departure along taxiway M. Without slowing the aircraft crossed active runway 02. At the time a UTAir Boeing 767-300, registration VQ-BSX performing flight UT-5187 from Moscow Domodedovo to Barcelona,SP , ... (more)

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Jalopnik

Crazy Near-Miss Caught On Video In Barcelona

Yesterday, July 5th, a potentially catastrophic near-miss between two airliners was captured on video in Barcelona, Spain.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

ABS-CBN News

PAL to have daily flights to Hawaii, Guam soon

By August, PAL will begin to gradually increase its flights to Honolulu to five times a week from the current three times a week.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bloomberg

Virgin Atlantic Starts Hunt for Jet to Replace 747 Leisure Fleet

Richard Branson 's Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. said it's ready to assess options for replacing an aging fleet of Boeing Co.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Al Bawaba

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Codeshare partners Etihad Airways and Air New Zealand have signed a wide-ranging agreement to provide reciprocal line maintenance services in Melbourne, Australia, and Los Angeles in the USA.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

China Daily

China Eastern expands Canadian service

China Eastern Airlines' inaugural Shanghai-Toronto non-stop fl ight Airbus A340-600 lands at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday with more than 270 passengers.

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Weird Asia News

The Singapore Airlines 'Corpse Cupboard' In Case Someone Dies on Your Flight

I am sure your probably thinking you could have gone on for a lifetime having never known about Singapore Airlines' 'Corpse Cupboard', but then again isn't that about true for all the news we bring you? While viewing an interesting Infographic about the crazy stuff that gets held in various flight's cargo areas , we found out about this 'corpse ... (more)

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