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Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,000 jobs

Malaysia Airlines is to slash its staff numbers by a third, cutting 6,000 jobs, after the airline suffered the two worst disasters in modern aviation only five months apart.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

NBR Newsroom

Carry on: Etihad brings 'flying hotel suite' to Sydney

Etihad sets start date for A380 to Sydney Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has confirmed its new Airbus A380 services to Sydney will start on June 1 next year, giving luxury travellers the first chance in this part of the world to try the "flying suite."

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News24

.com | Look up Durban! The big A380 is back

Cape Town - Aviation enthusiasts in the Durban areas will be able to do a bit of A380 plane spotting over the weekend as British Airways will be conducting pilot training and technical tests with staff from 29 August to 1 September.

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Design News

ASTM Proposes New Standards for Metal 3D Printing

As we've often discussed, making high-quality end-production parts with additive manufacturing and 3D-printing methods will take some carefully defined standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

HeraldNet

Air Force may make Boeing share work on presidential planes

The U.S. Air Force will decide by December whether Boeing will have to share a multibillion-dollar project to provide the next Air Force One jetliner for the president, the service said.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Nonstop Port Columbus flight to London? It may happen

The low operating costs of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which carries about 200 passengers, has made nonstop flights from London to cities the size of Columbus economically feasible.

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Al Bawaba

Excitement builds as more Etihad Airways flights on sale for Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reaffirmed its commitment to start Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December 2014, with additional flights on sale this week for both aircraft and an extensive pilot training program now underway.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Qantas Converts Airbus A320 Orders To Upgraded A320neo Variant

Qantas Airways said on Thursday that it has converted orders for 21 Airbus A320 aircraft into the re-engined A320neo variant and deferred the delivery by four years.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Business-class beds at the pointy end

The world's top airlines are questioning the need for first-class cabins as flat-bed seats cradle corporate customers in once-unimaginable comfort, making the premium on front-row seats harder to justify.

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Newsday

FAA says metal panel fell from jet as Stewart Manor grapples with noise

Lee Ackerman in his Stewart Manor yard on Friday Aug. 22, 2014, where he said he found a piece of metal that had been shed by a jumbo airliner.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Stewart Manor, NY, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

The New Zealand Herald

End of an era as 747's number is up

The figures aren't adding up for Boeing's "Queen of the Skies". Go to any airport in the world and count the engines on planes.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

AVHerald

Lufthansa A388 enroute on Aug 20th 2014, generator failure

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIMI performing flight LH-572 from Frankfurt/Main to Johannesburg , was enroute over Africa when a generator failed.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

Piece of jet airliner found in Stewart Manor yard

Lee Ackerman in his Stewart Manor yard on Friday Aug. 22, 2014, where he said he found a piece of metal that appears to have been shed by a jumbo airliner.

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Daily Mail

Emirates airline celebrates 50th superjumbo A380 with time-lapse...

The largest airliner in the Middle East celebrated the 50th addition to its fleet of A380s by creating a behind-the-scenes video showing passengers what it takes to make the superjumbo.

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Business Journal

Top of the list: Favorite work by Wichita's largest ad agencies

This ad for the National Aviation Consortium was developed by Greteman Group, No.

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Daily Mail

From wingtip to cockpit! Incredible time-lapse video reveals how...

King of the sandcastles! Egypt's stunning desert hotel where mobiles are banned, there's no electricity and it costs 460 a night 'Best surprise ever!': Touching moment tearful son waves dad goodbye at airport for business trip... and his amazing reaction when told the whole family is going too 'Demand is flat': British airline Monarch to cut as ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

USA Today

British Airways: Lock in your fare for 72 hours

British Airways is giving customers the option to put an itinerary on hold for up to 72 hours.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

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It takes 800 workers just 65 to 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380, the iconic double-decker aircraft that has been creating headlines and delighting travellers since it first entered Emirates service in 2008.

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Anna.aero

Strongest July for Airbus and Boeing; Emirates receives its 50th A380

On 10 July, Emirates and Airbus celebrated in Hamburg the delivery of the 50th A380 for the Dubai-based carrier.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Skymark Jumps Most in 6 Years as AirAsia Said to Mull Stake

Skymark Airlines Inc. gained the most in almost six years in Tokyo trading as AirAsia Bhd.

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