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Expansion-minded TransAsia reels from crash

A crash that killed 48 has left Taiwan's TransAsia Airways with uncertain prospects for following through on plans to explore new routes and tap into the budget carrier market.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tripso.com

What we're reading: Bombardier regional service, airspace safety, crazy hot dogs

Regional airlines are currently using 50-seat CRJs and Embraer E-145s. However, with the pilot shortage due to the FAA's 1500-hour rule and rising fuel costs, airlines are looking at alternative aircraft .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

South China Morning Post

'I closed my eyes and hoped I would be OK': passengers on planes that ...

Investigators unseal the crash site at Xixi village, Penghu, yesterday, while soldiers in protective gear spray the area with disinfectant.

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The Nation

There are things to learn following TransAsia tragedy

Even the most fundamental question, the number of causalities, was answered 12 hours after the ATR 72 turboprop aircraft fell after aborting its initial landing.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The China Post

Foreign experts now in outlying Penghu for crash investigation

Foreign experts arrived in the outlying county of Penghu on Saturday to help clarify the cause of the deadly crash of a TransAsia Airways flight earlier in the week, according to Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

International Business Times

No Aussies on Board TransAsia Airways Flight GE222

Initial inquiries done by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade found that there were no Australian on board the crashed TransAsia Airways Flight GE222.

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Skift

Business Traveler: A Sad Week For Air Travel

Details are slowly starting to emerge from the MH 17 disaster a week back as Russian separatists begin to ease their grip on the crash site.

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WBUR-AM Boston

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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Thanh Nein News

Air crashes set year on course to be deadliest since 2005

Three fatal airline crashes in a week mean 2014 is shaping up to become the worst year in almost a decade for passenger fatalities.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

Why let doomed plane fly in storm? Authorities in Taiwan under fire

Bereaved relatives of passengers killed when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on Taiwan's resort island of Penghu on Wednesday night have one question: who gave the go-ahead for it to take off in bad weather? Forty-eight people died when the ATR-72 twin-engine turboprop short-haul plane, carrying 54 passengers and four crew members, ploughed into ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

3 airliner crashes in a week: a summary

The civil aviation industry has suffered one of its worst weeks ever, with the loss of three airliners on three continents.

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The China Post

President of TransAsia's parent group apologizes

Chairman of SIGMU Group Lin Shiaw-shinn , the parent company of TransAsia Airways yesterday apologized for the crash of flight GE222 that caused the deaths of 48 passengers and injured 10 people near Magong Airport on Penghu Island on Wednesday night.

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Bloomberg

Air Algeria-Operated Plane Disappears en Route to Algiers

An Air Algeria-operated MD83 carrying 116 passengers and crew disappeared en route from Burkina Faso in Africa to Algiers, the aircraft's owner said.

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The New Zealand Herald

Five most popular stories today

The assault is understood to have kept the warden in hospital for about five nights before he was sent home this week.

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ABC15.com

Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 6:43PM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 2:48AM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal, Yuma Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 4:10PM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Pinal Excessive ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

Chiang Mai latest hub for Bangkok Air

Bangkok Airways will turn Chiang Mai into its third airport hub and use it as a stepping stone to boost its coverage of Myanmar.

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New York Daily News

Typhoon Matmo second severe storm to batter southeast China

The typhoon that downed a jet in Taiwan late Wednesday, leaving as many as 47 dead, was the weaker of two severe storms to lash China's east coast over the past week.

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Wall Street Journal

ATR-72 Aircraft 'Highly Stable,' Expert Says After Taiwan Crash

The type of aircraft that crashed in Taiwan on Wednesday is a "highly stable" plane able to land and take off on short runways, according to an aviation expert.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Reports: TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, 51 dead

A TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed Wednesday into residential buildings in an emergency landing, killing 51 people, the Taiwan news agency reports.

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24 Hours

Fatal airline crash in Taiwan

A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of tyhoon-hit Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people, the Civil Aeronautics Administration said.

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