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52 min ago | Washington Times

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

52 min ago | Business Journal

India nears deal for Boeing military helicopters

India is nearing a deal to acquire Chinook and Apache helicopters from The Boeing Co., according to Reuters, and the agreement could ease tensions between New Delhi and Washington.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Boeing AH-64D, Military Aircraft, World News, India,

1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Analyst: Boeing production to continue at a healthy pacea

Boeing is on a healthy pace for 787 deliveries, with August deliveries near a record, Sterne Agee aviation analyst Peter Arment said Tuesday in a note to investors.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737

1 hr ago | Reuters

Boeing shares slip after first 'underperform' rating since 2009

The underperform rating by The Buckingham Research Group, a New York-based broker-dealer, marked the first such rating for Boeing's stock since 2009, according to data by Thomson Reuters.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Reuters, Hospital Administration, Thomson, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Healthcare Industry, Suffern, NY

5 hrs ago | AME Info

Qatar Airways sets precedent introducing first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Austria

Qatar Airways, the award-winning five-star airline, has introduced its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to the Vienna route, starting September 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, World News, Qatar, Middle East

8 hrs ago | AME Info

RJ's first 787 on its inaugural flight to London Heathrow

Royal Jordanian's first 787 had its inaugural flight today from its base at Queen Alia International Airport to London Heathrow, thus starting its regular operations.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

12 hrs ago | NBC Washington

AA Flight From LA to DFW Lands Due to Cracked Windshield

An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield cracked.

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Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757

Mon Sep 01, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Fatberg 'as big as a Boeing 747'

IF you tip hot fat down your kitchen sink, poke food down the drain or put moistened towelettes down the toilet, this is what happens.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft

ABS-CBN News

Philippine Airlines retires B747 fleet

The last B747 flight of flag carrier Philippine Airlines bowed out of service early Monday, landing at 3:30 a.m. into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 tarmac.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft

Canberra City News

Did Qantas bet the house on the wrong planes?

WHEN Qantas posted a A$2.8 billion loss - the highest in the airline's history - last week, one critical point was that $2.6 billion came from a write-down of the value of the aircraft in the Qantas international fleet, as it plans to to split its domestic and international arms .

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing 737

Today.Az

Azerbaijan buys Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Azerbaijan`s national cargo carrier, Silk Way West airlines, has purchased two Boeing 747-8 Freighters.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Asia, South Korea, World News

The Motley Fool

Here's Why General Electric Company Is Putting Billions into Aviation

During the First World War, the company designed America's first airplane engine "booster" or turbosupercharger, and in the 90-odd years that have passed, it's crossed several important milestones.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A350

LBC 97.3

Boeing 747 Sized Fatberg Forms Under Shepherd's Bush

The congealed mass of fat, wet wipes and other litter wrongly put down drains and toilets has formed under a 80 metre stretch of Shepherd's Bush Road.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft

Bangkok Post

SpiceJet ends hiatus with new route from...

SpiceJet, India's second largest low-cost carrier , is returning to Bangkok later this month after a six-month hiatus.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

UPI

Almanac for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Those born on this day are under the sign of Virgo. They include German composer Engelbert Humperdinck in 1854; "Tarzan" creator Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1875; dancer/singer Marilyn Miller in 1898; labor leader Walter Reuther in 1907; actors Richard Farnsworth in 1920, Yvonne De Carlo in 1922 and George Maharis in 1928 ; undefeated heavyweight ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boxcar Willie, Country, Conway Twitty, Symphony, Arts, Boeing 747, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Post and Courier

Grapevine: Boeing 787 carbon fiber scraps get repurposed for the gridiron

The man-made materials that Boeing uses to build composite 787 airframes soon also will be found on football players.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Machinists union faces uphill climb to organize Boeing South Carolina

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is assembled in North Charleston, where the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is trying to rally workers for the union.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, South Carolina, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Star-Telegram.com

American names first woman to head DFW pilot base

Capt. Kathi Durst, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy who has been with the company for more than 25 years, will lead the carrier's largest pilot base.

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Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, United States Air Force Academy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, US Military, US Air Force

The Motley Fool

Can You Guess the 2 Best-Selling Wide-Body Planes of the Last Decade?

The introduction of wide-body planes in the 1960s ushered in a new era of air travel for aircraft makers, airlines, and the masses.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350

Daily Herald

Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers

Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins -- and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Virgin America, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

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