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2 hrs ago | American Thinker

MH 17 versus TWA 800

On the 17th of July, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 crashed in Ukraine, near the Russian border, killing all 298 aboard.

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7 hrs ago | The Times of India

Air India blues: 145 Dreamliner delays by over an hour in 181 days

AI, DGCA and Boeing all vouch that the Dreamliner is perfectly safe to fly but its unending snags have adversely affected its ability to operate on time.

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14 hrs ago | USA Today

Profit up at BA parent; Iberia to refresh long-haul fleet

Profits are up at the parent company of British Airways, thanks in large part to a recovery at Spanish subsidiary Iberia.

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16 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser

Exciting line-up taking shape for Wings and Wheels 2014

To mark a decade of the show, organisers are putting together a bumper line-up of planes, cars and other attractions for the event on August 23 and 24. Displays in the sky will be put on by the likes of the Red Arrows, Avro Vulcan, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight , Apache Attack Helicopter Display Team, Canberra , Chinook, B-25 Mitchell and the ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | AK&M

Volga-Dnepr reduced cargo turnover.

The IH 2014 cargo turnover at Volga Dnepr rallied down 41.9% to 86.019mln ton/km from 148.13mln prior year, as it was informed.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Deseret News

Lawmaker questions SLC International Airport project's impact on air quality

At least one Utah lawmaker is wondering why the $1.8 billion makeover of Salt Lake City International Airport is being undertaken with no questions aimed at the air pollution impacts and if its current location is suitable.

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New Scientist

Flying blind

New Scientist full online access is exclusive to subscribers. Registered users are given limited access to content, find out more .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

UAport

BA sued over alleged abuse by pilot

Reuters A British Airways Boeing 747 is seen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Sea-Tac, Washington.

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The Telegraph

Storm alert on Dreamliners

New Delhi, July 30: Boeing has advised Air India to avoid flying Dreamliners close to thunderstorms because of the risk of ice formation on the engines, the Centre told Parliament today even as airline officials said the problem wouldn't hinder operations.

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The Wichita Eagle

Boeinga s 787-10 to be assembled at South Carolina plant

Boeing plans to complete the final assembly of its stretched 787-10 Dreamliner, the longest variation of the 787, exclusively at its North Charleston, S.C. plant, the company said this week.

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Bangkok Post

Singapore Airlines net profit plunges

Singapore Airlines said Wednesday its financial first quarter net profit plunged 71.4% from the previous year, weighed down by lower passenger and cargo revenue.

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Freshnews

UTC Aerospace Systems celebrates delivery of 5,000th set of landing gear for Boeing 737

UTC Aerospace Systems' Landing Systems business marked a major milestone recently when it delivered its 5,000 set of landing gear for a Next-Generation 737 to Boeing.

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The Washington Post

Airbus Says Not All Ordered A380 Will Get Built as Backlog Falls

Airbus Group NV said it's closely monitoring the financial health of customers for the flagship A380 and acknowledged that not all superjumbos on order will get built after it pulled a purchase accord with a Japanese airline.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Aurora Advocate

The Way it Was: Remembering many factory tours

Do manufacturers still offer tours to visitors? A long time ago, a factory tour was often the best part of a family driving vacation.

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The Independent

Luxury cruise line accused of offering 'environmental disaster...

Cruise passengers will pay upwards of A 12,000 to see polar bears and humpback whales in their natural habitat - before it disappears Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Forbes.com

Astronomy From High Altitude Airships

Sometimes the edge of space can almost be as good as space itself - that is, when it comes to telescopes riding airships at the top of Earth's tenuous and rarefied stratosphere.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Airbus set to lose Japanese buyer for A380 -sources

European planemaker Airbus is set to lose its only Japanese customer for the A380 superjumbo as Skymark Airlines prepares to cancel an order for six jets worth more than $2 billion, industry sources said on Monday.

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Seeking Alpha

Atlas Air Has What It Takes To Make Profits Fly High

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is a holding company with 100% ownership in Atlas Air Inc and Titan, a 51% ownership in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, and a 49% ownership in Global Supply Systems Limited.

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Hispanic Business

EVA Airways to Lease Six New Boeing 777-300ERs from GE Capital Aviation Services

Delivery of the six aircraft is scheduled for 2016 and 2017. The B777-300ERs will modernize EVA's long-range fleet with high fuel-efficiency, more payload capabilities and additional flexibility in serving the nonstop routes stemmed from .

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Digital Photography Review

In pictures: Restoration of Boeing's first 747 'jumbo jet'

The Boeing 747 - or the 'jumbo jet' as it is commonly known, changed the world. The 747 first flew in 1969, and transformed modern air travel with its ability to carry more people - and more cargo - across the globe than any previous airliner, shrinking it in the process.

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