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5 hrs ago | Skift

International Air Traffic Snapshot for April 2014

Although it can be difficult to spot trends via monthly updates, the small increases and decreases in air traffic are signs of larger shifts in the global travel industry.

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Nickel Retreats as European Growth Concerns Dim Demand Outlook

Nickel fell the third time in four sessions amid concern that demand will ebb as signs of deepening economic malaise in Europe dim global growth prospects.

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14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Air NZ flying high but must heed flak on regional fares

These are momentous times for Air New Zealand. Its extremely good health was confirmed yesterday by the announcement of a 45 per cent rise in annual after-tax profit to $262 million, the third consecutive year of strong earnings.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Flying

Gear Up: The Big Iron

The Boeing 747-400F opens wide for asparagus or tuna - both loads weigh in at close to 300,000 pounds.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AVHerald

Lufthansa B744 at Frankfurt on Jul 31st 2014, stuck flaps

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-400, registration D-ABVT performing flight LH-500 from Frankfurt/Main to Rio de Janeiro,RJ , was climbing out of Frankfurt when the crew stopped the climb at FL110 for about 10 minutes, then accelerated and continued the climb to FL200, then entered a hold for about 25 minutes.

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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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SPACE.com

Historic Mate-Demate Tower Used to Lift Space Shuttles Being Demolished

The historic steel tower that for 30 years was used to mount NASA space shuttles atop jumbo jets to fly them cross-country after they landed in California is now being demolished.

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Daily Mail

Mystery glow over the Pacific Ocean

Mystery glow over the Pacific Ocean: Pilots left baffled by strange orange and red lights spotted in the dead of night The strange lights were spotted south of the Russian peninsula Kamchatka during the flight of a Boeing 747-8 from Hong Kong to Anchorage, Alaska.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

Artsy wide angle of Boeing’s work

The factory doors at Boeing's Everett plant, seen along the north side of Highway 526 , are getting a new look.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Goodyear Launches New Model of Airship

Roberts' great-grandfather George Suddeth moved to Akron in 1918 to work for Goodyear.

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AVHerald

Lufthansa B744 near Mumbai on Aug 23rd 2014, flaps problem

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-400, registration D-ABVO performing flight LH-757 from Mumbai to Frankfurt/Main with 350 people on board, was climbing out of Mumbai when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 due to problems retracting the flaps, entered a hold to work the related checklists and decided to return to Mumbai.

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The Motley Fool

Is The Boeing Company's Iconic Jumbo Jet A Thing of The Past?

It's done it before with the majestic 747 that changed the face of long distance air travel when it was introduced.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Jalopnik

The Bristol Brabazon Was The Prettiest Piece Of Useless Scrap Ever

You have to admire a man like John Brabazon, not just for having an incredible license plate , but also for being the first person to fly a plane in Britain.

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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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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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The Daily Star

U.N. says 700,000 Iraqis displaced in Kurdish north

Displaced Iraqis wait for relief aid at a mosque on the outskirts of Irbil, northern Iraq, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Marine News

Mammoet Lifts Space Shuttle atop Carrier Aircraft

Last week, engineered heavy lifting and transport company Mammoet lifted a new attraction at the NASA Space Center Houston to a greater height.

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KFVS12

Remains of MH17 passengers return to Malaysia

Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government... Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country ... (more)

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The Age

Qantas rejigs US flights

Qantas will look to cut costs in its international division by retiming some of its flights to the US so that its aircraft spend more time in the air and less on the ground.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Malaysian MH17 passengers repatriated

More than a month after the airliner they were traveling on was shot out of the skies above eastern Ukraine, the bodies of 20 Malaysian passengers arrived back in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia observed a national day of mourning.

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