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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merinews

A visit to Bangkok in 1982

After returning from Nara we had just a couple of days in Tokyo during which the only outing was to the outlet of Mikimoto Pearls.

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Air & Space

Shuttles For Sale

Want the ultimate space collectible? Consider a space shuttle. The orbiters have flown 29 years and have a few miles on them , but soon all three will be up for grabs.

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Asia News Network

Corporate jets in vogue among Malaysia's wealthy

Private jets are often associated with the lifestyle of the rich and famous. The luxury of the past though is now giving way to practicality and such jets are becoming an indispensable tool of the corporate world.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

News24

.com | Planes in near-miss at PE airport

On the back of a tumultuous global aviation period, two planes from local airlines have allegedly been involved in a near-miss landing at Port Elizabeth Airport.

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Express India

Air India ends contract of 30 pilots, including 15 expats

To fly the Dreamliners, the airline has trained almost 230 pilots and co-pilots, including almost half of those who originally flew narrow-body planes.

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CNET News.com

Despite tornadoes and derailments, the 737s keep on coming

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan., turns out 42 fuselages for 737s.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KOMO News

Salvage crews dismantle derailed airplane bodies

Forgotten but not gone, those airplane fuselages so unceremoniously dumped onto the side of the Clark Fork River west of Alberton on July 3 remain at Rivulet in varying states of dismemberment.

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