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2 hrs ago | USA Today

British Airways: Lock in your fare for 72 hours

British Airways is giving customers the option to put an itinerary on hold for up to 72 hours.

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14 hrs ago | Neatorama

A Conference Table That's Sure to Impress

A good conference table should impress people while intimidating them so you can always get the upper hand.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

United Nations

Iraq: major relief effort underway in north as UN envoy warns against targeting of Sunnis in south

UNHCR humanitarian aid is loaded onto a Boeing 747 at the Marqa International Airport in Jordan before being flown to Erbil in northern Iraq.

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WISN-TV

Obama: US to continue operations in Iraq

The United States launched a series of airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama vowed to act against the militant group following its beheading of an American journalist and its threat to kill another.

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The Newberg Graphic

Evergreen's troubles continue to mount

Evergreen International Airlines has made consistent headlines since 2013, when the company fired its staff and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy a month later.

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KION 46

First plane with U.N. aid lands in Iraq

A plane carrying the first load of humanitarian aid as part of a multiday operation to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq has landed in Irbil, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.

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Business Journal

MIA cargo airline faces lawsuits over $13M in unpaid fuel

Centurion Air Cargo is facing lawsuits that allege it is past due on $12.9 million in fuel payments for its fleet.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

RedOrbit

NASA Personnel Share First Flight Experiences...

In 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt declared that Wright's birthday would become a time to celebrate the importance of aviation each year, selecting the date since Orville and his brother Wilbur took part in the first-ever controlled flight of a heavier-than-air machine leaving the ground under its own power.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Boing Boing

Face tracking + projection mapping = very strange

MotoArt , an outfit I've blogged before that transforms airplane parts into furniture, built this glorious conference table based on an engine scavenged from a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet.

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TechEBlog

You Normally Find These in Junkyards, But This 747 Engine was Transformed Into a Conference Table

You normally find discarded jumbo jet engines in airplane junkyards, but this one was transformed into a futuristic-looking conference table by MotoArt.

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Business Journal

Report: Airbus has slashed A380 prices to try and snag sales

Airbus' A380 has netted 318 orders, with the company delivering 138 planes, since the company rolled out the superjumbo jet in 2005.

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Seeking Alpha

Why The Airbus A380 Is On A Dead Track And Will Be Beaten By The Boeing 777X

The Airbus A380 was introduced to dethrone the Boeing 747, but also hauled in significant orders from Asian airlines.

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The White House

From the Archives: Air Force One and Presidential Air Travel

The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment's notice.

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The Toronto Star

What the future of air travel looks like

An Airbus A380 - the largest passenger aircraft on the planet - is seen in flight at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. in July.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Qantas holds job cuts line

Qantas' plans for drastic cost cutting in its ailing international division are not expected to include job losses over and above the 5000 positions it has already earmarked to go.

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Asia News Network

24 of 43 Malaysians on board positively identified

Authorities have positively identified 24 of the 43 Malaysians who were on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down in the Ukraine on July 17. Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the remaining 19 victims could not be found or have yet to be extracted from the crash site in Donestk.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cleveland.com

Airline memorabilia show at Hopkins has eveything but a window seat

Think of any object that could carry the name of an airline and it was probably at the Cleveland Airline Collectables Show today at the Sheraton Hopkins hotel.

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The Motley Fool

2 Boeing Best Sellers That Keep Creating History

Its strong product portfolio includes the 737 family, 747 jumbo jet, the 747-8 family, 767 models, the 777, and the 787 Dreamliner.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Engadget

The death of the original jumbo jet, Boeing's 747-400

Later this month, Cathay Pacific's 747 will fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong for the very last time.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Click2Houston

Shuttle Independence replica placed atop Space Center Houston carrier

A giant crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence onto Space Center Houston's shuttle carrier aircraft Thursday morning.

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