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9 hrs ago | Skift

Hawaii Tries to Entice a Dozen Airlines to Begin Service

Hawaii faces competition from other popular tourism destinations, including Mexico and the Caribbean, to get the air lift necessary for the health of its tourism economy.

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13 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

Carry on: Etihad brings 'flying hotel suite' to Sydney

Etihad sets start date for A380 to Sydney Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has confirmed its new Airbus A380 services to Sydney will start on June 1 next year, giving luxury travellers the first chance in this part of the world to try the "flying suite."

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17 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PAL sees off last jumbo jet's final flight

MANILA Flag carrier Philippine Airlines bid good-bye to the last Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet, as it sets off its final commercial flight on Friday night for San Francisco before returning to Manila early-morning Monday.

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20 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a deputy defense minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

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Yesterday | The Independent

Air travel disrupted by fresh volcano threats in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia's First MC-21 Airliners to Be Powered by Foreign Engines

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to rely on foreign engines, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin lamented on Friday, but said that the country is on the verge of making a breakthrough in engine technology.

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The Independent

Simon Calder: Places that have fallen from the map of the sky

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Insurance Journal West

Undersea Search for Missing Malaysian Airliner Refined

The massive undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended farther south based on new satellite analysis, only weeks before the multimillion dollar, yearlong sonar hunt for wreckage is due to begin, officials said Thursday.

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Mirror.co.uk

Striking coincidence! Plane hit by lightning as it passes RAINBOW

Amazingly, the Boeing 777 was hit as it flew through the optical illusion with the one in a million image caught by a photographer on the ground According to the Scientific American these events are very common with each plane in the US commercial fleet experiencing a lightning strike at least once a year.

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Wall Street Journal

Malaysia Airlines to Shed 30% of Its Workforce

Malaysia's state investor plans to spend up to six billion ringgit to revive which will cut staffing levels by 30% and stop flying unprofitable routes , as it tries to recover from the loss of two passenger jets this year.

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Messenger Newspapers

Airline axes 6,000 after disasters

Malaysia Airlines is to axe 6,000 jobs - around a third of the workforce - as it struggles to overcome the twin disasters that have hit it this year.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star Online

With eye on China, Japan defence planners seek spending boost

Japan's defence planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China.

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KFVS12

Bus driver passes out while smoking synthetic marijuana

Surveillance video shows bus driver Shaun Murphy passed out while in the driver's seat of a moving bus.

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Business Journal

Turkish Airlines to upgrade service between Chicago and Istanbul

As Turkish Airlines faces increasing competition from a trio of carriers now flying from Chicago to the Middle East, the Istanbul-based carrier said today it will start flying a larger aircraft with more amenities on its nonstop flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Istanbul starting in May of 2015.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

And all this time you thought Hello Kitty was a cat. And Japanese.

If you ever meet a representative from the Japanese wholesale company Sanrio, remember this - do not refer to Hello Kitty, their signature brand, as a cat.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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Malaysian National News Agency

MH17 Memorial To Be Erected In Australia's Parliament Gardens

A memorial for victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 disaster is to be erected in the gardens of the Federal Parliament in Canberra.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WRAL.com

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said analysis of a failed attempted satellite phone call from Malaysia Airlines to Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, "suggests to us that the aircraft might have turned south a little earlier than we had previously expected."

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the... A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked ... (more)

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Reuters

Malaysia, Australia to share costs for latest phase of MH370 search

Malaysia on Thursday said it would share with Australia the cost of the latest effort to uncover signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation's greatest mystery.

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