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1 hr ago | Foreign Policy

Ebola Outbreak Unlikely to Feature Heavily at White House Africa Summit

Amid a host of global crises, next week's Africa Summit, a White House effort to encourage business initiatives in Africa and foster security cooperation with the continent, has not garnered much hype in the leadup.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream 100, Gulfstream Aircraft, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Airbus, Boeing wide-body jet battle triggers warnings of oversupply

His "high 70s, low 80s" bid was below the market value of such jets - but not by a massive margin, analysts said.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Boeing 777, Airbus A350, Airbus A380, 9

7 hrs ago |

Luxury In The Skies

On-board shower spas, soft pajamas, premium-brand amenity bags and wine tastings are all ways airlines are trying to woo passengers to exotic destinations.


Related Topix: Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Family, Kids, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

11 hrs ago | AVHerald

Lufthansa A321 at Barcelona on Jul 28th 2014, fumes in cockpit

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRE performing flight LH-1132 from Frankfurt/Main to Barcelona,SP , was descending towards Barcelona when a smell of old socks was detected in cabin and cockpit prompting the crew to don their oxygen masks at about FL180.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A321

15 hrs ago | Nikkei Net Interactive

Expansion-minded TransAsia reels from crash

A crash that killed 48 has left Taiwan's TransAsia Airways with uncertain prospects for following through on plans to explore new routes and tap into the budget carrier market.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Asian Stocks Extend Global Rout Amid Earnings, Credit Concerns

Asian stocks dropped, extending the biggest global rout in six months that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average wipe out this year's gains in one session amid weaker earnings and credit-market concerns.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, South Korea, World News, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services, UBS Investment Bank, Financial Services, Heavy

The Washington Post

Skymark Casts Doubt on Remaining in Business on A380 Fine

Skymark Airlines Inc., Japan's third- largest carrier, said it's at risk of going out of business should it have to pay Airbus Group NV a penalty after the planned purchase of six A380 superjumbos fell through.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Business News

Business Journal

Wheels Up's first year has been good to Wichita

Wheels Up, a membership aviation company, is marking the end of its first year in business - and the results show it has quickly become a player in the industry.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Aircraft, Cessna Citation Excel, Cessna Aircraft, Textron, Aerospace-Defense


Wizz Air Launches Kiev To Moscow Flights

The route will initially run three times a week and will operate on one of the airline's new Airbus A320 aircraft.


Related Topix: Travel, Kiev, Ukraine Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Business News

USA Today

JetBlue: Curacao is newest Caribbean destination

JetBlue will make Curacao its newest destination, launching service to the Caribbean island this winter.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Business Journal

Bombardier sees earnings rise, says CSeries and Learjet 85 testing progressing

Bombardier Inc. on Thursday reported adjusted net income in the second quarter of $192 million, up from from $158 million year over year, as revenues increased from $4.4 billion to $4.9 billion.


Related Topix: Bombardier Learjet 85, Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft, Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Wichita, KS

Daily Herald

Airbus says not all a380s in backlog will get delivered

Employees stand on a platform beneath the wing of a Airbus A380 aircraft on the assembly line at the Airbus Group NV factory in Toulouse, France.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, France, World News, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft

Can 6 new airlines survive in the crisis-hit aviation sector?

Six new airlines, three national and three regional, are set to join the market even as the sector remains dogged by massive losses.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cessna Citation jet CJ3+ makes first test flight

Another Cessna jet in the making: Cessna Aircraft Company announced the successful maiden flight of the first production unit of the Citation CJ3+ from the company's manufacturing facility adjacent to Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Citation CJ3, Cessna Citation X, Cessna Citation Sovereign, Cessna Aircraft, Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Delta Hawk Almost Ready For Production

If you're bored with the $100 hamburger, SocialFlight may some inspirational options.


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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.


Related Topix: Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Transportation, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Asia Travel, Travel, Malaysia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel

Small plane stuns beachgoers with safe landing on sand behind condo in Miami Beach

The cover photo of Jafet Cordeiro’s Facebook page shows his gold-and-black trimmed Cessna Skyhawk parked on a non-descript runway.


Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Tamiami, FL, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Japan Times

Following founder's dream for aviation, HondaJet in final stage before takeoff

It was just over half a century ago that Honda Motor Co.' s founder, Soichiro Honda, made public his aspiration to eventually enter the aviation business.


Related Topix: Honda Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Life, Hobbies, Flying, Aircraft, Honda HondaJet, Honda Aircraft, Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Oshkosh, WI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald

How much is a frequent flyer point worth?

I'm often asked just how much a Qantas frequent flyer point is actually worth. The answer, frustratingly, is "it depends".


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The Island Packet

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

Many of the 210 passengers aboard the Jetstar flight from Gold Coast city on Sunday night had attended the Splendour in the Grass weekend music festival at Byron Bay and were returning home.


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