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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Boeing's 787 launch customer gets its first stretched Dreamliner

All Nippon Airways is the first airline to have the 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners from the Boeing Co.

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6 hrs ago | KION 46

What will MH17 investigators find at site?

Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed to be still left in the enormous debris field.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

WestJet has net profit of $51.8M in Q2

WestJet says it recorded higher net earnings of $51.8 million in the second quarter, or 40 cents per share diluted, the airline's 37th consecutive profitable quarter.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

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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The New Zealand Herald

Inside the stranding of Flight NZ09 in Hawaii

The 227 passengers who boarded Air New Zealand Flight 09 in Honolulu on a balmy Saturday night were expecting to land in Auckland about nine hours later.

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The Globe and Mail

Airbus terminates sale of six superjumbos to Japan's Skymark

Visitors walk past the logo of Airbus Group during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac airport, southwestern France, April 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus A320, France, Europe, World News, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft

Hemel Online

Travel: Canada's big skies, big fish and a wild west dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver - but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190,

Channelnewsasia.com

Airbus cancels order for six A380s from Skymark

Airbus has cancelled an order for six A380 superjumbos from Skymark Airlines because the Japanese company is facing financial difficulties, French daily Les Echos reported on Monday .

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Christian Science Monitor

California fire threatens 500 homes, more high temps forecast

A City of Folsom firefighter moves through burned trees and ash not far from the origin of the so-called Sand Fire in Amador County on Sunday, in Plymouth, Calif.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outlook

Flight Delay: DGCA Asks SpiceJet to Refund Fare

In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said today.

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Tri-cityherald.com

U.S. sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that exports rose 17 percent from March through May _ the most recent months for which the data is available _ compared with the previous three months, before sanctions were imposed.

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NewsOK.com

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

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Iol.co.za

Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America, the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering US airline market.

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CBC News

2014 air travel deaths surpass last 3 years

A line of Boeing 787 Dreamliners waiting to be delivered are shown on a closed runway at Paine Field near Boeing's Everett, Wash.

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USA Today

Delta to add second Europe route from Salt Lake City

Delta Air Lines will add a second trans-Atlantic route from its Salt Lake City hub next spring, adding nonstop service to Amsterdam.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The York Daily Record

Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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Mirror.co.uk

MH17 crash: Alan Shearer writes letter to family of Newcastle fan killed in tragedy

From one Toon fan to another, Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has written a personal letter to the family of MH17 crash victim Liam Sweeney.

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Canada.com

Vladimir Putin facing multi-million dollar lawsuit for aiding...

Vladimir Putin is facing a multi-million dollar legal action for his alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, The Sunday Telegraph can disclose.

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KIII

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

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Mirror.co.uk

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Brother of Brit victim reveals family agony as they call for closure

The heartbroken wife and brother of Cameron Dalziel have still not got a death certificate, and await formal identification of their loved one The family of a British man killed on the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been left "distraught" as they endure a "waiting game" ahead of the formal identification of his body.

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