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An easyJet plane had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit

An easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers has had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft

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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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

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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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Russia Taday

Death & lies: The only truth of flight MH17

The day Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 fell to Earth in pieces, everyone in our world was told Russia and Vladimir Putin murdered the 298 people aboard.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

Canada.com

Chinese fighter jet's brazen barrel roll over U.S. surveillance aircraft leaves Americans indignant

A US Navy P-8A Poseidon takes off from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida on November 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Ma Ying-jeou

USA Today

Australian airlines relax rules for electronic devices

Good news for anyone who wants to work or stay entertained throughout a flight on an Australian airline.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190

Journal Gazette

Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers

Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins - and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Virgin America, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

West Sussex County Times

Film-makers welcome new aircraft design

A Dark Reflection, a film made and filmed in and around the Horsham district screens at Cannes.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

International Business Times

Fate of MH370, MH17 Trigger Mass Resignation of Crew in Malaysia Airlines

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft parks on tarmac of Kuala Lumpur International Airport outside Kuala Lumpur June 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, World News, Malaysia,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Business-class beds at the pointy end

The world's top airlines are questioning the need for first-class cabins as flat-bed seats cradle corporate customers in once-unimaginable comfort, making the premium on front-row seats harder to justify.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Air France - KLM, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, California

ABC News

Air New Zealand's Profit up 45 Percent

Air New Zealand announced an after-tax profit of 262 million New Zealand dollars for the year ending June.

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The New Zealand Herald

Profit soars at Air New Zealand

An Airbus A321neo in Air New Zealand livery. The airline will buy at least three A321neos and 13 Airbus A320neos in a $1.6 billion deal with Airbus announced in June.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

WSFA-TV Montgomery

NTSB will release final report on UPS crash September 9

We now know when the National Transportation Safety Board will release their final findings into the accident - and who won't be a part of that report.

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Related Topix: Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, Aircraft

The Independent

MH17: Body of BBC journalist Glenn Thomas identified

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Silicon Alley Insider

Rising North American Plane Demand Boosts Leasing Market: BOC Aviation

A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor.

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Business Journal

Sarasota-Bradenton adds direct flights to Newark

The daily flights will run from Feb. 12 to May 15 and be offered by United Airlines .

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Tripso.com

GE engines OK'ed on Boeing 787-9, LAN-TAM to adopt single brand, new in-flight scents

United Continental Holdings Inc. will be the launch customer for the 787-9 powered by the newly certified GEnx engines, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Iol.co.za

TransAsia offers victims compensation

Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Monday it had offered record compensation to the families of each passenger killed in a domestic flight even though the cause of the crash is still unclear.

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CBC News

Break-in and theft grounds vintage 737 jetliner

Someone broke into this PWA Boeing 737 over the weekend, stealing a number of parts from the vintage plane, including its emergency door.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

NEWS.com.au

Phones get green light for takeoff

PASSENGERS on Qantas and Virgin flights will now be allowed to keep their phones and tablets on during takeoff and landing.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Travel

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