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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago |

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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11 hrs ago | 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


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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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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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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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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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.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

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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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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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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Sydney Morning Herald

Fewer can do the job on MH17 site investigation: Malaysia

Malaysia believes far fewer investigators need to be deployed to the MH17 crash site than the 190 Australian Federal Police Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plans to send.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Armed Australian force sent to secure Flight 17 crash site

More than a week after a missile destroyed a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 over eastern Ukraine, the crash site in territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists remains unsecured.


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The Town Talk

Dutch: 1st victim identified from Flight 17

People watch as the convoy of hearses arrives at the Korporaal van Oudheusdenkazerne in Hilversum on July 26, 2014.


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Despite tornadoes and derailments, the 737s keep on coming

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan., turns out 42 fuselages for 737s.


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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet 'mentally ill'

A cellphone video from Friday shows at least a half-dozen heavily armed authorities storming onto an airplane while shouting at passengers to get their hands up.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Family of brothers killed on Flight 17 unhappy at care provided to next of kin since disaster

The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organize a flight home to Houston for the boys' grandmother.


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