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3 hrs ago | International Business Times
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event announcing the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam The website also confirms through their sources as well as their staff who have ordered the device that it is on its way.
7 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com
A Boeing KC-46A prepares to refuel a B-1B bomber in flight in this artist's conception. The first flight of the KC-46 test aircraft has been pushed back to November.
9 hrs ago | Check-in.aero
The new-look Economy cabin onboard the A330 will be rolled out from December 2014, with passengers departing from Manchester able to take advantage of the Premium offer from May 2015. British charter carrier Thomas Cook Airlines has unveiled its all-new Airbus A330, which includes a Premium cabin for the first time.
13 hrs ago | Laughing Squid
The recently discovered sauropod dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani is one of the most complete skeletons ever found of such a large animal. As more research is being done its true scale is coming into focus.
Indonesia's police chief General Sutarman reportedly told a meeting of airline officials and senior police, "I spoke to the Malaysian Police Chief, Tun Mohammed Hanif Omar. I actually know what had actually happened with MH370."
A Southwest Airlines flight en route to Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday after a problem was found with the flight controls. A Southwest Airlines flight en route to Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday after a problem was found with the flight controls.
Just-released data f rom the National Transportation Safety Board show that not a single person died in North American air crashes last year, despite carriers carrying a record 744 million people. The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport isn't counted in these statistics because the company is a foreign carrier, even though the crash did occur on U.S. soil.
Seats over the wing of an aeroplane are said to be the safest, but what if the engine is shooting flames? A passenger on board this flight from Spain heading towards Russia said shortly after takeoff the engine emitted a loud bang, then she noticed flames bursting from the plane's wing. She said the Transaero Boeing 767 began to shake immediately, and was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing at Barcelona Airport.
Air Canada is moving to begin contract negotiations with its pilots union early in hopes of avoiding the acrimony that marked the last round talks that ended up being eventually settled by a federal arbitrator. "We are in talks to determine if there is basis for achieving an early renewal of the pilots' collective agreement," Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur wrote in an email.
This Boeing 747 is part of the Air France fleet. An estimated 60% of pilots are on strike this week, disrupting service around the globe.
British Airways will begin using its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on some of its flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow. British Airways currently flies twice daily on the route using Boeing 747-400 British Airways to fly its Airbus A380s to San Francisco British Airways will begin using its Airbus A380 superjumbo jets on some of its flights between San Francisco and London Heathrow.
Frontier Airlines launches service Monday from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, giving the carrier a presence at both of Chicago's major airports. As for its O'Hare launch, Frontier's first Frontier launches first of 7 O'Hare routes with $29 fares Frontier Airlines launches service Monday from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, giving the carrier a presence at both of Chicago's major airports.
The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London The first group of Etihad Airways' unique inflight Butler trainees has departed Abu Dhabi for specialist training at the Savoy Butler Academy in London. The 13 men and women, all In-Flight Chefs or Food & Beverage Managers, were carefully chosen to fulfil the coveted role of Butler, which combines the skills of both Concierge and Maitre d'hotel to provide superior service to the discerning guests of The Residence by Etihad.
Lufthansa pilots will hold an eight-hour strike on Tuesday, wiping out flights from its Frankfurt hub, union Vereinigung Cockpit said on Monday, announcing the fourth strike by the pilots to hit the German airline within three weeks. The proposed strike on Tuesday will run from 0800-1600 BST, the union said.
Space Shuttle Enterprise : namesake of the Star Trek spaceship, and one of NASA's greatest, and biggest, behind-the-scenes testing tools. NEW YORK-The space shuttle Enterprise has been ensconced aboard the USS Intrepid for just over two years.
Of all the developed nations, few have pushed harder than Germany to find a solution to global warming. And towering symbols of that drive are appearing in the middle of the North Sea.
John Travolta is a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft , so it's only fitting that the 60-year-old actor's Florida home has two runways that lead directly to his front door. "We designed the house for the jets and to have at our access the world at a moment's notice, and we succeeded at that," a bearded Travolta said during an interview Thursday on Australia's "Today."
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:15 pm
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