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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Around The World Tour with TCS Expeditions and Jean Newman Glock

A trip of a lifetime doesn't seem to adequately describe the " Around The World " adventure offered by TCS Expeditions .

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757, Travel/Tourism, Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels

6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Plane forced to return due to smoke

A plane carrying almost 50 passengers had to return to Auckland shortly after take-off when smoky haze was spotted in the cockpit.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

9 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Canadian North donates Boeing 737 door to aviation museum after theft

New just wouldn't do when these two said their 'I do's.' Nicci Romanycia-Moghrabi and Jon Bock love vintage, so they stepped back almost 100 years into the 1920s for their 2014 wedding.

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13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Washington conservative think tank to boycott Labor Day by working Monday

A conservative group in Olympia, Washington has vowed to boycott Labor Day because of the holiday's association with labor unions.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Seattle Times, Media, Publishing, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

16 hrs ago | The Independent

Air travel disrupted by fresh volcano threats in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Belgium Travel, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, Earthquake, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

20 hrs ago | ITV

Russia demands MH17 black box data release

The Netherlands, which had 195 nationals on board the flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, is leading the international investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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

Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

PAL sees off last jumbo jet's final flight

MANILA Flag carrier Philippine Airlines bid good-bye to the last Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet, as it sets off its final commercial flight on Friday night for San Francisco before returning to Manila early-morning Monday.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia's First MC-21 Airliners to Be Powered by Foreign Engines

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to rely on foreign engines, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin lamented on Friday, but said that the country is on the verge of making a breakthrough in engine technology.

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The Wichita Eagle

Boeing may have to a sharea work on next Air Force One project

The U.S. Air Force will decide by December whether Boeing will have to share a multibillion-dollar project to provide the next Air Force One jetliner for the president, the service said.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Fairfax, VA

Business Journal

Russian billionaires' super yacht dwarfs other boats as it docks at Pier 90 in Seattle

The 394-foot mega-yacht "A," named for the first initial of its Russian billionaire owners, silently slipped into Seattle waters Thursday night.

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International Business Times

Drunk Passengers Force Canada Flight Divert Back to Toronto

Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, in this May 18, 2014, file photo.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

With Eye on China, Japan Defense Planners Seek Spending Boost

Japan's defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Northern Echo

Airline axes 6,000 after disasters

Malaysia Airlines is to axe 6,000 jobs - around a third of the workforce - as it struggles to overcome the twin disasters that have hit it this year.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

HeraldNet

A Boeing 787-9 joins the Terrible Teens

The Boeing 787 Dreamliners parked on Paine Field's Runway 11-29 have a new member, at least for a little while.

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Lebanon Democrat

Kimberly Jordan: Blimp ride one to mark off the old bucket list

On Saturday, I had the opportunity to do something that I'd always been curious about.

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Business Journal

Turkish Airlines to upgrade service between Chicago and Istanbul

As Turkish Airlines faces increasing competition from a trio of carriers now flying from Chicago to the Middle East, the Istanbul-based carrier said today it will start flying a larger aircraft with more amenities on its nonstop flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Istanbul starting in May of 2015.

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USA Today

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB Qatar Airways is the launch customer for the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft.

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Related Topix: Airbus A350, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, World News, Qatar, Middle East, France, Germany,

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a... A six-week standoff between thousands of employees of a New England supermarket chain and management has ended with the news that the ... (more)

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

Thetelegraphand Argus

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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