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1 hr ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Sub makes second dive for Flight 370

As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, US Navy, US News, US Military

5 hrs ago | TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft chosen by Emirates Airline as key partner for World Cup ad campaign

Emirates Airline and its media agency Havas Media Group have chosen Microsoft Advertising as a key partner for the airline's World Cup advertising campaign.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Groove Commerce, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sailor is part of ocean search team

ST HELENS sailor Matthew Cairns is part of the search force scouring the Southern Indian Ocean following the mystery disappearance of a Malaysian passenger plane.


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

Malaysia vows to be transparent with black box data

Any data that is eventually recovered from the black box of missing flight MH370 will be publicly released, Malaysia's acting transport minister pledged on Tuesday, as the government battles widespread criticism over the transparency of its investigation.


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

USA Today

JetBlue boosts Fort Lauderdale with Pittsburgh nonstop

JetBlue will add a new route from Pittsburgh, launching nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 29. The carrier will fly one daily round-trip flight between the cities on Airbus A320 jets.


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


Solar plane set to circle globe

Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Sub can't handle deep search

A robotic submarine, pictured Monday before its hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, was unable to handle the depth of the search area.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Social Security, Personal Finance, Federal Prisons, Prison

The Hartford Courant

Fuji Heavy plans factory to make Boeing 777X wing boxes: Nikkei

Japan's Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd plans to open a plant as early as next year to build wing boxes for Boeing Co's 777X passenger jet, the Nikkei reported.


Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Ansonia, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

US Airways pornographic tweet sets Twitter on fire

We apologize for an inappropriate image recently shared as a link in one of our responses.


Related Topix: Twitter, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Hijacked airman's family still suffering 37 years after crash

The daughter of the pilot killed in what, until Flight 370, was Malaysia's deadliest aviation crash talks to Phil Taylor about living with the disaster.


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

ABC News

Co-Pilot of Southwest Wrong-Airport Jet Retiring

Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Branson, MO, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft


What happens after Flight 370's pingers die?

They are inaudible to humans, but they would be sweet music to searchers hoping to find clues to the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boat Disaster, US Military, US Navy, US News

Sydney Morning Herald

Underwater vehicle to search seabed for MH370 clues

As the search moves to the ocean floor, the best hope of finding the final resting place of flight MH370 now falls on four possible black box signals, the new discovery of an oil slick and a slow-moving robot.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

WBOC-TV Salisbury

False leads in search for missing jet

If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet.


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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Clyde 2

Missing Plane Hunt Continues Amid Weather Fears

Planes and ships have resumed their search for flight MH370 amid fears the hunt could be hit by bad weather.


Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

Great Falls Tribune

Aircraft manufacturing in Helena takes off

Born in Bozeman and raised in Whitefish, Eric Smith graduated from Montana State University.


Related Topix: Helena, MT, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737, Boeing 747, Boeing 767

Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent

After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia's leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Aviation geeks set on solving plane mystery

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Related Topix: Social Software, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Travel

Taking mystery out of black boxes

The flight data recorder, which pairs with a cockpit voice recorder in a black box, is painted orange for easier location.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing 727, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft