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3 hrs ago | Suria

Fatal Taiwan flight black boxes showed...

Taiwanese authorities said Friday that black boxes from the TransAsia Airways flight that crashed last week, killing 48 people, showed no distress call was recorded before the plane plunged into houses after an aborted landing.


Related Topix: Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Air Accidents

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Airbus, Boeing wide-body jet battle triggers warnings of oversupply

His "high 70s, low 80s" bid was below the market value of such jets - but not by a massive margin, analysts said.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Boeing 777, Airbus A350, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, 9

11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Crew too drunk for flight

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for days in Hawaii are "gobsmacked" at revelations crew were out drinking, making them unfit for duty if the plane had been made airworthy.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

Against the distant backdrop of artillery blasts, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine and began the painstaking search for the remains of as many as 80 victims.


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

20 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Forensic team at MH17 crash site

A pro-Russian rebel throws a hat to his comrade as the convoy of the OSCE mission approaches near the village of Rassipne, Ukraine Fighting in the area had previously thwarted attempts of investigators to get to the site in eastern Ukraine where the Boeing 777, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on July 17 with the loss of 298 ... (more)


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

Yesterday | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Boeing to Assemble 787-10 Dreamliner in SC

Boeing will bring its 787 Dreamliner to South Carolina, officials announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Press On-Line

Dreamliner puts all others in the shade

INSIDE: Air New Zealand staff were among the first to have a look when the new Dreamliner was shown off in Christchurch.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, TV, Electronics

USA Today

JetBlue: Curacao is newest Caribbean destination

JetBlue will make Curacao its newest destination, launching service to the Caribbean island this winter.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

News Observer

EU identifies 5 Russian banks it is sanctioning

The banks, in which the Russian state holds a majority stake, include the country's largest lender, Sberbank.


Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft


Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site

As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.


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

Qantas upgrades: More bums on seats

Qantas Airways will add extra economy-class seats to its fleet of Boeing 737s in a move that will boost the capacity of the primary workhorse of its domestic fleet by 3 per cent.


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

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Woman dies on US Airways Honolulu-Phoenix redeye flight

A passenger died this morning on a US Airways flight from Honolulu to Phoenix, authorities say.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Flying the world's newest passenger jet, Airbus A350XWB

The rear cabin of the test plane has been fitted out with a complete interior. The lower ceiling above the middle seats is where the crew rest area is located.


Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Travel

News Max

Darrell Issa on Malaysian Jet Deaths: Blood Is on Putin's Hands

Russian President Vladimir Putin is responsible for the deaths of 298 people from the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last month, Rep. Darrell Issa said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Boeing will handle final assembly of 787-10 in SC

The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plane is too large to efficiently transport it from North Charleston to a facility in Washington state.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

Daily Mail

Hostelbookers infographic reveals holidaymakers' dirtiest sex secrets

A rooftop gym, an outdoor kitchen and a private lemon tree grove: Inside the luxury Ibiza villa where Kate Moss and Kylie holiday Now that's a toothy grin! Fearless photographer gets dangerously close to great white sharks at feeding time - WITHOUT a safety cage A loo with a view! Guests staying at new hotel can be seen on the toilet by passers-by ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Boeing 727, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Travel

Business Journal

Boeing's 787 launch customer gets its first stretched Dreamliner

All Nippon Airways is the first airline to have the 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners from the Boeing Co.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787


What will MH17 investigators find at site?

Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed to be still left in the enormous debris field.


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

The Daily Townsman

WestJet has net profit of $51.8M in Q2

WestJet says it recorded higher net earnings of $51.8 million in the second quarter, or 40 cents per share diluted, the airline's 37th consecutive profitable quarter.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

Many of the 210 passengers aboard the Jetstar flight from Gold Coast city on Sunday night had attended the Splendour in the Grass weekend music festival at Byron Bay and were returning home.


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