Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Dozens feared dead as jet crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | South China Morning Post

    Dozens of people are feared dead after an airliner with 96 people on board crash-landed in the northeast last night. The plane came down short of the runway amid thick fog and broke in half.

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  2. Miracle Plane Lands at the Carolinas Aviation MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Motorhome

    Few of us will ever forget the "Miracle on the Hudson" or the images of passengers standing on the wings of a sinking Airbus A320. Thanks to the skill of Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III and his crew, all 155 people on board survived an emergency river landing after a bird strike disabled both engines on Jan. 15, 2009.

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  3. Air Force: Boeing overrun on tanker at $1.5BRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbian

    Boeing engineers and mechanics are scrambling to meet an already stretched-out schedule and get the 767-based platform for the Air Force's new KC-46 refueling tanker into the air by year's end, with an internal flight target of Dec. 27. That's six months later than projected at the beginning of this year. And the cost of the effort is mounting steeply for Boeing, which is responsible for cost overruns in this initial development phase above a contract ceiling of $4.9 billion.

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  4. Queens group asks panel to order FAA to conduct full environmental study on JFK runway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    An attorney representing a coalition of Queens civic groups Thursday told a panel of judges in Manhattan that the Federal Aviation Administration got it wrong when the agency determined a runway project at Kennedy Airport would not have significant impacts on the environment and residents who live and work in surrounding neighborhoods. During oral arguments before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Clyde Vanel, attorney for Eastern Queens Alliance, said the plan to widen Runway 4L/22R and construct 728 feet of new pavement on the north end of the runway would put departing and arriving airplanes closer to homes.

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  5. Hawaiian Airlines and Airbus sign purchase agreement for new aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaiian Airlines on Thursday announced a definitive purchase agreement with Airbus, finalizing the Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019. The agreement replaces Hawaiian's previous order for six A350-800s.

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  6. Ten Caribbean destinations reaped $867 million from private jet vacationers in winter seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    Elite Traveler Magazine has just reported the top ten destinations to enjoy the benefits of private jet charter flights during last year's peak winter season, which resulted in revenues of $867 million from 12,566 flights. Nassau in The Bahamas, St Maarten and Turks and Caicos led the way, accounting for half of those flights, with 6,922 arrivals and spending of nearly $478 million, according to private jet charter operator PrivateFly's analysis of flight activity to the Caribbean.

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  7. Etihad launches interior makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Yahoo!

    It was technology meets luxury in Abu Dhabi yesterday as Etihad Airways introduced what it calls the future of air travel. The airline has unveiled its new interiors and its latest planes - the 498-seat Airbus A380 super jumbo and the 227-seat Boeing 787.

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  8. Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways reveals new Airbus A380, complete with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | National Post

    Abu Dhabi's national carrier, Etihad, showcased on Thursday the arrival of its first Airbus A380, outfitted with "the only three-room suite in the sky." The A380 is the first of a fleet of 10 on order from Etihad Airways, which is to take delivery of four more of the double-decker jets next year.

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  9. Frontier Airlines to resume Wilmington-Tampa service Dec. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Cape Gazette

    Frontier Airlines will resume commercial air service between Wilmington Airport and Tampa International Airport Monday, Dec. 22. The first flight will arrive from Tampa at 8:47 a.m., while the first flight bound for the popular Florida destination is scheduled for 9:27 a.m. With the resumption of flights to Tampa, Frontier will offer nonstop service to both Orlando and Tampa from Wilmington Airport through April 30, 2015. Frontier will use the 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft to serve the routes.

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  10. Air France B772 near Philadelphia on Dec 11th 2014, problems with air conditioningRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | AVHerald

    An Air France Boeing 777-200, registration F-GSPF performing flight AF-681 from Atlanta,GA to Paris Charles de Gaulle , was enroute at FL350 about 90nm south of Philadelphia,PA when the crew decided to return to Atlanta due to a problem with one of the air conditioning systems. The aircraft landed safely back in Atlanta about 90 minutes after turning around.

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  11. Austrian A321 at Tel Aviv on Dec 17th 2014, smoke indication in galleyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | AVHerald

    An Austrian Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration OE-LBE performing flight OS-858 from Tel Aviv to Vienna with 187 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Tel Aviv's runway 26 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet reporting a smoke indication in the rear galley. The aircraft returned to Tel Aviv for a safe landing on Tel Aviv's runway 12 about 35 minutes after departure.

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  12. Etihad Airways launches A380 & Boeing 787Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Arab Times

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has capped an incredible 12 months by unveiling its first Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft to more than 200 of the world's media in Abu Dhabi. The doors to the airline's two new flagship aircraft - in the distinctive new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery - were opened for the first time to reveal the new cabin interiors, which include the ultra-luxurious Residence by Etihad , the only three-room suite in the sky.

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  13. Big year for Boeing's 737 as Renton ramps up production to record rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Journal

    To reach the goal of 52 monthly in Renton, Boeing is putting two 737 production lines down the area to the left, while one line and a fuselage completion area are in the area to the right. Boeing put the pedal down this year and committed itself to raising production of its most popular jet, the 737, to 52 planes a month.

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  14. Photos: Airline rolls out 787 with suiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A journalist sits in one of the first class apartments on the Etihad Airways Boeing Boing 787 at Abu Dhabi airport on Thursday. Photo: MARWAN NAAMANI, AFP/Getty Images This file photo taken Sunday, May 4, 2014, shows the a mock-up suite at a training facility in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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  15. Major Chino Airport employer extends lease agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    CHINO >> Threshold Aviation Group , which provides refueling, repair, maintenance and pilot service for jet aircraft at the Chino Airport, re-signed a contract with the County of San Bernardino to remain at Chino Airport, where it leases hangar and office space. The lease agreement is for 10 years, and can be extended another 10 years, said Mark DiLullo, owner and CEO of Threshold Aviation Group.

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  16. TSA works to reunite 'Lost & Found' items with their ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    An American Airlines Boeing 737 airplane takes off from a runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, September 23, 2013. American Airlines and US Airways have extended the deadline for completing their merger until January 18, 2014, as an antitrust suit brought by the US Justice Department is set to go to trial on November 25. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB -- The holiday surge in travel also means an increase in items passengers leave behind at the Transportation Security Association's checkpoints.

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  17. Qatar ups the ante in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Yahoo!

    Qatar Airways has just announced that it will increase its capacity across Europe in the new year. From February, Barcelona and Manchester will have two flights a day from Doha and services to Stockholm and Copenhagen will increase from daily to 10 and 11 weekly flights, respectively.

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  18. Battery safety research requires national leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Hill

    Batteries play a wide, critical and growing role in all of our lives. Applications like electric vehicles and airplanes are pushing performance demands for lithium-ion batteries to their limits.

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  19. Rolls-Royce's engine of growth: Famous firm is banking on Trent XWB to propel revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | This Is Money

    Anyone who believes Britain is a post-industrial nation and that the City reigns supreme should be frogmarched onto a train to Derby and plonked in front of Rolls-Royce's Trent XWB engine. The Trent XWB, designed for Airbus's A350 long-haul jet, is being developed in a facility on the outskirts of the East Midlands city, that gives few clues to the engineering marvel that lies within.

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  20. Violent in-cabin turbulence hospitalizes 5 - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A U.S. bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo on Wednesday after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries. American Airlines Flight 280, a Boeing 777-200 heading to Dallas/Fort Worth airport from Incheon in South Korea, was flying across Japan when the plane dropped suddenly and was rocked for 30 to 40 seconds, passengers said.

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