Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. After Germanwings crash, airline CEO urges pilots to marryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2013 | CBS News

    Turkish Airlines' CEO has one possible solution to avoid another case like last month's Germanwings crash: have pilots get married. Top executives from Lufthansa are visiting the site where 150 passengers died in last week's Germanwings Flight 9525 crash.

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  2. Turkish Airlines Basel flight diverted back to Istanbul due to hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    A Turkish Airlines plane flying from Istanbul to Basel was diverted as an emergency measure on April 17 in the third bomb scare on a THY flight in less than a month. The plane changed its route and returned while in Bulgarian airspace to return to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, according to Dogan News Agency.

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  3. Air France 447: Search for bodies called offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Brazil has ended the search for bodies from Air France 447, the Airbus A330 that crashed en route from Rio De Janeiro to Paris June 1, CNN is reporting. Authorities had previously found 51 of 228 bodies.

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  4. EAS of Nigeria nog longer groundedRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2006 | Aviation Safety Network News

    Executive Airline Services of Nigeria is now allowed to operate flights to Jos and Abuja after being grounded for some two weeks. This followed the approval granted by the Ministerial Task Force on Verification of Airworthiness Status of Aircraft and Operational Competencies of Commercial Aircraft Operators in Nigeria.

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  5. ANA launches awesome new "Star Wars" airplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    It's been a wild week for "Star Wars" fans, what with the release of a new trailer for "The Force Awakens" leaving many fans openly in tears on Thursday. To coincide with the release, Japan carrier All Nippon Airways has launched a five-year "Star Wars Project" that includes a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner painted with an R2-D2 livery, proving yet again that the astromech droid does indeed have the ability to take flight.

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  6. Airline rolling out new 'Star Wars' planeRead the original story

    Friday | WSOCTV

    It's hard to have missed the frenzy that fans have been in since the release of the new Star Wars trailer for "The Force Awakens." Jumping on the wave of excitement, Japan carrier All Nippon Airways has plans to roll out a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner painted like scrappy droid R2-D2.

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  7. Star Wars R2-D2 Jets launched by Japanese AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | I4U Future Technology News

    Japanese Airlines will be featuring the pudgy robot R2-D2 from the Star Wars series of he 80s on its jets. All Nippon Airways which is Japan's official airlines will be featuring a Star Wars jet in the coming fall season.

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  8. Star Wars R2-D2 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Aircraft RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... Dreamliner Aircraft. This marks the first time a Star Wars character will appear on the exterior of a commercial aircraft. The R2-D2 design was unveiled to Star Wars fans today at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. "We're excited to be involved in ...

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  9. Service held in Cologne to mourn Germanwings deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deutsche Welle

    An ecumenical service has been held in Cologne to mourn the victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed in France last month. Among those joining relatives of the victims is Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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  10. Emirates air denies U.S. accusations of state aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    London a The president of Emirates airline pledged Friday to combat suggestions that the company received subsidies from the United Arab Emirates, even as his ever-expanding airline placed a whopping $9.2 billion order to buy Rolls-Royce engines. Tim Clark told The Associated Press that the allegations leveled by U.S. carriers United, Delta and American amounted to a "storm in a teacup."

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  11. All Nippon Airways unveils 'Star Wars' themed Boeing 787 DreamlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHOU-TV Houston

    All Nippon Airways unveils 'Star Wars' themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner A rendering of All Nippon Airways' planned 'Star Wars'-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://usat.ly/1yAKn6T All Nippon Airways made aviation history on Oct. 26, 2011, by flying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on its first-ever flight with paying passengers.

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  12. Airline Launching R2-D2 Plane Ahead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMDH-AM New Castle

    All Nippon Airways unveiled an R2-D2-decorated aircraft Thursday to celebrate the impending arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens this December. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is designed to look like the iconic droid, complete with a blue-and-white graphic design scheme to honor both the famed character and ANA's official colors.

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  13. You Can Fly on This Star Wars-Themed Jet This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IGN

    Japan's All Nippon Airways and Walt Disney partnering up to transform one of the airline's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners into Star Wars' R2-D2. Revealed during the Star Wars Celebration event in California today, the R2-D2 aircraft will begin flying on international routes this northern hemisphere's Autumn.

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  14. Best Airplane Ever? ANA to Launch R2-D2 'Star Wars' Plane This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jaunted

    The latest installment in the Star Wars franchise is still months away from its debut, but the marketing and other fun stuff has already started. All Nippon Airways is teaming up with the film franchise , as they're planning a special Star Wars livery-think giant R2-D2 .

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  15. Southwest Airlines bucks trend, offers roomier optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Over the years, airline carriers have whittled away leg room in passenger jets, but Southwest Airlines is ready to offer passengers roomier options - free of charge, the Wichita Business Journal reports.

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  16. Inside the Southwest Airlines seat switch: How it will play out in (many) years to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Southwest Airlines has indicated a raised rear beam and curve in the lower rear seat will allow for increased shin and leg clearance compared to the existing Evolve seat on hundreds of the carrier's aircraft. The change is not going to mean instant relief - not by any stretch of reality - for hundreds of thousands of Southwest customers who have become painfully accustomed to the Evolve seat that has been very slowly rolling out on Southwest's fleet of nearly 700 Boeing 737 aircraft over the past three years.

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  17. Airbus upbeat on jet market, still studying A380 upgradeRead the original story

    Friday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Fabrice Bregier, chief executive of the plane making unit of Airbus Group, said he believed Airbus would eventually recapture the top plane making slot from Boeing as its new A350 jet comes into its own, but market share came second to profitable growth. Airbus is well placed to deliver 15 of the wide-body A350 planes this year and continues to expect more orders than deliveries in 2015, he said in Paris at a briefing to French aerospace media association AJPAE.

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  18. Security Expert Gets Interrogated By FBI For Hours After Exposing Vulnerabilities In Airplane SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: People use their smart devices on an American Airlines airplane, which is equipped with Gogo Inflight Internet service, enroute from Miami to New York December 10, 2013. Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems.

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  19. Rolls Royce clinches largest ever client orderRead the original story

    Friday | Live Charts

    Rolls Royce has announced its largest ever order win, cementing its position as the favoured supplier of power plants for Airbus's signature A380 aircraft. Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has ordered $9.2bn-worth of the company's Trent 900 engines.

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  20. 'Star Wars' plane; Gwyneth Paltrow fails $29 challenge; new SJP TV show: Am BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Post-Standard

    Japan's All Nippon Airways is launching a 'Star Wars' plane -- a Boeing 787 Dreamliner wrapped to look like R2-D2, a droid with flying experience. Is this the droid you were looking for? A Japanese airline has unveiled a "Star Wars" plane that will start flying this fall.

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