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A summary of Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer during the Paris Air Show 2017

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The fair held during the third week of June brought news to the aviation industry and a good volume of negotiations and presentations of new aircraft... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mais...

Alaska Airlines flies to hunt "The Great American Eclipse"

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On August 21, Alaska Airlines will chase "The Great American Eclipse" with a charter flight for astronomy enthusiasts. The flight will allow the eclipse chasers to observe the "Great American Eclipse" as closely as possible, from 35,000+ feet above the earth. (www.airlinerpulse.com) Mais...

Fingerprints to the Future of Boarding?

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As time progresses towards the future, we find different ways to help technology be more smarter, quicker, and more efficient. But when it comes to boarding a flight with just a touch, that's another story. (finance.yahoo.com) Mais...

American Airlines looks to the IBM Cloud to end travel hell

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American Airlines is looking to IBM to help put an end to terrible airport experiences. The airline is starting to move its online services to IBM's cloud network, beginning with its website, apps and airport kiosks, as well as a handful of internal processes. (www.businessinsider.com) Mais...

American Airlines Flight Heading to Boston Diverted Due to Unruly Passenger

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An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Boston was temporarily diverted because of an unruly passenger on Tuesday, officials confirm. The passenger on American Airlines flight 2507, whose name has not been released, was taken into custody in Denver, Colorado, and will be charged there, airline spokesperson Matt Miller said. (www.ondtravel.net) Mais...

This new private jet service offers unlimited flights to Europe

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Frequent flying is about to be taken to a new level with the European launch of Surf Air, a subscription service that lets members fly unlimited trips on a private jet for a monthly fee. (www.aviationrepublic.com) Mais...

Elderly flight passenger throws coins into engine for ‘luck’, delays take-off for hours

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A flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou was delayed after an elderly woman passenger was suspected of throwing coins into the plane’s engine to ensure “good luck”, mainland media reported. (www.scmp.com) Mais...

What the Emirates First Class Shower Suite Is Really Like

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Your first thought is probably the same as mine was: a shower at 38,000 feet and 575 miles per hour, WTF? How can that possibly feel right? And that’s a reasonable question. To allay some of those anxieties, a patient member of the cabin crew gave me a tour of the facilities. The bathroom is all blond wood, marble, and mirrors — and spotlessly clean. (www.airlineboarding.net) Mais...

NASA's supersonic X-plane project passes key milestone

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Those still nostalgic about the Concorde can take heart because a new era of supersonic flight just came a step closer. NASA says that its Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) project has passed its preliminary design review (PDR), opening the way for design and construction of the Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) X-plane. (newatlas.com) Mais...

The World's Top Airline Stock Is SpiceJet With 124% Advance

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Two and a half years after SpiceJet Ltd. was forced to ground its entire fleet on its inability to pay a mere $2.2 million in fuel bills, the budget airline has become the world’s best-performing airline stock -- with $26 billion in plane orders to boot. (www.bloomberg.com) Mais...

US President Thanks India's Spicejet for $22 Billion Order from Boeing

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US President Donald Trump on Monday thanked Gurgaon-based budget carrier SpiceJet for placing a large order for aircraft from American multinational Boeing. The order would create thousands of jobs in the US, Trump said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the White House in Washington DC on Monday, where the US President praised PM Modi+ for his efforts back home, saying he's doing a "great job". "Economically, India is doing very… (timesofindia.indiatimes.com) Mais...

Thai Airways Aims to Buy Almost 30 Planes to Modernize Fleet

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Thai Airways International Pcl said it plans to modernize its fleet by replacing almost 30 older aircraft over the next five years, adding to the climbing demand for planes in Asia. (www.bloomberg.com) Mais...

THIS airline wants to introduce crazy way to make airfares cheaper

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THIS airline is considering a novel way of making flying even cheaper — by removing seats and making passengers stand up during their flight. It’s not the first time an airline has floated the idea, but low-budget carrier VivaColombia says it was very interested in the radical idea, which could help drive down the cost of airfares and make them more accessible to more people. “There are people out there right now researching whether you can fly standing up,” VivaColombia’s founder and chief… (www.aviationfigure.com) Mais...

British Airways reveals new look of JFK’s Terminal 7

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British Airways unveiled details of its multi-million pound re-design for New York JFK Terminal 7, the airline’s flagship US airport. (www.airguideonline.com) Mais...

Incident: Malindo B737 near Delhi on Jun 25th 2017, engine shut down in flight

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A Malindo Air Boeing 737-900, registration 9M-LNF performing flight OD-132 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), was enroute at FL350 about 150nm southeast of Delhi (India) when the right hand engine (CFM56) failed and seized prompting the crew to shut the engine down, turn around and divert to Delhi (avherald.com) Mais...

How Are They Doing It? Qatar Airways Expands with ‘Endless Ambition’ and Recruitment Confirms It

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How well its Qatar Airways handling its business compared to Emirates and Etihad - recruitment might be a really big clue. Unlike its competitors, Qatar Airways has continued to recruit new cabin crew. And even with the blockade on its airspace, its expansion shows no sign of slowing down. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Mais...

pilot ask passengers to pry

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movies made by passengers shows the shaking of the aiplane (www.ad.nl) Mais...

Emirates & FlyDubai Likely To Merge Within 18 Months

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he Gulf carriers are certainly evolving the past few years, as they’re under increased financial pressures from their respective governments. So while we’ve seen rational cost cutting, I think it’s inevitable that we’ll eventually see mergers as well. For example, the prevailing theory out there is that Emirates and Etihad will eventually merge and move to Dubai World Central Airport. Not in the next year or two, but rather in the next decade or two. (www.airlineboarding.com) Mais...

The Separation of Church and Sky

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In Ask the Pilot: The Separation of Church and Sky. A Pilot Asks Passengers to Pray. It's Not The First Time. And Where It Happened Before Might Surprise You... (www.askthepilot.com) Mais...

Amtrak Names Transportation Veteran Richard Anderson President and CEO

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WASHINGTON – Amtrak announced that it has named Richard Anderson, a 25-year veteran of the aviation industry, as its next president and chief executive officer. Anderson, former chief executive officer of both Delta and Northwest Airlines, will begin his role on July 12. (media.amtrak.com) Mais...

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