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The U.S. Air Force Wants Permission to Shoot Down Civilian Drones

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The head of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command wants permission to deal with civilian drones-including shooting them down-that threaten to interfere with flight operations. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

Florida set to rumble with over 30 'startling' sonic booms as NASA reveals plan to test supersonic flight at Kennedy Space Center

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Tests will begin August 21, with flights from NASA's Kennedy Space Center Local residents and beachgoers may hear distant 'rumble' or 'startling' boom The tests come as part of ongoing effort to reduce sonic boom to a 'thump' (www.dailymail.co.uk) Mehr...

Small plane crashed at Ogden Airport (KOGD) 07/26/17

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Police were dispatched to the crash site at 12:40 local. Type and cause in unknown at the time. (www.ksl.com) Mehr...

Hawaiian Airlines Unveils Three New Year-Round West Coast Routes, Begins Sales for Airbus A321neo Flights

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HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines will expand its U.S. West Coast presence with the arrival of an A321neo fleet by adding three new non-stop daily routes early next year: Portland-Maui; Oakland-Kaua‘i; and Los Angeles-Kona. The routes will offer guests more options for direct access to Hawaiian’s neighbor islands while enjoying the company’s award-winning, warm hospitality in the comfort of medium-haul, single-aisle A321neo aircraft. (newsroom.hawaiianairlines.com) Mehr...

Concorde 2 Vs 'Son of Concorde': Airbus in supersonic race with NASA

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Rebirth of an icon of the skies could be close as aerospace giants bid to go supersonic (www.dailypost.co.uk) Mehr...

This 30-Year-Old Pilot Says She is The Youngest Woman in The World to Captain a Boeing 777

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Indian pilot Anny Divya claims to have become the youngest woman in the world to captain a Boeing 777. (www.businessinsider.com) Mehr...

Viracopos is the 1st Airport in Brazil to publish its own Sustainability Report with international methodology

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Document details the topics Collaborative Profile, Corporate Governance, Business, Environmental Management and Social Management... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

Firefighting planes dive in to scoop some water...

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The CL-415 is an amphibious water bomber purpose-built to land in bodies of water, scoop up a bellyful of H20, and drop it on wildfires. The planes scoop up a full load of 1,692 gallons of water in just 12 seconds, which has earned it the nickname "SuperScooper." (Watch the video halfway down the link.) (www.popularmechanics.com) Mehr...

Best airlines offering global in-flight Wi-Fi

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The number of commercial airplanes offering in-flight Wi-Fi service will soar over the next five years. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

Airbus delivers its 100th A350 XWB

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When China Airlines received its seventh A350 XWB today, the carrier took possession of the 100th jetliner delivered from this newest family in Airbus’ industry-leading widebody product line. (www.airbus.com) Mehr...

United Airlines Announces Relaunch of Denver to London Route

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In celebration of United's 80 years of service in Denver, the airline today announced the launch of daily nonstop seasonal service between Denver International Airport (DEN) and London's Heathrow Airport (LHR) beginning March 24, 2018 through October 26, 2018, subject to government approval. The new Denver flight will conveniently connect customers from nearly 80 domestic destinations to London. (newsroom.united.com) Mehr...

Stunned pilot photographs launch of hypersonic weapon which then flies right over his plane

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The breath-taking moment that an anti-ballistic missile was launched into the night sky has been caught on camera by a stunned pilot, who described it as a ‘once in a lifetime event’. Dutch Pilot Christiaan van Heijst, 34, cannot resist pulling his camera out whenever possible in the cockpit of a Boeing 747-8 Freighter. He took these breath-taking photos during a flight from Hong Kong to Baku in Azerbaijan on Sunday on an airway heading over the Himalayas. (www.aviationfigure.com) Mehr...

American Airlines Drops Charter Flights for Six NFL Teams Including Dolphins and Steelers

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American Airlines says it has suspended its arrangements to provide charter flights for six NFL teams because it lacks sufficient aircraft. (www.forbes.com) Mehr...

Port Authority Board Approves $54.4 Million Runway Project at LaGuardia Airport to Maintain State of Good Repair

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The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today authorized $54.4 million to rehabilitate Runway 4-22 and associated taxiways at LaGuardia Airport to extend their useful life and ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration standards. Work on the 7,000 feet long and 150 feet wide runway will take place during nightly airport closures and extended weekend runway closures to minimize the impact on aeronautical operations. (metroairportnews.com) Mehr...

JetBlue Issues Request for Qualifications to Developers for JFK Airport Terminal Project

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JetBlue today released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development of a terminal at New York’s JFK Airport. This development initiative is aligned with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century. In coordination with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s master plan process, JetBlue is seeking to lead the development of the former Terminal 6 site and potentially the… (metroairportnews.com) Mehr...

Delta just unveiled a new plane that features totally private 1st class suites

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The INSIDER Summary: Delta just replaced some of their airplanes with Airbus’s new A350. The new plane will offer the airline’s new Delta One first class suites. The suites will feature full-height doors for complete privacy while flying. The economy seats will also be the largest that Delta offers. (www.aviationfigure.com) Mehr...

Air Partner Remarkets 15 Saudia Boeing 777-200ERs

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Air Partner’s Aircraft Remarketing division (formerly Cabot Aviation) has been appointed by Saudi Arabia’s national carrier Saudia as its exclusive remarketing agent for 15 Boeing 777-200ERs. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Incident: Ryanair B737 at Bucharest on Jul 25th 2017, overran runway on landing

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A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-DCR performing flight FR-314 from Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany) to Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) with 183 people on board, landed on Otopeni's runway 26R at 10:37L (07:37Z) but overran the displaced end of the runway, damaged a runway end light and came to a stop (avherald.com) Mehr...

Toronto's Pearson Airport could be hit by baggage handlers' strike Thursday

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Ground crew for 45 airlines at Pearson International Airport could be walking a picket line Thursday, potentially delaying flights (business.financialpost.com) Mehr...

Hawaiian Airlines Posts $80.4 Million 2Q Net Profit

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Hawaiian Holdings, parent of Hawaiian Airlines, posted $80.4 million net income for the 2017 second quarter, up 1.1% from $79.6 million net profit in 2Q 2017. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

United adds one-time Boeing 747 flight on Chicago-San Francisco route

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Your chances to catch a Boeing 747 flight in the United States are dwindling as the last two U.S. airlines still flying the jet are in the process of phasing them out. (www.usatoday.com) Mehr...

Incident: JAL B787 over Gulf of Thailand on Jul 26th 2017, engine trouble

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A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 787-900, registration JA866J performing flight JL-724 (scheduled Jul 25th, actual Jul 26t) from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was enroute at FL370 over the Gulf of Thailand about 360nm northeast of Kuala Lumpur when the crew decided to return to Kuala Lumpur (avherald.com) Mehr...

The low-cost airline you’ve never heard of (and why it’s coming to Birmingham)

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United Airlines announced last week that its Birmingham to New York route would be axed in October, leaving England’s second city without a direct route to the US for the first time in 20 years. (www.telegraph.co.uk) Mehr...

Jet Airways technician held for smuggling gold

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An aircraft maintenance technician working with Jet Airways at the Mangaluru International Airport was arrested on Tuesday by the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in Mangaluru for his alleged involvement in smuggling gold. (www.deccanherald.com) Mehr...