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Incident: Sun Express Deutschland B737 near Berlin on Sep 22nd 2017, smoke indication

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A Sun Express Deutschland Boeing 737-800, registration D-ASXQ performing flight XG-995 from Hamburg (Germany) to Izmir (Turkey), was enroute at FL390 about 70nm south of Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany) when the crew reported a smoke indication on board and decided to divert (avherald.com) Mehr...

Incident: 60 cm Panel Falls from KLM 777 onto Car on Departure from Osaka, Japan

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A panel weighing around 4 kg fell off a plane shortly after takeoff Saturday at Kansai International Airport and hit a car on a road in Osaka, the transport ministry said. No one was injured by the object. The ministry will send safety inspectors to look into the cause of the mishap, officials said. The panel, about 60 cm long and 1 meter wide, fell from a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plane that took off at 10:40 a.m. Saturday for Amsterdam, according to the Osaka bureau of the Land, Infrastructure,… (www.timesofisrael.com) Mehr...

UK hotel refuses rooms to Pakistan airliner’s male crew for bugging female guests

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Male crew of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) can’t rent rooms at a UK hotel anymore after they pestered the hotel’s female guests. The persistent men even asked for phone numbers of the women... (www.aviationfigures.com) Mehr...

Stratolaunch tests all six engines on its massive rocket-launching plane

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This week, private spaceflight company Stratolaunch tested out the turbofan engines on its behemoth aircraft for the first time — all six of them. (www.theverge.com) Mehr...

The decline and fall of Asia's airline empires

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Once the undisputed kings of Asia's airline landscape, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines now face challenges on all sides... (www.ausbt.com.au) Mehr...

Airbus, Coast Guard celebrate 100,000 hours in the air

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An eight-year-old partnership between Airbus and the U.S. Coast Guard has racked up 100,000 hours in the air, which breaks down into thousands of missions and hundreds of lives saved. (www.al.com) Mehr...

Airbus says North American airlines now flying 1,500 of its jets

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European plane-maker Airbus announced this week that 1,500 of its airplanes were now in service for U.S. and Canadian airlines. The milestone was celebrated at the company's Mobile, Ala., assembly line with a brand new American Airlines A321 jet. (www.usatoday.com) Mehr...