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IndiGo hikes excess baggage fee for domestic flyers

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India's largest domestic airline, IndiGo, has hiked its excess baggage charges for domestic flyers checking-in more than 15 kg. (m.timesofindia.com) Mehr...

Watch : The beautiful blonde pilot whose stunning travel snaps have achieved her insta-fame

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The stunning blonde soars through the skies as a pilot, jetting off to various countries and sharing her exploits with her 67,000 Instagram followers. (www.airlineboarding.com) Mehr...

(Video) Wings for Doubting Thomas - 1950s Cessna Commercial

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Great 1950s Cessna video introducing general aviation to potential pilots (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

A350-900 first number machine by Delta Air Lines and the first coming to Narita

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A350-900 payment 1 number machine by 13:01 landing and Delta Air Lines was an acquirement flight flight 9761, and 8/19 and Delta Airlines came from Detroit to Narita. The one put in these fuselage and Delta makes the acquirement flight and the study of maintenance, etc. 8/5 really by a new construction machine in abuse abuse and enters service in Narita - Detroit flight from the end of October. (www.facebook.com) Mehr...

IndiGo denies 13 A-320 NEOs are grounded, but admits 8 non-functional

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Budget carrier IndiGo has denied media reports that 13 of its Airbus A-320 New Engine Option (NEO) aircraft are grounded. According to some reports, the airline had grounded these aircraft which had led to the cancellation of 84 flights. (m.thehindubusinessline.com) Mehr...

Australian scientists believe they can locate #MH370 based on French satellite images

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The new analysis is based on French military satellite images gathered on March 23, 2014 — two weeks after Flight 370 mysteriously veered far off course during a flight by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing and were taken near the original underwater search zone. (www.airlive.net) Mehr...

Passengers evacuated on the ramp at Winnipeg Airport due to fire alarm

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Passengers in the departure areas have been evacuated to the aircraft apron ramp due to fire alarm. UPDATE The airport confirmed evacuation is over and was regarding an AC unit in the terminal that was malfunctioning and causing smoke in the airport. (www.airlive.net) Mehr...

Businessman who paid £1,200 to fly to South Africa with British Airways is given a seat that a passenger urinated on

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A businessman who paid more than £1,200 to fly to South Africa with British Airways was given a seat that a previous passenger had urinated over. And to add insult to injury, he claims that when he protested, a British Airways stewardess handed him wet wipes to clear up the mess himself. IT consultant Andrew Wilkinson, 39, says it happened when he boarded a flight at the end of July to jet out from Heathrow to see his parents... (www.aviationfigures.com) Mehr...

E190 Draws the Embraer Logo over US

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Just landed back at Nashville after a 4 hour and 38 minute flight. Going after Boeing I see! (flightaware.com) Mehr...

Jet2 passengers are shocked when they realise their plane is being shadowed by a French fighter jet as they fly from Spain to Britain

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Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes. Passenger Sarah Hatfield, who spotted the unusual sight while travelling back to the UK from Malaga with husband Ian and their 13-year-old daughter Emily, said she felt she could ‘read the writing on its tail fin’. (www.airlineboarding.net) Mehr...

Ridiculous: Southwest Shames Passenger For Not Being Large Enough To Book A Second Seat

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Most airlines have a procedure in place for passengers of size (those who can’t comfortably fit in one seat). The policy varies by airline, though virtually all airlines encourage such passengers to book an extra seat to be sure they’re comfortable. What differs by airline is: (www.aviationfigure.com) Mehr...

Aerotoxic syndrome is a term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air.

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Aerotoxic syndrome is a little-known term used to describe the symptoms of exposure to contaminated air. It is a controversial diagnosis, and many in the aviation industry are adamant it doesn’t exist. (www.theguardian.com) Mehr...

SAA flight cancelled as aviation compliance issues between SA and Zim escalate

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South African Airways has confirmed that one of its flights has been grounded in Zimbabwe on Saturday morning, 19 August. The SAA grounding could be "retaliation" after the South African Civil Aviation authority prevented a Harare bound Air Zimbabwe flight from taking off from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Friday evening, 18 August. (www.traveller24.com) Mehr...

First Korean Air CSeries enters the paint shop

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So far, the Bombardier CSeries has seen deployment with Swiss and airBaltic. But there are other customers watching and waiting for their aircraft. One of those carriers is Korean Air – and their first CSeries is in the paint shop. (www.airlineboarding.com) Mehr...

EXCLUSIVE: Delta CEO On Choosing Between Boeing, Airbus: Price Is Important But 'It's Not the Only Factor'

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Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian is currently weighing his options as he gears up to order 75 or more single-aisle jets in a multi billion dollar deal. (www.bizjournals.com) Mehr...

SIA to up Brisbane frequency, plans A350 deployment

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15 AUGUST, 2017 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: FIRDAUS HASHIM SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines (SIA) has raised the frequency of its Singapore-Brisbane route from 24 to 28-times weekly, and plans to deploy the Airbus A350-900 on three of four daily flights starting 16 October. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

China Southern completes share issue to American Airlines

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11 AUGUST, 2017 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: MAVIS TOH SINGAPORE China Southern Airlines has completed the issuance of 270.6 million Hong Kong-listed shares to American Airlines, making the US carrier an official stakeholder. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Intense competition' swings Cathay to HK$1.7bn loss in H1

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The Cathay Pacific Group swung to an operating loss of HK$1.7 billion ($217.3 million) for the first half of 2017, reversing from the HK$664 million profit posted the same period a year ago, reflecting intense competition and downward pressure on yields (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Passenger device source of seat fire on Lufthansa A380

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Canadian investigators have disclosed that a passenger's electrical power bank was the source of a fire in the cabin of a Lufthansa Airbus A380 operating to Houston. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

American to base 737 Max in Miami

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American Airlines will base its first Boeing 737 Max 8 at its Miami International airport hub, with plans to enter new markets and replace other narrowbody flying. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Central Flying Service Soars to 475,000 Hours in Flight Training

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Arkansas' oldest aviation firm celebrating an incredible milestone on Wednesday that many other firms may never reach, a staggering 475,000 hours of flight training. (www.arkansasmatters.com) Mehr...

Great little ground attack option.

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Meet the Wolverine - WWII style with state of the art tech. (www.foxnews.com) Mehr...

HondaJet is Most Delivered Light Jet of 2017’s First Half

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As if winning the inaugural Flying Innovation Award at AirVenture 2017 wasn’t already a noteworthy accomplishment, HondaJet hasn’t left the spotlight just yet. Honda Aircraft Co. announced this week that the HondaJet was the most delivered light jet of the first half of 2017, with 24 airplanes were shipped out to buyers in North America and Europe. (www.flyingmag.com) Mehr...

A group of 12 year olds have come up with a cost effective way to help prevent bird strikes

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SALT LAKE CITY — A group of four Utah tweens has been nationally recognized for inventing a device to scare away birds from planes. (www.ksl.com) Mehr...

Huge fire and smoke over Barcelona airport

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Vegetation fire in nearby industrial area blows over Barcelona airport (www.mirror.co.uk) Mehr...

The Go/No-Go Decision: High-Speed RTOs Are Fraught With Risk

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Dann Runik still gets chills when he remembers the rainy morning of March 1, 1978. He was in the cockpit of a DC-8 at Los Angeles International Airport as he watched Continental Flight 603, a heavily laden DC-10, lumber down Runway 6R on its takeoff roll. The heavy trijet was bound for Honolulu with 198 passengers and crew aboard. Everything appeared normal to the DC-10’s flight crew as the aircraft accelerated toward its 156 KIAS V1 go/no-go decision speed. But when passing through 152 KIAS,… (aviationweek.com) Mehr...

Hong Kong Airlines will launch non-stop A350 flights to U.S.

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The line-up of international airlines flying to the U.S. mainland will grow this winter. The latest to announce service is Hong Kong Airlines, which will launch non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Hong Kong on Dec. 18 on Airbus A350 aircraft. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

This clip was taken maybe 1989 any guesses Some great planes in this video Some great planes in this

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This clip was taken maybe 1989 any guesses Some great planes in this video Some great planes in this (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

Dad and daughter kicked off flight after attendant eavesdrops on their chat

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Footage has emerged showing the moment a father and daughter are kicked off a plane after someone overheard them talking about their ‘awful travel experience’. Whitney Miller was on board a Frontier Airlines flight from Orlando to St. Louis when the incident happened on Wednesday. (www.airlineboarding.net) Mehr...

My Father and I felt Never, ever, fly Frontier Airlines

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Well friends and family, my father and I were kicked off a plane today. There’s a first for everything! Look for us on YouTube being humiliated and walked off Frontier Airlines!! NEVER FLY WITH THIS COMPANY. Our flight to St. Louis was delayed six hours with no compensation. (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

Boeing Expands Helena Site For 777X Parts Production

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Boeing’s Helena, Montana, manufacturing site is set to install new machinery for manufacturing critical titanium parts for 777X production, the US manufacturer said Aug. 17. The new 90,000 sq. ft. expansion of Boeing Helena brings the site’s total footprint to over 257,000 sq. ft. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

VIDEO: Bombardier shows off painted Korean CS300

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Bombardier has offered a glimpse of the first CSeries twinjet to be delivered to Korean Air. The aircraft is pictured having been painted in the South Korean airline's distinctive colour scheme. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Qantas flight diverted for emergency in US

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A Qantas Airbus A380 has been diverted to Phoenix due to a passenger needing medical care. It is believed the plane was travelling from Sydney to Dallas. (au.news.yahoo.com) Mehr...

IndiGo denies canceling flights due to engine failure, says grounding of Airbus A320 Neo planes was scheduled in June

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The Inter-Globe Aviation-run budget carrier IndiGo airlines on Friday refuted the media reports claiming the airline had to cancel 84 flights due to engine failure in its Airbus A320 NEO aircraft. (www.firstpost.com) Mehr...

New Rules for Space Warfare ?

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space experts make their best predictions about what kind of scenarios might come into play – such as the use of kinetic weapons in space:space experts make their best predictions about what kind of scenarios might come into play – such as the use of kinetic weapons in space (www.army-technology.com) Mehr...

Ryanair calls for alcohol drinking limit at airports

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Ryanair has called on UK airports to enforce a two-drink limit after a BBC Panorama investigation suggested arrests of drunken passengers have risen by 50% in a year. The airline has already banned customers from drinking duty-free alcohol on board. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

Bombardier CSeries Flying to 17 Airlines - Tour!

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Bombardier planning a world tour to 17 airlines with a CSeries CS300. (www.facebook.com) Mehr...

The 'boneyard': Where airlines send old planes to be scrapped

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The “boneyard” is the term given to aircraft storage facilities where out-of-use planes are sent to be sold, stored or scrapped. Most are in arid locations. The one here in New Mexico – officially the Roswell International Air Center – is the preferred facility for American. (www.usatoday.com) Mehr...

MH370 in the news again.....

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The crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is a lonely spot in the southern Indian Ocean, 1,250 miles due west of the southern tip of Western Australia and 2,000 miles south-south-west of Kuala Lumpur - the place where the 239 people on board were last seen alive. Seven months to the day after the search for the doomed Boeing 777 was officially called off, leading Australian scientists have calculated “with unprecedented precision and certainty” that the plane crashed at a point 35.6… (www.independent.co.uk) Mehr...

Girl Sexually Assaulted On United Airlines Flight: ‘I Don’t Feel Safe’

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A teen girl who was allegedly groped during a United Airlines flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey, last month joined her mother in speaking publicly about the incident. The 16-year-old — whose identity along with her mother’s was withheld at their request — said her alleged assaulter robbed her of “peace of mind.”... (www.aviationfigures.com) Mehr...

Spain’s Flag Carrier, Iberia Makes Plans to Cut Nearly 1,000 Jobs in New Downsizing

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Iberia plans to make the redundancies voluntary and through early retirement - it's not yet clear whether cabin crew will also be affected. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Mehr...

American Airlines Bets Big on Philadelphia While Making Cuts to JFK

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MIAMI — American Airlines will soon add several transatlantic routes from its Philadelphia hub while making large cuts to its international network at New York’s JFK. Today, American announced routes from Philadelphia to Budapest (BUD) and Prague (PRG). (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

Not enough pilots? United Airlines' top pilot has a lot to say about it

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United Airlines Capt. Todd Insler, head of the airline's powerful pilots union, is upset about what he would undoubtedly classify as "fake news" about the nation's airline industry — namely, all the talk in recent months about an alleged shortage of commercial airline pilots in the United States. (www.9news.com) Mehr...

American adding summer flights from Chicago to Venice next year

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American Airlines will add flights between Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Venice, Italy, next summer. The seasonal daily flights begin May 4 and last through Oct. 27, American said Wednesday. Tickets go on sale Monday. (www.chicagotribune.com) Mehr...

Qantas leads all carriers for on-time performance in 2016/17

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Qantas led Australia’s domestic carriers for punctuality in the 12 months to June 2017, new figures show. The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) report on domestic on-time performance said Qantas had 86 per cent of its flights arrive within 15 minutes of schedule in 2016/17, ahead of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) at 85.2 per cent. (australianaviation.com.au) Mehr...

Qantas brings Airbus A380 back onto Sydney-Hong Kong

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Qantas will unleash an Airbus A380 onto the Sydney-Hong Kong route between December 2017 and March 2018, with the flagship superjumbo offering first class suites to selected business class passengers. (www.ausbt.com.au) Mehr...

Virgin Orbit wins contract for Italian smallsat

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Italian small satellite builder Sitael has signed Virgin Orbit to send a technology demonstration satellite into low-Earth orbit next year. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...