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Emirates Will Transport 20,000 Pilgrims to Hajj This Year: Laying on 57 Flights to Cope

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Emirates is gearing up for the Hajj pilgrimage with plans to transport 20,000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia - the airline will even be using it Airbus A380's to keep up with demand (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

German Media Reports: airberlin to be Snapped Up By Two or More Buyers

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airberlin could be wound up and sold on by the end of September. The airline's CEO has told German media that two aviation companies are in advanced talks to acquire assets from the business. Lufthansa is already confirmed and sources suggest easyJet is the second. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

American will fly its first Boeing 737 Max from LGA to MIA

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American Airlines announced that its first Boeing 737 Max will be deployed on the carrier’s route between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Miami International Airport on November 29. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

As the Scourge of Human Trafficking Intensifies, AirAsia Trains its Cabin Crew to Spot Traffickers and Their Victims

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AirAsia is to train up to 10,000 frontline staff to spot human trafficking victims and the criminals behind it. According to the UN, the global crime is worth an estimated $150 billion USD (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

New Indonesian N219 turboprop complete maiden flight

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Indonesia's State owned PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) has completed maiden flight of the indigenous N219 twin turboprop commuter aircraft. The first prototype completed a 30 minute test flight and landed back at Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung on Wednesday. (www.reddit.com) 기타...

Alitalia is the third in Europe for punctuality

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The airline ranked tenth in the world according to the independent US company... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) 기타...

Entire plane pays tribute to 101-year-old war vet

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It’s not every day you turn 101, so it was only fitting that Clem McGregor had a plane-ful of strangers ready to help celebrate. Rallying the passengers of his Southwest Airlines flight, the crew got on the loud speaker to make sure Clem’s birthday didn’t go unnoticed. “If I could direct your attention up here to the front of the aircraft,” a flight attendant is filmed ...... (www.airlineboarding.net) 기타...

How TAP Portugal Honors its Past and Looks to the Future From Onboard Their Retrojet’s First Flight

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TAP celebrated the retrojet’s first flight to the U.S. in Miami by creating an authentic retro-flight experience. Known as “A Present with a Past” – a clever play on words – the airline welcomed passengers on a journey back in time with “a flight to the glorious 70s”. (airwaysmag.com) 기타...

GAMA: Piston planes give Cessna, industry Q2 lift

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General aviation manufacturers delivered more planes in the second quarter of 2017 than the same period a year ago, an industry trade group reported on Tuesday. (www.kansas.com) 기타...

A nightmare at the Laredo International Airport

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A bad experience at the airport is prompting a local woman to question the Laredo Airport’s services. The woman says she has had bad flying experiences with Allegiant Air in the past, but the most recent one occurred this past Sunday. (www.kgns.tv) 기타...

The Boarding Blues

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In Ask the Pilot: the Boarding Blues. Why is Getting On and Off a Plane So Difficult? A look at jet bridges, airplane size, and the mysterious HSBC bank... (www.askthepilot.com) 기타...

Delta plane collides with American plane, causing damage and lengthy delay

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ican Airlines flight waiting to depart New York for Dublin was struck by a Delta Air Lines Boeing 737 on the taxiway at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday evening, delaying passengers of both flights for hours and racking up what is likely to be a hefty repair bill. (www.aviationfigure.com) 기타...

Retired RAF Tristars Will Get New Lives As Contracted Aerial Refuellers

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Tempus Applied Solutions of Texas plans to purchase six of the RAF's nine retired Tristars with the intention of entering the contracted aerial refueling market. Two of the Tristars that Tempus plans on acquiring are setup for cargo-passenger transport, while the other four are in the tanker configuration. (www.thedrive.com) 기타...

Iran Selecting Financiers For 200 Jets: New Iran Air CEO

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Iran is in the process of selecting financiers for the purchase of 200 new passenger aircraft from among many domestic and foreign companies which have submitted their proposals to Iran Air, the new CEO of the national airline Farzaneh Sharafbafi said Tuesday. (www.presstv.ir) 기타...

ExpressJet will not fly for Delta anymore

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A longtime Delta Connection contract carrier based in Atlanta will soon part ways with Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

US Army bans Chinese-made drone

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The U.S. Army reportedly will no longer use drones made by Chinese manufacturer DJI over security concerns. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Editorial: Air Canada, FAA hindered investigation of SFO near-miss

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The FAA, which was responsible for having only one air controller working traffic in the tower at the time, took more than 24 hours to notify the NTSB. The delay allowed Air Canada to use the plane for three flights in which the cockpit recorder was taped over multiple times. (www.eastbaytimes.com) 기타...

Fascinating timelapse video shows five-tonne Airbus jet engine being changed hours before take-off

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Virgin Atlantic has released a timelapse video of its engineers replacing a five-tonne engine worth millions of pounds on one of its aircraft just hours before it flew across the Atlantic. (www.telegraph.co.uk) 기타...

Flying DeLorean becomes a reality with DR-7

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The DR-7 is a commuter plane with autonomous capabilities and with an expected top speed of 240 mph or 385 km/h which can seat two. It certainly brings back some of those feelings you once felt when the DeLorean car was featured in the hit movie Back To The Future. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

‘Incredible’ Boeing Everett site turns 50 years young

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In May 1967, Boeing employees moved into a new factory built beside Paine Field near Everett, Wash. Thirteen months later, the group that became known in aerospace legend as “The Incredibles” rolled out the 747. (www.bellevuereporter.com) 기타...

Royal Jordanian is Latest Middle East Airline to Offer Paid Access to Lounges. Also Introduces Upgrade Bidding System.

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Royal Jordanian Airlines is introducing a paid access option for its business class lounge in Amman. The airline also plans to let economy class passengers bid for upgrades to business class (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Ryanair Accuses Lufthansa of Foul Play Over its Bid for airberlin. Is Etihad Airways to Blame?

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Ryanair is not happy with the proposed takeover of airberlin by fellow German carrier, Lufthansa. It says it's an "obvious conspiracy" and airberlin's demise is a "manufactured insolvency". Ouch. And then there's the possibility that Etihad Airways is involved as well. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Embraer promotes technology and services at LABACE 2017

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The Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil has received the latest innovations in technology, interior design and services that Embraer brings to the global executive aviation market. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) 기타...

Swiss Says Goodbye to the Avro “Jumbolino”

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Swiss International Airlines has retired its last Avro RJ100 regional jet. To mark the occasion, the airline flew the 15-year veteran aircraft on a special final flight between Geneva and Zurich. (airwaysmag.com) 기타...

Taxi at Large Airports Like a Pro

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An iPad can be a pilot's best friend during one of the most confusing parts of any flight: after landing at a busy, unfamiliar airport. (www.flyingmag.com) 기타...

Bombardier Delivers its First Challenger 350 Aircraft in Argentina

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Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today it delivered the first Challenger 350 aircraft to be based in Argentina, joining Bombardier's fleet of 122 Challenger aircraft in Latin America. Bombardier’s business jet fleet in Latin America is comprised of approximately 685 aircraft in service – spanning Bombardier’s full product portfolio of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. (www.bombardier.com) 기타...

The Ruler of Dubai Takes a Trip to the Airbus Plant in Hamburg to Personally Inspect the Next Emirates A380

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The ruler of Dubai spent a day in the Airbus manufacturing plant in Hamburg to take a look at the latest A380 set to be delivered to Emirates soon (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

U.K. Looks At Licensing Lasers

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British authorities are proposing to regulate the sale of laser pointers to curb attacks on aircraft. The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial has issued a “call for evidence” into possibly licensing the sale of small lasers. “Used irresponsibly or maliciously, these products can and do wreak havoc and harm others, with potentially catastrophic consequences,” said Business Minister Margot James. “That’s why we want to hear from business groups, retailers and consumers about the… (www.avweb.com) 기타...

9 Facts about the A380 Onboard Lounge Emirates Airline

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Watch: Nine fun facts about the Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge, the most popular social spot at 40,000 feet. (www.aviationfigure.com) 기타...

Endeavor Air to grow with 31 additional CRJs

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Ryan Gumm, President and CEO, Endeavor Air, announced an opportunity that grows the airline, strengthens its future, and signals another significant commitment from Delta Air Lines. (worldairlinenews.com) 기타...

First Delta A350

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Delta Airlines first Airbus A350, N501DN, departing from Detroit metro, DTW runway 22L. 8-14-17 (www.youtube.com) 기타...

Meggitt signs carbon/carbon brake deal with Airbus

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International aerospace and defense engineering group Meggitt plc (Christchurch, Dorset, UK) reported on Aug. 1 that it has finalized the terms of a long­-term supply agreement with Airbus whereby Meggitt will supply Airbus’ A321neos with its latest NuCarb carbon/carbon brake, and a new wheel specifically designed to improve the performance characteristics of the aircraft. (www.compositesworld.com) 기타...

Taking flight: How an Airbus jetliner is made in Mobile

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Later this year, Airbus executives expect to see the Final Assembly Line in Mobile hit a target rate of four jets per month. Here's how it all comes together. (www.al.com) 기타...

American’s $1.6bn investment on LAX

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A continued investment in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with more than US$1.6bn committed over the next five years to improve Terminals 4 and 5 was announced last week by American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Air Berlin files for Insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

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Air Berlin has filed for Insolvency after Etihad withdraws support, and is now in discussions with Lufthansa... (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

Singapore Airlines’ 787-10 to begin final assembly

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The first 787-10 that will be delivered to a Boeing launch customer will begin final assembly by early September 2017. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Delta adds 'Delta One' surcharge up to US$1,000 on A350 flights between US and Seoul

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Delta Air Lines will slug passengers booked into its new Airbus A350 Delta One business class suites with a surcharge as high as US$1,000 on a return ticket for travel between the USA and South Korea. (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

United 990 diverted

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Happened to be tracking the flight when UAL 990 diverted to CYYR approx 1:15 ADT. Seemed to be doing multiple turns over the Atlantic before turning to land at Goose Bay. (www.google.com) 기타...

Hondajet confirmed at LABACE 2017

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In addition to participating in Labace, the largest executive aviation fair in Latin America, the jet will pass through several Brazilian cities... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) 기타...

Would You Fly in a Pilotless Commercial Plane if it Meant a Cheaper Ticket?

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The world’s aviation industry will need to train and deploy more than 600,000 new pilots over the next 20 years. But, then again, the industry might be operating fleets of commercial jets flown by remote control. Those are the seemingly contradictory outlooks described in separate reports by aerospace giant Boeing and Swiss banking powerhouse UBS. (www.chicagotribune.com) 기타...

Santa Monica Firms Contract for Shorter SMO Runway

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The Santa Monica city council in California has agreed to a $3.5 million “guaranteed maximum price” contract to Aecom to shorten the runway at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) from 5,000 feet to 3,500 feet. The August 8 approval of the contract is in line with the city’s timeline to begin work on shortening the runway in October and complete the project by December 7, when new FAA charts are ready for release. (www.ainonline.com) 기타...

ATC Monitoring Eclipse Balloon Launch

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Pilots flying on the days leading up to the coming solar eclipse on Aug. 21 have surely planned already to cope with extra traffic near the path of totality, but they also need to be aware of a nationwide balloon launch that will take place along that path. Teams of students will release about 100 high-altitude scientific balloons from about 30 locations along the eclipse path, from Oregon to South Carolina. The balloons will carry instruments to about 100,000 feet, where they will send back… (www.avweb.com) 기타...

See What Happens When A Plane Violates Presidential Airspace | TODAY

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Each time President Trump spends a weekend away from the White House, there’s a massive military effort to protect him from threats… including from above. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen was given rare access to present a dramatic demonstration of how the Air National Guard keeps presidential airspace safe. (www.youtube.com) 기타...

Ryanair is Calling Time On Drunken Behaviour - And it Wants Airports to Play Their Part Too

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Europe's low-cost airline, Ryanair is putting the blame on airport bars for the behaviour of drunken passengers - but perhaps the airline is missing the point (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Airplanes without pilots: good for business, but for passengers?

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Boeing will start testing flights with unmanned cockpits next year, a technology presented as safer and which could save tens of billions of dollars to airlines according to a study by UBS. (www.airlinerpulse.com) 기타...

Flydubai receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

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The first Mid-East carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 stepped forward last week when Flydubai became the owner of the first of 75 of the advanced single-aisle aircraft it is adding to its fleet. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Spy plane pilot in South Korea prepares for flight

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It's a dangerous job with lots of physical challenges. Pilots flying U2 spy planes out of South Korea have.... (www.bbc.co.uk) 기타...