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Incident: Yakutia B737 near Rostov on Jul 22nd 2017, smoke on board

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A Yakutia Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BMP performing flight R3-772 from Simferopol (Ukraine) to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) with 170 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 95nm southwest of Rostov on Don (Russia) when the crew decided to divert to Rostov reporting smoke on board. (avherald.com) Más...

Trip Review: Korean Air Business Class on the A380 Upper Deck LAX-ICN

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I booked two one-way flights to Tokyo Narita (NRT) in Korean Air Prestige class with a five-day stopover in Seoul (ICN). I ended up booking a return with United Airlines on an Economy Saver redemption for 35,000 miles. But I’m not writing this to talk about United economy; flying on the upper deck of both an A380 and Queen of the Skies 747-400 is much more interesting. (www.airlinereporter.com) Más...

World Bank orders Argentina to pay $320 million for seizing a Spanish airline

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The World Bank's arbitration tribunal has ordered Argentina to pay $320 million plus interest and legal fees to Spanish travel group Marsans for expropriating its airline Aerolineas Argentinas SA in 2008, a local newspaper reported on Saturday. (www.yahoo.com) Más...

St. Maarten beach-goer throws ball at incoming aircraft

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One week after a tourist lost her life at the airport in St. Maarten, another tourist was photographed throwing a ball at an incoming aircraft. (www.trymodern.com) Más...

JetBlue passenger gets an in-flight feet surprise

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Forget "Snakes On a Plane" -- it was bare feet on a plane that recently made one airline passenger cry out for help. JetBlue passenger Jessie Char thought she hit the jackpot on her flight from Long Beach, California to her home in San Francisco when she had two open seats next to her. But to her horror, a passenger sitting in the row behind her placed her bare feet on armrests in Char's row. (www.cnn.com) Más...

Unaccompanied child taken off overbooked easyJet flight at Gatwick

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EasyJet has opened an investigation after an unaccompanied child was removed from an overbooked flight from London Gatwick. The 15-year-old was taken from his seat on flight EZY8333 to Toulouse on Thursday morning, and left alone at the departure gate. (www.theguardian.com) Más...