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American and United Airlines Settle World Trade Center Developer's 9/11 Claims

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The developer of the World Trade Center in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers’ hijacked planes. (www.reuters.com) Más...

Incident: Jet Airways B737 near Ahmedabad on Nov 21st 2017, cargo smoke indication

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A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800, registration VT-JGS performing flight 9W-2074 from Udaipur to Mumbai (India) with 111 passengers, was enroute at FL320 about 90nm east of Ahmedabad (India) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Ahmedabad (avherald.com) Más...

Thai Lion Air adds first widebody jet, an A330

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According to Skyliner Aviation, the twinjet as positioned from Toulouse Blagnac to Bangkok Don Mueang on Tuesday, November 21, featuring the livery of fellow Lion Air Group carrier, Batik Air (ID, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta). (www.ch-aviation.com) Más...

Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

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Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks. (finance.yahoo.com) Más...

Navy C-2 Greyhound crashes

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A U.S. Navy airplane has crashed in the Philippine Sea near the coast of Okinawa, Japan, the Pacific 7th Fleet command said in a statement on Wednesday (hisz.rsoe.hu) Más...

The existence of the Boeing Uninterruptible Autopilot

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At least 108 Boeing airliners were in service that had been modified with QRS11 GyroChips (electronic hijack) and "something more sinister". There was no interest from any quarter. On January 1, 2007, Adam Air 574 was vaporized in Indonesia in a manner exactly like Field McConnell had relayed as a threat. (www.fliegerfaust.com) Más...

Amedeo to enter ACMI market with A380s

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Irish lessor Amedeo has confirmed plans to enter the ACMI/charter airline sector by proferring its growing portfolio of A380-800s to the market. (www.ch-aviation.com) Más...

Transavia Boeing 737 near Amsterdam on Nov 21st 2017, cabin pressure problems

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A Transavia Boeing 737-700, registration PH-XRZ performing flight HV-6915 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Olbia (Italy), was climbing through FL240 out of Amsterdam when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Amsterdam reporting they had a problem with the air conditioning system (www.aeroinside.com) Más...

easyJet Europe adds maiden A319

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easyJet Europe (Vienna) has added a maiden A319-100 to its fleet ch-aviation research has revealed. Formerly G-EZBM ith UK-based sister carrier easyJet (U2, London Luton), the twinjet has now been transferred to the Austrian register as OE-LQZ (msn 3059). (www.ch-aviation.com) Más...

Breaking News Plummeting at 11 metres a second': Report reveals details of Air Asia Perth to Bali flight

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An AirAsia Perth to Bali flight that suddenly lost cabin pressure and plummeted 20,000 feet - terrifying passengers - was dropping at a rate of 11 metres a second, a preliminary investigation by Australia's transport safety watchdog has found. Flight QZ535 departed Perth for the popular Indonesian tourist destination at 11.20am on October 15, but was forced to turn back 30 minutes after take-off with 146 passengers and six crew members on board. The aircraft plunged from 32,000 feet to 10,000… (www.msn.com) Más...

2018 Wings of Freedom Tour

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The Collings Foundation’s 2018 Wings of Freedom Tour commences in January of 2018, and features a few of their beautiful, vintage, WWII planes, including a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the dual-control TF-51 Mustang… (www.collingsfoundation.org) Más...

United Airlines reveals ten new routes, including two new destinations

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United Airlines is adding ten new routes from five of its hub airports, including flights to two cities it does not currently serve: Elmira, NY, and Wilmington, NC (www.usatoday.com) Más...

Air Mauritius celebrates 50 years of flying

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Air Mauritius is adding a special “50 Yrs” logo to select aircraft as it celebrates 50 years of flying in the islands. (worldairlinenews.com) Más...

Airbus exploring single-pilot, autonomous aircraft amid tech race

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Airbus is looking to develop autonomous aircraft and technologies that will allow a single pilot to operate commercial jetliners, helping cut costs for carriers, Chief Technology Officer Paul Eremenko said. (www.straitstimes.com) Más...

British Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner near Copenhagen on Nov 21st 2017, fire in cabin

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A British Airways Boeing 787-900, registration G-ZBKN performing flight BA-39 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Beijing (China), was enroute at FL370 about 35nm south of Copenhagen (Denmark) when the crew decided to turn around and return to London reporting there had been some electrical fire (www.aeroinside.com) Más...