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75% of mid-flight pet deaths in US were on United Airlines in 2017

Eighteen out of 24 pets who died on domestic US flights last year were carried by United Airlines. The latest tragedy came on Monday, when two passengers were forced to put their puppy in an overhead locker. Data from the US Department of Transportation showed United, whose slogan is “Fly the Friendly Skies,” was the least pet-friendly of all domestic ...

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United Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Honolulu after engine blows out (IMAGES, VIDEO)

A United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its engine failed en route to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Boeing 777 aircraft was flying to the Pacific island from the San Francisco International Airport in California when the incident happened. Dramatic footage captured by passenger Erik Haddad shows parts of the ...

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Birthday blessing: Man who miraculously survived Saratov Airlines crash talks to RT

A Russian man has cheated death – on his birthday. After deciding not to fly aboard the Saratov Airlines plane that crashed near Moscow on Sunday, Maksim Kolomeitsev says a chill ran down his spine when he heard the news. Real estate agent Kolomeitsev was scheduled to travel home aboard the ill-fated Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 jet that crashed near ...

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Putin offers condolences to families of those killed in Saratov Airlines crash

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to the families of people killed in the Saratov Airlines jet crash and ordered a probe into the tragic and deadly incident, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Vladimir Putin “offers his deep condolences to those who lost their loved ones in this accident,” Dmitry Peskov said in a statement. He added that Putin ...

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Russia opens probe into Saratov Airlines plane crash

Russia’s Investigative Committee has opened an investigation into the crash of a Saratov Airlines plane near Moscow. The Antonov An-148 jet was carrying 65 passengers and six crew members. Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov flew to the site of the alleged crash near Argunovo village in the Moscow region, officials confirmed. The crashed plane was spotted from the air in ...

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Google Flights will now predict airline delays – before the airlines do

Google is rolling out a few new features to its Google Flights search engine to help travelers tackle some of the more frustrating aspects of air travel – delays and the complexities of the cheaper, Basic Economy fares. With the regard to delays, Google Flights won’t just be pulling in information from the airlines directly, however – it will take ...

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‘Humiliated’ Instagram star booted off American Airlines flight (VIDEOS)

Police removed Instagram fitness model Jen Selter from a New York-bound American Airlines flight over the weekend, after she got into a heated argument with a flight attendant. The 24 year old posted several clips of the encounter, filmed by her sister, on Twitter which showed the aftermath of an argument between Selter and a male flight attendant. Selter, who ...

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'Bomb on board’ Wi-Fi network prompts Turkish Airlines scare

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 18:53 A Turkish Airlines flight en-route to Nairobi has had to make an emergency landing in Sudan after a bomb threat was reported onboard. The airline later said the name of a Wi-Fi network was behind the alarm. The threat was apparently received by a British passenger as the plane flew through Sudanese airspace before ...

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Christmas canceled? American Airlines ‘glitch’ leaves thousands of flights unpiloted

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 02:49 American Airlines is facing a Christmas crisis after a “computer glitch” allowed too many pilots to schedule holidays in December, leaving 15,000 flights without assigned captains and at risk of cancellation. The Allied Pilots Association (APA), the union that represents the carrier’s pilots, confirmed that American Airlines were working to resolve the scheduling error. ...

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Roscosmos & S7 airlines to create orbital spaceport

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 12:51 Russia’s state space agency Roscosmos and Russia’s S7 airline have agreed to construct an orbital cosmodrome, according to a source in the aerospace industry, as quoted by daily Izvestia. “We have been successfully cooperating with S7 for a long time and plan to continue this partnership,” the source told the media. Read more The ...

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