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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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Erupting Bali volcano spews huge column of ash, forcing airlines to re-route flights (VIDEOS)

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 22:28 The Mount Agung volcano, on the Indonesian island of Bali, has erupted for a second time in less than a week, firing a column of ash 1,500 meters into the air. The eruption emitted a bigger ash cloud than Tuesday’s blast. It caused several airlines – including, KLM, Qantas, AirAsia, and Virgin – to ...

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Airlines agree $95.2m payout over hijacked planes used on 9/11

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 17:41 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 17:52 Insurers for American Airlines and United Airlines will foot part of a $ 95.2 million damage claim brought by the developers of the World Trade Center, after the buildings were destroyed by two hijacked passenger jets on September 11, 2001. The iconic pillars of New York’s financial district ...

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Duma passes amendments allowing airlines to blacklist brawling passengers

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 14:24 The Russian parliament has approved an amendment allowing airlines to create blacklists of passengers who have started brawls on board or caused other threats to safety. Companies can now officially refuse to sell them tickets. Once signed into law, the bill will change the current situation in which airline companies can one-sidedly sever contracts ...

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Civil rights group issues travel advisory against flying American Airlines

A leading African-American civil rights group has issued a travel advisory against flying on American Airlines, after repeated incidents involving black passengers over the past several months. “The NAACP for several months now has been monitoring a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines,” the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said Tuesday. ...

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Tommy Lee's Mile High Club Video Apparently Not Against American Airlines Policy

American AirlinesHey Tommy Lee …Bathroom Bangin’ is AA-OK!!! 8/19/2017 1:25 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tommy Lee won’t be busted for possibly busting with his girlfriend in an American Airlines bathroom, because what the 2 did inside is nobody’s business but theirs … TMZ has learned. Our American Airlines sources tell us … there were no complaints filed with the company about Tommy ...

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Delta Airlines begins its $4B LaGuardia terminal construction

The reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport entered a new phase and gained a new, high-profile partner Tuesday. Gov. Cuomo announced the start of construction of Delta Airlines’ new, $ 4 billion terminal on the eastern half of the Queens airport. The governor also announced that JLC Infrastructure, a joint venture comprising Magic Johnson Enterprises and Loop Capital Markets LLC, will become ...

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MH370 LATEST: Malaysia Airlines chief in shock claim breakthrough is COMING

Major scientific advances should yield results and finally uncover the mystery of what happened to the aircraft last seen leaving Kuala Lumpur in March 2014. A total of 239 people are believed to have gone down with the Boeing 777 on route to Beijing after the plane disappeared from radar screens. Extensive searches of the Indian Ocean have uncovered very ...

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