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    PAL Airlines Dash 8: Forced Landing In Newfoundland

PAL Airlines Dash 8: Forced Landing In Newfoundland

MIAMI — A PAL Airlines de Havilland Canada DHC-8-300 aircraft has suffered a nose gear up landing in Stephenville Airport, Newfoundland, sustaining damage to the fuselage. No passengers were injured. The turboprop aircraft, performing flight 1922 to Deer Lake, was carrying 47 passengers and 4 crew. PAL Airlines DHC-8-315 in

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    Air Astana E190: Emergency Landing After Losing Aircraft Control

Air Astana E190: Emergency Landing After Losing Aircraft Control

MIAMI — An Air Astana Embraer E190 performing test flight KC1388 had to divert to Beja Airport in Portugal due to a complete loss of instruments, which caused its pilots to losing partial control of the aircraft. The aircraft involved was P4-KCJ with an age of 5.9 years since manufactured.

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    Lion Air Crash: Boeing Issues 737 MAX Emergency Airworthiness Directive

Lion Air Crash: Boeing Issues 737 MAX Emergency Airworthiness Directive

MIAMI — Following last week’s crash of a brand-new Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia, the plane’s manufacturer has issued an emergency Airworthiness Directive, warning all the aircraft’s operators of a potential instrument failure that could force the plane to fly into a steep dive. “Boeing would like

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    SkyLease Cargo Boeing 747-400F Goes Off The Runway In Halifax

SkyLease Cargo Boeing 747-400F Goes Off The Runway In Halifax

MIAMI — A SkyLease Cargo Boeing 747-412F ran off Halifax Airport’s Runway 14 at 05:05 this morning. The plane was performing flight GG4854 from Chicago-O’Hare, coming to a full stop and sustaining significant damage to its engines and lower fuselage. No injuries have been registered. The plane, registered N908AR (MSN 28026 •

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    Updated: Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crashes, Mandatory Inspection Underway

Updated: Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crashes, Mandatory Inspection Underway

MIAMI — A brand-new Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 (PK-LQP • MSN 43000 / LN 7058) crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta, Indonesia. Flight JT610 had just departed from Jakarta International Airport (CGK) with destination Pangkal Pinang (PGK). Indonesia’s Transport Ministry confirmed that the plane crashed in the Java Sea, where debris has

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    Thai Airways Voices Concerns Over 787 Engine Woes

Thai Airways Voices Concerns Over 787 Engine Woes

LONDON – Thai Airways has voiced some concerns over the reputation damage that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s engine woes will have after numerous carriers have had to ground its planes because of the faulty powerplants. Thai Airways (TG) currently has four of its eight 787s grounded waiting for new parts for the Rolls-Royce

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    United Celebrates 70 Years Of Maintenance In San Francisco Featuring All-Women Technician Team

United Celebrates 70 Years Of Maintenance In San Francisco Featuring All-Women Technician Team

SAN FRANCISCO — United Airlines’ San Francisco (SFO) Maintenance Center is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. The vast 125-acre facility consists of 2.9 million square feet of working space ranging from airframe hangars to component and engine overhaul shops. Opened in 1948, United Airlines San Francisco Maintenance Base is celebrating

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    Boeing: Air Cargo Traffic To Double In 20 Years

Boeing: Air Cargo Traffic To Double In 20 Years

MIAMI — Boeing claims that Air Cargo is to double over the next 20 years, at a rate of approximately 4.2% per annum. The American airplane manufacturer unveiled its projections at the International Air Cargo Association. Boeing projects that the current fleet of 1,670 freighters globally will increase to 3,260

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    The Boeing 747 Turns 50: Half Century of History, Photos, Facts (+Video)

The Boeing 747 Turns 50: Half Century of History, Photos, Facts (+Video)

MIAMI — Fifty years ago today, on September 30, 1968, the first Boeing 747 rolled out of the final assembly line in Everett, Washington. The Queen of the Skies was the first plane capable of carrying more than 400 passengers, wowing the world with its immense dimensions, an upper deck,

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    Airbus Alabama To Conduct First Eco-Delivery

Airbus Alabama To Conduct First Eco-Delivery

MIAMI — The Airbus assembly line in Alabama, USA, conducted the first delivery of an A321ceo partially powered by sustainable jet fuel to JetBlue Airways. Five A321s that the airline is set to receive will be partially powered by biofuels and are to be delivered by the end of the year.

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    Photos: Airbus Delivers 85 Aircraft in October

Photos: Airbus Delivers 85 Aircraft in October

LONDON – European planemaker Airbus delivered 85 planes in October, also logging the same quantity of orders across its both single-aisle and widebody programs—a significant increase from last month’s 37 units. Orders of

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