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Air France pilots announce week-long strike in September

Air France pilots announce week-long strike in September

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The union representing a majority of Air France pilots called on its members to join a strike planned between September 15 and 22, as part of a running dispute with the company over its strategy to compete against low-cost airlines. Pilots say they are being left out of discussions about the reorganisation of the airline […]

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Volcano Alert: Papua New Guinea Mount Tavurvur volcano eruption sees international flights diverted

Volcano Alert: Papua New Guinea Mount Tavurvur volcano eruption sees international flights diverted

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some international flights were diverted and several communities evacuated in the early hours of Friday morning after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea. Mount Tavurvur, on East New Britain Island, erupted hours before dawn, sending plumes of smoke and ash high above the nation and forcing local communities to evacuate. The Australia’s Department of […]

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Volcano Alert: Aviation warning lowered as Iceland monitors Bardarbunga volcano

Volcano Alert: Aviation warning lowered as Iceland monitors Bardarbunga volcano

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iceland is monitoring a fissure eruption north of the Bardarbunga volcano as authorities downgraded the threat of a full-blown ash cloud. The Icelandic Met Office lowered their aviation warning level to “orange,” after earlier raising it to the highest level following the eruption, according to an e-mailed statement. “A significant emission of ash into the […]

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Etihad set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December

Etihad set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

UAE national airline Etihad Airways is all set to launch its Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner operations in December, with additional flights on sale this week for both aircraft and an extensive pilot training program now under way, said a top official. During its first year of operations, the Airbus A380 will be deployed […]

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Planespotting – Los Angeles Airport [VIDEO]

Planespotting – Los Angeles Airport [VIDEO]

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. Planespotting – Los Angeles Airport

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Bombardier Delivers its First 86-Seat Q400 NextGen Aircraft to Bangkok-Based Nok Air

Bombardier Delivers its First 86-Seat Q400 NextGen Aircraft to Bangkok-Based Nok Air

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Nok Air of Bangkok, Thailand announced today the delivery of the carrier’s first Q400 NextGen turboprop at Bombardier’s facility in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where the aircraft is manufactured. The milestone aircraft, the first Q400 NextGen airliner to be delivered in the new extra capacity seating configuration, is part of Nok Air’s […]

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Boeing 737 MAX Twin-Engine Airliner

Boeing 737 MAX Twin-Engine Airliner

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing 737 MAX is a new family of twin-engine airliners being developed by Boeing. It is based on the world’s best-selling aircraft Next-Generation 737. The 737 MAX is scheduled to enter service in 2017. The 737 MAX family of aircraft include the 737 MAX 7, 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 variations. The new […]

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Helsinki Airport Plane spotting [VIDEO]

Helsinki Airport Plane spotting [VIDEO]

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. Helsinki Airport Planes potting Summer 2014

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Volcano Update: Iceland prepares for “volcano from hell”

Volcano Update: Iceland prepares for “volcano from hell”

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iceland continues to prepare for a possible volcanic eruption. Bardarbunga volcano, buried under one of Europe’s largest glaciers, is rumbling to life. Tuesday morning, it was hit by a 5.7-magnitude quake. “This could be the volcano from hell,” said CBS News contributor and City University of New York physics professor Michio Kaku. “To quote Yogi […]

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Malaysia Airlines flying with nearly empty seats as company struggles

Malaysia Airlines flying with nearly empty seats as company struggles

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Malaysia Airlines flights are being left with rows of empty seats as passengers stay away from the beleaguered company in the wake of the MH370 and MH17 disasters. One picture from a Malaysia Airlines plane earlier this month showed row upon row of vacant seats. Australian Leanne Marotta said she took the picture on August […]

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