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Airplanes Spotting O’Hare International Airport [VIDEO]

Airplanes Spotting O’Hare International Airport [VIDEO]

| August 18, 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. Video includes a lot of heavy aircraft clips at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Featured airlplanes includesa mix of domestic, […]

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FAA’s new air traffic control system unstable, less capable than old system

FAA’s new air traffic control system unstable, less capable than old system

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has begun deploying new computers systems for its air traffic controllers despite warnings that the system suffers from unstable requirements, lacks key safety capabilities and requires training that has yet to be given to workers, a government watchdog warned Monday. The problems with the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) are […]

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A plan for saving Malaysia Airlines

A plan for saving Malaysia Airlines

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Never in the history of commercial aviation has an airline experienced two disasters on an international scale within six months of each other – the unexplained disappearance of MH370 in March and then the tragic shooting down of MH17 in July. The fate of the once great American flag carrier, Pan Am, was sealed by […]

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You can now use Paypal to book a flight with RyanAir

You can now use Paypal to book a flight with RyanAir

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ryanair launched a new payment partnership with PayPal, providing customers, business travellers, travel agents and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book and pay for the lowest fares on the Ryanair.com website. Ryanair’s 86m customers now have the option to pay for their Ryanair flights using their PayPal account, ensuring even faster bookings […]

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Emirates Airlines launches first non-stop Dubai-Chicago flight

Emirates Airlines launches first non-stop Dubai-Chicago flight

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emirates Airlines launched its first non-stop flight from Dubai to America’s Windy City Chicago on August 5, marking its ninth US route from where the airline operates. The Boeing carrier EK 777-200RL landed in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after a 14-hour flight on Tuesday, at 3:25 pm local time which was showered with a water […]

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Qantas Airways Cost Cutting Plan Sparks Cut Concerns

Qantas Airways Cost Cutting Plan Sparks Cut Concerns

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Qantas Airways plans to slash the cost base of its ailing international business by nearly one-third over the next three years, in a move that has sparked ­speculation of further capacity cuts and job losses. Qantas chief financial officer Gareth Evans this month revealed “$1 billion or thereabouts” of the company’s ­$2 billion cost savings […]

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Boeing Leads Airbus In The Race For New Commercial Airplane Orders In 2014

Boeing Leads Airbus In The Race For New Commercial Airplane Orders In 2014

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing is leading its European competitor, Airbus, in the race for new commercial airplane orders in 2014. Through July this year, Boeing has mopped up orders for 833 commercial airplanes, compared to 705 orders received by Airbus. The launch of wide-body 777X by Boeing late last year has given a boost to its order tally […]

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Kenya Airways Aims for U.S. Clearance

Kenya Airways Aims for U.S. Clearance

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kenya could finally be able to launch the elusive direct flights to the United States by early next year, the country’s Transport Cabinet secretary Michael Kamau has disclosed. This is, however, subject to an ongoing aviation security evaluation by the United States National Transportation Safety Authority, whose results will be out in November this year. […]

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Boeing Best Sellers That Keep Creating History

Boeing Best Sellers That Keep Creating History

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has more than 12,000 commercial planes in service carrying passengers and cargo. Its strong product portfolio includes the 737 family, 747 jumbo jet, the 747-8 family, 767 models, the 777, and the 787 Dreamliner. Here’s the lowdown on Boeing’s top two aircraft that played a huge role in making the company what […]

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Malaysia Airlines still has a future, says Idris Jala (Minister)

Malaysia Airlines still has a future, says Idris Jala (Minister)

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Idris Jala believes Malaysia Airlines has a future – if it gets over the current turbulence. He says the MAS management should religiously follow the Business Transformation Plan 2 (BTP2), launched during his tenure with the national carrier in 2008. The BTP2 consists of detailed, step-by-step […]

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