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Ryanair interested in takeover of Cyprus Airways

Ryanair interested in takeover of Cyprus Airways

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O’Leary is to travel to Cyprus on Thursday for talks with the government about the possible takeover of loss-making carrier Cyprus Airways, he told journalists. Ryanair was among nearly 20 companies which last month submitted non-binding expressions of interest in the airline, now controlled by the Cypriot government. The process is […]

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FAA grounds Air India Dreamliner

FAA grounds Air India Dreamliner

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday grounded an Air India Dreamliner in Seoul to examine its engines. The American regulator’s move came after some other airline’s aircraft saw an inflight failure of its General Electric (GE) engine. FAA then decided to ground all aircraft fitted with the same series of GE engines wherever […]

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Emirates Expands A380 Global Network

Emirates Expands A380 Global Network

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will over the next few months increase the number of destinations to which it flies its flagship A380 aircraft, providing more opportunities for Kenyans to enjoy and experience the A380 when they connect through Dubai to any of more than 30 destinations worldwide. In addition to current […]

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Evening/sunset plane spotting at Vancouver International YVR [VIDEO]

Evening/sunset plane spotting at Vancouver International YVR [VIDEO]

| August 21, 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. Landings and takeoffs filmed at Vancouver International Airport in the evening

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Cyprus A320-232 Landings & Takeoff at Skiathos – Plane Spotting [VIDEO]

Cyprus A320-232 Landings & Takeoff at Skiathos – Plane Spotting [VIDEO]

| August 20, 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. Two typical approaches and landings at Skiathos airport, and a wonderful short field takeoff filmed from unique views including […]

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London Gatwick Plane Spotting – Boeing 747 777 787 Dreamliner [VIDEO]

London Gatwick Plane Spotting – Boeing 747 777 787 Dreamliner [VIDEO]

| August 20, 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. A variety of aircraft arriving and departing on Runway 08R at London Gatwick Airport (LGW / EGKK)

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Passengers injured as IndiGo plane lands – landing gear problem

Passengers injured as IndiGo plane lands – landing gear problem

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

28 passengers today suffered injuries when an IndiGo plane with over 150 passengers on board developed a problem in its landing gear that caused thick smoke to emanate after touching down at the airport here, prompting emergency evacuation. As the Airbus A-320 aircraft operating flight 6E-176 from Mumbai and carrying 148 passengers and six crew […]

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US Warns That Venezuela Is Losing Airline Access

US Warns That Venezuela Is Losing Airline Access

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. That’s what the U.S. government is warning. The U.S. Embassy in Caracas issued an advisory Tuesday urging Americans to take extra care when traveling to Venezuela amid a steep drop in airline service to the socialist South American country. Delta, American […]

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Airlines on Alert Amid Threat of Iceland Volcano Eruption

Airlines on Alert Amid Threat of Iceland Volcano Eruption

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airlines are on alert as one of Iceland’s biggest volcanoes rumbles to life, threatening ash clouds that could force flight cancellations across the North Atlantic, the busiest international travel market. Air France, Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Delta Air Lines Inc. are among carriers watching Bardarbunga volcano for an eruption, the latest in a series of […]

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Senate studies airline fees at $6 billion and growing

Senate studies airline fees at $6 billion and growing

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A key senator is asking airlines to detail the fees they collect from services such as seat assignments, priority boarding and Wi-Fi. The fees are a growing portion of airline revenue, with $6 billion collected last year for just checked bags and ticket changes, according to the Transportation Department. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is asking […]

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