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TransAsia Airways Flight Crashes in Taiwan, 45 Reported Dead – UPDATE 3

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan’s Penghu Islands on Wednesday, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. …

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FAA Bans U.S. Airlines from Israel Over Rocket Threat

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delta Air Lines, United and US Airways each canceled flights Tuesday to Israel because of safety and security concerns, after a rocket attack near Tel Aviv’s airport. …

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United and US Airways Join Delta in Suspending Tel Aviv Flights

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delta Air Lines, United and US Airways each canceled flights Tuesday to Israel because of safety and security concerns. …

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Delta Suspends Flights to Tel Aviv Due to Rocket Debris Reported Near Airport

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delta has suspended service until further notice to and from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv and its New York-JFK hub. Delta, in coordination with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, is doing so to ensure the safety and security of our customers and employees. …

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Obama Tells Russia: ‘Allow Full Access to Malaysia MH17 Crash Site’

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Saying that pro-Russian separatists’ behavior “has no place in the community of nations,” President Barack Obama said on Monday that “the burden is on Russia” to push the separatists to allow unfettered access to the crash site of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. …

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Malaysia Flight 17 Likely Shot Down by Pro-Russia Separatists

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Obama said Friday that the missile that downed a Malaysian airliner, killing 298 people aboard, was fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists. …

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Malaysia Airlines 777 Shot Down in Ukraine, All 295 on Board Dead – UPDATE 4

| July 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has been shot down in Ukraine near the Russian border Thursday. …

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Boeing, Qatar Airways Finalize Order for 50 777Xs

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and Qatar Airways have finalized an order for 50 777-9Xs, valued at $18.9 billion at current list prices. The 777X order, first announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. …

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Air Mauritius Orders Six Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Air Mauritius, the flag carrier of Mauritius has decided to expand and modernise its long-haul fleet with a Memorandum of Understanding for four A350-900 aircraft. …

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Boeing, Hainan Airlines Announce Commitment for 50 737 MAX 8s

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boeing and Hainan Airlines today announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working toward a purchase agreement for 50 737 MAX 8s, reaffirming the Chinese airline’s preference for an all-Boeing single-aisle fleet. …

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