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Ever wondered what happens to your luggage upon check in?

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Have you ever wondered what happens to your luggage after you check it in? Let's go behind the scenes with GoPro to find out! (www.youtube.com) More...

First Airbus A350 To Land In America As Qatar Airways Expands

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The first Airbus A350 in scheduled service to the United States will land next year, as Qatar Airways expands its U.S. flights using the world’s latest jetliner, the last major design from Airbus and Boeing to enter service for decades to come. Qatar Airways said in a statement on Monday that it will begin service to three new U.S. cities next year, with flights to Los Angeles, Atlanta and Boston. (www.ibtimes.com) More...

Boeing Releases 3D 787 Dreamliner Live Flight Tracker

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With the recent launch of the new Boeing website comes a 3D Boeing 787 flight tracker. The flight tracking page monitors all inflight 787 aircraft worldwide. (www.boeing.com) More...

Alaska Airlines flight from Juneau makes emergency landing in Vancouver

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau to Seattle when problems arose with one of the plane's two electrical systems. The Boeing 737-400 touched down in Vancouver shortly before 5 p.m. local time on Sunday. (www.adn.com) More...

Airbus Backlog of $1 Trillion Makes Boeing Look Smaller Than It Is

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Airbus Group, the parent of European aircraft builder Airbus, reported first-quarter results Thursday morning. Revenues totaled €12.1 billion (about $13.5 billion), down about 4% compared with the first quarter of 2014. Earnings per share rose by 80%, from €0.56 to €1.01 (about $1.13). (247wallst.com) More...

Uncrating and Field Assembly of the P-47 Thunderbolt WWII Fighter

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Long but pretty interesting video. Watch how a P-47 Thunderbolt was uncrated and assembled in the field, using no heavy equipment or special tools, only repurposed shipping crate materials and a lot of manpower. (www.youtube.com) More...

Avianca Firms Order for 100 A320neos

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Avianca has firmed up its order for 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this year. (airwaysnews.com) More...

Nepal Air's second Airbus A320 comes with 5 tons of quake relief

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HAMBURG, Germany – Nepal Airlines took delivery of a new Airbus A320 that will fly to the earthquake-ravaged nation with 5 tons of relief supplies. The Thursday morning delivery completes Nepal Airlines' order for two new Airbus A320 aircraft. The carrier received its first of the aircraft in February. (www.usatoday.com) More...

Amazon is bringing Prime videos and music to JetBlue's fleet

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Amazon has spent an exorbitant amount of cash to grow its Prime Instant Video service. Still, the company knows there's more it can do to make the offering better for subscribers. As such, Amazon is teaming up with JetBlue to bring Prime's on-demand video and music content to the skies, though only in the US. The new feature, which will be powered by JetBlue's super speedy Fly-Fi internet, will be included as part of any existing Prime membership -- it's free in-flight entertainment, and that's… (www.engadget.com) More...

Lufthansa to Serve JFK with Both A380 and 747-8I for First Time

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With the introduction of its 2015 summer schedule, Lufthansa will serve New York JFK with its two largest aircraft types for the first time. Its summer schedule will see Lufthansa reinstate its night flight, LH 405, which departs New York JFK (IATA code JFK) at 9:55 p.m. and arrive at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) at 11:35 a.m. the following morning, local time. (www.airlinesanddestinations.com) More...

FAA orders new 787 electrical fix to prevent power failure

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All Boeing 787 operators will be required to periodically deactivate the electrical system to avoid a problem with a newly-discovered software bug that could cause the aircraft to lose alternating current (AC) power, the US Federal Aviation Administration says in a new airworthiness directive. The agency adopted the final rule after Boeing reported the results of a laboratory test showing a total loss of power is possible if the generator control units run continuously for eight months, says the… (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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