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Video Shows Russia's Most Advanced Operational Fighter Flying Out Of Its Syrian Base

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High performance fighters armed with air to air missles ups the ante in the Middle East. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

Two Somali Airport Employees Detained Over Plane Mid-Air Blast

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On Tuesday, a blast tore a hole in the side of the Airbus A321, belonging to the Dubai-based Daallo Airlines, minutes after it took off from the Mogadishu airport to fly to Djibouti. "There is a CC video showing 2 terror suspects hiding a laptop #Somalia," Abdisalam Aato wrote in his official Twitter account on Saturday. (sputniknews.com) More...

Delta 738 To ATL & BA 772 To LGW Unusual Footage Grantley Adams Int.

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Delta taxis unto the active runway while British Airways taxis as normal. Delta may have had earlier clearance than BA. But blocked by BA pushed back Delta would have been given permission to Back Track on active runway. By Q BGI Spotter (m.youtube.com) More...

Plane secrets: Why open window shades at takeoff and landing?

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It seems another 'not so important' procedure from the over cautious flight attendants. (www.airwaysnew.com) More...

When Another Flight Attendant Pushed Me, This Is How I Calmed Things Down

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A lot of people have recently been getting a kick out of the story where a Delta flight had had to divert due to a “fist fight” between two flight attendants. (www.airwaysnew.com) More...

Boeing Co (BA) Shares Bought by Capital One National Association

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Capital One National Association boosted its stake in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 0.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. (www.airwaysnew.com) More...

The explosion that blew a hole in a Somalian passenger plane was meant to kill everyone on board

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A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane this week was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board, Somalia’s minister for transport and aviation said on Saturday. (www.aviationgossip.com) More...

MN-483 suffers bird strike

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A Kulula Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-ZWA performing flight MN-483 from Lanseria to Cape Town (South Africa), was climbing out of Lanseria’s runway 25 when the left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a guinea fowl causing damage to fan blades. (www.aviationgazette.com) More...

OR-456 has flaps problem

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A TUI Airlines Nederland Boeing 737-800, registration PH-TFD performing flight OR-456 (scheduled dep Feb 5th) from Banjul (Gambia) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam when the crew stopped the descent at 3000 feet reporting problems with the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold while the crew worked the checklists and used alternate extension for the flaps. (www.aviationgazette.com) More...

Cathay Pacific lists A350 inaugural flights: Manila, then Taipei, Bangkok, Singapore

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Cathay Pacific's Airbus A350 revenue flights begin with May 1 inaugural to Manila followed by Taipei, Bangkok and Singapore. (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

Airline Loses Thousands of Passengers While Employees Turn Violent

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delta Airlines earned over about $56,000 profit per employee in 2015. Pakistan International Airlines earns about $36,000 in revenue per employee. But employees feel they aren’t well-compensated enough for their contribution, and are fighting against privatization which they fear could undermine their compensation, benefits, and no show jobs. (www.airnewslive.net) More...

The explosion that blew a hole in a Somalian passenger plane was meant to kill everyone on board

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A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane this week was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board, Somalia’s minister for transport and aviation said on Saturday. One passenger died and two were injured in the explosion on the Airbus A321, operated by Somali company Daallo Airlines. It was forced to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu airport on Tuesday. US investigators believe the attack was carried out by Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab, but there has been no… (www.ondair.net) More...

British Airline Hiring Cabin crew Staff – Apply now !

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A fantastic opportunity exists to join our Gatwick Fleet team of Cabin Crew where you will deliver outstanding customer service. As a British Airways Cabin Crew member based at Gatwick you will be enthusiastic and passionate about our products and services and focus on putting the customer at the heart of everything you do. (airlinenews.in) More...

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