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Incident: Emirates B777 at Dubai on Jun 25th 2016, pilot vision impaired

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An Emirates Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EBO performing flight EK-22 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was descending towards Dubai when the crew declared emergency reporting pilot vision was impaired. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 30L about 10 minutes later and taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail. (avherald.com) More...

Pilot incapacitated on Turkish Airlines flight

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A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration TC-JYG performing flight TK-604 from Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) to Istanbul (Turkey), was enroute at FL360 south of Antalya when the captain became ill and was unable to continue duties. (www.aviationgazette.com) More...

Photo of DC10 modified tanker dropping fire retardant

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The Bakersfield Californian paper has this photo on its website, reprinted in yesterday's Los Angeles Times, too. On the Californian website there are more photos, too. (www.bakersfield.com) More...

Alaska Airlines flight 811 diverted over Pacific

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Alaska Airlines Flight 811 took off from Oakland and got about a 1/4 of the way to Phog when it turned around and heard back to Oakland. Any ideas why? (flightaware.com) More...

Congo's ECAIR secures $35mn loan from regional bank

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ECAIR - Equatorial Congo Airlines (LC, Brazzaville) has secured a XAF20 billion (USD34.6 million) loan from the Development Bank of Central African States (BDEAC) to be put towards the airline's fleet renewal and network expansion strategy. (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

Emirates receives 80th Airbus A380

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A6-EUB is the 80th Emirates A380. The aircraft will be used to fly between Dubai (DXB) and Vienna on the 1st of July. (gulfbusiness.com) More...

Welcome back American Airlines!

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American Airlines has added Auckland, New Zealand, to extensive network with the introduction of daily Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner services from/to Los Angeles. The gargantuan Fort Worth, a Texas-based carrier is touted as the world's largest by fleet size and revenue and the second largest by a number of destinations. It is a founding member of the One World alliance and the introduction of services between Los Angeles and Auckland has been closely aligned with partner airline Qantas.… (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

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