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A Ryanair plane takes off early in Toulouse and forgets about fifty passengers

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They were ready, on time at the airport, but the plane left without them. This Saturday, June 19, around fifty passengers on a Ryanair flight were unable to board the aircraft, the latter having taken off in advance, reports the Midday Dispatch . This rather rare incident took place at Toulouse Blagnac airport. (news.in-24.com) More...

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British Airways considers quitting Gatwick airport permanently

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According to a report in The Telegraph, British Airways is considering leaving London Gatwick for good. A review has reportedly been launched into the mechanics of concentrating all mainline flights at Heathrow. Why? What a surprise – it’s the slots. (www.headforpoints.com) More...

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The Story Of S7 Airlines’ Airbus A310 Fleet

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Russia’s S7 Airlines has one of commercial aviation’s most striking liveries. Its all-green paint scheme has been applied to a wide variety of aircraft over time, of which one such design has been the Airbus A310. The carrier operated this model for a decade in the 2000s and 2010s, totaling nine examples across two variants. Let’s examine the story further. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Lufthansa Eurowings holiday unit to ramp up faster than planned

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BERLIN, June 17 (Reuters) - Lufthansa’s new holiday flights-focused subsidiary, Eurowings Discover, will ramp up operations faster than expected this year, starting at the end of July with a flight from Frankfurt to Mombasa, Kenya, the airline said on Thursday. (www.reuters.com) More...

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Air France and SNCF to operate an additional 7 “Train + Air” services

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For over 25 years, Air France and SNCF French Railways have been offering their customers a service allowing them to combine train and air travel in the same reservation. Called “Train + Air”, it is used every year by more than 160,000 customers to and from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly airports. (www.aviation24.be) More...

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ANA Flies Domestic Boeing 787-8 Flight Using SAF

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An All Nippon Airways (ANA) Dreamliner winged its way from Tokyo to Osaka late last week using a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that blended traditional jet fuel with fuel made from microalgae. The flight came on the same day ANA publicly reinforced its good environmental, social responsibility and governance practices. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Ikar Pegasfly B767 Veers Off Runway

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On 17th June, an Ikar Pegasfly Boeing 767-300 experienced a runway excursion upon landing at Simferopol Airport, Crimea, Russia. According to the AvHerald, the 21.9 year old aircraft, with registration VP-BMC (samchui.com) More...

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Pictures and Video: Southwest unveils a special livery for its 50th anniversary

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The American low-cost specialist unveiled the "Freedom One" livery on June 18, on one of its Boeing 737-800s at the Houston-William P. Hobby airport. The painting features 50 stars and 13 red and white stripes, a high-flying tribute to 50 years of Southwest Airlines. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...

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'If you see a deal, you should buy it': Frontier Airlines CEO

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The sky's the limit, according to Frontier Airlines (ULCC) CEO Barry Biffle. "Bookings have been surging for several months." Biffle told Yahoo Finance Live, "If you're planning on going somewhere, you need to book it, because, you know, people are literally going to run out of seats." (finance.yahoo.com) More...

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ANA Bidding Farewell to the 747

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All Nippon Airways will retire its last two passenger-carrying Boeing 747s next month, ending an era in which the American-made jumbo jet was a frequent presence in Japanese skies, working both the international and domestic routes of ANA and Japan Airlines. (www.nytimes.com) More...

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(video) B-29 "Doc" First Flight in 60 years! World's 2nd Superfortress Takes Off from Wichita, Kansas!

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FIFI has lost her title as the world's only flying B-29! If you missed Doc's first flight, here it is!! Recorded live from DPG WICHITA. (www.youtube.com) More...

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Portland: A City Of Opportunities For Alaska Airlines

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Portland International Airport (PDX) is a base for Alaska Airlines and the home airport for the largest city in Oregon. When also factoring in its regional operations, Alaska Airlines is the largest airline at the airport and serves more destinations than any other carrier in the city. However, there is still room for growth. Alaska Airlines envisions a growing commitment to the airport and giving it even more importance in its network, according to Brett Catlin, vice president of network and… (simpleflying.com) More...

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Piper Comanche Emergency Landing on I-595 Highway

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A private pilot said he had "no choice" but to land his single-engine aircraft in the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 during Thursday morning's rush hour. (www.sun-sentinel.com) More...

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Boeing 747 Flight - Stowaway/Landing Gear View

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Camera.....Check, zipties....Check, High-speed tape.....check, 747....... check. (www.youtube.com) More...

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Elon Musk’s 3,000 Mph Rocket Test Aims To Disrupt Airline Travel

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SpaceX's primary goal is to conduct missions to Mars, but they also plan to use their Starship rocket in other areas such as point-to-point flights on Earth. These flights are planned to take place at hypersonic speeds, as SpaceX plans for its rocket to escape the Earth's atmosphere and then use associated benefits to travel faster than traditional airplanes. (wccftech.com) More...

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