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London-Heathrow to New York-JFK is the World's Only Billion-Dollar Airline Route

The globe is criss-crossed a million times over with flight routes, buzzing with planes throughout the day. Sometimes market forces and competitive advantage come together to make some routes more lucrative than others. One route stands out from all the rest, the only one to break the billion-dollar barrier: British Airways' service between London Heathrow and New York's JFK. ( More...

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Pilot in tears after choir surprises him on his retirement flight:'May God hold in you the palm of His hand'

There wasn't a dry eye outside gate K5 at Chicago O'Hare airport when an American Airlines pilot was surprised after his retirement flight from Dublin, Ireland with an Irish blessing ( More...

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Finding Amelia Earhart’s Plane Seemed Impossible. Then Came a Startling Clue.

Robert Ballard is the finder of important lost things. In 1985, he discovered the Titanic scattered beneath the Atlantic Ocean. He and his team also located the giant Nazi battleship Bismarck and, more recently, 18 shipwrecks in the Black Sea. Dr. Ballard has always wanted to find the remains of the plane Amelia Earhart was flying when she disappeared in 1937. But he feared the hunt would be yet another in a long line of futile searches. “You have it in a holding pattern in your head,” said Dr.… ( More...

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How Airlines Are Defending Dormant 737 MAX Jets From The Ravages Of Corrosion, Insects And Time

Boeing 737 MAX planes have been stuck on the ground now for five months. With the likelihood rising that they won't return to service before the winter, some airlines may soon have to deal with the danger that the planes could literally become stuck to the ground. Tires of planes that are parked for long periods of time can freeze to the tarmac during sub-zero weather, warns a Boeing maintenance manual for the previous generation of 737 aircraft. It advises maintenance workers to place sand… ( More...

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(Video) Ural A321 Crash / Forced Landing after Bird Strike

Takeoff and crash landing video from on-board Ural a321. Around 1:11 listen to the engines being pushed as they as fail. ( More...

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United Airlines Now Tells Pilots No Drinking for 12 Hours Before Shift Starts

In a notable change of policy amongst US operators, United Airlines is now requiring Flight Crew stop drinking alcohol 12 hours before sign-on, from the previous 8. This comes after a crew failed an alcohol breath test in Scotland a week ago. ( More...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr's Citation Latitude Crashes on Landing (all crew and passengers okay)

Racing star taken to hospital but escapes serious injuries ( More...

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Cirrus Caps deployment and recovery video in Quebec

On 27 July 2019 I crashed my plane in the remote wilderness of Quebec. I was rescued 5 hours later by Canadian Heroes. #planecrash #cirruslife #canadianheroes Credits: US Coast Guard "Pilot safe after ditching aircraft 253 miles northeast of Maui, Hawaii" Music Info: Epic Cinematic Dramatic Adventure Trailer by RomanSenykMusic. Ross Bugden INSTAGRAM! : (rossbugden) TWITTER! :… ( More...


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