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Serial stowaway evades all security, boards and flies O'Hare/Chicago-Heathrow/London

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It's at least the third time she made it past security and flew. She's been arrested at least eight other times four states after getting past security and successfully boarding; in those cases, she was discovered and removed before departure. (www.cbsnews.com) More...

Technical Glitches Prompt Southwest Airlines Flight Problems

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LOS ANGELES — Southwest Airlines says computer problems delayed or canceled flights in and out of airports in Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, but they've been resolved. Southwest spokesman Brian Parrish says Friday afternoon's problems at LAX lasted about 3 ½ hours. He says gate systems and lobby check-in systems were affected. (www.nytimes.com) More...

Press Release – FAA Proposes $75,000 Civil Penalty Against Commercial Jet, Inc.

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $75,000 civil penalty against Commercial Jet, Inc. of Miami, Fla., for allegedly conducting improper repairs on the landing gear of a Boeing 767 aircraft. (www.faa.gov) More...

Electric Airplanes Could Remake Aviation

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Electric airplanes could completely make over the regional airline sector -- fundamentally changing the way we move around and creating new economic opportunities. (www.greentechmedia.com) More...

Turkey uses large crane to remove skidded plane from slope

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The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board, overshot the runway while landing at Trabzon Airport on Jan. 13. All passengers and crew were evacuated and no one was injured. (www.foxnews.com) More...

Kenneth Copeland Ministries Takes Possession of Gulfstream V

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"Glory to God! Kenneth Copelandd Ministries took possession of the debt-free Gulfstream V on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. " (www.youtube.com) More...

A Norwegian plane flew from New York to London in 5 hours 13 minutes — the fastest subsonic commercial transatlantic flight ever

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Norwegian just broke a record for fastest subsonic commercial transatlantic flight. Its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flew from New York JFK to London Gatwick in 5 hours 13 minutes. The record came one day after another pilot completed the same flight in 5 hours 20 minutes. (amp.businessinsider.com) More...

Embraer Reports E190-E2 Spec Improvements

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Expecting certification of the new E190-E2 “in the coming weeks,” Embraer on Friday issued several final specifications for the airplane, including 1.3 percent less fuel burn than original estimates and a 750 nautical mile improvement in hot-and-high ranges from London City Airport and Mexico City. Originally targeting the first of half of this year for certification, the program has completed 2,000 flight test hours and, according to program director Fernando Antonio Oliveira, more than 98… (www.ainonline.com) More...

FBOs Are Lifeblood of Business Aviation

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Without FBOs, airports would be just fields of runways and ramps devoid of the creature comforts and necessities that business aviation passengers and crew need to accomplish their missions. FBOs are a critically important part of the aviation landscape—the welcome transition between ground and sky. (www.ainonline.com) More...

TSA: TV Crew Tried To Get Through Newark Airport Security Checkpoint With Fake Bomb

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NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — At least seven people who said they worked for a TV crew were arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport Thursday, after they allegedly tried to film themselves going through a security checkpoint with a fake explosive device. The Transportation Security Administration said Port Authority police arrested the group after officers detected a suspicious item in a carry-on bag. (newyork.cbslocal.com) More...

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