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Pakistan: Plane goes missing with 40 passengers on board

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(CNN)Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK-661 carrying 40 passengers has lost contact with a control tower, the airline said in a statement Wednesday. (www.cnn.com) More...

Air Force One is an 'unrivalled flying fortress'

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It's time for the American president to get a new plane. On the outside, the new Air Force One (which are actually two identical jets) will maintain its iconic blue and white livery - however, the inside will be barely recognisable. Considering the current plane was built at a time when having a fax machine on board was groundbreaking, the technology on board will get a considerable upgrade. It was never going to come cheap. President-elect Donald Trump cast a spotlight on the project this… (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

Lufthansa criticises new fee structure at Frankfurt Airport

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Lufthansa has criticised Frankfurt Airport’s new fee structure following authorisation by the ministry of economic affairs, energy, transport and regional development of Hesse. The new fee structure not only involves an unreasonable increase in fees overall but also lowers fees for those airlines that are new to flying out of Frankfurt, argues the German flag-carrier. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) More...

FlightAware’s Redesigned Flight Tracking Page

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FlightAware is excited to announce our new flight tracking page, our largest redesign to the flight page in our 12 year history. We’ve kept all the same important content and mapping features as we spent almost a year re-designing it to be easier to understand and more usable. (flightaware.com) More...

Incident: Southwest B737 near Jackson on Dec 6th 2016, loss of cabin pressure

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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N374SW performing flight WN-214 from Atlanta,GA to Houston Hobby,TX (USA) with 118 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL300 over Jackson,MS (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks deployed (avherald.com) More...

Antonov offers its airplane to Trump

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U.S. President-elect earlier was displeased with costs of Boeing aircraft Ukrainian state-owned airplane manufacturer Antonov has offered its aircraft for Trump to consider using as the Presidential airplane. (uatoday.tv) More...

Canada: Feds choose Airbus C295 for new search-and-rescue plane

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The federal Canadian government will choose the Airbus C295 (www.ctvnews.ca) More...

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