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Escaped Monkey Captured At San Antonio Airport

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SAN ANTONIO (CBS News) — Authorities say a monkey went bananas after escaping from its crate Monday at the San Antonio International Airport, CBS affiliate KENS-TV reports. The monkey made its escape as it was being transported from a plane to the baggage area. San Antonio Police said officials cornered the animal inside a room at the airport around 3:45 p.m. local time. (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

User Fees By Another Name - Dallas Set To Implement GA Landing Fee at Love Field

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The city cited increasing costs for keeping up with traffic and maintenance needs in its decision to approve the fee. But airport officials also stress that they want to ensure that general aviation pays its “fair share.” (www.ainonline.com) More...

Listen to the pilots of SWA1380 land the plane

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Audio has been condensed but includes all publicly available ATC transmissions to/from SWA1380 from the time they declared an emergency to the time they stopped on the ground. Audio quality of these feeds varies dramatically just due to distance to transmitters, A/D converters, interference, receivers, bandwidth, bitrate, compression, digital artifacts, dither, all that fun stuff, etc. (www.youtube.com) More...

The World’s Shortest International Jet Flight? Aruba Airlines Launches 8-minute Flight To Punto Fijo

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Aruban flag carrier, Aruba Airlines, launched what could arguably be labeled as the world’s shortest commercial flight by jet plane. The airline, in partnership with the Venezuelan government, inaugurated its Aruba (AUA)-Punto Fijo (LSP) route on its Bombardier CRJ-200LR yesterday. The two airports are separated by a short 50 miles. However, the two countries are separated by 15 miles (24 km). Currently, the world’s shortest commercial flight is Loganair’s Westray to Papa Westray, scheduled to… (airwaysmag.com) More...

Airbus Finding Difficulty in Selling the A330neo

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After losing their Hawaiian Airlines order, it seems like Airbus is having trouble finding customers for their A330neo models. Their chances at winning orders in a recent bid to sell the A330neo to United Airlines as a replacement for their aging 767s is dwindling as competition with Boeing and their 787s is fierce. (finance.yahoo.com) More...

First Aircraft for WestJet Link Spotted in Vancouver

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The first Pacific Coastal Airlines Saab 340B painted in the WestJet livery to do business as WestJet Link has been spotted in Vancouver, B.C. Photo of the aircraft included in the link. (www.theavgeek.net) More...

How Airplane Windows Are Designed To Withstand Enormous Stresses, And How They Can Fail

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Here's what you should know about the rules, standards and methods of design, and testing and manufacturing of these critical aircraft structures. (www.forbes.com) More...

Saudia A330 makes emergency landing with nose gear up

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A Saudia Airbus A330 made an emergency landing at Jeddah's King Abdul Aziz International airport with its nose landing gear retracted on 21 May. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Alaska Airlines' First Flight Piloted by Two African-American Women

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Alaska Airlines added to its own history with their first-ever flight commanded by two African-American women pilots. Captain Tara Write and First Officer Mallory Cave operated the carrier's historic flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX). (www.foxnews.com) More...

ANALYSIS: US Major Airlines' Fifth Failure

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A three-year battle started by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines against the major Gulf carriers appears to have ended with little to show for the millions of dollars of campaigning by the US airlines and affiliated unions. (atwonline.com) More...

Jet Airways Announces Flights To Manchester

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Adding on to more news of success for Manchester Airport (MAN) is Indian carrier Jet Airways, announcing the launch of a four-times-weekly service from Mumbai starting November 5, 2018. (airwaysmag.com) More...

Philippines AirAsia Targets 70-Aircraft Fleet by 2028

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Philippines AirAsia (PAA) will grow its fleet strongly over the next 10 years and build up its hub at Clark. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Air Canada: No plans to exercise 787 options

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Air Canada does not plan to exercise options on Boeing 787s, CFO Michael Rousseau said at a recent industry event. He cited market conditions for the decision. (canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com) More...

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