17 August 2017
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17/08/2017 09:56:48

Three airlines interested in Air Berlin assets: CEO

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Air Berlin is in talks with three competitors about buying up its assets, the insolvent airline's boss said Thursday, warning that not all jobs would be saved.

09/08/2017 03:32:17

French start-up takes off with flight-sharing app

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AFP

A French start-up is reaching for the skies with a flight-sharing app, matching pilots with passengers looking for a low-cost way to take off in a private aircraft.

11/05/2017 08:34:37

Emirates airline posts 82.5 pct drop in 2016-17 profit

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Emirates airline said Thursday its 2016-17 profit dropped by 82.5 percent to $340 million, citing fierce competition, currency devaluations and US travel restrictions as major challenges.

05/05/2017 07:07:43

BA-owner reports profits dive as weak sterling bites

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IAG, parent group of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, reported on Friday a 74-percent slump in first-quarter net profit, in large part owing to a weak pound.

05/05/2017 06:17:17

Made-in-China jet takes maiden flight

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AFP

The first large made-in-China passenger plane took off on its maiden test flight Friday, marking a key milestone on the country's ambitious journey to compete with the world's leading aircraft makers.

25/04/2017 19:21:15

Dragged United passenger «aggressive», officers say

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Newly released reports from security officers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport paint an unflattering picture of the man dragged from a United...

24/04/2017 12:56:54

Qatar Airways chief accuses US carriers of «bullying»

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The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying", as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions.

22/04/2017 19:01:15

Sobbing mother video prompts controversy for American Airlines

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AFP

Less than two weeks after United Airlines prompted a public relations crisis for dragging a passenger from his seat on an overbooked flight, rival American Airlines is being buffeted by its own controversy.

22/04/2017 00:45:59

United CEO Munoz no longer to become chairman

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AFP

United Airlines said Friday it no longer plans to name chief executive Oscar Munoz chairman as it revised its compensation program following an uproar over its treatment of a passenger.

20/04/2017 03:12:02

Emirates cuts flights to US as demand weakens

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Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, said Wednesday that it will reduce flights to the United States after tightened visa and security measures under President Donald Trump hit demand.

19/04/2017 01:18:15

United won't fire anyone over manhandled passenger

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United's widely-condemned violent removal of a passenger from a flight was a «system failure» and no employees will lose their jobs as a result, United Continental chief Oscar Munoz said Tuesday.

18/04/2017 06:21:09

United reports solid profits, vows better customer treatment

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United Continental reported sharply lower first-quarter earnings Monday but they still bested analyst expectations, and the airline vowed to remake its customer service after its rough treatment of a passenger stoked global outrage.

18/04/2017 05:50:44

Delta to pay up to $10,000 to bumped customers

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AFP

Delta Air Lines has increased the maximum possible payout to passengers to nearly $10,000 if they voluntarily give up a seat on an overbooked flight, the company told AFP Monday.

05/02/2017 15:39:15

Qatar Airways launches world's longest flight

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AFP

Qatar Airways launched the world's longest scheduled commercial service with its inaugural flight from Doha to Auckland taking off eight minutes early on Sunday, a company spokeswoman said.

27/12/2016 16:01:25 Video

Russia, the black box of the Tupolev brought to the surface

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Askanews

The discovery of the black box took place at 1,600 meters from the shore, at a depth of 17 meters. The box, immersed in water so that the air does not deteriorate the recorded material, will reach the Central Institute of Lyubertsy research center of excellence in the South East suburbs of Moscow.

12/12/2016 03:25:23

Second Sydney airport cleared for take off

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Sydney is to get its second international airport after the Australian government approved plans on Monday, ending decades of indecision over a facility that will initially handle 10 million passengers a year.

30/11/2016 16:57:53 Video

Chapecoense, the video of the last party before the tragedy

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Redazione

Brazil has decreed three days of national mourning for the death of 75 people, mostly members of the football team Chapecoense, in the plane crash near Medellin, leading the team to Colombia to play the final of the Copa Sudamericana against Atletico Nacional.

27/10/2016 11:57:19

UPS to buy 14 Boeing freighter planes

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US shipping company UPS announced Thursday it will buy 14 Boeing freighter aircraft, and has an option to buy 14 more, to increase fleet capacity.

23/09/2016 15:23:41

Smoking Samsung phone sparks alert on Indian flight

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AFP

A smoking Samsung phone sparked alarm on an Indian flight on Friday, the airline said, weeks after the manufacturer recalled 2.5-million units of its latest model when batteries began catching fire while charging.

02/08/2016 11:20:38 Video

Hong Kong: typhoon Nida arrives, flights canceled for 16 hours

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Hundreds of flights were canceled, schools were closed, as well as most of the shops and the Stock Exchange. The winds have lashed 150 per hour throughout the night the city and many areas are closely monitored for the risk flooding.

03/04/2016 08:48:33

Brussels Airport reopens with three flights, tighter security

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Brussels Airport reopens on Sunday with three «symbolic» flights and strict additional security checks for passengers, marking a new era for air travel in Belgium after attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers.

25/03/2016 18:17:20 Video

The second airport of Brussels «stormed» by passengers

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Askanews

Everything works, but to its capacity limits. And Easter is expected a greater influx of its history: 100 flights, almost 40 thousand people. The main port of call, however, will remain closed at least until Sunday included.

23/03/2016 11:10:12

Europe freezes air, rail links with Brussels

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Airlines cancelled hundreds of flights and European railways froze links with Brussels Tuesday after a series of bombs blasts killed around 35 people in the city's airport and a metro train, sparking a broad security response.

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