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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid  growth
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Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry
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Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019
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Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies
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Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow travelers ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding
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‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports
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Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than six million passengers in April 2019, a gain of 5.1 percent year-on-year. This noticeable ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.
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Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
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Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues
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Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months ... Read More

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash
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Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

editor editor- March 29, 2019

It has been confirmed that investigators have determined the automatic anti-stall system as activated before the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea
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Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters
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Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries
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Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on ... Read More

US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient
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US Pilots alarmed: Boeing 737 Max 8 flight manual is criminally insufficient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

The Flight Manual for the Boeing 737 Max 8 is inadequate and almost criminally insufficient. These are the words of ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures February 2019:  Positive Trend Continues
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Fraport Traffic Figures February 2019:  Positive Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Passenger traffic rises at FRA and Group airports worldwide In February 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 4.5 million ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash
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Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash
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List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash
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ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

According to the Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, who is considered a titan of the aviation industry, the captain on ET 302 after ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements
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IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight
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FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks
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German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital ... Read More

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick
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De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

An airplane leaving from Quebec City's Jean Lesage airport was quickly evacuated today after passengers began to fall ill.  A dozen ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility
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Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing ... Read More

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities
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250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

Are Americans are no longer welcome in Labrador, Canada? The Canadian Government has shown how a bureaucratic interpretation can create an ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA
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New passenger record achieved at FRA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the airport's ... Read More

Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA
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Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures  November 2018: Growth Trend Continues
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Fraport Traffic Figures November 2018: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018

Frankfurt Airport welcomed around 5.24 million passengers in November 2018, a growth of 4.7 percent year-on-year. This development was driven ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

United Airlines takes restaurant-quality dining higher
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United Airlines takes restaurant-quality dining higher

editor editor- October 14, 2015

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines is unveiling new premium-cabin and United Economy meal and snack options this fall, offering more ... Read More

Historic takeoff makes “flying car” a reality
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Historic takeoff makes “flying car” a reality

editor editor- March 19, 2009

Terrafugia, Inc., a game-changing aircraft company, announced today the first flight of its Transition(R) Roadable Aircraft Proof of Concept. Read More