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12-02-2020 17:13
Now In Ask the Pilot: Long Live the Airport Marqee. From Madrid to Mali, How Location Signs Add a Touch of Drama and Flair.
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12-02-2020 15:27
Textron Aviation is launching an exciting new era for its renowned Beechcraft King Air 200 series of aircraft with the introduction of the Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop.
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12-02-2020 07:33
Ryanair is close to placing an order for dozens of additional Boeing 737 MAX jets in a commercial boost to the U.S. planemaker after regulators lifted a 20-month safety grounding, industry sources said.
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12-02-2020 06:08
After a Federal Aviation Administration employee tested positive for COVID-19, a ground stop was put into effect at Denver International Airport for a short time on Tuesday. Following that, a ground delay for incoming flights was put into place. That led to some late arrivals for flights in the afternoon and early evening.
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12-02-2020 05:51
American Airlines and United Airlines are pausing plans to operate nonstop flights to Shanghai from the U.S. following reports of lengthy waits facing airline crews upon arrival, limited local accommodations and restrictions on their movement in the country, according to people familiar with the matter.
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12-02-2020 03:58
FORT LAUDERDALE — American Airlines will offer employees five charter flights on the Boeing Co. 737 Max as the carrier tries to ease any concerns before the embattled jet returns to passenger flights in late December. The planes to be used have undergone the updates required by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to end a long grounding, American said Monday. In granting approval for the Max charters, the regulator also authorized American to begin revised pilot training before changes to its flight manual take effect on Dec. 22.
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12-02-2020 03:54
MADRID — Philippine's low-cost airline Cebu Pacific will convert its two Airbus A330 jets to freighters to increase its share in the soaring global cargo business amidst the pandemic.To this end, the carrier signed an agreement with Spain's AIRE (Aircraft Interior Refurbishment Espana) for the conversion of two jets. AIRE is the leading provider of cabin interiors engineering, production, and maintenance services in Spain.
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12-02-2020 03:48
The strange incident occurred at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) in Kolkata, India. A swarm of bees stuck on a fuselage of a parked Vistara Airbus A320neo jet.The incident occurred on November 30, 2020. Following the attack, the insects could not be removed humanely, therefore the fire department of CCU airport was forced to deploy water trucks to get rid of honeybees stuck on the body of the parked aircraft.
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12-02-2020 03:47
Aeronautical data providers have warned Russian airlines that updated navigational databases lack information on 49 airports.As a result, pilots will have to use paper maps or directions provided by air traffic controllers while landing at those airports, Russian media reports. On December 4, 2020, a new air traffic management structure will be rolled out by the Russian Federal Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) and the State Air Traffic Management Corporation of the Russian Federation. The layout of all routes and corridors, as well as their designations will be overhauled with the aim to make air navigation above Russia more efficient.
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12-02-2020 03:40
oday an Air Djibouti Boeing 737-500 suffered the collapse of its main landing gear at Garowe, Somalia.According to the AvHerald, the 28 year old aircraft, with registration EY-560, was performing flight IV-206 from Hargeisa (Somalia) to Mogadishu (Somalia) with intermediate stops in Hargeisa and Garowe. During the landing at Garowe Airport, it suffered the collapse of the right-hand main gear at low speed.
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