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UA to Fly Nonstop Indianapolis to San Francisco

UA to Fly Nonstop Indianapolis to San Francisco Daily flights expand access to the West Coast and across the Pacific United Airlines today announced new daily nonstop service from Indianapolis to its hub at San Francisco International Airport., beginning Jan. 7. The conveniently timed flights will operate using Airbus A319 aircraft, with eight United First seats, […]

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KSK Set to Fly Eurocopter’s Light Utility Helicopter

Germany’s Special Forces Command Set to Fly Eurocopter’s EC645 T2 Light Utility Helicopter Eurocopter and the German Federal Ministry of Defense today signed a contract for 15 EC645 T2 Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) to be used by Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), Germany’s Special Forces Command. With this order, the Bundeswehr has now joined the customer list […]

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Boeing Gains FAA Approval to Fly Advanced Navigation Procedures on 787

Boeing Gains FAA Approval to Fly Advanced Navigation Procedures on 787 Boeing has received FAA approval to fly Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures on the 787 fleet. Operators that fly RNP AR procedures significantly reduce fuel burn, emissions and airport congestion by flying precisely along a predefined route using advanced on-board […]

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Wizz Air to Fly Istanbul

Wizz Air Opens Budapest – Istanbul Route Wizz Air, the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new service from Budapest to Istanbul commencing on 2 August. The route will operate four times per week initially and gradually grow over the following months to a daily operation by March 2014*. […]

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Delta Air to Fly Nonstop from Seattle toTokyo-Haneda

Delta Air Lines this weekend will begin new service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Haneda Airport in Tokyo. Prior to the inaugural flight, Seattle was the largest West Coast city without nonstop service to Haneda, which is the preferred Tokyo airport for many business travelers due to its proximity to the city’s central business district. […]

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The world’s First Smartphone in Space ‘STRaND-1’ Ready for Launch

A UK mission, jointly developed by the University of Surrey’s Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), to send the world’s first smartphone satellite into orbit, is due to launch on 25th February. The unique and innovative satellite, called STRaND-1 (the Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator), is a 30cm CubeSat weighing […]

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Joint Qantas-Emirates Network Open for Business

Qantas customers can start booking on the joint Qantas-Emirates network for travel from 31 March. This follows interim authorisation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for the proposed Qantas and Emirates partnership. The partnership remains subject to government and regulatory approvals. Qantas International CEO Simon Hickey said customers could book travel on a […]

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Austrian Airlines to fly to Chicago from 2013

Austrian Airlines will be extending its North American product in the 2013 summer schedule: from 17th May, 2013 onwards, Austrian Airlines will be flying five times a week to Chicago, the largest city in the mid-western USA. The service will be operated using a Boeing 767, which by then will be equipped with a completely […]

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Concern over increase in local air fatalities in 2011

South African aviation history is littered with accidents and fatalities, with 325 people dying in air crashes in the country since 2004. The Tzaneen crash has already brought the number of air fatalities in the country to 30, surpassing last year’s total of 24. Phindiwe Gwebu, corporate communications and marketing manager for CAA, said all […]

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Turkish Airlines to expand operations in India

Turkish Airlines plans to expand operations in India in 2012 by doubling weekly flights to 28 and adding Hyderabad as its third Indian destination. Turkey’s flag carrier, which currently operates one flight daily to Delhi and Mumbai, also aims to extend its code share withAir India, India’s national carrier, to get more passengers from Indian […]