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#PaxEx TV: Hoverboards prove too hot to handle for some airlines - Runway Girl

In this installment of #PaxEx TV, we take a moment to consider the very real implications of global violence on our freedom and willingness to travel …

New details about MH370 search come to light

Just a tiny part of the seventh arc search zoneNew insights into the search for missing flight MH370, and what happens the moment the jet is found, …

Seafloor

Watch a French Rafale use Scalp air-launched cruise missiles against ISIS targets for the first time

The French Air Force has used the Scalp missile against Daesh for the very first time.<p>On Dec. 15, the French Air Force conducted a raid against ISIS …

Indian context drives Delta’s new KLM-Jet partnership - Runway Girl

SkyTeam carriers Delta and KLM announced a new codeshare arrangement with Jet Airways that will see the Indian carrier trade Amsterdam for Brussels …

Jet Airways

Welsh: Modernise USAF or risk more lives in future conflict

The military head of the US Air Force has warned that the cost of not modernising front-line combat aviation forces “will be measured in terms of …

FedEx firms up one B767 freighter option

FedEx Express Boeing 767-300F © FedEx Express<p>16DEC2015<p>FedEx Express (FX, Memphis Int'l) has firmed up one more B767-300(F) option a study of Boeing's …

Aviation

'Star Wars' cast flies to London on Dreamliner painted like R2-D2

How did the cast of Star Wars get from Hollywood to England for the London premiere of the movie franchise’s latest installment? On a Boeing 787 Dreamliner painted like R2-D2, of course.<p>That came courtesy of Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) which is painting three of its widebody jets in …

China's Jiangxi Airlines takes delivery of maiden aircraft

Jiangxi Airlines (RY, Nanchang) took delivery of its maiden aircraft on Monday, December 14 Skyliner Aviation has reported. Sourced from parent …

Aviation

Russian court puts Transaero under external supervision

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Airlines

The top North American airports for customer satisfaction

The J.D. Power 2015 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, which looked at large and medium-sized portals in North America, assessed how pleased travelers were with a variety of factors including terminals, airport accessibility, screening checkpoints, baggage claim, the check in process — …

​F-22, Typhoon and Rafale tested in new joint combat exercise

The increasingly cluttered warzone in Syria and the recent shoot down of a Russian Su-24 fighter-bomber by Turkey underscore the need for deeper …

Military

Etihad Airways: Making Airport Lounges Cool Again

Somehow understated, but an amazing and easy to find mark in any airport – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AirlineReporterI seem to live in airport lounges …

Abu Dhabi

Southwest pays fees of rivals' passengers in publicity campaign

Southwest Airlines needled its rivals over fees on Tuesday by reimbursing some of their customers who complained on social about paying extra for things like checked bags and change fees.<p>Southwest gave away Visa gift cards in the amount of the fees that some passengers said they had to pay while …

Portugal's FLYmii starts domestic cargo flights

Air Travel

Emirates to expand mainland China network

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China

UK predicts more stealthy and stand-off ops by 2035

Future British military operations will require more stand-off or remotely-operated weapons to counter a spread of advanced technologies among its …

MRJ program under review; new delay expected

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Airlines

Air New Zealand arrives in Houston

A kapa haka dance group made up of Air New Zealand staff welcomes arriving passengers on the airline's inaugural Houston flight. Houston Airport System<p>Air New Zealand's first flight to Houston taxis after arrival on Dec. 15, 2015. Houston Airport System<p>Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon receives …

Global Hawk readies for new payload tests

Northrop Grumman has scheduled flight tests of three new payloads for the RQ-4B Global Hawk fleet next year.<p>The tests are made possible by the …

Aviation

Europe adopts new aircraft tracking rules

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Textron AirLand Scorpion Specification & Technical Data

Developed by Textron Inc. (a multi-industry company leveraging its worldwide network of defense, aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to help …

Aviation

Pakistan's AirBlue eyes a return to Europe

AirBlue (PA, Karachi Int'l) has announced plans to resume longhaul flights to Europe following a near two-year long hiatus. In an announcement made …

The worst places to sit on a plane

Everyone agrees that legroom is a huge deal. But it's not the only way that airplane seats come up short. Some won't recline. Others are constantly bombarded with the scent of the airplane lavatory. Point is, there are many ways your seat can disappoint. Fortunately, you can steer clear of most of …

NFlightCam Offers Versatile New GoPro Camera Mount

Designed For Cockpits Where Suction Cups Are Not Practical NFlightCam has introduced a new GoPro Clamp mount as a solution for mounting a GoPro where …

Drones

Pilot Writes Notes For Students, Teacher On Flight

Return From Class Trip Was Delayed By Fog<p>A group of 31 U.K. students who had traveled to Cyprus with their parents for a holiday in late October got …

Aviation

Syria's FlyDamas commences revenue operations

Aviation

Air Force One Update Is Delayed by Budget Deal in Blow to Boeing

An order for the first Boeing Co. 747 jumbo jet for the new, upgraded Air Force One fleet to ferry U.S. presidents will be postponed by a year to …

Panel rejects budget-airline price regulation

The civil aviation committee has rebuffed calls to set a floor price for low-cost airline tickets following reports of "price dumping" by a …

Vintage air travel: Photos from golden age of flying | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Nowadays we can actually live tweet our own mid-air meltdowns, but how on earth did people entertain themselves on planes before the dawn of Wi-Fi and gadgets?<p>Movies have been shown in the air since 1921 -- yes, really -- but once upon a glamorous jet age we managed to get by without the …

Is your holiday light display an aviation hazard?

Please take care when operating those holiday laser cannons, folks.<p>As far as Griswoldian Christmas displays go, festooning your home with about 5 …

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