Michael Adamo

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Emirates to run world’s longest airline route, from Dubai to Panama City | The Star

NEW YORK — Emirates is set to wrest the title of world’s longest airline route from Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd. with a service between its Dubai …

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Gas Turbine | GE Technology

Set Your Blades to Vibrate: Titanic Forces are Shaking Things Up in this GE Lab<p>June 17, 2015 <b><br>GE Reports</b><p>It takes a tiny electric motor to vibrate all …

First Boeing 737 Max fuselage rolls out in Kansas. Next stop: Renton assembly line - Puget Sound Business Journal

Spirit Aerosystems celebrated Thursday as the first Boeing 737 Max fuselage rolled off the line in Wichita.<p>Now all that’s waiting for final assembly …

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The First Boeing 727 Prepares for its Last Flight

Roll-out of E1 (N7001U) from Boeing Renton Plant, 27 Nov 1962 – Photo: Bob BogashMore than 27 years after it was gifted to the Museum of Flight, the …

Intense hail strikes Delta jet cockpit, forces pilot to make ‘blind’ emergency landing (PHOTOS)

A Delta Air Lines jet was caught up in severe hail during a flight from Boston to Salt Lake City, and was forced to make an emergency landing in …

C Series welcomes aboard first passengers

Airbus Patented A Hypersonic Rocket-Powered Jetliner

For space marines and everyday intercontinental commuters<p>Crossing the Atlantic used to take months, but a new patent for Airbus for a hypersonic jet airliner wants to reduce that time to under five hours. Granted in the middle of last month, the patent --“Ultra Rapid Air Vehicle and Related Method …

BA owner IAG 'to sustain thousands of UK jobs' with order for 31 Airbus planes

Airline group is buying 11 long-haul jets and 20 short-haul aircraft, with a large proportion of the manufacturing to be done in Britain<p>The owner of British Airways, International Airlines Group, has placed an order for 31 Airbus aircraft valued at $5.2bn (£3.3bn) in a deal that the aircraft …

60 years ago: The famous Boeing 707 prototype barrel roll over Lake Washington

It was a promotional stunt that in today’s dollars used a $144 million investment by Boeing.<p>And it was done without the knowledge of Bill Allen, then …

Chicago: Major renovation in the works for Midway Airport

Add Chicago Midway Airport to the list of busy U.S. airports scheduled for a makeover.<p>The $250 million plan for Chicago's second-busiest airport is less ambitious than the major overhaul for New York's LaGuardia Airport that was detailed last week. But the Midway project does promise to address …

City Plans Significant Upgrades At Midway Airport

<i>Updated 08/06/15 – 1:24 p.m.</i><b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> City officials were planning to announce major upgrades for Midway International Airport on …

Air Canada July Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor Rise - Quick Facts

Canadian flag carrier Air Canada (AC.TO) reported that traffic, measured in revenue passenger miles or RPMs, for the month of July grew 10.5 percent …

Iron Maiden star Bruce Dickinson restarts Djibouti's national airline

Bruce Dickinson says Djibouti - home to just 850,000 people - 'is uniquely placed to provide a hub for investment from Europe, the Middle East and Asia into Africa'<p>The Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti has relaunched its national airline - a company managed by Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce …

How to get banned from airlines for life

Being asked to leave a plane before your flight certainly is dramatic. Having the police waiting for you after a flight might even get you on the news.<p>But there’s a select few in-flight misbehavers whose actions are so egregious, so over-the-top, that airlines have deployed the nuclear option …

WestJet's Connect takes flight with new inflight entertainment system

WestJet has begun rolling out a long-awaited inflight entertainment system on its fleet of aircraft.<p>The airline announced Tuesday that WestJet …

'Tin Goose,' almost 90 years old, is a flying time machine | CNN Travel

Islamic State's killing of revered Syrian archeologist raises fears for fate of artifacts

The Roman columns that rise out of the desert in Palmyra were worth a lifetime of study to Khaled al-Asaad, who was born in the Syrian city and spent his career preserving it. For different reasons, the ruins have also exercised a strong pull on the Islamic State: The terrorist group abhors its …

United Airlines invests in firm that converts garbage to fuel

Fuel costs are one of the biggest expenses for an airline, but United Airlines hopes to get some help controlling those costs by investing in a California company that can make airline fuel out of household garbage.<p>That's right, garbage. And, no, the exhaust of planes using the fuel won't smell …

United Airlines delivers on sneak peek at its newest aircraft - Chicago Business Journal

By Lewis Lazare <br>– Reporter, Chicago Business Journal<p>Jul 21, 2015, 12:52pm CDT<p>Right on schedule, United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) gave Chicago a sneak look …

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Scenes from the Airbus A350 'demo tour' of the Americas

Airbus' new A350 widebody is nearing the end of its "demonstration tour" of North and South America.<p>On Monday, we showed you images of the jet's stopover in Milwaukee. And, as promised, I've rounded up some additional photos of the A350 during its demonstration tour of the Americas.<p>Airbus shows off …

Boeing details 20-year pilot, technician demand

With an increase in the fleet’s size, continued jet replacements, and the aging workforce combined, Boeing Flight Services is working now to address …

Wanted: Pilots to Fly Looming $5.6 Trillion Jet-Order Surge

Airlines across the globe will need to hire 558,000 new pilots over the next two decades to keep pace with surging travel demand and a $5.6 trillion …

Boy band singer collapses after wearing 12 layers of clothing to avoid bag fee

It would be crazy to risk your health just to avoid luggage fees-right?<p>A member of Scottish boy band Rewind learned this the hard way after collapsing from wearing multiple layers of clothing to avoid paying a 45 pound (about $70) baggage fee, reports BBC.<p>James McElvar was traveling from Stansted …

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Career Spotlight Series: Christina Kurth, Embraer Mechanical Design Engineer

From childhood, Christina Kurth realized her goal of working in the aviation industry. She studied and worked hard, and now has her dream job as a …

The Essential Guide to the Weirdest Airline Seats Ever Conceived

Zodiac Aerospace’s proposed bee-hive cabin lay-out for its HD31-3 seat concept has leaked in patent land.<p>It reveals a nightmarish cabin concept of …

The 19 Passenger Types You'll Meet on Your Next Flight

We flyers may think of ourselves as Economy, Business or even First—in line with the cabin class we can afford to fly—but that’s not how a study …

Report: Indonesian pilots may have been radicalized by ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities in Australia are concerned about the potential radicalization of two Indonesian commercial pilots, according to an intelligence report obtained by the news website The Intercept.<p>The report, marked Australian Federal Police (AFP), profiles two Indonesian pilots who "both appear …

British man arrested after onboard altercation forces transatlantic flight to divert to Boston

Authorities said Wednesday a man from the United Kingdom was arrested following an altercation aboard a British Airways flight that caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Boston’s Logan Airport.<p>Massachusetts State Police have charged Darren Halliwell, 48, of Aspull, Greater Manchester, …

Airbus signs deal for China cabin-completion plant

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) signed an agreement on Thursday to set up its second plant on Chinese soil in a deal that the European planemaker hopes will lead to lucrative new plane orders.<p>People are silhouetted past a logo of the Airbus Group during the Airbus annual news …