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Pilot urges prayers as 'technical issue' forces turnaround

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An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the A330 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a "technical issue." (www.cnn.com) Plus d'info...

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 near Milan on Jun 23rd 2017, smoke in cabin

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Updated: 2017-06-25 13:59:52 GMT A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-FON performing flight FR-8886 from Brindisi to Milan Bergamo (Italy), was descending towards Milan Orio al Serio Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting smoke in the cabin (www.aeroinside.com) Plus d'info...

Photos: The Commercial Planes of the 2017 Paris Air Show

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Throughout the week, the Airways team has faithfully and dutifully brought you all of the big news from this year’s Paris Air Show. Having spent countless hours in meeting rooms and at our computers, we felt it’s time to take a step back and enjoy some eye candy! (airwaysmag.com) Plus d'info...

Wizz Air opens first UK base at Luton Airport

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Wizz Air has opened its first UK base at London Luton Airport. Wizz will base one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport, increasing operations to 42 routes from Luton, including three new services to Tel Aviv, Prishtina and Kutaisi. (www.breakingtravelnews.com) Plus d'info...

It was terrifying: Passengers tell of ‘engine bang, shuddering’ after AirAsia engine failure

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PASSENGER jet with more than 350 people on board has been forced to make an emergency landing in Perth after an engine failure shortly after takeoff. The Air Asia flight was reportedly en route to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it experienced difficulties. The twin-engine A330 airbus suffered a ‘technical issue’ that caused one of its engines to fail shortly before 9am AEDT (7am Perth time) this morning, causing some concern among passengers it may have had to ditch in the ocean. (www.aviationfigure.com) Plus d'info...

Lufthansa wants to help, not take over, Air Berlin: Bild

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Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) sees no limit to the number of planes and crews it could lease from Air Berlin (AB1.DE), its chief executive told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, amid criticism that support for its ailing rival is a stealth takeover attempt. "We already support Air Berlin, in that we have leased 38 planes and set them on our routes. I can imagine, however, that we would expand this cooperation and lease further Air Berlin planes and crew," Carsten Spohr said. (uk.reuters.com) Plus d'info...

12 New Airlines Commit to Fight Illegal Animal Trafficking – Sign Up to ‘United for Wildlife’ Initiative

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If you've ever seen the special Emirates aircraft livery that supports United for Wildlife then you might know what the initiative is about - this is great news that 12 more airlines have signed up to the Buckingham Palace Declaration. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Plus d'info...

British Airways to lease in Qatari A320s to cover strike

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British Airways (BA, London Heathrow) is looking to wet-lease nine A320 and/or A321 aircraft from Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) to offset the impact of an impending crew strike set for July 1 to 16. An application filed with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) indicates the contracts may be extended beyond July 16 for a maximum of two months. (www.ch-aviation.com) Plus d'info...

Incident: Delta B767 near Boston on Jun 22nd 2017, problem with minimum/maximum speed indications

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A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N834MH performing flight DL-174 from Atlanta,GA (USA) to Milan Malpensa (Italy), was enroute at FL330 about 190nm southwest of Boston,MA, almost over New York City, when the crew descended the aircraft to FL250 and then FL230 due to problems with the maximum and minimum operating speed indications (avherald.com) Plus d'info...

New Nigerian carrier jetWest looks to become Africa’s “easyJet”

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New Nigerian airline jetWest aims to start domestic operations in Nigeria in December this year. Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million, has faced a lot of problems with its air industry lately. Bad airport infrastructure and the partial collapse of its largest airline has made the accessibility to air travel quite bad in the country lately (theworldofaviationblog.wordpress.com) Plus d'info...