October 20, 2020

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    Animals on Planes

    New regulations could bump emotional-support animals from planes

    The times of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be seeing its end soon. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs eligible as service animals, which must be permitted in the cabin at no charge. Airlines could prohibit emotional-support animals including untrained dogs, cats and […]

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    Boeing doesn’t expect clearance of Max by federal regulators until summer

    Boeing stated Tuesday that it has no expectation if federal regulators will approve its changes to the grounded 737 Max until this summer, several months longer than the company was telling only a few weeks ago. That timetable — the recent of several delays in the plane’s approval process — will cause more troubles for […]

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    United Airlines increases profit on more revenue, cheaper fuel

    United Airlines reported Tuesday that higher revenue and cheaper fuel helped increase its fourth-quarter profit by almost 40%, to $641 million. The airline’s forecast of first-quarter earnings has beaten Wall Street expectations. It is kinda unclear sailing for United, however. The financial report came the same day that United shares fell on the fear that […]

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    Damage to historic Vietnam-era helicopter hit by car exceeds $6 million

     A South Carolina aviation foundation is attempting to raise money to fix a historic Vietnam War-era attack helicopter following the incident in which the State Highway Patrol accused a man of crashing into it while driving drunk. The man behind the wheel was detained for driving under the influence of alcohol, a Highway Patrol community […]

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    2019 becomes third safest year for commercial aviation, shows data

    Preliminary data confirms that 2019 saw less commercial aviation accidents than 2018 and other six years. The total deaths because of commercial aviation accidents in 2019 were 293, according to preliminary data, thus making it the third safest year on record. The Germany-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) reports that over a half […]

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    Civil aviation of Tibet receives over 5 million passengers

    The yearly passenger throughput of civil aviation in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region surpassed the figure of 5.72 million in 2019, increasing 7.57 percent year on year, according to the Tibet branch of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The report came on Tuesday. As of December 30, Tibet’s civil aviation experienced 52,631 flights […]

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    Lockheed Martin reaches 2019 F-35 delivery target of 131 jets

    Lockheed Martin Corp stated on Monday that it has reached its 2019 target to provide 131 F-35 fighter jets to the United States and its allies, as the defense contractor construct 47% more jets this year. The world’s largest defense contractor stated that in 2020 it aims to deliver 141 F-35s. Founded in 1995, Lockheed […]

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    World’s largest airplane finishes first test flight

    With a wingspan of 385 feet, and being 238 feet long, it is wider than any airplane. The world’s largest aircraft, developed by aerospace venture Stratolaunch, finished its initial flight test on Saturday. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan bigger than the length of an American football field, this thing took off from Mojave […]

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    Donald Trump speaks to Boeing CEO following tweets on airline technology

    President Donald Trump and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg talked each other on telephone Tuesday, after Trump’s tweet about how flying has become too complicated, according to two sources knowledgeable about the matter. Muilenburg has appeared alongside Trump several times during the first two years of his presidency. “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. […]

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    Uber and Airbus working on Japan’s flying car strategies

    Japan is moving forward to develop flying cars, enlisting firms such as Uber Technologies and Airbus in a government-led group to bring airborne automobiles to the nation in the upcoming decade, according to people knowledgeable with the matter. The group will initially start with about 20 companies, consisting Boeing, NEC Corporation, a Toyota Motor-backed startup […]

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    Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric airliner to enter market in 2022

    A Seattle-area startup backed by the venture arms of Boeing and JetBlue Airways prepares to bring a small hybrid-electric airliner to market by 2022 that can considerably lower the travel time and expense of trips under 1,000 miles (1,600 km), it stated on Thursday. The first of a number of aircraft planned by Zunum Aero […]

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    Iran tells it sealed Boeing plane deal at half cost

    Iran stated on Sunday it had negotiated to pay just about half the announced cost for 80 new Boeing airliners in an order that the planemaker had stated was worth $16.6 billion. Boeing and its European competitor Jet have both signed substantial contracts this month to supply airliners to Iran, the first such deals considering […]

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    Iran to receive first Airbus jet in weeks under sanctions pact

    Iran expects to obtain its first new jet in weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 aircrafts, a senior official stated on Monday, as Tehran and Western companies race to reopen trade nearly a year after sanctions were removed. The initial Airbus jets should be delivered in mid-January, part of plans to purchase […]

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    A two-day strike by Lufthansa pilots has already grounds over 1,800 flights

    German airline company Lufthansa canceled almost 900 flights on Wednesday and ditched another 912 scheduled for Thursday after pilots started a two-day strike in a pay dispute. The Cockpit union at first called members out on a 24-hour strike Wednesday. Late Tuesday night, after Lufthansa attempted and failed to have courts obstruct the walkout, it […]

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    NC Republicans vote to ban Boeing from selling airplanes to Iran

    North Carolina Republicans in Congress, planning to stymie an essential part of the Iran nuclear DEAL, voted to keep U.S. banks and tax cash from funding airplane exports to Iran from Boeing Co.— among the world’s largest aircraft producers and a respected donor to political campaigns. A bulk in the U.S. House on Wednesday passed […]

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