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Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of Air Berlin 'conspiracy'

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Ryanair has accused Lufthansa and the German government of conspiring to carve up collapsed airline Air Berlin. Lufthansa is negotiating over buying Air Berlin planes, which are still flying following a 150m euro German government loan. (www.bbc.com) More...

Bombardier Selects McCann Canada as Its Newest Agency Partner

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Multinational aerospace and transportation company Bombardier selected McCann Canada as its new agency partner, following a review launched this spring involving Canadian and international agencies. (www.adweek.com) More...

One Bird Kills Two Engines

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A Eurowings A319 at Stuttgart suffered dual engine failure after a bird was ingested in one and fragments were ingested in the other. The aircraft rejected takeoff. (avherald.com) More...

Boeing’s and NASA’s new Blended Wing design

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NASA and Boeing are working together on the development of a new wing design called ”blended wing” to take air travel into the future.The idea is to create a more fuel efficient plane that not only reduces air pollution but noise pollution too. (www.airguideonline.com) More...

Emirates Will Transport 20,000 Pilgrims to Hajj This Year: Laying on 57 Flights to Cope

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Emirates is gearing up for the Hajj pilgrimage with plans to transport 20,000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia - the airline will even be using it Airbus A380's to keep up with demand (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) More...

German Media Reports: airberlin to be Snapped Up By Two or More Buyers

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airberlin could be wound up and sold on by the end of September. The airline's CEO has told German media that two aviation companies are in advanced talks to acquire assets from the business. Lufthansa is already confirmed and sources suggest easyJet is the second. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) More...

American will fly its first Boeing 737 Max from LGA to MIA

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American Airlines announced that its first Boeing 737 Max will be deployed on the carrier’s route between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Miami International Airport on November 29. (www.airguideonline.com) More...

As the Scourge of Human Trafficking Intensifies, AirAsia Trains its Cabin Crew to Spot Traffickers and Their Victims

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AirAsia is to train up to 10,000 frontline staff to spot human trafficking victims and the criminals behind it. According to the UN, the global crime is worth an estimated $150 billion USD (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) More...