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Lion Air B737 skids off runway at Indonesian airport

Lion Air B737

SUPADIO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – February 16, 2019. A Lion Air Boeing 737-800NG skidded off a runway at the airport on the Indonesian island of Borneo on Saturday due to heavy rain, the airline said to Reuters. Nobody was injured. The aircraft was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak, with 182 passengers and seven crew members onboard,

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Flights at Dubai International Airport grounded due to suspected drone activity

Dubai Airport. © dubaiairports.ae

DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – February 15, 2019. Flights at Dubai International Airport were temporarily grounded on Friday morning due to suspected drone activity, an airport spokesperson said to Reuters. The suspension was in effect from 10:13 to 10:45 am local time, before flights were cleared to resume, Dubai Airport said. Service was soon back to

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EMERGENCY LANDING OF PRIVATE JET WITH JENNIFER ANISTON AND COURTNEY COX ON BOARD DUE TO BLOWN TIRE

Emergency landing private jet Jennifer Aniston at Ontario Airport

ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – February 15, 2019. Friday afternoon the private jet with Jennifer Aniston and Courteny Cox on board had to make an emergency landing at Ontario International Airport – due to failure with its landing gear – according to TMZ. The aircraft (reg. N729TY) took off from Los Angeles International Airport at 11:05

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AIRBUS HAS CONFIRMED THE END OF THE A380 PROGRAM. NO MORE DELIVERIES AFTER 2021

Emirates A380

TOULOUSE – February 14, 2019. Emirates has decided to reduce its A380 orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft, after reviewing its operations. The developments in aircraft and engine technologies causes the airline to take this well thought decision, after keeping the A380 programme alive for the past years, while other airlines already chose to go

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PUTIN SUPPORTS DEVELOPMENT NEW SUPERSONIC PASSENGER AIRPLANE

Tupolev Tu-160

MOSCOW – February 12, 2019. Russian President Vladimir Putin supports the development of a new Russian airliner, based on the Tupolev Tu-160 bomber. “We have to go back to supersonic passenger transport”, Putin said – according to Russia Today – during a visit to Kazan. “Everything is going like clockwork,” the Russian president said about

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