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Business Insider

Airlines are using these 5 planes to replace the Boeing 747 jumbo jet
Business Insider
According to Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr, the decision operate the 747 instead of smaller aircraft has to do with the amount of room the plane affords its premium cabin. "No airline in the world sells as many premium seats as Lufthansa," Spohr ...
The glorious history of the best plane Boeing has ever builtBusiness Insider
A Boeing exec reveals what's in store for the 747 jumbo jet and predicts that Airbus won't be able to deliver the ...Business Insider

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Voice of America

Chilean Authorities: 9 Planes Grounded by Bomb Threats in S. America
Voice of America
Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on Thursday because of bomb threats issued to Chile's civil aviation authority, its director general told journalists. At least two of the ...
Bomb threats ground passenger planes in Argentina, Chile, Peru and
Bomb threat hoax forces NINE planes to make emergency
Nine planes grounded by bomb threats in South America: Chilean authoritiesReuters
The Independent -Fox News
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Fox News

Electric-powered planes are taking off amid rising fuel costs
Fox News
ZUNUM's 10-to-12-passenger hybrid plane is designed to fly up to 1,000 miles per charge. “Travel from the Boston area to the Washington, DC area could be as quick as two hours, 30 minutes door-to-door compared to four hours, 50 minutes today,” ZUNUM ...

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NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Future of Air Travel: Hybrid To Electric Planes
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Wilcox says the planes will be a hybrid with a battery pack as well as a fuel source. The packs will be in the wings, where a planes fuel tanks normally reside. Each hybrid will travel about 700 miles before the batteries have to be replaced or recharged.


Flight-sharing startup Blackbird offers low-cost 'plane-pooling'
As part of flight-sharing app Blackbird's media flight, we walked right onto the tarmac to the door of our plane at the small but busy San Carlos Airport. San Francisco International is just 10 miles away, but this tiny airport would end up being much ...

Fox News

Taxiing plane clips wing of another aircraft at O'Hare; no injuries reported
Chicago Tribune
Two planes clipped wings Wednesday afternoon at O'Hare International Airport, resulting in damage to both planes but no injuries, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said. The planes were both operated by United Airlines. Flight 645 ...
United Airlines planes collide on the ground at Chicago O'Hare AirportFox News
Planes collide at Chicago O'Hare
Planes Collide On Ground At O'HareCBS Chicago
WLS-TV -FOX 10 News Phoenix
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Alaska Public Radio Network

Cash from Congress will boost Alaska-based system that protects planes from volcanic ash
Alaska Public Radio Network
A $12 million budget boost from Congress will help modernize the instruments that protect transcontinental jet planes from threats posed by volcanic ash. Listen now. Leaders at the Alaska Volcano Observatory say new technology will help them issue more ...

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Planes, trails, and accordion music, all in Sonoma Outdoors events
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
OPEN COCKPIT WEEKEND. AUG. 18-19. Santa Rosa: See inside the planes that fought in the Vietnam War and learn their history, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Pacific Coast Air Museum, One Air Museum Way near the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport.


Southwest allowing miniature horses on planes as service animals
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Southwest, like many other airlines, is banning a number of emotional support animals. But on Friday, the airline announced its list of those animals which could fly on its planes. The airline said it will only allow dogs, cats ...
Southwest Airlines allowing miniature horses on its planes as service animalsWFLA
American Airlines bans insects, hedgehogs and goats as emotional support animalsCNNMoney
JetBlue tightens policy on emotional support animalsCNNMoney
Airlines For America -CNNMoney -Simplemost
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Swiss vintage planes resume flights after crash
A local Swiss airline that operates vintage Junkers Ju-52 planes – one of which crashed earlier this month killing 20 people on board – resumed operations on Friday after receiving the greenlight from the aviation authority the day before. Two Ju-Air ...

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