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Iran to manufacture passenger planes


August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

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No survivors found in Sukhoi crash (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday morning spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi super-jet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around ... Read more...

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Missing aircraft found in Indonesia


May 10th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers have spotted the wreckage of the Sukhoi super-jet 100, which had gone missing with over 50 people on board, on the slope of a mountain ... Read more...

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Pakistan may buy new Sukhoi superjets


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistan's Air Indus airline has shown interest in buying eight Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes, the Russian manufacturer said Wednesday."The client is interested in purchasing eight ... Read more...

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Pakistan aircrash: Black box to be taken to US


May 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The black box of a Pakistani passenger aircraft that crashed last month killing 127 people will be taken to the US for decoding, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistan grounds all private jets for checks


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) In the wake of last week's deadly plane crash near here, Pakistan's aviation authorities Monday grounded all passenger aircraft run by private companies in the ... Read more...

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India requires over 1,000 new aircraft by 2030: Airbus


March 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) European plane maker Airbus Thursday forecast that Indian carriers will require 1,043 new aircraft valued at $145 billion by 2030. This includes 1,020 passenger and 23 ... Read more...

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Chinese plane flies from Japan without permission


November 30th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) A Chinese passenger aircraft with 240 people onboard took off from an airport in Japan even when told by the control tower to wait on the ... Read more...

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Middle East needs 1,920 aircraft worth $347 bn


November 15th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) Airlines in the Middle East will require 1,921 new passenger and freighter aircraft in the next 20 years -- valued at $347 billion, according to a ... Read more...

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Passenger flight lands as windscreen cracks


October 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A passenger aircraft had to land in Karachi after its windscreen developed cracks.The Airbus A-310 was flying from Dubai to Peshawar when its windscreen developed some ... Read more...

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44 including 8 foreigners killed in Russian plane crash (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty-four people, including eight foreigners, were killed when a Tu-134 passenger aircraft crashed in Russia's republic of Karelia, an Emergency Situations Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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44 die in Russia plane crash (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty four people were killed and eight injured after a Tu-134 passenger aircraft crash landed in Russia's northern republic of Karelia, a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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44 killed in Russia plane crash


June 21st, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 44 people were killed when a passenger aircraft crash landed in northern Russia late Monday night, officials said Tuesday.Eight other people were injured ... Read more...

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Britain to free 100 peisoners


June 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) At least 100 prisoners -- including 10 Islamists and two Al Qaeda-linked terrorists -- would be released by British authorities by 2012, sparking fears that they ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet conducts first passenger flight


April 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armenian airline Armavia Thursday completed the first passenger flight of Russia's newest commercial plane, the Sukhoi Superjet 100.The plane, which was carrying 90 passengers, landed ... Read more...

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Mid-air collision averted in Pakistan


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 20 (IANS) A mid-air collision between a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft and a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft was averted thanks to swift action from the passenger jet ... Read more...

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Qantas plane denied flight path through Iraq


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) A passenger aircraft of Australian airline Qantas had to change its flight path after it was denied entry into Iraqi air space, a media report said Tuesday.The QF32 ... Read more...

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World’s most advanced Dreamliner jet to roll out soon


January 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced and fuel-efficient passenger jet whose delivery has been delayed six times since the 2008 deadline, is likely to enter ... Read more...

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Police: Bomb found on UPS plane could have detonated over U.S. East Coast plane


November 11th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane in England last month could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly ... Read more...

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U.S. bans toner and ink cartridges on passenger planes


November 9th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Monday announced an immediate ban on toner and ink cartridges over 16 ounces on passenger aircraft, while extending a Yemeni air cargo ban ... Read more...

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Karachi plane crash apparently due to ‘human error’, says expert


November 6th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): A human error appears to be the cause behind the twin-engined Beech 1900 aircraft crash in Karachi on Friday, a source in the aviation industry has said."It seems ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda bombs too sophisticated to be detected by x-rays, says Brit counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A senior British counter-terrorism official has said that the al-Qaida bomb inside a computer printer discovered at East Midlands airport on Friday, was too sophisticated to be detected ... Read more...

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Fighter jets escorting passenger plane to JFK


October 30th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) on Friday said it is escorting a passenger aircraft over the United States "out of an abundance of caution," as ... Read more...

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FAA issues safety advisory over lithium batteries following US cargo crash


October 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the US airline regulator, has warned that carrying shipments of lithium batteries on cargo flights may ignite fire if exposed to high heat. ... Read more...

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Phone application to track planes could aid terrorists: Expert


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A mobile phone application worth less than two pounds which precisely tracks aircraft in flight has spurred fears that it could make them terror targets, a security expert ... Read more...

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Phone app that tracks planes ‘aid to terrorists’


October 3rd, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Security experts have slammed a mobile phone application costing less than 2 pounds that tracks the precise location of passenger aircraft in the sky, insisting it is a ... Read more...

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Chopper makers hope Delhi heliport will fuel growth


September 15th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Major international helicopter manufacturers Wednesday said that they were optimistic about the growth of the industry in India with the upcoming infrastructural facilities like a ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 completes static tests programme


September 15th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have completed static capacity tests on the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft, necessary for the implementation of SSJ 100 certification programme, the company said Wednesday. Specialists ... Read more...

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China asks airline to change name after plane crash


August 28th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China's Henan province has asked the commercial carrier whose plane crashed during landing, killing 42 people Tuesday, not to use the word "Henan" in its name in a ... Read more...

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Plane crash lands in California airport


August 27th, 2010 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) At least 15 people suffered minor injuries when a Jet Blue passenger aircraft crash landed at the Sacramento international airport in California Thursday, officials said. A Jet Blue ... Read more...

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42 dead in China plane crash (Roundup)


August 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed while 54 miraculously escaped with injuries Tuesday night when a passenger aircraft broke into two and burst into flames amid thick fog ... Read more...

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Someone threw me out, says boy who survived China crash


August 25th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) "Someone dragged me to the emergency exit door and threw me out," said an eight-year-old survivor of the horrific crash in China's Heilongjiang Province that killed 42 people. The ... Read more...

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China minister hurt in plane crash


August 25th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) A Chinese vice minister was amongst the 54 seriously injured in the plane crash in Heilongjiang province that left 42 people dead. The passenger aircraft overshot the runway and ... Read more...

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42 die in China plane crash (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and 54 injured Tuesday night when a passenger aircraft overshot the runway and burst into flame while landing at an airport in ... Read more...

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Black box of ill-fated plane found (Lead)


July 31st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) The black box of a Pakistani passenger aircraft which crashed Wednesday in Margalla Hills near Islamabad has been retrieved, officials said Saturday. The cockpit voice recorder and black ... Read more...

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