Qantas jumbo jet returns to Sydney due to fault
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Onboard Obama’s Air Force One
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World News | Reuters | Thursday April 16, 2015
The jumbo jet, for many years the workhorse of modern air travel, could be close to running out of runway.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Solar Impulse 2 has broken a distance record for solar-powered planes as part of its bid to be the first to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Solar Impulse 2 took off today from Oman, launching the second leg of its epic bid to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world, in a test of its pilots' endurance.
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 29, 2014
A Virgin Atlantic jet bound for Las Vegas is making an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport after developing a problem with its landing gear.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 18, 2014
Looking for that perfect gift for the aviation fan who has everything? One Japanese airline has the answer: a seat from a retired jumbo jet.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday July 24, 2014
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities were searching for one perso...
World News | Associated Press | Thursday July 24, 2014
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 48 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 25, 2014
An Australian flight disaster movie has been shelved in the wake of Monday's tragic news about Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the media reported on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France Press | Friday March 14, 2014
Six days into the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, there is still no trace of the plane or the 239 people who were on board when it vanished on Saturday.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early on Saturday morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt. A look at some of the world's deadliest air disasters
World News | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
Senior Iranian aviation executives were at the Dubai Airshow in a discreet campaign to update their ageing passenger jets this week, even as Iran negotiated with international powers to ease economic sanctions over its nuclear programme.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday November 21, 2013
A Boeing 747 jumbo jet mistakenly landed at a small Kansas airport not far from the Air Force base where it was supposed to land to deliver parts for the company's famed new 787 Dreamliner.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Around 400 passengers and crew of an Air India flight from Jeddah to Mumbai via Hyderabad today had a mid-air scare when it had to return soon after take-off after a cockpit panel showed that one of the doors was not properly locked.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 24, 2013
For decades, the Boeing 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the globe could be nearing the end of the line.
Saturday October 19, 2013
The Chicago-based aerospace giant said 747-8 production rate would be reduced from 1.75 airplanes per month to 1.5 airplanes per month "because of lower market demand for large passenger and freighter airplanes."
World News | Associated Press | Monday September 23, 2013
A tiny exotic snake was found on a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner, leading to 370 passengers being grounded in Sydney overnight, the airline said Monday.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 7, 2013
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has sued Forbes magazine for libel in a British court, alleging its valuation of his wealth at 20 billion dollars (about 1.14 lakh crore rupees) was short of the mark by 9.6 billion dollars (about 54,777 cr...
World News | Associated Press | Friday May 3, 2013
A U.S. military tanker refuelling plane crashed on Friday in the rugged mountains of Kyrgyzstan, the Central Asian nation where the U.S. operates a military base key to the war in Afghanistan.
Friday April 19, 2013
Boeing Co said it would cut the production rate for the latest version of the 747 jumbo jet from 2 aircraft per month to 1.75 aircraft citing lower demand for large passenger and cargo planes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 23, 2013
US aerospace giant Boeing said Friday it would cut between 2,000 to 2,300 jobs by the end of the year in the Seattle region as it winds down development of its 787 and 747 aircraft.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 21, 2012
When someone falls ill on a plane, the usual announcement would traditionally be, "Is there a doctor around?".
World News | Associated Press | Friday October 28, 2011
China's first airplane to use biofuel made its inaugural flight on Friday morning, jetting off from Beijing International Airport. According to Air China, the Boeing 747 used a biofuel developed from algae and jatropha, a tree grown in south China th...
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 20, 2011
A pilot for Virgin Airlines was swept off the stairs of his plane after a Boeing 747 taxied close by. He ended up with a fractured arm and leg.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday June 2, 2011
A flight crew checking the cabin of a Qantas plane before takeoff found rats in a compartment holding medical equipment, grounding the plane for more than a day, a spokeswoman said Thursday.Crews did a visual check of the plane Tuesday afternoon and found no more rats or any damage. The rodents had ...