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  • Relatives Fly to Taiwan's TransAsia Airways Plane Crash Site

    Relatives Fly to Taiwan's TransAsia Airways Plane Crash Site

    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...

  • TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes While Landing in Taiwan, Killing 48

    TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes While Landing in Taiwan, Killing 48

    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.

  • Plane crash movie shelved after Malaysia Airlines flight disaster: report

    Plane crash movie shelved after Malaysia Airlines flight disaster: report

    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.

  • What could have happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370?

    What could have happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370?

    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.

  • A look at world's deadliest air disasters

    A look at world's deadliest air disasters

    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

  • Iran window shops at Dubai airshow in hope of sanctions relief

    Iran window shops at Dubai airshow in hope of sanctions relief

    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.

  • Boeing jumbo jet lands at wrong airport

    Boeing jumbo jet lands at wrong airport

    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.

  • Open door forces Air India flight to return

    Open door forces Air India flight to return

    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.

  • Boeing's 747 is an icon, but future is in doubt

    Boeing's 747 is an icon, but future is in doubt

    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.

  • Boeing cuts 747 jumbo production again

    Boeing cuts 747 jumbo production again

    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."

  • Snake grounds jet with 370 passengers in Sydney

    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.

  • He sued Forbes for saying he's 'only' worth 20 billion dollars: report

    He sued Forbes for saying he's 'only' worth 20 billion dollars: report

    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...

  • US military tanker plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan

    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.

  • Boeing cuts production rate on 747-8 jumbos

    Boeing cuts production rate on 747-8 jumbos

    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.

  • Boeing to slash up to 2,300 jobs in Seattle area

    Boeing to slash up to 2,300 jobs in Seattle area

    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.

  • Passenger steps into co-pilot's shoes mid-air!

    Passenger steps into co-pilot's shoes mid-air!

    When someone falls ill on a plane, the usual announcement would traditionally be, "Is there a doctor around?".

  • Bio-fuelled commercial plane takes first flight in China

    Bio-fuelled commercial plane takes first flight in China

    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...

  • Pilot knocked off stairs by passing plane

    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.

  • Rats found on Qantas plane just before takeoff

    Rats found on Qantas plane just before takeoff

    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 ...

  • AI plane catches fire; probe ordered

    AI plane catches fire; probe ordered

    A Boeing 747 sircraft caught fire at the airport in Mumbai on Friday. However, there were no casualties.

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