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Record Quantity Of Cocaine Discovered Inside Jet Engine Shipped In Hong Kong

Hong Kong Customs Agents have discovered 217 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside a jet engine. This is the first-ever drug trafficking case to make use of an aircraft engine. This is the first-ever drug trafficking in an engine. Photo: Hong Kong Customs  This seizure, worth HK$246 million ($31.7) is also the largest of its type …

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Airline Resumes Flight To Italy But Turns Around After Crew Learned Airport Is Still Closed

We’re all excited about being able to fly again, but German low-cost carrier Eurowings seems to be more eager than most. Airline Resumes Flight To Italy But Turns After Crew Learned Airport Is Still Closed Photo: Eurowings  Last Saturday, a Eurowings flight bound for Olbia, Italy diverted back to Germany after the aircraft’s crew learned …

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Boeing To Cut More Than 12,000 Jobs In The United States

Boeing has told employees that it will slash almost 12,300 U.S. jobs in the first batch of cuts to survive this economic crisis. Boeing to cut jobs in the United States Photo: Boeing Boeing also said that the first set of almost 7,000 employees will receive layoff notices this week, beginning the involuntary layoffs in …

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Emirates To Retire 46 Airbus A380, Considers Cutting 30,000 Jobs

Emirates Group had more than 105,000 employees in March. Emirates also has 115 Airbus A380s in its fleet. Emirates Considering to retire 46 Airbus A380s Photo: Emirates The Dubai-based group is considering plans to permanently retire 40 per cent of its strong fleet of Airbus A380 superjumbos with a final decision likely to be aas …

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United Boeing 787 Made Emergency Landing After Suffering Captain’s Windshield Crack

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner has suffered Captain’s windshield crack after take-off from Hong Kong on 14th May. The aircraft was cruising at 40,000 feet when it suffered crack. Photo: United Airlines The aircraft with registration N26952 was cruising at 40,000 feet, approximately 470 nautical miles from Tokyo, when the crew reported a crack …

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World’s Second Oldest Airline, Avianca Files For Bankruptcy In The US

Latin America’s second-largest airline Aviance Holdings, the parent company of Avianca has filed for bankruptcy on Sunday, after failing to receive any deadline for bond payment. Avianca has filed for bankruptcy in the United States Photo: Reuters The carriers plea for financial aid from Colombia’s government to sustain this corona virus pandemic have been unsuccessful …

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Southwest Airlines Sells 20 Boeing 737s To Raise $815 million

Southwest to sell 20 Boeing 737s Photo: Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines has decided to sell 20 Boeing 737s comprising of 10 Boeing 737-800s and 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.However, these aircraft will not exit the fleet. Southwest will leaseback these 20 planes, the company said in a regulatory filing on 8th May. This agreement …

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Person Killed After Being Hit By A Landing Boeing 737 At Austin Airport

Southwest Boeing 737 damaged after it hit the person Photo: @CBSNews A person who was on the runway 17R of the Austin International Airport was struck and killed by an airplane on Thursday.   This incident took place at around 20:12 when a Southwest Boeing 737-700, operating flight WN1391 from Dallas, Texas was landing in Austin.According to …

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Air Canada Set To Retire 79 Aircraft Immediately

Air Canada has announced that it will be retiring Boeing 767s, Airbus A319s and Embraer 190s earlier than planned. Air Canada will retire 79 aircraft immediately Photo:  @AAF_Aviation Airlines around the globe are parking their aircraft reviewing huge decrease in demand for air travel due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Airlines are not expecting this issue to be …

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