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    Potentially Fatal Listeria Bug Surfaces at LAX Caterer

    Traces of the bacteria listeria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in vulnerable people, was found in the kitchen of a catering facility at LAX. This prompted American Airlines’ decision to stop using Gate Gourmet catering, at least temporarily. Listeria was found around drains and on the floors but not on surfaces that come into […] More

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    China’s Giant Cargo Drone Makes Maiden Flight

    China’s heaviest cargo drone with a maximum take-off weight of 3.4 tonnes and 1.5 tonne payload took its first test flight this weekend at Neifu Airport in Pucheng. The AT-200 is one of the most powerful drones ever to be used in a commerical application. The Institute of Engineering Thermophysics says it was in the […] More

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    Hardware from the Boeing 747-400 Being Auctioned Off | Take Home a Piece of United Airlines History

    Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of aviation history! Literally speaking, a piece of the infamous Boeing 747 fleet from United Airlines can be in your living room. To celebrate the aircraft’s retirement from the fleet, MileagePlus Exclusives is offering passengers with accumulated award miles a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to exchange award points for […] More

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    Eagle And Bunny Strike Forces Virgin Australia Emergency Landing in Melbourne

    A Virgin Australia flight headed for Brisbane, Australia had to make an emergency landing Friday after hitting an eagle. The eagle was carrying a rabbit in its talons and collided with the plane’s landing gear, shorting after the passenger plane took off from Tullamarine. The pilot of flight VA319 radioed the control tower with reports […] More

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    United Airlines Earnings Call Put CEO in the Hot Seat

    United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz was put squarely in the hot seat today, as analysts aggressively questioned him about management’s failure to get the company on a positive trajectory and deliver on results laid out in the 2016 Investor Day. At the time, Munoz painted a cautiously optimistic picture saying that in 2017 and 2018, […] More

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    Boeing Calls Foul As Airbus Acquires Majority Stake in Bombardier’s C-Series Jetliner Program

    Airbus has struck a deal with Bombardier to acquire a majority stake in the struggling C Series airliner program, in a move that redefines the competitive landscape between Bombardier and rival Boeing. The announcement comes on the heels of attacks earlier this year from Boeing who accused Montreal, Quebec-based Bombardier of selling the C-Series jets […] More

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    Boeing 747 Supertanker Joins Wildfire Battle in Northern California

    Raging wildfires in Northern California are responsible for the largest loss of life since the Cloquet Fire in 1918. According to CNN, some progress is finally being made fighting these fires that have left at least 40 people dead and burned approximately 5,700 structures since they first broke out October 8. Aerial firefighters are an […] More

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    BREAKING: Su-24 Fighter Jet Crashes In Syria On Departure

    A Russian Su-24 fighter jet has crashed at Hmeimim base while attempting take-off. The crew on board did not eject and were killed. Reports have said that technical failure is suspected. The plane was on its way to Syria, where airstrikes have been ongoing since 2015 in retaliation against President Bashar Assad. Defense industry spokespersons […] More

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    Lambert International Airport (STL) Eyed By Private Investors in a Possible Privatization Deal

    STL is poised to become one of the few privatized airports in America. In 2012, Congress established the Federal Aviation Administration Airport Privatization Pilot Program as a means of testing initiatives that would generate access to private capital for public airports. This means private companies could lease, manage, develop and even own them. Nearly 40 […] More

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