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LC Peru Q400 performs emergency landing after nose gear failure
Civil Aviation
LC Peru Q400 performs emergency landing after nose gear failure

A Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 of the company LC Peru operating a domestic flight between Lima and Ayacucho in Peru on August...

Ben Smith named CEO of Air France-KLM despite union objection
Civil Aviation
Ben Smith named CEO of Air France-KLM despite union objection

Benjamin Smith, currently second in command at Air Canada, was officially named CEO of Air France-KLM group by the board...

Xiamen Air jet badly damaged after runway excursion in Manila
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Xiamen Air jet badly damaged after runway excursion in Manila

A Boeing 737 of Chinese company Xiamen Air operating flight MF8667 skidded off the runway on the night of August 16, 201...

South African Express to resume operations before merger
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South African Express to resume operations before merger

Three months after its air operator certificate (AOC) and aircraft maintenance organization (AMO) got suspended by the S...

IATA maintains complaint against Honeywell
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IATA maintains complaint against Honeywell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has not yet reached any agreement with Honeywell, similar to the one...

Air France-KLM woes deepen as Dutch pilots threaten with strike
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Air France-KLM woes deepen as Dutch pilots threaten with strike

Like their colleagues at sister company Air France, the pilots at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines threatened to take industrial...

Crash of plane stolen from Seattle airport raises safety concerns
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Crash of plane stolen from Seattle airport raises safety concerns

A Horizon Air Bombardier Dash 8-400, registered N449QX, was stolen on August 10, 2018, from Seattle–Tacoma Interna...

Survivors sue Aeromexico over crash
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Survivors sue Aeromexico over crash

Fifteen of the U.S. passengers that survived the crash of Aeromexico Flight 2431 on July 31, 2018 filed a lawsuit agains...

Ryanair cancels 400 flights but denies strike in Netherlands
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Ryanair cancels 400 flights but denies strike in Netherlands

Ryanair canceled about 400 flights on August 10, 2018, in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, and Ireland due to a joint pilot str...

Airbus Zephyr S breaks record of longest flight ever
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Airbus Zephyr S breaks record of longest flight ever

Airbus Defense & Space announced the successful maiden flight of their Zephyr S HAPS. The “High Altitude Pseud...

Union refuses new Air France-KLM CEO candidate
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Union refuses new Air France-KLM CEO candidate

The second in command at Air Canada, Benjamin Smith, was chosen by the Air France-KLM nomination committee to succeed Je...

US Congress demands the FAA for more passenger rights protection
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US Congress demands the FAA for more passenger rights protection

The U.S. Senate is currently working on the bill that would authorize the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) to operate...

Spanish Eurofighter accidentally fires missile near Russia border
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Spanish Eurofighter accidentally fires missile near Russia border

Spanish Ministry of Defense announced on August 7, 2018, that one of its Eurofighter Typhoons accidentally fired a live...

Qantas crew reach agreement with Airbus on autopilot incident
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Qantas crew reach agreement with Airbus on autopilot incident

Airbus and Northrop Grumman reached an agreement with the pilot and crew members of Qantas flight 72 on July 26, 2018....

ATR delivers 5 aircraft to Iran Air day before US sanctions
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ATR delivers 5 aircraft to Iran Air day before US sanctions

Franco-Italian plane maker ATR managed to deliver five aircraft to Iran Air on August 5, 2018, a mere day before new Ame...

NASA names first nine astronauts for SpaceX and Boeing missions
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NASA names first nine astronauts for SpaceX and Boeing missions

On August 3, 2018, NASA revealed the names of nine astronauts who will be aboard of the first space capsules, the Boeing...