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Algeria to sketch new airline for domestic routes only

The government of Algeria announced plans to launch a new air carrier for operating only domestic flights in order to reduce the pressure on Air Algerie. The measure should enable the state-owned airline to concentrate only on international operations.  ...


Space X, NASA gears up for historic Crew Dragon launch

SpaceX and NASA are gearing up for the second attempt to make the first manned launch of the Crew Dragon, the shuttle destined to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The historic milestone will determine the future of American space sovereignty.  ...


Southwest and off to Hawaii: soaring past range in test flight

Southwest has begun conducting test flights to Hawaii as it seeks regulatory approval to start its long-anticipated service to the popular travel destination. The airline carried out a one-time non-stop flight to Honolulu on February 5, 2019, using one of its Boeing 737s with plans to conduct a second flight the following day, and this time, passing the distance limit of its jetliners....


SIA to debut world’s longest flight today [Gallery]

On October 11, 2018, 23:35 p.m. local time, a flight from Singapore Changi airport is to take off for New York (Newark) in United States. Scheduled to reach the destination the next day at 6:00 a.m. (local time), it is set to top Qatar airlines Doha-to-Auckland journey as the world’s longest commercial non-stop flight....


Norwegian Air Argentina to launch these six domestic routes

Less than a month after Norwegian Air Argentina updated its plans to start operations in the South American country in mid-October, the startup announced on October 1, 2018, the launch of six domestic routes from capital Buenos Aires....


SpaceX signs first passenger for lunar BFR mission

Guess what, SpaceX announced on September 13, 2018, it has signed “the world’s first private passenger” for a flight around the Moon aboard its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). ...


Another successful Falcon 9 launch for SpaceX

SpaceX successfully launched another Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US, on July 25, 2018. This time, the launcher carried 10 next-generation Iridium communication satellites that were all deployed around the Earth. It is the seventh satellite launch for Elon Musk’s company, which puts the number of satellites currently in orbit at 75....


UK building its first spaceport with ambitions beyond

UK announced on July 16, 2018, at the Farnborough International Airshow, that it plans to build the country’s first commercial vertical launch spaceport in northern Scotland. ...


SpaceX Falcon Heavy Poised for Launch with Tesla Roadster as Cargo

On Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, private spaceflight company SpaceX will attempt to launch its unprecedented Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit around Mars....


Historic Launch And Dramatic Landing for SpaceX

SpaceX have taken yet another step toward Mars on Sunday by launching their first mission from NASA’s historic Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center....