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How Lufthansa's Boeing 747s became too heavy to fly [audio]

This story looks at how Lufthansa wanted to retire its six Jumbo Jets, but was unable to get them off the ground. ...


Story of the week | What happened in Doha?

This week’s story looks at an incident in Doha airport, Qatar. On October 2, female passengers flying to Sydney were taken off the airplane, strip-searched and medically examined without their consent. The search happened after a premature baby was discovered in the terminal bathroom of Hamad International Airport earlier that day. The invasive searches became known this week after passengers contacted authorities in Australia. Together wit...