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Passengers to Sue Boeing over Emirates Crash at Dubai Airport

Passengers on an Emirates flight that crash landed in Dubai in August last year are suing the aircraft’s manufacturer Boeing. The law suit, filed in Chicago where Boeing has its corporate headquarters, alleges on behalf of 15 people that the crash was caused by an issue with the aircraft’s design. According to the lawsuit, a

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U.S. Ending Laptop Ban on Middle Eastern Airlines

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 18 – The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it was lifting a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions. In March, U.S. officials imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear

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2017: The Year of Plane Rage?

TOKYO, May 3 – An American has been detained in Tokyo for allegedly assaulting an airline employee after a fight on a plane bound for Los Angeles, police said on Wednesday, in the latest bout of plane rage to go viral on social media. All Nippon Airways Flight 6 was waiting to take off from

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MH370 Families Want Investigation to Focus More on Debris From Plane

ANTANANARIVO, Dec 4 – Family members of those lost aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing in 2014 criticised Malaysian investigators on Sunday for not doing enough to find debris, which could give more clues about what happened. Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing

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Syrian Rebels Say Russian Jets Hit Refugee Camp Along Jordan Border

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN, July 12 – Jets believed to be Russian on Tuesday struck a refugee camp along Jordan’s north-eastern border with Syria, killing at least 12 people and injuring scores in the first such Russian strike near the Jordanian border, rebels said. Several jets flying at high altitudes struck at noon a makeshift

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Iran Says Has Finalized the Deal to Buy 100 Boeing Airliners

DUBAI, June 19 – Iran has reached a deal to buy 100 planes from U.S. planemaker Boeing, and the two sides are awaiting approval by U.S. Treasury authorities, the head ofIran‘s Civil Aviation Organisation said in remarks published by state media on Sunday. So far, Boeing has only been granted permission to present its products

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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kenya After Bomb Scare

NAIROBI, Dec 20 – An Air France flight from Mauritius diverted and made an emergency landing at Kenya’s port city of Mombasa after a suspicious device was found in a toilet, Kenya’s head of police and the airline said on Sunday. Police Inspector General Joseph Boinnet said on his Twitter account that the Boeing 777

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