Air Transport

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September 28, 2016, 10:29 AM

Prosecutors Say MH17 Shot Down from Pro-Russian Territory

BUK missile system identified as the weapon used

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Aug 29, 2016 - 11:59 AM
MRJ pilots returned the first prototype to Mitsubishi's base in Nagoya after encountering issues with the regional jet's air management system.
TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger
Aug 26, 2016 - 4:16 PM
The Transportation Security Administration has plugged staffing gaps that caused long lines at airport security checkpoints this summer.
Aug 26, 2016 - 12:19 PM
The carrier cancelled several domestic flights, reportedly due to concern over turbine blade corrosion of the 787's Rolls-Royce engines.
Aug 24, 2016 - 2:42 PM
The Transformation Qantas initiative to reduce costs has resulted in an impressive turnaround in the fortunes of the Australian carrier.
Lockheed Martin LM-100J cabtop assembly
Aug 24, 2016 - 10:13 AM
Lockheed Martin expects to finish assembling the civil variant of the C-130J Hercules in the next few months and to fly the aircraft next year.
Aug 24, 2016 - 4:01 AM
With some input from Boeing, Stratasys's new approaches to 3D printing and additive manufacturing are set to break through the technology's limitations.
Aug 22, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Panasonic's FlightLink and eXConnect satcom platforms can provide flight tracking capability, but ICAO standards for this are not applicable until 2021.
Aug 19, 2016 - 1:28 PM
Carriers desperate to address worsening shortage of cockpit crew
Aug 18, 2016 - 11:46 AM
Flag carrier to lease 20 of the lower-weight widebodies from IAFC
Aug 17, 2016 - 3:49 PM
The 10 major carriers analyzed by Airlines for America collectively reported pre-tax profit of $12 billion during the first half of 2016.