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August 17, 2017, 10:04 AM

North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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Under the terms of the plan by Flybe and Finnair to jointly acquire Finnish C...
Jul 11, 2011 - 8:40 AM
The effort by UK low-fare regional airline Flybe and flagcarrier Finnair to break through European structural barriers to consolidation took shape last wee
Jul 8, 2011 - 8:28 AM
At least 53 people were killed when a Boeing 727 operated by Hewa Boro Airways crashed at Kisangani Airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo on July 8.
Airbus Military might transfer production of the C212 utility aircraft to Ind...
Jul 8, 2011 - 6:22 AM
Airbus Military signed a strategic collaboration agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI), “to assist in the revitalization” of the state-owned compan
Jul 1, 2011 - 9:12 AM
The third Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (RC003) conducted a standard B1 test flight yesterday, after taking to the air for first time at 3:06 p.m.
Boeing plans to deliver ANA’s first 787—expected to sport a special livery–in...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Boeing early last week launched function and reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner, marking the st
The livery and branding of Bangladeshi carrier United Airways looks nothing l...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
A UK court has ordered Bangladeshi carrier United Airways to stop trading under its current name after a June 24 ruling in London that it had illegally vio
European air traffic controllers, such as those at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht U...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
July marks a turning point from the “pioneer” phase of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) in Europe to the approaching ADS-B mandate. Euro
Boeing’s continued skepticism over the A320neo program led EADS CEO Thomas En...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Last month’s Paris Air Show saw Airbus leapfrog its goal of extending the number of orders and commitments for the new A320neo airliner to at least 500 uni
Jun 30, 2011 - 3:10 AM
The ongoing controversy about whether LightSquared’s proposed network of 40,000 powerful ground-based stations transmitting high-speed Internet across the