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Aviation experts query shift in search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

Aviation experts query shift in search for Malaysian jet (via AFP)

The dramatic expansion of the search for a missing Malaysian airliner suggests the plane flew thousands of miles off course, crossing — apparently undetected — a sensitive region bristling with military radar. Aviation experts on Friday queried the…

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EU seeks $12 bn yearly sanctions against US over Boeing



EU seeks $12 bn yearly sanctions against US over Boeing (via AFP)

Brussels on Thursday sought WTO approval for trade sanctions against Washington worth $12 billion a year, the latest twist of a long-running EU-US row over subsidies to aviation giants Airbus and Boeing. A statement by the EU’s executive said it was requesting the World Trade Organization “allow the…

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Boeing Celebrates Delivery of LAN Airlines’ first 787 Dreamliner



Boeing Celebrates Delivery of LAN Airlines’ first 787 Dreamliner (via PR Newswire)

EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and LAN Airlines, one of Latin America’s leading passenger and cargo carriers, celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner to LAN making it the first airline in the Americas to receive the new airplane. LAN is only the fourth…

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Hong Kong Airlines plays down growth ban



Hong Kong Airlines plays down growth ban (via AFP)

Hong Kong Airlines played down the impact on its business of an unprecedented aviation authority ban on expanding further until it meets all safety requirements for operating a larger fleet. The Civil Aviation Department (CAD) on July 17 added a condition to the carrier’s air operator’s certificate…

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US, allies renew opposition to EU airline tax



US, allies renew opposition to EU airline tax (via AFP)

The United States and 16 other nations Wednesday renewed their “strong opposition” to a controversial EU carbon tax on airlines, vowing to work for a multilateral global solution. The meeting hosted in Washington with 16 other countries was called to explore ideas for a global solution to address greenhouse…

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