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Airbus estimates its 863 planes delivered in 2019 will emit 740 million tonnes of CO2 in approximately next 22 years
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Airbus estimates its 863 planes delivered in 2019 will emit 740 million tonnes of CO2 in approximately next 22 years

As a point of comparison, France is estimated to have emitted 441 million tonnes of CO2 in 2019.

Pakistan plane crash: PIA aircraft 'jolted' thrice while landing, pilot 'adroitly lifted' it off the ground, recounts survivor
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Pakistan plane crash: PIA aircraft 'jolted' thrice while landing, pilot 'adroitly lifted' it off the ground, recounts survivor

Zubair, 24, was among 99 passengers on board the PIA Airbus A-320 aircraft that plunged into a densely populated residential area near the airport in Karachi on Friday, killing 97 people, including nine children.

Pakistan plane crash: PIA flight PK8303 crashes in Karachi after losing engine; two rescued, 66 dead as search for survivors continues
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Pakistan plane crash: PIA flight PK8303 crashes in Karachi after losing engine; two rescued, 66 dead as search for survivors continues

A Pakistan Airlines jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighborhood near the airport in Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing

Pakistan Plane Crash Updates: Local media says 35 bodies recovered so far, at least three survivors onboard PK8303 shifted to hospitals
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Pakistan Plane Crash Updates: Local media says 35 bodies recovered so far, at least three survivors onboard PK8303 shifted to hospitals

Pakistan Plane Crash LIVE Updates: Airworthiness documents showed the plane last received a government check on Nov. 1, 2019. PIA’s chief engineer signed a separate certificate April 28 saying all maintenance had been conducted. It said “the aircraft is fully airworthy and meets all the safety” standards, news agency AP reported.

'We have lost engines...' PIA pilot told ATC, reveals audio clip, before PK8303 crash landed in Karachi residential area
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'We have lost engines...' PIA pilot told ATC, reveals audio clip, before PK8303 crash landed in Karachi residential area

Before sending the SOS call, Pakistan International Airline flight PK8303's pilot had told the ATC that the plane had lost the engines

COVID-19 impact: Britain's Rolls-Royce to axe 9,000 jobs in air travel slump; more firms resort to lay off on recession woes
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COVID-19 impact: Britain's Rolls-Royce to axe 9,000 jobs in air travel slump; more firms resort to lay off on recession woes

Rolls-Royce said it was targeting 1.3 billion pounds of annual cost savings, with about 700 million coming from layoffs plus other cuts that could include factory closures.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airbus asks staff to brace for deeper job cuts; says immediate action necessary as survival in question
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Airbus asks staff to brace for deeper job cuts; says immediate action necessary as survival in question

People familiar with the matter say Airbus is also in active discussions with European governments about tapping schemes to assist struggling industries, including state-guaranteed loans.

GoAir suspends some flights on delay in aircraft, engine deliveries; airline apologises to flyers for inconvenience
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GoAir suspends some flights on delay in aircraft, engine deliveries; airline apologises to flyers for inconvenience

In November and December last year, GoAir had cancelled dozens of flights due to delay in aircraft deliveries and non-availability of engines.

Delay in aircraft deliveries by Airbus added to operational challenge; inclement weather in North India hits flight services: GoAir
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Delay in aircraft deliveries by Airbus added to operational challenge; inclement weather in North India hits flight services: GoAir

The Wadia group-owned GoAir cancelled as many as 40 flights this week on account of shortage of staff and inclement weather, among others issues.

Egypt will launch its first communication satellite to improve internet service
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Egypt will launch its first communication satellite to improve internet service

The satellite is named after Thebes or Tiba after an ancient city, whose ruins lie in the city of Luxor.

IndiGo places firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft; does not disclose deal value
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IndiGo places firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft; does not disclose deal value

Budget carrier IndiGo announced on Tuesday it has placed a firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft, comprising A320neos, A321neos and A321XLRs

IndiGo close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus jets worth at least $33 bn
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IndiGo close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus jets worth at least $33 bn

Indian budget airline IndiGo is close to placing a near-record order for more than 300 Airbus A320neo-family jets worth at least $33 billion at recent catalogue prices to cement its position as India’s largest carrier by market share

Blocking last row on Airbus A320neos: Measure comes after EASA caution but not a red signal for potential danger
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Blocking last row on Airbus A320neos: Measure comes after EASA caution but not a red signal for potential danger

GoAir has about 30 A320neos in its fleet and over 100 more of the jets ordered with IndiGo holding the world record with 400 on order.

At G7 Summit, Donald Trump says US now being treated more fairly at WTO, cites recent victories in major cases
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At G7 Summit, Donald Trump says US now being treated more fairly at WTO, cites recent victories in major cases

Donald Trump in the past complained of the differential treatment received by India and China at the WTO.

Boeing 737 MAX fallout: EASA tightens safety norms for A320neos to avert similar issues
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Boeing 737 MAX fallout: EASA tightens safety norms for A320neos to avert similar issues

In 2018 nine 320neos in India were grounded because of a shortage of Pratt and Whitney engine spares

Airbus showcases concept plane to experiment with 'biomimicry' technology
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Airbus showcases concept plane to experiment with 'biomimicry' technology

The Airbus concept aircraft will burn 30 to 50 percent less fuel than today's equivalent planes.

Tech Mahindra inks multi-year deal with Airbus for cabin, cargo design engineering
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Tech Mahindra inks multi-year deal with Airbus for cabin, cargo design engineering

Information technology firm Tech Mahindra on Thursday said it has signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering

Facebook patents a drone that uses kites to stay afloat in the air for longer
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Facebook patents a drone that uses kites to stay afloat in the air for longer

Filed in November 2018, the Facebook patent talks about a drone called "dual-kite aerial vehicle".