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'Reassuring' study claims that risk of coronavirus transmission on planes is limited
World

'Reassuring' study claims that risk of coronavirus transmission on planes is limited

Experts traditionally consider the contagion zone in an airplane to extend two rows in front and behind the infected person.

Boeing says 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January; awaits certification from FAA next month
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Boeing says 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January; awaits certification from FAA next month

Boeing on Monday said it expects the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one month

NASA displays its experimental all-electric X-57 Maxwell aircraft for the first time
science

NASA displays its experimental all-electric X-57 Maxwell aircraft for the first time

The aircraft has been under development since 2015 and is still a year away from its first test flight.

Scientists develop radical airplane that flies without moving parts like propellers
science

Scientists develop radical airplane that flies without moving parts like propellers

The airplane is small, lightweight and virtually noiseless and gets airborne with no moving parts like propellers or turbine blades.

Canadian rapper Jon James McMurray dies while performing stunt on plane wing for music video
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Canadian rapper Jon James McMurray dies while performing stunt on plane wing for music video

Jon James McMurray was shooting for a music video which required him to rap while on an airplane wing

IndiGo employee arrested in Pune for making hoax call about bomb on Delhi-Mumbai flight
India

IndiGo employee arrested in Pune for making hoax call about bomb on Delhi-Mumbai flight

An IndiGo airline employee has been arrested for making a hoax call regarding a bomb on a Mumbai-bound flight at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Mumbai airport shutting down runways: It would have smarter to give early warning than causing last-minute chaos
India

Mumbai airport shutting down runways: It would have smarter to give early warning than causing last-minute chaos

Loss to the airlines flying out of the Mumbai airport and the collective destruction of several million manhours by passengers forced to freeze their travel plans is an issue and cannot be wished away.

Passenger forcefully dragged off United Airlines flight reaches settlement, amount undisclosed
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Passenger forcefully dragged off United Airlines flight reaches settlement, amount undisclosed

A passenger who was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight earlier this month, has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount, his lawyers has announced.

Solar Impulse 2 begins final leg of world tour to Abu Dhabi
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Solar Impulse 2 begins final leg of world tour to Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2, a spindly single-seat plane, took off from Cairo in darkness en route to Abu Dhabi, its final destination,

Jet did the right thing by deplaning Kanhaiya and assailant: Here's why
India

Jet did the right thing by deplaning Kanhaiya and assailant: Here's why

No pilot in this day and age is going to tolerate an on-board physical scuffle.The sabotage Convention or the Montreal Convention is a multi-lateral agreement calling for severe action against those who disturb flight.

VIP on your flight? Don't let them hassle you
Life

VIP on your flight? Don't let them hassle you

Once you have SPG and special security personnel scurrying about and the Great Indian VIP complex kicks in then paying passengers and the great unwashed don’t count for anything.

Cockpit concert: Watch Sonu Nigam's surprise performance on passenger flight
India

Cockpit concert: Watch Sonu Nigam's surprise performance on passenger flight

If you find yourself travelling on the same flight as star singer Sonu Nigam, it clearly is not an ordinary day.

To whom it may concern: Please claim your Boeing 747s at Kuala Lumpur airport
World

To whom it may concern: Please claim your Boeing 747s at Kuala Lumpur airport

Still puzzled by the mystery of missing flight MH370, Malaysian airport authorities now have the opposite problem: three Boeing 747 planes left unclaimed at the country's main airport.

Vladimir Putin says Russia 'will not forget' Turkish downing of warplane
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Vladimir Putin says Russia 'will not forget' Turkish downing of warplane

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday vowed never to forget Turkey's downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.

Emirates A380 makes emergency landing in Colombo after smoke in cockpit
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Emirates A380 makes emergency landing in Colombo after smoke in cockpit

An Emirates Airbus A380 plane carrying over 500 people from Sydney to Dubai made an emergency landing in the Sri Lankan capital on friday after pilots detected smoke in the cockpit.

Watch: The Rock posted an adorable video helping a little girl move an airplane 'all by herself'
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Watch: The Rock posted an adorable video helping a little girl move an airplane 'all by herself'

The Rock fulfilled a 2-year old girl's wish of 'pulling a plane' 'all by herself' by pulling it for her and the video is adorable.

Wings that sting: British plane makes emergency landing after bee trouble
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Wings that sting: British plane makes emergency landing after bee trouble

In a bizarre incident, a plane from Southampton to Dublin was forced to turn back and make an emergency landing due to the presence of an unwanted passenger -- a bee.

German airlines rush to adopt new cockpit security rules post Airbus A320 crash
World

German airlines rush to adopt new cockpit security rules post Airbus A320 crash

German aviation association BDL said all German airlines had agreed to introduce new rules requiring two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times

Thundering typhoons! Check out Brussels Airlines' Tintin-themed 'Rackham' airplane
Business

Thundering typhoons! Check out Brussels Airlines' Tintin-themed 'Rackham' airplane

If you're a Tintin fan then this is one flight you might want to catch.

MH370 report: Underwater locator beacon battery expired
World

MH370 report: Underwater locator beacon battery expired

The first comprehensive report into the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Sunday revealed that the battery of an underwater locator beacon had expired more than a year before the plane vanished on March 8, 2014.