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June 27, 2018 7:45 PM ‘Unbearable’ smelling passenger that caused plane’s emergency landing dies from tissue necrosis

A Transavia flight was forced to make an emergency landing allegedly due to a passenger's overwhelming stench. (CEN) A man that caused a Transavia flight from the Spanish island of Gran Canaria to make an emergency landing in Portugal has died from tissue necrosis, Netherlands' De Telegraaf reported. The male passenger, now identified as Russian rock musician 231

June 27, 2018 5:39 AM Europe's Arianespace lowers 2018 launch view to about 11 from record 14

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - European space launch company Arianespace expects around 11 launches this year, down from an earlier forecast of up to a record 14, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Arianespace has conducted only three satellite launches so far this year but expects a much busier second half, Chief Executive Stephane Israel told Reuters on the sidelines 95

June 25, 2018 9:21 AM South Korea picks Boeing P-8 for $1.7 billion maritime patrol aircraft contract

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s military picked Boeing Co (BA.N) to supply the country’s maritime patrol aircraft in a contract worth around 1.9 trillion won ($1.71 billion), a senior executive at Boeing said on Monday. The South Korean procurement agency Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said separately that it had decided to buy the P-8 Poseidon 78

June 21, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. watchdog auditing FAA checks of Southwest Air after engine failure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department’s inspector general is auditing the Federal Aviation Administration’s oversight of Southwest Airlines Co after a midair incident in which an engine exploded and one person was killed. The inspector general’s office said in a memo it is opening a new review after “recent events have raised concerns 67

June 20, 2018 3:40 PM Boeing sees 2025 for potential new jet but won't rush decision: executive

PARIS (Reuters) - The head of Boeing (BA.N) jetliner sales said on Wednesday he was confident a new mid-market jet could enter service in 2025 if Boeing took the decision to launch the new plane but stressed the U.S. planemaker would not be rushed into a decision. Ihssane Mounir, senior vice-president for commercial sales and marketing at Boeing, told French 49

May 29, 2018 9:00 PM Lion Air passengers suffer broken bones and head wounds after man makes false bomb threat

Passengers fled the Lion Air plane after overhearing 26-year-old, Frantinus Nirigi, telling a flight attendant there was a bomb on the Boeing 737 Monday night. (Gerry Soejatman Twitter) At least 10 passengers on a flight preparing to take off from Borneo island were injured, most of them with broken bones and head wounds, after panic ensued when a man claimed 110

May 18, 2018 5:36 PM Cuban media: Boeing 737 crashes with 104 passengers aboard

HAVANA – Cuban media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers on board. There was no immediate word on casualties. State television and websites said the plane was headed to the eastern city of Holguin and crashed between the airport in southern Havana 70

May 15, 2018 10:42 PM Tesla SUV earns a Guinness World Record for towing massive airplane

Tesla's Model X SUV is so strong it earned a Guinness World Record for towing. Tesla released a video on Tuesday that shows ones of its electric SUVs towing a 287,000-pound Boeing 787-9 dreamliner nearly 1,000 feet on a taxiway at the Melbourne Airport in Australia. The plane is part of Qantas Airways' fleet and the effort set a new Guinness World Record 128

May 9, 2018 7:17 AM Trump ignores European pleas and abandons 'defective' Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, raising the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upsetting European allies and casting uncertainty over global oil supplies. The 2015 agreement, worked out by the United States, five other world powers and Iran, lifted sanctions 92

May 1, 2018 9:23 PM Boeing Swoops In on Plane-Parts Specialist KLX

Deal is aerospace giant’s latest move to get a bigger slice of the aircraft-servicing business Boeing Co. on Tuesday said it would buy plane-parts specialist KLX Inc. for $3.2 billion, its biggest acquisition in almost 20 years and part of a push for a bigger slice of the lucrative aircraft-servicing business. The world’s No. 1 plane maker said it would 77