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January 8, 2019 10:59 AM Ryanair's Spanish cabin crew unions call off Tuesday strike

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Unions representing Ryanair (RYA.I) cabin crew in Spain called off plans to strike on Tuesday to allow time for further talks, the SITCPLA and USO unions said in a statement. The unions, which are due to meet representatives of Ryanair on Tuesday morning, have not canceled plans for one-day strikes on Thursday and Sunday, the SITCPLA 85

January 7, 2019 8:23 PM Britain to extend drone exclusion zone around airports

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will extend a drone exclusion zone around airports and give police new powers to deal with lawbreaking drone pilots and their aircraft, transport minister Chris Grayling told parliament on Monday. Grayling’s department said the exclusion zone would be extended to around five kilometers (3.11 miles). It is currently one kilometer 106

December 30, 2018 4:51 PM Helicopter crash leaves 4 dead after aircraft explodes near world's longest zip line in UAE

Four people have been killed when a helicopter exploded into a fireball after reportedly clipping the world's longest zip line on Saturday. Shocking footage shows the doomed chopper spinning out of control after it's said to have hit the Ras al-Khaimah wire near Dubai. Officials confirmed the Agusta 139 rescue helicopter was speeding towards an emergency 80

December 13, 2018 4:32 PM Virgin Galactic Says Its Tourism Spaceship Officials Flew into Space

(MOJAVE, Calif.) — Virgin Galactic says its tourism spaceship has climbed more than 50 miles high, which the company considers the boundary of space. Virgin Space Ship Unity was released from a carrier aircraft over California’s Mojave Desert early Thursday and ignited its rocket engine. The spacecraft with two test pilots at the controls quickly hurtled 84

December 2, 2018 4:05 PM Woman worries about ‘Final Destination’ flight after she is only passenger on 144-seat plane

One of the nicest surprises of modern air travel is showing up to your flight to discover you have been upgraded to first class. But not many passengers show up to discover they’ve been upgraded to a private flight. When Latsamy McAdoo showed up to her Bangkok Airways flight from Bangkok to the island of Koh Samui, she was expecting a typical flight 88

November 26, 2018 4:16 PM Qatar expects to receive six F-15 fighter jets from U.S. by March 2021

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar expects six F-15 warplanes to be delivered to its air force by March 2021, a military official said on Monday, the first batch of 36 it agreed to buy from the United States last year for $12 billion. Brigadier General Issa al-Mahannadi told reporters at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar that a further six F-15s would be dispatched 84

November 23, 2018 11:20 PM Exclusive: Logitech in talks to acquire headphone maker Plantronics

(Reuters) - Logitech International SA, a Swiss manufacturer of keyboards and webcams, is in discussions to acquire Plantronics Inc, a U.S. maker of Bluetooth earpieces and gaming headsets, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The deal would be by far Logitech’s largest acquisition and would illustrate the company’s push to diversify its business 96

November 15, 2018 11:09 PM Lion Air crash victim's father files U.S. lawsuit against Boeing

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Indonesia man, whose son was killed when a Lion Air flight crashed last month, has sued Boeing Co alleging that a defect in the design of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft caused it to crash. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, by the father of Dr. Rio Nanda Pratama, alleged that Boeing did not adequately 78

November 12, 2018 5:55 PM Pilot Suspended After Failing Booze Test an Hour Before 4,100-Mile Flight

India’s aviation regulator pulled a pilot scheduled to fly the Delhi-London route for the nation’s flag carrier after he failed an alcohol test about an hour before the flight. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said in a statement Monday that the Air India pilot tested positive on a breath analyzer test on Sunday, following which it suspended 77

November 12, 2018 6:05 AM US F/A 18 fighter crashes in Philippine Sea, crew rescued

Two U.S. fighter pilots were rescued Monday after their F/A 18 fighter jet crashed in the Philippine Sea, the Navy said in a statement. The Navy statement said some kind of mechanical issue occurred and forced the pilots to eject. “The crew was immediately and safely recovered by USS Ronald Reagan search and rescue aircraft and brought back to the ship,” the statement 69