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Nasa's Hypersonic X-51A WaveRider Test Could Lead To Trans-Atlantic Flights Of 60 Minutes Or Less

Nasa’s Hypersonic X-51A WaveRider Test Could Lead To Trans-Atlantic Flights Of 60 Minutes Or Less The US military will test a new hypersonic plane on Tuesday which could eventually lead to flights from London to New York lasting just 60 minutes. The X-51A WaveRider can reach 4,500mph – more than five times the speed of […]

Texting May Have Contributed To Fatal B.C. Plane Crash

Texting on a cellphone may have been a factor in a fatal plane crash in northern B.C. last year, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. (Alamy)

  Texting on a cellphone may have been a factor in a fatal plane crash in northern B.C. last year, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The Cessna 185-E went down about 20 kilometres from the Fort St. John airport last November, killing the pilot, who was the plane’s sole occupant. In its […]

Agency Probes JFK Security Breach By Man From Bay

Agency Probes JFK Security Breach By Man From Bay

  NEW YORK — A man on a personal watercraft who became stranded in a New York bay easily breached Kennedy Airport’s security system by walking undetected through two runways and into a terminal. The New York Post ( ) reports that the 31-year-old man swam to a Jamaica Bay shore and then walked past […]

Italian Airline Creates Holiday Chaos (VIDEO)

Italian Airline Creates Holiday Chaos

  Chaos at Sicily’s Catania airport. Excited holidaymakers became angry ones after they were told all flights on the Italian budget airline Windjet had been suspended. The low-cost carrier began cancelling flights on Sunday leaving at least 300 hundred passengers stranded over the peak holiday weekend. [Roberto, Angry Passenger]: “I have been here 24 hours, […]

Small Plane Crashes After Clipping Power Line (VIDEO)

Small Plane Crashes After Clipping Power Line

  Authorities say a small plane clipped a power line and crashed into a corn field while attempting to land in southeastern Michigan, injuring the two men on board. (Aug. 13) By  AssociatedPress Source: Youtube Related posts: Asiana cargo plane crashes in waters off Jeju Island Plane Crashes in Lagos Nigeria, All 153 Onboard Killed […]

Emirates To Resume Flights To Libya

Emirates To Resume Flights To Libya

  Dubai airline Emirates will resume flights to Libya in October after suspending them for almost 18 months following the outbreak of civil unrest there. Emirates will operate four flights a week from Dubai to Tripoli starting on Oct. 29, using an Airbus A330-200, the airline said on Monday. International airlines have been resuming services […]

London Heathrow Braced For Olympics Exodus

London Heathrow Braced For Olympics Exodus

  London’s Heathrow Airport is braced for one its busiest ever days on Monday with around 15,000 Olympic athletes and officials expected to leave the capital following the end of the Games. Heathrow owner BAA expects Europe’s busiest airport to handle around 116,000 departures on Monday, compared with an average of 95,000 departures on a […]

AMR CEO Says Merger Decision Within Weeks

AMR CEO Says Merger Decision Within Weeks

  American Airlines parent AMR is in the middle of reviewing strategic options that include a merger and will likely make a decision within weeks, according to an interview with the company’s chief executive in the Financial Times. “It’s probably even a matter of weeks,” the Financial Times cited AMR CEO Tom Horton as saying […]



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