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Private Jet Near Misses: Why Pilots Are Getting Runway Instructions Wrong

The matter has become a hot topic after a string of incidents in recent months.

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36% Of All Flights Worldwide Are Low-Cost

The country with the highest percentage of low-cost flights is Latvia.

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Dividing Duties: How Pilots Decide Roles On A Given Flight

How pilots determine who flies and who monitors.

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Full House: Iraqi Airways Has Taken Its Last A220 From Airbus

The airline's fifth and final Airbus A220 has now arrived at Baghdad International Airport.

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Throwback: David Bowie's Unlikely Heroics Aboard A Private Jet

David Bowie once carried Peter Frampton off a private jet during an emergency evacuation.

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United Airlines Makes Significant Alterations To China Flights

Most of United's China route relaunches were pushed back until 2024.

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Delta Air Lines Announces Honolulu-Tokyo Haneda Route With Boeing 767-300ER

The daily nonstop service will start at the end of October.

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How Are Jet Engine Noise Levels Tested?

Sensitive sensors can measure noise to a fraction of a decibel.

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Unsung Heroes: 5 Ways In Which Maintenance Engineers Keep An Airline's Fleet Moving

Maintenance engineers work tirelessly both on the ground and in closed hangers to keep aircraft in the air.

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Man With Disability Lands Dream Job At Christchurch Airport

He has helped the airport reduce its waste to landfill by 50%.

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Rex Group Member National Jet Express Adds 9th Dash 8-400NG

National Jet Express is adding a second aircraft to its Queensland network with the arrival of another De Havilland Dash 8-400NG.

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Why Do Commercial Planes Sometimes Dump Fuel?

Unless a flight has a severe problem or a medical emergency, pilots would rather keep flying in circles to burn off fuel rather than dump it.

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What Sorts Of Landing Fees Do Private Jets Face?

Fees between airports and private plane owners are often negotiated on an individual basis.

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Examined: The 5 Airlines Worldwide With The Most Hidden Fees

Do you know who has the highest fees?

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5 Dates That Have Defined Aviation History

Looking back at five events that changed aviation.

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Saudi Lessor AviLease Buys 167 Standard Chartered Aircraft For $3.6 Billion

The lessor will soon have over 150 aircraft in its portfolio.

Aerocare Refurbished Embraer Legacy 600 Private Jet 1
The Golden Touch: A Look At This Stunning Refurbished Embraer Legacy 600

Special approval from Embraer had to be obtained for this exquisite paint job.

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What Does It All Mean? A Brief Guide To Hand Signals On An Airport Apron

How pilots and ground staff communicate without headsets.

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Kenyan Transport Minister Fires Nairobi Airport Boss After Power Cut Delays Passengers

Generators acquired two years ago had reportedly not been put into commission.

A Bombardier Global 7500 flying over mountainous terrain. 1