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Giant Beijing airport set to open on eve of China’s 70th birthday
World

Giant Beijing airport set to open on eve of China’s 70th birthday

Beijing is set to open an eye-catching multi-billion dollar airport resembling a massive shining starfish, to accommodate soaring air traffic…
Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain’s Heathrow until after summer
World

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain’s Heathrow until after summer

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain’s…
EgyptAir to recieve third Boeing Dreamliner B787-9 plane
Egypt

EgyptAir to recieve third Boeing Dreamliner B787-9 plane

The global manufacturer of airplanes Boeing stated that EgyptAir would receive the third Boeing Dreamliner B787-9 model on Saturday as…
Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change
World

Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change

Under pressure from frequent flyers alarmed over climate change, the airline industry says it is “hellbent” on reducing emissions —…
US ban has ‘no effect’ on Huawei’s aviation business: official
World

US ban has ‘no effect’ on Huawei’s aviation business: official

US moves against Chinese tech titan Huawei have had “no effect” on the firm’s aviation business despite several countries taking…
American Airlines to cancel 115 flights daily over 737 MAX
World

American Airlines to cancel 115 flights daily over 737 MAX

American Airlines announced Sunday it would scrap some 115 flights per day in the coming months because its fleet of…
World’s largest plane makes first test flight
Technology

World’s largest plane makes first test flight

The world’s largest airplane — a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines — made its first…
US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX
World

US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing and US aviation regulators are coming under intense scrutiny over the certification of the 737 MAX aircraft after news…
When Concorde first took to the sky 50 years ago
Technology

When Concorde first took to the sky 50 years ago

When the misty skies cleared over southern France on the afternoon of Sunday March 2, 1969, the green light was…
CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world ‘off course’: study
Environment

CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world ‘off course’: study

Global emissions of carbon dioxide mainly from fossil fuel burning will rise 2.7 percent in 2018, scientists said Wednesday, signaling…
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