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EasyJet thinks to raise flight costs after huge Christmas losses
Friday, 21 January 2011 11:00

Shares tumble 16.2% after warning of poor takings as airline takes £31m hit from big freeze and union walkouts.

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Mobile phones 'can down flights' warn aviation experts
Thursday, 20 January 2011 23:48

The debate over the use of mobile phones on planes has raged for many years without reaching a solid conclusion. But now, as some airlines toy with the idea of allowing phone use onboard flights, aviation experts have warned that electronic devices can create a 'perfect storm' of conditions which has the power to down a plane.

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Airport scanners sensitive to breast gel
Sunday, 16 January 2011 18:22

According to the report in The Toronto Sun, Mrs Elizabeth Strecker went through the security scanners at Calgary Airport and told the staff she had no gels. But, she told a news agency, QMI, the staff insisted that the scanner revealed gel and, because she had not declared it, she was subject to a search. That search included showing the gel breast which she uses after a full mastectomy.

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"There Is No Case For (Full Body) Scanners"
Sunday, 16 January 2011 16:18

Constitutional rights issues aren't the only problem; participants asked to sneak explosives past the backscatter X-ray machines now used at U.S. airports "did it with such ease," according to one security expert, that "there is no case for scanners."

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Big fun in a small package
Friday, 14 January 2011 12:04

It has a 16-foot wingspan; weighs just 185 pounds; has a pair of two-stroke, 15-horsepower engines; climbs at 1,000 fpm; and has a roll rate of 200 degrees per second. This tiny aviation curiosity is the CriCri.

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IndiGo signs $15.6-billion Airbus deal
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 22:58

India’s largest low-cost airline, IndiGo, has made history by signing the single largest order for big jets in commercial aviation industry. The Gurgaon-based carrier said on Wednesday that it had sealed a $15.6-billion (around R 70,000 crore) deal to buy 180 aircraft with a capacity to carry about 150 passengers each.

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Qantas resuming Airbus A380 flights to US after blast
Tuesday, 11 January 2011 20:50

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Australian airline Qantas is to resume flights of its Airbus A380s to the United States, two months after suspending them following a mid-air engine explosion.

Qantas said the first flight would take off from Melbourne for Los Angeles on Sunday.

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China conducts first test-flight of stealth plane
Tuesday, 11 January 2011 18:17

China has conducted the first test-flight of its J-20 stealth fighter, Chinese President Hu Jintao has confirmed to US Defence Secretary Robert Gates.

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Iran passenger plane crash 'kills 70'
Sunday, 09 January 2011 22:35

An Iranian passenger plane with more than 100 people on board has crashed, killing at least 70 people, according to the state news agency Irna.

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UK terrorism security threat level raised at airports
Sunday, 09 January 2011 20:05

The terrorist threat level specific to major UK transport hubs has been raised from substantial to severe.

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