Originally Published on Feb 6, 2015 Source: Motherboard In October of last year Motherboard gained access to a massive, secretive Bitcoin mine housed within a repurposed factory in the Liaoning Province in rural northeast China. This is the infrastructure that keeps the digital currency’s decentralized network up and running, and its operators are profiting big time. The […]

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Davy Transport Analyst Stephen Furlong comments on Ryanair’s profit outlook and the effect of the airline’s $92/barrel fuel hedge on profits. Ryanair has said that lower oil prices will have a downward affect on air fares next year and thus limit profit growth for the airline. Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers, increased its […]

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Source Fox Business News – Jan. 22, 2015 – 5:02 – Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly on the airline’s strategy and the decline in fuel prices. Southwest Airlines may not ‘nickel and dime’ customers on checked bags and change fees but that does not mean that the airline does not benefit from ancillary revenues. Data […]

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Emirates President Tim Clark talks about the possibility of the airline buying additional A380 superjumbo jets from Airbus Group NV and the impact of oil prices on the industry. Speaking with Bloomberg Television’s Guy Johnson from the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Clark also discusses Emirates’ growth strategy. (Source: Bloomberg) Category: Product […]

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Air France-KLM had a difficult time last year – with three profit warnings and its worst-strike in 40 years. More job cuts might be on the table. But for now, the French airline is looking on the bright side, showing off its new first-class “La Première.” Bloomberg’s Caroline Connan got on board. (Source: Bloomberg) Category: […]

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Airline investors are poised to reap big benefits from falling fuel bills that helped the U.S. industry rack up record profits last year. Consumers, not so much. Bloomberg’s Zeb Eckert explains on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg) Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!

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Bring on the hate… Results from the survey reveal that air travelers are most upset about airline seats (20%), followed by lost bags (16%), delays (15%) and service (15%). An apparent turnaround from a few year ago when the a-la-carte pricing model emerged, fees came in fifth place (12%). Spirit doesn’t get most of the blame […]

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(Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson on Saturday vowed to find out what caused his space tourism company’s passenger spaceship to crash during a test flight, killing one pilot and injuring the other, but expressed a desire to press on with the dream of commercial space flight. Michael Alsbury, 39, has been identified as the […]

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(Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) has won permission for its twin-engined A350 to fly more than six hours on one engine in the event of a breakdown, a key approval that allows its new long-haul jet to fly almost any passenger route. The European Aviation Safety Agency granted the Airbus jet Extended Operations, known as ETOPS, […]

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American Airlines Flight 2293 from San Francisco to Dallas had to make an emergency landing Monday after the plane’s wall panels began to crack loose. Despite the scare, former U.S. Navy Pilot Robert Ditchey told the Associated Press that the inside cabin wall panels are purely cosmetic: “The plastic wall has no meaning to the […]

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(Reuters) – Britain’s Virgin Atlantic Airways is to close its Little Red domestic airline next year, it said on Monday, less than two years after it was launched. The airline, which is 51 percent owned by its founder, British billionaire Richard Branson, and 49 percent owned by U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines (DAL.N), said in […]

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(Reuters) – The airport in Patna, one of India’s smaller cities and the capital of its poorest state, is so crowded that government authorities this year said they need to build another one. The airport has seen the number of passengers, and daily flights, double in the last four years as the country’s largest carrier […]

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Reuters) – Investigators have found no signs of foul play or arson in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania which destroyed a U.S. flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, authorities said on Sunday. Also lost in Friday afternoon’s blaze were personal items belonging to the passengers and […]

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SYDNEY (AP) — After a four-month hiatus, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is about to resume in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, with searchers lowering new equipment deep beneath the waves in a bid to finally solve one of the world’s most perplexing aviation mysteries. The GO Phoenix, the first of […]

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(Reuters) – Incoming stormy weather and operational problems caused by a fire last week at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility forced the cancellation of more than 800 flights on Thursday at Chicago airports. More than 525 flights at O’Hare International Airport, one of the world’s busiest, have been canceled and delays are averaging 45 […]

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) on Thursday announced plans to raise output of 737 jetliners beyond its already blistering production pace, saying global demand for new aircraft justifies it. The move to build a record 52 737s a month in 2018, from 42 currently, while widely expected, shows Boeing’s confidence that its factory and its network of […]

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German flagship carrier Lufthansa said Tuesday that despite the renewed strike over its pilots’ early retirement scheme it would provide 32 out of 57 long-haul flights from Frankfurt. Inconclusive talks broken off on Thursday over the VC pilots union retirement scheme with airline management led to the strike. “Since management is still failing to come up […]

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Wochit 0:40 mins  Phone calls are now allowed on European flights. European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety rules allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights. Under the guidelines issued Friday by the European Aviation Safety Agency, European airlines can allow […]

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World Travelers Can Research Flight Paths to See if Airlines Avoid Conflict Areas Originally published: Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2014 12:38 p.m. ET > Click here to see full article here to research routes Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!

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French forces have secured the site of the Air Algerie plane crash in Mali. CNN’s Al Goodman reports. Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!

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CNN’s Kyung Lah looks at how Putin has handled criticism after the downing of MH17 and looks at his possible next moves. Also Russian news agency’s assassination attempt theory. Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!

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Today, the Dutch paid solemn tribute to those lost aboard MH17, but tensions remained high on the Russia-Ukraine border. Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!

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NBC Nightly News An apparent near-miss between two airliners that resulted in an aborted landing was captured on video at a Spanish airport. An aviation enthusiast captured the moment when an Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340 crossed a runway at the El Prat airport in Barcelona as a Boeing 767 from Russian airline UTair was making […]

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