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Flights resume at Dublin Airport after drone sighting

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Dublin Airport was forced to temporarily suspend flights after a drone was spotted over the airfield. A pilot reported a drone sighting to air traffic controllers at about 11.30am, causing flights to be suspended for half an hour. Flights resumed shortly after noon, as there had been no further sightings. Read More

Dublin Airport suspends flights after drone sighting

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Dublin Airport was forced to temporarily suspend flights after a drone was spotted over the airfield. The airport said flights were delayed for “safety reasons” and passengers should check their airline’s website for updates. Passenger David Harrison tweeted he was sat on a plane on the airport’s runway following the drone sighting – but later Read More

Drone no-fly zone to be widened after Gatwick chaos

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The no-fly zone for drones around airports is to be extended following the disruption at Gatwick in December, the government says. From 13 March it will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, rather than the current 0.6-mile (1km) exclusion zone. The government also said it wants police to have Read More

Britain's Cobham takes $206 million charge to settle Boeing dispute

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FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British engineer Cobham will take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds ($206 million) to settle a dispute with Boeing Read More

This Russian airport is listed among the world’s best (PHOTOS)

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One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from the UK-based ranking organization Skytrax, becoming the first five-star Russian airport. Getting five stars from Skytrax is considered the most prestigious international award for airports and airlines. After a recent audit of the terminal, the Read More

Drones temporarily ground takeoffs at Dubai Airport, leaving thousands stranded

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All scheduled takeoffs were grounded at Dubai Airport for about half an hour after unauthorized drones entered the airspace. Passengers stuck on runways were tweeting their frustration at the delays. Dubai Airport spokesperson confirmed to RT that “flight departures from Dubai International were suspended” 1013 hrs and 1045 hrs UAE local time due to suspected Read More

Airbus to scrap A380 superjumbo production as sales slump

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TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus is scrapping production of the A380 superjumbo, with lackluster sales forcing it to abandon a dream of dominating the skies with a 21st century cruiseliner. The world’s largest airliner, with two decks of spacious cabins and room for 544 people in standard layout, was designed to challenge Boeing’s legendary Read More

Airbus to scrap production of A380 superjumbo

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TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus announced plans to scrap production of the A380 superjumbo on Thursday, abandoning its dream of dominating the skies with a cruiseliner for the 21st century after years of lacklustre sales. FILE PHOTO: The damaged right-hand wing-tip of the Airbus A380, the world’s largest jetliner with a wingspan of almost Read More

Airbus A380: from European dream to white elephant

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TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – Loved by passengers, feared by accountants, the world’s largest airliner has run out of runway after Airbus decided to close A380 production after 12 years in service due to weak sales. FILE PHOTO: An Emirates Airbus A380-800 airliner prepares to land at Nice international airport, France, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Read More

New York fund manager pleads guilty to Belize airport scam

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York investment manager pleaded guilty on Wednesday to running a $21.9 million fraud in which he falsely told dozens of investors their money was being used to build an international airport in Belize, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Brent Borland, 48, a principal at Borland Capital Group, pleaded Read More