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Airbus attempts to sell the world on pilotless planes – or would you rather fly Boeing?

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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus says “the technology for autonomous flying” is already here, and the only obstacles to progress are regulators – and “the traveling public,” understandably wary of pilotless planes. Ever since two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft went down within six months of each other due to a glitch in the plane’s computerized flight Read More

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off

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PARIS, France (Reuters) – Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker’s engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Read More

Violent turbulence sends airline passengers CRASHING INTO CEILING in dramatic VIDEO

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Passengers on a Bulgarian airline were torn from their seats by violent in-flight turbulence and sent crashing into the cabin ceiling – and one another – leaving ten with injuries. The terrifying moment was caught on camera. The flight, headed for Basel, Switzerland from Kosovo’s Pristina, encountered severe turbulence about 30 minutes into its journey, Read More

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker’s all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus Read More

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips. FILE PHOTO: A man stands at an Airbus trade pavilion at Read More

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing’s plans for a possible new mid-market jet. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters Read More

Airbus to launch new A321 with nearly 200 orders -sources

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PARIS, France (Reuters) – Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing’s plans for a possible new mid-market jet. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters Read More

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

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LONDON (Reuters) – Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain’s Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in a bid to allay public safety fears. FILE PHOTO: Cyclists lay down as they take part in the Extinction Rebellion Read More

Russia builds dozens of airports while Berlin’s Brandenburg still unfinished after 13 years (PHOTOS)

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Renowned German punctuality doesn’t apply when it comes to the Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Its opening, originally scheduled for 2011, has been postponed several times and there are doubts it will finally open its doors in 2020. The German capital has been waiting for a new international airport, to be named after the late politician Willy Read More

All decked out: Russia’s shipbuilding major unveils its plans for Arctic cruise liners

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United Shipbuilding Corporation, a state-run Russian holding company, has revealed design-projects for several cruise ships, aimed at transporting travelers through the waters of the Russian Arctic. The company sees the development of Arctic cruise ship-building a high priority objective for current market conditions. United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) may offer potential contractors several types of holiday Read More