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American Airlines to Test 3-D Bag Screening Equipment

The Wall Street Journal  2017-06-27 22:18:47

American Airlines Group Inc. is testing new machines that map the contents of hand luggage more accurately, aiming to address heightened concerns over explosive devices that could be carried onto a plane.

Elderly Chinese flight passenger throws coins into engine for 'luck'

The New Zealand Herald  2017-06-27 20:34:35

A flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou was delayed after an elderly woman passenger was suspected of throwing coins into the plane's engine to ensure "good luck", mainland media reported.China Southern Airlines ...

Mexican consumer protection office fines airlines for baggage fees

Air Transport World  2017-06-27 20:11:00

Mexico?s federal consumer attorney?s office Profeco has fined five airlines for charging fees on customers? first checked bags on flights from Mexico City to the US and Canada.read more

S7 Airlines ready to take delivery of Russia?s first A320neo

Air Transport World  2017-06-27 19:46:00

Russia?s S7 Airlines expects to take delivery of its first Airbus A320neo is the coming weeks, making S7 the first A320neo family operator in Russia, CEO Anton Eremin told ATW recently on the sidelines ...

Ryanair argues no such thing as journalistic privilege over sources

The Irish Times  2017-06-27 19:42:10

Airline alleges defamation over allegations in Channel 4 ?Dispatches? programme in 2013

BA considering wet leasing Qatar Airways aircraft as strike looms

Air Transport World  2017-06-27 17:47:00

British Airways (BA) is preparing for the longest strike yet in its dispute with some of its cabin crew as members of BA?s London-based ?mixed fleet? group of flight attendants are planning to stop work ...

Azul anuncia vuelos directos desde Buenos Aires a Cabo Frio y Navegantes

PR Newswire  2017-06-27 17:00:00

SÃO PAULO, 27 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Azul continua ampliando sus operaciones internacionales en Argentina mediante la oferta de dos rutas inéditas, con salida desde Buenos Aires, a partir de ...

Boeing vs. Airbus: The middle of the market battle

CNN  2017-06-27 16:53:14

Plane making giants Boeing and Airbus are battling it out to build the best plane for medium range routes. With the competition far from over, it should be the passengers who ultimately win.

Russian airlines report rising passenger traffic

Air Transport World  2017-06-27 16:52:00

Russian airlines carried 46.9% more international passengers year-over-year (YOY) in May, reaching 3.7 million passengers for the month.read more

American Airlines to migrate customer-facing applications to IBM Cloud

Air Transport World  2017-06-27 16:38:00

American Airlines will begin migration of its website, customer mobile app and airport check-in kiosks to IBM?s cloud network in early July.read more

 

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