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The news messages presented on this page are produced by the Electronic Media Monitoring service provided by DG Joint Research Centre in co-operation with DG Communication. Every 15 minutes aviation (safety) related news is extracted from the Internet. By clicking on the titles of the news items a seperate window/tab is opened containing the original article. Occasionally, news items can be presented which are not related to aviation safety but anyway match sufficient search terms.

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Friday, 31 March 2017 02:22
Two large aircraft were involved in a minor collision at Changi Airport early yesterday, delaying the journeys of more than 600 passengers who were on board. Nobody was injured, but the Airbus 380 and Boeing 787, which hit each other wing to...
Friday, 31 March 2017 02:10
If all goes to plan, more than 300,000 infants in the United States will sleep in cardboard boxes before year’s end. That’s according to a Los Angeles-based business called Baby Box Co., which is working with health organizations nationwide to...
Friday, 31 March 2017 02:05
Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has completed its 50,000th orbit this week, continuing to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the red planet. The orbiter continues diverse science observations...
Friday, 31 March 2017 02:04
The recovery of the bodies of five members of the same family who died when their helicopter crashed in Snowdonia is expected to resume on Friday morning. Feared to be among the dead are Kevin and Ruth Burke, a couple from Hulcote near Milton...
Friday, 31 March 2017 02:02
This isn't true. Violent crime has been falling in Scotland year on year. The curriculum for excellence was devised according to the best possible current international practice in education - not according to the arbitrary whims of the SNP -...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:55
Source: New South Wales Department of Finances. Headline: SafeWork NSW launches 2017 Mentor Program. SafeWork NSW has launched its 2017 Mentor Program, with 80 NSW businesses committing to improving safety in their workplaces. The Mentor Program...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:49
NewsFlights fastjet eyes new direct flights between Vic Falls and Cape Town. Cape Town – Low-cost African carrier fastjet says they are looking at launching direct flights between Cape Town and Victoria Falls’ new airport in Zimbabwe in the...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:39
In flames after being struck by a hijacked passenger plane, the Pentagon is shown burning in newly released images taken right after the 9/11 attacks. The photos, which were made public by the FBI, were taken in the hours and days after al Qaeda...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:39
Air New Zealand's last Boeing 767 takes flight today, ending 32 years of service for the plane described as the Dreamliner of its time. Millions of passengers have flown on 767s which opened up the Pacific Rim for the airline. Air New Zealand...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:38
"I'm only 20 minutes away, so it's nice and safe and easy to get on the plane and start my vacation," said Kathy Martinez, passenger. Burlington's Southeast Iowa Regional airport would lose it's flights to Chicago, St. Louis and Minneapolis with...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:33
Emirates celebrated the launch of three A380 destinations on 26 March, bringing its flagship three-class double-decker aircraft from Dubai to Tokyo- Narita, Casablanca and Sao Paulo on the same day. With this triple deployment, Emirates will be...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:30
Qatar Airways is offering loaner laptops to its business class passengers in the wake of a U.S. ban on them on flights from several countries. "As an award-winning and global airline we truly appreciate the importance of being able to work on...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:26
Tuskegee, Ala. • The home of the Tuskegee Airmen, who shattered aviation and racial barriers in World War II, is competing to become the manufacturing site of a new Air Force training jet. Gov. Robert Bentley and Macon County officials announced...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:24
African’s largest cargo operator, Ethiopian Airlines, has won ‘Cargo Airline Award for Network Development’ at the tenth anniversary of the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards held on March 9, 2017. The airline explained that the Network...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:17
Fiji's National Carrier, has announced the extension of its seasonal non-stop San Francisco – Nadi ( Fiji ) flights to a year-round service, following a successful first year of operations.The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Fiji...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:12
Five carriers — SpiceJet, Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air, Air Deccan, Air Odisha and Turbo Megha — will operate on these routes, putting 31 unserved airports on the national flight map apart from utilising 12 under-served , the ministry...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:09
, Fiji's National Carrier, has announced the extension of its seasonal non-stop San Francisco – Nadi (Fiji) flights to a year-round service, following a successful first year of operations.The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Fiji...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:09
Nikola Tesla, the genius inventor of alternating current, radio and robotics, still provides uplifting guidance in this time of automation, climate change, globalization and political division. Tesla died in 1943 at the age of 86, but his time...
Friday, 31 March 2017 01:07
Thousands have abandoned their homes in northern NSW as the remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie bore down overnight, dumping a staggering amount of rain on the region and causing a major flood emergency in the city of Lismore. State Emergency...
Friday, 31 March 2017 00:52
Leonardo President Filippo Bagnato, Leonardo DRS CEO Bill Lynn and Ala., Gov Robert Bentley talk near a model of the proposed T-100 jet trainer at the Leonardo DRS T-100 trainer jet announcement on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Tuskegee, Ala....
Friday, 31 March 2017 00:51
WASHINGTON Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 deaths last year the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of preliminary state data released Thursday. Increased driving...
Friday, 31 March 2017 00:49
Rwand Air, Odusi said has deployed state – of – the – art equipment including Airbus 330 and Boeing 737 with free Wi-Fi and mobile network as part of the aircraft on the route to ensure passengers’ comfort and seamless onboard communication....
Friday, 31 March 2017 00:48
Thousands have abandoned their homes in northern NSW as the remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie bore down overnight, dumping a staggering amount of rain on the region and causing a major flood emergency in the city of Lismore. State Emergency...
Friday, 31 March 2017 00:47
ARLINGTON, Va. March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAA ) today announced the pricing of its previously announced public offering and the increase in the amount of the offering to $225 million aggregate principal amount...
Friday, 31 March 2017 00:44
in providing a workaround after the federal government banned passengers from bringing their own devices into aircraft cabins. The specially purchased computers will be available to business-class travelers from next week, Qatar Air said...