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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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Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:55
SHANGHAI - China's first domestic regional jetliner ARJ21-700 was delivered Thursday after its mass production was certified in July. The ARJ21-700 jetliner has 90 economy seats and was bought by China Aerospace Leasing Company, and delivered to...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:55
BEIJING - The first aircraft of the A330neo family has completed its maiden flight, and the new A330 Completion and Delivery Center in Tianjin will be able to deliver the new model in China, Airbus China confirmed on Friday. The first jet in the...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:55
China's first homegrown regional jetliner ARJ21-700 was delivered on Thursday after its mass production was certified in July, an indication that the jetliner manufacturing industry in China is moving steadily towards the mass production stage....
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:55
Nell Chenault Calloway, granddaughter of Maj Gen Claire Lee Chennault, who founded the Flying Tigers during World War II, said that the 2017 opening date commemorates the 80th anniversary of Gen Chennault traveling to China in 1937. "My...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:55
A story of bedbugs crawling out of airplane seats has raised questions over how often planes are cleaned. Pictures of bedbug bites went viral after a B.C. woman shared her experience on a British Airways flight. READ MORE: B.C. family stuck on...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:47
MONTREAL (Reuters) – Airbus < AIR .PA> Chief Executive Tom Enders said on Friday he believes aerospace analysts are underestimating demand for Bombardier Inc’s < BBD b.TO> CSeries planes and said the company would sell “thousands” of the...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:47
In brief: Richard Branson believes that Virgin Galactic will send its first astronauts into space within the next four months. He also suggested that Elon Musk's goal to get to Mars is not going to help the Earth as much as Virgin's plans....
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:43
The Air Force plan announced Friday to recall 1,000 pilots from retirement could hurt smaller airlines in the competition to hire trained crews to fly their planes. "We anticipate that the Secretary of Defense will delegate the authority to the...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:42
plans on moving its Prineville Airport flight school to the Redmond Airport over the next several months, the academy president said Friday. Jon Hay said the move may eventually bring as many as 150 flight students, most of them Chinese, to...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:37
This week in IoT, Intel-Mobileye thinks it’s cracked a mathematical formula for safety in self-driving cars, while LG and Qualcomm team up for connected cars. It was a busy week for everything related to the internet of things (IoT), starting...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:37
This combo made from undated photos provided by the National Park Service show Rachel Nguyen, left, and Joseph Orbeso. (National Park Service via AP) SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. A young couple whose disappearance in the blazing summer heat of Joshua...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:35
Kunle Falayi. Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel, on Friday chronicled his escape from a recent incident that could have led to a crash of the plane that he was travelling in. Saturday...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:34
LAS VEGAS — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:30 p.m. An Australian man who says he had the room next to the gunman's says he's "shaken" by Sunday's attack. Brian Hodge wasn't in the room when 64-year-old retired...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:34
Two Canadians, a mother of four and a man just days away from his 24th birthday, were among dozens of people killed in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire from a 32nd- floor hotel room on a large crowd gathered across the road at an outdoor...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:31
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:27
U.S. government said it would urge the world airline community to ban electronics; Large electronic devices like laptops have the potential for a catastrophic fire; The Federal Aviation Administration made the revelation in a paper filed with a...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:25
By JOAN LOWY Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) - First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:25
Singapore is the most popular destination for Indonesian tourists, according to low-cost long-haul airline Scoot, which is based in the city state. "First Singapore, followed by Japan, Hong Kong and Australia," the carrier's chief commercial...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:24
Laptop Rules Could Change for Checked Bags on International Flights. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to stop allowing passengers on international flights from putting large electronic devices like laptops in checked bags. After...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:22
“We’ll have more detailed discussions as the deal progresses but there was great optimism that work generally for Belfast would increase,” said Clark in an interview at Bombardier’s plant in Montreal. Airbus’ ( ) investment this week in the...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:22
LONDON (Reuters) - British Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks in Canada on Friday to discuss Airbus SE’s plans to buy a majority stake in Bombardier’s C-Series jetliner program aimed at helping it avoid high U.S. import tariffs. A...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:21
CAPE TOWN - When a home emergency occurs, such as a burst geyser, flooding or an electrical problem, most people reach for their phone to search for the contact number of the nearest emergency provider to help them out quickly. Europ Assistance...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:20
A couple found Sunday in each other’s arms after going missing three months ago in Joshua Tree National Park in California died of gunshot wounds, authorities say. Joseph Orbeso, 22, shot Rachel Nguyen, 20, and then killed himself, reported the...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:17
P assengers could be banned from putting laptop computers into their checked luggage because of the fire risk. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) will consider calls for a ban submitted by the US Federal Aviation Administration...
Saturday, 21 October 2017 04:17
M ore jobs are likely to be created at Bombardier's plant in Belfast once its deal with Airbus completes, Business Secretary Greg Clark said after meeting executives from both firms. With about 4,500 staff in Belfast, Bombardier is the region’s...