Airbus A340

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Volcanic Ash Is So Terrible for Airplanes

The Barðarbunga volcano in Iceland is showing signs of a potential eruption, sparking fears among airline executives that they could be facing another Eyjafjallajökull, whose 2010 eruption forced airlines to avoid huge swathes of airspace and lose billions ... [Published Wired News - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Window on Germany 21.08.14 | 00:15 - 00:30

On this edition of Germany Today we pay a visit to a lawyer who’s a medieval warrior in his spare time, witness an Airbus 340 being serviced in Hamburg and meet a local historian in Berlin who helps keep alive the memories of Holocaust victims.TopicsMatthis ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rowdy passenger forces flight back

A rowdy British passenger forced a London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight to return to Hong Kong after he "lost control", police say.The 26-year-old, identified only as "Robert", was on a Heathrow-bound plane from Hong Kong International Airport and became ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

SAS flight headed for Chicago forced to make precautionary landing

Company denies that there was an emergencyAn SAS flight bound for Chicago was forced to make a 'precautionary landing' in Iceland last night (Photo: Wikipedia)10:06SAS flight SK943 en route from Copenhagen to Chicago made an unscheduled landing at Keflavik ... [Published Copenhagen Post - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

IAG to firm eight A350s and take eight A330s for Iberia

International Airlines Group is exercising options on eight Airbus A350-900 and will also obtain eight A330-200s for Spanish carrier Iberia .They will be delivered from 2015-20, says IAG.The aircraft will be used to replace 16 Airbus A340s within the ... [Published Flight International - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Lufthansa: We Love the United Hub at Dulles

A veteran airline analyst has suggested that United close its hub at Dulles and push more traffic through Newark, but the idea holds little appeal for Lufthansa or other Star Alliance members.About a dozen Star Alliance flights depart from Dulles each ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Daley in 'scary' emergency plane landing drama

OLYMPIC hero Tom Daley was on board a plane that had to make an emergencylanding in Russia due to a “technical issue”.The diver and his partner Dustin Lance Black were among 301 people on a VirginAtlantic Airbus A340 on a flight from Shanghai to Lond ... [Published Irish Sun - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 5 reports

Daley tells of diving challenges

Diver Tom Daley has told how the height of the board becomes increasingly daunting to him as the years progress.The Olympic bronze medallist said he has to "overcome" the mental challenges of confronting the dangers associated with his sport.Speaking ... [Published BT.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

XINHUA - 1st LD: Virgin Atlantic airliner makes emergency landing in southern Russian city

1st LD: Virgin Atlantic airliner makes emergency landing in southern Russian cityContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MOSCOW, July 21 (Xinhua) -- A passenger plane of Virgin Atlantic Airways made an emergency landing in a southern Russian city on Monday due ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Clean Sky To Test Laminar Flow On Modified Airbus A340

Clean Sky (Hall 4 Stand B10), Europe’s aerospace research venture, is exhibiting a model of a modified Airbus A340 with so-called “laminar flow” on an outboard section of the wings. The technology, if applied to the entire wing, could bring a 5-10 percent ... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Terrifying moment two planes 'almost collided' at Barcelona airport caught on video

The terrifying moment two planes appeared almost to crash into each other at Barcelona airport has been caught on camera. An aviation enthusiast happened to be filming the busy runway at El Prat airport when disaster was averted on Saturday.A Boeing 767, ... [Published The Independent - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Caught On Tape - Stunning Near Miss On Barcelona Runway

Boeing has had a tough week or two - the scandal over Ex-Im bank - its cheap funding source of competitive advantage, this weekend's train derailment of Boeing fuselages, and now, in Barcelona, a 767 and an Airbus A340 battle for the same airpsace coming ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 07 2014]

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"Stolpersteine” or "stumbling blocks” are small brass plates embedded in the pavements of cities across Germany to commemorate victims of the Holocaust. In Berlin, Petra Fritsche leads guided tours that take a closer look at the personal stories behind the "Stolpersteine", and she also looks after them. They're frequently vandalized."
"The rest of the passengers were provided with accommodation before they depart tonight" a Hong Kong-based Virgin Atlantic spokeswoman said
"There were indications that something was wrong, so the pilots chose to land in Keflavik so that technicians could take a looklook at it,” SAS’s press office told BT."
"The flight went back to Hong Kong after 90 minutes for a disruptive passenger" a Hong Kong-based Virgin Atlantic spokeswoman said

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Why Volcanic Ash Is So Terrible for Airplanes [Published Wired News - 16 hours ago]
Window on Germany 21.08.14 | 00:15 - 00:30 [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 21 2014]
P1.7B FOR WV AIRPORTS [Published Panay News - Aug 14 2014]
'Out of control' passenger forces London-bound ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 11 2014]
SAS flight headed for Chicago forced to make pr... [Published Copenhagen Post - Aug 11 2014]
Rowdy passenger forces flight back [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 11 2014]
IAG to firm eight A350s and take eight A330s fo... [Published Flight International - Aug 01 2014]
Lufthansa: We’re still committed to Charlotte [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 31 2014]
Lufthansa: We Love the United Hub at Dulles [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
Qantas, LAN expand codeshare services [Published Australian Aviation Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
Scary flights with happy endings [Published CBC - Jul 27 2014]
Airbus Uses LMS Test.Lab to Improve its Flutter... [Published Supply and Demand Chain Executive - Jul 24 2014]
Man jailed for home break-in [Published Evening Herald - Jul 22 2014]
City of Leeds divers stranded in Siberia ahead ... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Jul 22 2014]
DALEY'S DELAYED RETURN HOME [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 22 2014]
Daley tells of diving challenges [Published BT.com - Jul 22 2014]
Tom Daley Flight Makes Emergency Landing [Published OutMost - Jul 21 2014]
XINHUA - 1st LD: Virgin Atlantic airliner makes... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 21 2014]
Virgin Atlantic plane carrying Tom Daley and bo... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Tom Daley in 'scary' emergency plane landing drama [Published Irish Sun - Jul 21 2014]
1st LD: Virgin Atlantic airliner makes emergenc... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 21 2014]
Daley plane in emergency landing [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Urgent: Virgin Atlantic airliner makes emergenc... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 21 2014]
Daley plane in emergency landing [Published Stroud News and Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Airbus signs $11.8bn A320 aircraft order from S... [Published Aerospace Technology - Jul 17 2014]
Passengers injured after jet hits severe turbul... [Published Travel Weekly - Jul 17 2014]
Clean Sky To Test Laminar Flow On Modified Airb... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 17 2014]
AFI KLM EM Supports Virgin Atlantic Deployment ... [Published Air Transport News - Jul 15 2014]
SMBC Aviation to Buy $11.8 Billion of Airbus Si... [Published Washington Post - Jul 15 2014]
South African Airways Appoints Captain Eric Man... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 15 2014]
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Caught On Tape - Stunning Near Miss On Barcelon... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 07 2014]
Boeing has had a tough week or two - the scandal over Ex-Im bank - its cheap funding source of competitive advantage, this weekend's train derailment of Boeing fuselages, and now, in Barcelona, a 767 and an Airbus A340 battle for the same airpsace coming ...
This Is How a 'Go-Around' Avoids Disaster at an... [Published Mashable! - Jul 07 2014]
Everything seems fine as the pilot guides the aircraft into the final approach. Suddenly, there's another plane where there isn't supposed to be one: right on the runway where the pilot is set to land. The engines roar, the nose lifts and the ...
Video shows the moment two passenger jets nearl... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 07 2014]
A breathtaking video captured a near-disaster at a Barcelona airport Saturday in which two passenger jets narrowly avoided colliding on the runway. The video shows a Boeing 767 from Russian airline Utair coming in for a landing at Barcelona’s El Prat ...
Astro-Med Announces Contract with Thales Avioni... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 18 2014]
WEST WARWICK, R.I. - Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that it has been selected by Thales Avionics (EN Paris: HO.PA) to supply flight deck printers for the Airbus A330/A340 long-range aircraft.The agreement covers flight deck printers for ...
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