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American Airlines Flight Forced to Land After Potential Bird Strike
American Airlines Flight Forced to Land After Potential Bird Strike. More. The North Carolina-to-Connecticut flight makes emergency landing after the windshield was hit and cracked by an object suspected to have been a bird. 1:12 | 09/22/15 …
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On flight to US, Pope Francis confesses: 'I'm not really a leftie' – video
During his flight from Cuba to the US, Pope Francis tells reporters that impressions of him being 'a bit of a leftie' are wrong. He says his true doctrine, on issues ranging from the environment to social justice, is that of the church. 'If it is …
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Delta cutting RIC's nonstop flight to Cincinnati
“Of course, you regret the loss of any nonstop destination,” airport spokesman Troy Bell said. “But in terms of ability of folks to travel between Cincinnati and Richmond, there are still means for travelers.” An online search for flights between the …
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Plane passengers forced to 'sleep rough' in airport after 18-hour flight delay
An airline has apologised after children and OAP passengers had to "sleep rough" under survival blankets during an EIGHTEEN HOUR flight delay. Yet Monarch Airlines has refused to compensate holidaymakers after its Birmingham-bound plane was …

Men's Tennis Grabs Pair of Flight Championships in Own Invitational
The Middlebury Men's Tennis Invitational has come to an end with the host school boasting a pair of champions in the top-two singles flights on Sunday. Matches were contested outdoors at the Proctor Tennis Courts and indoors on the Nelson Recreation …
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Pilot Diverts Flight To Save Dog From Freezing To Death
Flight AC085 was carrying 232 passengers from Tel Aviv to Toronto when the pilot noticed one of the cargo hold heaters was malfunctioning, said Peter Fitzgerald, a spokesperson for Air Canada. The unnamed pilot realized that Simba, a seven-year-old …
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Get a voucher when the price of your flight drops
Flights are expensive; there's no doubt about it. Finding a good flight within your budget is no easy feat either. So you can imagine how frustrating it might be to find out that the price of your flight has gone down after you bought yourticket. But …
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Man charged with raping 9-year-girl in Bradenton deemed flight risk, ordered

Man charged with raping 9-year-girl in Bradenton deemed flight risk, ordered
Excellent Jean-Gilles, 61, was charged with capital sexual battery of a 9-year-old, was ordered held without bond Monday during first appearances via video feed from the Manatee County Jail. TIFFANY TOMPKINS-CONDIE/Bradenton Herald …
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Children sleep on baggage trolleys in Menorca airport after 13-hour Thomson
Children were forced to sleep on baggage trolleys after a Thomson flight back to the UK from Menorca in Spain was delayed by more than 13 hours. Due to an emergency landing of an earlier Thomson aircraft at Cardiff International Airport, around 300 …
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Blog: Qualcomm's core wars are over as Snapdragon takes flight
At its annual partner summit in Hong Kong last week, Qualcomm announced a raft of new products, including what it called “breakthrough connectivity features” in its upcoming Snapdragon 820 chip and the next-generation of its fast charging technology …
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San Marcos flight school aims for veterans

San Marcos flight school aims for veterans
Through Coast Flight's partnership with Envoy, trainees will fly a regional jet and have guaranteed employment with American Airlines. The Pipeline Program is through Coast Flight's Airline Career Training (ACT) Program, which now has over 110 pilots …

Ex-SkyWest flight attendant accused of two bomb threats
On July 7, 2015, Cox-Sever had been on American Airlines Flight 2928 traveling from Charlottesville, Virginia, to Chicago. "During that flight, Cox-Sever discovered a written threat on the wall of the lavatory stating a bomb was on the plane," said the …
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Direct flight from Great Falls to Chicago possible

Direct flight from Great Falls to Chicago possible
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $ 385,000 Small Community Air Service Development grant to pursue a nonstop flight from Great Falls to Chicago. “Our passenger traffic to and from the Chicago market has increased 38 percent over the last …
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Floodgates open for flight delay claims
Londoner Alan Macdonald was delayed eight hours when his Ryanair flight from Malta to London was grounded. Check-in staff and the captain blamed a technical fault, but when passengers tried to claim, Ryanair mysteriously changed its story. “Adverse …
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What flight attendants know about you

What flight attendants know about you
Airline passengers might get the sense these days that their flight attendants seem to know something about them. Well, they do: The Nokia Lumia 1520 “phablets” that were distributed last year to Delta's 22,000 flight attendants have been upgraded with …
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St. Louis man banned from job as flight paramedic because he is HIV positive
ST. LOUIS • A flight paramedic from St. Louis claims in a federal lawsuit that he was improperly removed from his job in an air ambulance because he is HIV-positive. The suit, in U.S. District Court in St. Louis, says the decision by Air Evac Lifeteam …

Here's the difference between a nonstop and direct flight
You know you don't want a layover, but did you know there's a difference between nonstop and direct flights? No? Well you should if you want your nonstop flight to actually be nonstop. If you want to get where you're going as fast as possible, book a …
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Air Canada Pilot Diverts Transatlantic Flight to Save Dog's Life
The unidentified Air Canada pilot noticed a heating system malfunction in the plane's cargo area shortly after it took off from Tel Aviv for a flight to Toronto on Sept. 13. Knowing there was a dog traveling in the cargo area – a 7-year-old French …

Too fat to fly? Air India grounds 130 flight attendants for being overweight
For years, airlines have penalized luggage for weighing too much. Now at least one carrier is applying that same logic to its flight attendants. Air India is grounding about 130 of its flight attendants — mostly women — because they are overweight …
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New York Jets Flight Connections 9/18/15
Brian Costello: Is the Jets' offense for real or another collapse waiting to happen? Darryl Slater: OLB Quinton Coples says that turnovers should increase. Kristian Dyer: CB Buster Skrine is putting in all the work to become a top-flight NFL cornerback.
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Weak Link in Asia's Flight Boom: Airports

Weak Link in Asia's Flight Boom: Airports
On the island of Bali, a wind-shear warning system temporarily installed in 2011 for a visit by President Barack Obama hasn't been replaced due to tight budgets, airport officials said. Two years later, Lion Air Flight 904 crashed into the sea while …
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When You Need a Doctor on Your Flight
Fortunately, the majority of medical emergencies on airplanes aren't serious. Fainting or feeling dizzy and lightheaded make up about 37% of in-flight medical emergencies, according to the 2013 study. Respiratory symptoms made up about 12% of cases and …
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Allegheny County airport delegation off to South Africa, aiming for flight
Christina Cassotis, the authority's CEO, said she has been talking to all three carriers about possible flights from Pittsburgh. The World Routes forum constitutes the “next step” in that courtship. A direct flight to Germany has been a priority for …
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McCain, Flake urge FAA to address Phoenix flight path changes
Framed by neighborhood palm trees, a passenger plane brings increased noise to residential neighborhoods like this one near Phoenix as new FAA flight routes out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are affecting dozens of neighborhoods with the …

ViaSat to Install In-Flight Wi-Fi in Boeing Commercial Planes
To be particular, ViaSat will commence the evaluation procedure for airlines to denote deployment of the company's in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity system on these airplanes. As per the agreement, the company will evaluate its Ka-band airborne satellite …
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Suspicious Package Traced to Flight Attendant: FBI

Suspicious Package Traced to Flight Attendant: FBI
(Newser) – The FBI says a flight attendant fabricated a story about a suspicious package on a Delta Air Lines flight that led to an emergency landing at a North Dakota airport last week. The Dickinson airport was temporarily shut down Wednesday when …
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'Star Wars' R2-D2-themed jet ready to take flight, BB-8 design on the way
Starting on October 18, you can book a flight on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) painted to resemble everyone's favorite "Star Wars" astromech. The ANA R2-D2 Jet was unveiled to the media on September 12 at the Boeing …
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