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Emirates jet hit by shifting winds before hard landing, fire: inquiry

Emirates jet hit by shifting winds before hard landing, fire: inquiry

🕔21:31, 6.Sep 2016

DUBAI: An Emirates jet that skidded along the runway on its fuselage at Dubai airport and caught fire last month was subjected to shifting winds as it made a failed attempt to abort a landing, United Arab Emirates (UAE) investigators said on Tuesday.

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Security fears push Turkish Airlines into massive loss

Security fears push Turkish Airlines into massive loss

🕔21:03, 10.May 2016

ISTANBUL: Turkish flag carrier Turkish Airlines on Tuesday posted a massive loss as concerns over security in Turkey and the region took their toll on the ambitious airline.

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PIA fined for sending woman to Dubai on man’s passport

PIA fined for sending woman to Dubai on man’s passport

🕔15:13, 19.Dec 2015

ISLAMABAD: Dubai officials imposed 5000 dirham fine on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) over sending a woman to the country on a man’s passport.

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Russian air links with Egypt to be cut for several months: Kremlin

Russian air links with Egypt to be cut for several months: Kremlin

🕔23:43, 10.Nov 2015

MOSCOW: Air links between Russia and Egypt will be cut for at least several months after last month’s air crash in which 224 died, the Kremlin’s chief of staff said Tuesday.

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US sees big surge in close calls with drones

US sees big surge in close calls with drones

🕔00:24, 24.Aug 2015

WASHINGTON: It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a CRJ200 commuter jet was preparing to land when its pilots spotted something odd outside their cockpit window — a drone.

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ECC approves new National Aviation Policy

ECC approves new National Aviation Policy

🕔21:22, 19.Mar 2015

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) has approved new National Aviation Policy for revamping of the sector.

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11 feared dead, many trapped in wreckage of Taiwan plane

11 feared dead, many trapped in wreckage of Taiwan plane

🕔14:35, 4.Feb 2015

TAIPEI: Rescuers scrambled to reach around 30 people trapped in the wreckage of a passenger plane which clipped a road bridge and plunged into a river outside Taiwan’s capital Wednesday, leaving at least 11 feared dead.

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Four killed in Vietnam military helicopter crash: army

Four killed in Vietnam military helicopter crash: army

🕔12:41, 28.Jan 2015

HANOI: Four people were killed Wednesday when a Vietnamese military helicopter crashed minutes after it set off from southern Ho Chi Minh City, an army official told AFP.

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Tunisia, Cairo airport cancel Libya flights over security fears

Tunisia, Cairo airport cancel Libya flights over security fears

🕔03:42, 22.Aug 2014

CAIRO/TUNIS: Tunisia and Egypt’s Cairo airport cancelled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli.

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Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed: Algerian aviation official

Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed: Algerian aviation official

🕔18:17, 24.Jul 2014

ALGIERS: An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday.

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