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Airbus Puts a Luxury Spin on VIP Helicopters

Airbus finally made it possible to customize your chopper with nearly any amenity imaginable. If you have ever flown on a helicopter, you will know they are quite convenient, yet loud and uncomfortable. However, Europe’s largest aerospace firm Airbus is introducing a new way to provide private owners options for improved style and grace. An abundancy of Airbus’ helicopters are used for rescue, utility, or transport but few are used for racing or exciting recreation. Typically, the brand’s rotocraft is purchased in a business-to-business context, with no differences for private and…

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KLM Boeing 747-400 engine badly damaged by high-loader

KLM Boeing 747-400 took serious damage to its #4 engine cowling when it was hit by a high-loader during parking at Amsterdam Schiphol. A KLM Boeing 747-400 (reg. PH-BFN) was badly damaged on Monday morning when it collided with a high-loader while being towed at Amsterdam Schiphol. According to the airline, there were no passengers on board at the time of the incident, a spokesman reports to Reismedia. ©Omar R. The damage to engine #4 is considerable. The incident took place on the Romeo platform, where freight flights are normally parked. The…

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Southwest Airlines passenger removed from plane to Houston after calling flight attendant N-word

A Southwest Airlines flight traveling to Houston from Chicago was delayed after a passenger was removed from the plane for yelling racial slurs at flight attendants. A Southwest Airlines flight traveling to Houston from Chicago was delayed after a passenger was removed from the plane for yelling racial slurs at flight attendants. Witnesses say the woman became upset with the flight attendant when she was told to put her table up to prepare for takeoff. In the video recorded by another passenger, you can see the woman using graphic language…

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Police: Delta Airlines flight Made an Emergency Landing After Passenger Attacks Flight Attendant

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing early Friday morning in Oklahoma City, after a passenger attacked a flight attendant, according to police. Officers responded just before 2 a.m. to a report of a pending emergency landing at Will Rogers World Airport. Delta flight 2603, which was headed from Salt Lake City to Orlando, had called for an emergency landing at the OKC airport due to a violent and unruly passenger. JUST IN: A Delta Airlines flight from Salt Lake City to Orlando made an emergency landing in OKC…

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70-year-old pilot burned after Small Plane Clips Part of Cottonwood Home

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 70-year-old man has been seriously injured after the small plane he was piloting crashed into part of a home in north-central Arizona A 70-year-old man suffered serious injuries when his plane crashed into a home Monday morning in Cottonwood, police said. The pilot had managed to exit the plane on his own, according to Cottonwood police Sgt. Monica Kuhlt. She said the plane, a single-engine Bonanza Beechcraft, was on fire in the backyard of the home by the time officers arrived. The pilot was transported to the…

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Half-naked woman tied up by cabin crew after getting drunk on flight

The blonde passenger was restrained for allegedly being abusive and violent after drinking too much before the flight from the Russian capital of Moscow, to the Turkish resort city of Antalya. In footage shot by an eyewitness, the unnamed woman is seen wearing nothing but a black bra on top as she yells out in Russian. “I am begging you,” she says. “My arms are tied. I cannot get hold of you, please. “You see what is going on. Look at me. Look at my blood. “Those are beasts, those…

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Flight Attendant Reveal: They regularly face groping, lewd comments from passengers

For many U.S. flight attendants, navigating lewd comments or unwanted touching by passengers is a troublesome but all too common reality of their jobs, with two out of three flight attendants saying they’ve experienced sexual harassment during their careers, according to a survey released Thursday. One out of three who responded to the survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants said they’d experienced verbal sexual harassment within the last year, with many reporting that they experienced lewd remarks five times or more during that time span. One in five…

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Pickup Truck Strikes Southwest Plane at Baltimore Airport

Passengers on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Florida say a pickup truck hit their plane on the runway at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The Boeing 737 left Fort Lauderdale late Sunday night. According to the airline’s flight tracker, it landed in Baltimore at 12:46 a.m., shortly before its scheduled arrival. Southwest said the vehicle hit the aircraft as it was pulling into the gate. “All of a sudden there was a smash, and it startled everyone. It was pretty loud. The people across the aisle said a truck…

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This Major Airline is Helping You Spot Celebrities

IT MAKES SENSE THAT A COMPANY THAT TAKES YOU INTO THE SKIES, AMONG THE STARS AND SPARKLES, WOULD HELP YOU FIND THE STARS ON-GROUND. According to the airline, “Our new map shows where the rich and famous like to shop, sip, eat, and relax in the both cities.” Do as the paparazzi does and have your go at celebrity spotting! So get your phones ready guys, you’re going to want to record this. Check out the map here:

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The chart that explains why nobody wants to fly Air India

The performance Air India, the largest state-owned airline in India, has been bogged down over the years due to poor management. The government is currently considering privatising the airline. Private airlines have consistently out-performed Air India on delivering on-time performance of domestic flights. Take on-time performance, for instance. This parameter measures the timeliness of the departure and arrival of Indian flights. Not surprisingly, Air India falls woefully short. Among all airlines, Air India had the worst on-time performance in 28 of the 44 months from June 2014 to January 2017, according…

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