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Airlines Push For Guidance On Airspace Safety

July 28, 2014

Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday's meeting of the ICAO and other airline bodies, a European-based airline insider said.
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Airlines Push For Guidance On Airspace Safety

Emirates To Avoid Iraqi Airspace As Violence Rises

July 28, 2014

Emirates said on Monday it will avoid Iraqi airspace, as the government in Baghdad struggles to contain Islamic insurgents who have captured vast areas of the country.
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Emirates To Avoid Iraqi Airspace As Violence Rises

FAA Proposes USD$12 Mln Penalty Against Southwest

July 28, 2014

The US Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a USD$12 million civil penalty against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737s it operates.
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FAA Proposes USD$12 Mln Penalty Against Southwest

Ryanair Lifts Forecast As Quarterly Profit Doubles

July 28, 2014

Ryanair on Monday raised its full-year profit forecast as a campaign to improve service quality pulled more customers away from its rivals.
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Ryanair Lifts Forecast As Quarterly Profit Doubles

IATA Seeks Meeting With Venezuela Over Trapped Money

July 28, 2014

IATA has called for a top-level meeting with the Venezuelan president to discuss ways to restore over USD$4 billion of airlines' money that is trapped in the country due to its currency controls.
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IATA Seeks Meeting With Venezuela Over Trapped Money

Virgin America Files For IPO

July 28, 2014

Virgin America has filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering US airline market.
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Virgin America Files For IPO

Thai AirAsia cuts 2014 passenger target

July 28, 2014

Thai AirAsia has lowered this year's passenger target to 12.6 million from 13.3 million due to the impact of the country's political crisis.
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Thai AirAsia cuts 2014 passenger target

San Miguel In Talks Over Philippine Airlines Stake

July 28, 2014

San Miguel said it is "discussing" with investment partner Lucio Tan their respective interests in Philippine Airlines parent PAL Holdings, after local media reported San Miguel had agreed to sell its stake.
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San Miguel In Talks Over Philippine Airlines Stake

Families Mourn Victims At Air Algerie Crash Site

July 27, 2014

Family members of those killed on the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali were taken to the wreckage on Saturday to grieve as French President Francois Hollande announced three days of mourning.
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Families Mourn Victims At Air Algerie Crash Site

Armed Mission To MH17 Site "Not Realistic"

July 27, 2014

The Netherlands, Australia and Malaysia have ruled out sending an international armed mission to secure the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed, the Dutch prime minister said on Sunday.
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Fighting Complicates MH17 Crash Investigation

July 27, 2014

Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed has further complicated an investigation as Europe and the United States prepared economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict.
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Fighting Complicates MH17 Crash Investigation

Bad Weather Likely Cause Of Air Algerie Crash

July 25, 2014

Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of the Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board, French officials said.
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Bad Weather Likely Cause Of Air Algerie Crash

Canadian Jet Escorted By F-16s After Passenger Threat

July 25, 2014

A Canadian charter plane bound for Panama was escorted by US fighter jets back to Toronto, where a passenger was removed by police after allegedly threatening the safety of the flight.
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Canadian Jet Escorted By F-16s After Passenger Threat

Australia To Send 100 Extra Police To Ukraine

July 25, 2014

Australia will send 100 additional police and some military personnel to Europe to join a planned Dutch-led international security force to secure the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday.
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Australia To Send 100 Extra Police To Ukraine

Air France-KLM Posts Strong Profit, Readies New Plan

July 25, 2014

Air France-KLM on Friday posted a sharp increase in core profit for the second quarter and announced a 2015-2020 plan to recapture market share from low-cost rivals in Europe.
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Air France-KLM Posts Strong Profit, Readies New Plan
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