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Alitalia, Etihad Deal Likely Cleared By Year-end

September 2, 2014

Alitalia and Etihad are expected to seek European Union antitrust approval for their deal this month and win clearance by the end of the year after minor concessions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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Alitalia, Etihad Deal Likely Cleared By Year-end

Business Lobby Group Leans Towards Heathrow Expansion

September 2, 2014

A major UK business lobby group has thrown its weight behind Britain keeping a single hub airport, a position which would suggest expansion at London Heathrow.
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Business Lobby Group Leans Towards Heathrow Expansion

UK Rejects 'Boris Island' Airport Plan

September 2, 2014

A plan to build a major new airport to the east of London was rejected by a government-appointed commission on Tuesday, dealing a blow to its high-profile backer, the city's mayor Boris Johnson.
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UK Rejects 'Boris Island' Airport Plan

Poor Response To Ebola Causing Needless Deaths

September 1, 2014

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.
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Poor Response To Ebola Causing Needless Deaths

Emirates Not Interested In Qantas Investment

September 1, 2014

Emirates is not interested in investing in the international operations of Qantas, according to the Dubai-based carrier's chief commercial officer.
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Emirates Not Interested In Qantas Investment

Nok Air Sees Lower Q3 Net Loss

September 1, 2014

Thailand's second-largest budget carrier, Nok Air, expects its net loss in the third quarter will be lower than the second and aims to make profit in the fourth quarter due to rising passenger numbers.
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Nok Air Sees Lower Q3 Net Loss

Icelandic Volcanic Eruption Pouring Lava, No Ash

September 1, 2014

A fissure eruption near Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano was still spouting lava on Monday but no ash, a day after an eruption that briefly caused the country to raise its ash alert to its highest level.
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Philippines Foils Car-Bomb Plot At Manila Airport

September 1, 2014

The Philippines on Monday foiled a bid to plant car-bombs at Manila airport and a nearby shopping mall, authorities said.
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Philippines Foils Car-Bomb Plot At Manila Airport

Emirates May Order More A380s If Upgraded

September 1, 2014

Emirates is prepared to order more A380s if Airbus updates the aircraft with new engines, the airline's chief commercial officer said.
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Emirates May Order More A380s If Upgraded

Russia Demands Publication Of MH17 Data Recordings

August 31, 2014

Russia is demanding to know why investigators have yet to publish the black box data from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July.
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Russia Demands Publication Of MH17 Data Recordings

Flight Systems Problem Disrupts Madrid Airport Traffic

August 31, 2014

A two-hour technical problem in the flight planning system at Madrid's Barajas airport caused delays and cancellations on Saturday, a busy weekend when many Spaniards and tourists were due to return from holiday.
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Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Slips In July

August 31, 2014

Passenger traffic through Dubai's main airport dropped 2.9 percent from a year earlier to 5.16 million people in July, as construction work temporarily reduced its capacity.
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Dubai Airport Passenger Traffic Slips In July

Qantas Stays Loyal To Frequent Flyer 'Cash Cow'

August 31, 2014

Hiding behind Qantas' AUD$2.8 billion (USD$2.6 billion) annual net loss announced last week is a hugely profitable loyalty scheme that is the envy of the airline world - and the carrier isn't letting go.
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Qantas Stays Loyal To Frequent Flyer 'Cash Cow'

Iceland Says Eruption Over, Lifts Airspace Restrictions

August 29, 2014

Iceland said a small volcanic eruption in the Bárðarbunga volcano system that started in the early hours of Friday had stopped and it had lifted all airspace restrictions.
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Iceland Says Eruption Over, Lifts Airspace Restrictions

More Than A Dozen Injured In O'Hare Bus Crash

August 29, 2014

A shuttle bus crash on Friday at O'Hare Airport injured at least 13 people, four of them seriously, Chicago fire officials said.
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