Aviation industry

Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet
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Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet

Iraqi Airways beefs up fleet with new Airbus A330-200, plans expanded international service
One step closer to space travel: UK company claims rocket engine breakthrough
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One step closer to space travel: UK company claims rocket engine breakthrough

The new Sabre engine is expected to have "transformational impact" on space travel market
Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing
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Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing

With a GE subsidiary and Chinese carriers signing deals for C919 passenger aircraft, China's Comac sharpens its aim on aviation's big players
7 of the best frequent flier programs
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7 of the best frequent flier programs

The best deals are sometimes hidden in the most obscure air miles programs
Could budget airlines topple Asia's legacy carriers?
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Could budget airlines topple Asia's legacy carriers?

Low-cost airlines in Asia are only recently getting off the ground, but they'll likely revolutionize travel in the region
Singapore Airlines' no-frills 'Scoot' set for June take-off
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Singapore Airlines' no-frills 'Scoot' set for June take-off

Here’s the scoop on Scoot, an airline with Scootitude. No, really
China leads global aviation earnings
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China leads global aviation earnings

Chinese airlines pulled in RMB 26 billion (US$4.1 billion) in 2011, accounting for 60 percent of the global output
6 in-flight myths, busted
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6 in-flight myths, busted

Why do you always get sick on a flight? Why do we "brace?" Why do flight attendants talk like that? We have the answers
AirAsia boss announces new airline for the super rich
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AirAsia boss announces new airline for the super rich

Tony Fernandes takes advantage of Qantas' troubles by announcing his own super-premium carrier
Hellish week for Indian aviation: No fuel, no food and fuming flyers
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Hellish week for Indian aviation: No fuel, no food and fuming flyers

Financial crises engulf two major carriers, leaving passengers all at sea
Boeing Dreamliner: How was your flight?
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Boeing Dreamliner: How was your flight?

The 787 has made its first trip, from Tokyo to Hong Kong, with passengers aboard -- here's what they had to say
Pay US$8 for carbon footprint on a trip to Europe in 2012
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Pay US$8 for carbon footprint on a trip to Europe in 2012

Global airline industry in uproar over proposed green tax for all European routes
Bird's eye view of the Air India pilots strike
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Bird's eye view of the Air India pilots strike

Another corporate quagmire threatens to harm both consumer confidence in the aviation industry and the government's reputation
When the going gets tough: Hong Kong sets tug o' plane record
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When the going gets tough: Hong Kong sets tug o' plane record

To celebrate 100 years of aviation in Hong Kong, adults and kids perform amazing feats of strength
How to buy a private jet in India
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How to buy a private jet in India

Questions to ask yourself should you have a couple hundred crores at your disposal
What the Union Budget means for frequent fliers in India
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What the Union Budget means for frequent fliers in India

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee’s Budget for 2010-11 deals the aviation industry two mini punches on tax and fuel, which means travelers can have less fun this year