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Liam McAneny AUTHOR
Last 747 rolls off production line as an era comes to an end

The final Boeing 747 rolled off the production line on 6 December, bookmarking 54 years of production for the iconic aircraft. The aircraft was the 1,574th 747 to be built by Boeing and was produced at the Boeing Paine Field facility in Everett, Washington. Bringing the story of the 747 full circle, the facility in

NetJets orders ultra-long-range private jets from Bombardier

NetJets plans to expand its private jet operations with an order of Bombardier’s Global 8000 ultra-long-range private jets. Bombardier will provide NetJets with an expanded fleet of 24 Global 8000 aircraft. NetJets currently operates around 850 private jets, making it one of the largest private jet providers in the world. Its current fleet includes 32

Russia denies guilty verdict in MH17 case

Russia has refused to acknowledge the guilty verdict handed down in a Dutch court to three defendants found guilty of shooting down flight MH17. The Dutch government summoned Russia’s ambassador after the Russian foreign ministry rejected the guilty verdict and claimed the life sentences were “scandalous.” Russia has refused to extradite the convicted men, claiming

New 3D luggage scanners to be rolled out in UK airports

UK airports will begin installing more advanced security scanners by 2024 which may eliminate the need for limits on liquids. Major UK airports will install more advanced CT security scanners progressively, with the new screening equipment currently being tested at Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The Department of Transport told the UK’s major airports that the

Identities of those killed in Dallas airshow collision released

The identities of the six victims killed in the mid-air crash at the Dallas air show last weekend have been released by the Commemorative Air Force non-profit organisation. They have been identified as Terry Barker, Leonard Root, Craig Hutain, Kevin Michels, Curtis Rowe and Dan Ragan. Between them, the men had over 10 decades of

British Airways to trial biometric boarding

The biometric technology will remove the need for passengers to show their passports in order to travel internationally.


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