Tag Archives: The Airbus

19Dec/16

Exclusive: Iran to land first Airbus jet within weeks under sanctions pact

Iran expects to get its first new jet within weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes, a senior official said on Monday, as Tehran and Western firms race to reopen trade
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08Aug/16

UK opens corruption probe into Airbus jet sales

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office launches a formal investigation into suspected fraud, bribery and corruption in connection with commercial plane sales by Airbus.

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29Mar/16

Egypt says treating plane hijacking as a “real threat”

Egypt’s Civil Aviation Minister says authorities have yet to identify “equipment” from the hijacker of an EgyptAir flight that was diverted to Cyprus, but that the incident is being treated as “real threat” nonetheless.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from October and November 2015

World events during October and November include a disaster at a Romanian nightclub which saw tens of thousands protest on the streets, simultaneous attacks at several locations in Paris and the re-taking of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State.
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29Nov/15

Chronology of events of AirAsia QZ8501 which crashed into the Java Sea in December 2014

File footage showing the key events after AirAsia flight QZ8501 plunged into the Java Sea on December 28, 2014, killing all 162 people on board.
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07Nov/15

Russian plane broke up in mid-air after noise, crash investigators say

A Russian plane which crashed in Egypt last week was flying on auto-pilot and appeared to break up in mid-air after a sudden noise but it is too soon to conclude exactly what brought it down, the lead investigator says.
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31Oct/15

File footage of plane of Russian Kogalymavia, whose airliner crashed in Egypt

File footage shows a plane of Russian airline Kogalymavia, which operates under the name Metrojet, whose airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew reportedly crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.

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10Jul/15

Airbus flight becomes first electric plane to cross Channel

The Airbus E-Fan becomes the first twin-engine electric plane to cross the English Channel after completing its maiden flight between Lydd in Kent and Calais in northern France.

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20Jun/15

Drones, missiles, and fighter jets at Paris Airshow

LE BOURGET, PARIS, FRANCE / YUMA PROVING GROUND IN ARIZONA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS / TEXTRON) – Military flypasts are a highlight of the Paris Airshow.

The Rafale jet fighter wowed the crowds with an acrobatic display.

It’s the best jet of its kind, says Eric Trappier, CEO of Dassault, which made it.
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26May/15

Air France flight escorted by US military jets after threat

USA (Next Media) – Following an anonymous threat made to commercial flights, an Air France plane was escorted by U.S. military fighter jets to New York on Monday, according to a Reuters report.
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