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Drunk BA pilot pulled from cockpit by police after trying to fly 300 passenger-plane

Drunk BA pilot pulled from cockpit by police after trying to fly 300 passenger-plane  Express.co.ukFormer British Airways pilot accused of trying to fly plane while four times over alcohol limit  Evening StandardBritish Airways pilot arrested in cockpit of plane carrying 300 passengers was 'FOUR TIMES over drink-fly limit'  Mirror.co.ukFull coverage

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Make the most of a layover at #DXB by staying at Dubai International Hotel. Find out more: http://dld.bz/dRxJa 

Make the most of a layover at #DXB by staying at Dubai International Hotel. Find out more: http://dld.bz/dRxJa  pic.twitter.com/mhS4bhWT4N

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How You Can Fly United’s Polaris-Equipped 777-200 This Week

Last week, United’s first retrofitted 777-200 finally made its way back to the US. It’s spent the last week and change undergoing inspections in San Francisco (SFO), but now UA’s finally added the updated Polaris-equipped plane to its international schedule. The first flight departs tonight. To recap, United has begun updating its three-cabin 777-200s, replacing all of the seats and eliminating the first-class cabin entirely. The...

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Southwest Airlines mum Jennifer Riordan was sucked out of flight 1380 despite wearing her seatbelt

Southwest Airlines mum Jennifer Riordan was sucked out of flight 1380 despite wearing her seatbelt  The SunPassenger next to Southwest Airlines flight victim Jennifer Riordan recalls horrific ordeal  NEWS.com.auFull coverage

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Southwest Airlines Accident Doesn’t Reflect a Crisis in U.S. Airline Safety

Bloomberg columnist Joe Nocera argues that despite this week's Southwest Airlines accident, airline travel is still safe. Ted Aljibe / AFP/Getty Images via BloombergSkift Take: This week's aviation news, which began with a 60-minutes report on Allegiant Air's questionable safety record and ended with the death of a Southwest Airlines passenger, likely stoked the fears of already nervous airline travelers. But if you look at...

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Alaska Airlines is cracking down on people who use emotional-support animals to let their pets fly free

Alaska Airlines is cracking down on people who use emotional-support animals to let their pets fly free  Business InsiderAlaska Airlines adopts a tougher policy for emotional support animals  Los Angeles TimesAlaska Airlines changes policy for emotional support animals  KOMO NewsFull coverage

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Southwest Previously Challenged FAA Engine Inspection Proposal

Southwest Airlines previously challenged engine maker CFM and federal regulators over proposed engine inspections after a fan blade separated from the engine and caused it to fail in 2016, public documents obtained by Reuters show. The incident in 2016 was similar to what occurred to the engine on Southwest Flight 1380 in which a fan blade broke off from the engine, causing it to explode,...

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Members of the Bristol Airport team will be heading to the #RoutesEurope conference this weekend to promote our airport & the beautiful South West! Read more about their trip here:...

Members of the Bristol Airport team will be heading to the #RoutesEurope conference this weekend to promote our airport & the beautiful South West! Read more about their trip here: http://bit.ly/RoutesEuropeBilbao … @routesonline pic.twitter.com/zfOBkPMZGg

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Finnair And Alaska Airlines Hook Up In New Codeshare Partnership

Finnair And Alaska Airlines Hook Up In New Codeshare Partnership  ForbesFull coverage

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