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Algerian Military Plane Crash Kills 257 People Aboard

At least 257 people have died as result of an Algerian military plane crash, the Algerian Defense Ministry reported Wednesday. The incident reportedly occurred at 8:00 a.m. local time, when a transportation aircraft crashed near the airport of the Algerian city of Blida, Boufarik province. Local authorities have deployed 130 members of the civil protection unit, 14 ambulances and 10 truck to evacuate the injured to the scene of the crash, Dia Algerie outlet...

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Algerian Military Plane Crash Reportedly Kills 247 People Aboard

At least 200 people have died as result of an Algerian military plane crash, Asharq AL-awsat outlet reported Wednesday.

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Lufthansa cancels 800 flights Tuesday in airport strikes across Germany

German airline giant Lufthansa said it will cancel "more than 800" flights on Tuesday as public sector workers walk out on strike for more pay, hobbling major airports like Frankfurt. "Due to this strike tomorrow, Lufthansa will have to cancel 800 out of the 1,600 scheduled flights, including 58 long-haul flights," the group said in a statement, adding that around 90,000 passengers would be affected. Service...

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Qatar Airways inaugural Cardiff service to feature A350-900

Qatar Airways is to showcase its A350-900 aircraft to Welsh travellers next month, when it rosters the aircraft onto the carrier’s inaugural service to Cardiff. The daily Doha-Cardiff route will normally be served by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner, configured with 22 business class and 232 economy seats. But the airline has confirmed that its first flight into the Welsh capital will feature the A350, “in...

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