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London Southend Airport Seeks Direct Links To Jersey

Will the airport regain its pre-pandemic momentum?

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Sky Marshal’s Detention In Sri Lanka Causes Air India Flight Delay

The flight was delayed by more than three hours.

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Aer Lingus Eyes Increased Terminal Capacity At Dublin Airport

The Irish flag carrier hopes to see Dublin Airport to expand to allow for more passengers.

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Chinese Airports Witness 2 Collisions In 1 Day

China's aviation regulator recently warned of complacency.

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Sunday Reads: Our Most Notable Stories This Week

The top aviation news stories from the last seven days.

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Long Weekend Sees UK Departing Flights At Post-Pandemic High

Overall capacity still lags behind pre-pandemic levels.

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Prince Harry Reportedly Flies To Coronation On American Airlines Boeing 777

The prince's arrival comes just in time for the coronation of King Charles III.

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Presidential Aircraft Flock To The UK Ahead Of King Charles' Coronation

Heads of state and other VIPs from around the world have been touching down in the UK, ready for the King's coronation on May 6th.

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The Simple Flying Podcast Episode 168: Go First Collapses, Breeze Goes International

Join Jo and Tom for the latest from the world of aviation.

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Startup Himalaya Jet Visits Boeing To Discuss Future Plans

The airline plans to start long-haul flights in September 2023.

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Breaking Bad Star Spotted By Ramp Agent Through Aircraft Window

It's safe to assume it was the best shift of the ramp agent's career.

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Main Telescope Removed From NASA's SOFIA Boeing 747 In Tucson

The main mirror assembly has been removed from SOFIA, leaving this flying observatory without a telescope.

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Shocking Photos: Pratt & Whitney GTF Woes Deepen As Iraqi Airways Grounds All Airbus A220s

Iraqi Airways is the latest airline to suffer a loss of capacity as its four A220s are taken out of service.

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Chinese Airlines Allowed To Operate 12 Weekly Round-Trip US Flights

Beijing had been pushing to equalize the number of weekly flights from both countries.

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The US Will Not Delay Its 5G Rollout Again

US carriers face a daunting challenge, as their fleets must be adapted to 5G by July 1st, 2023.

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Airfares Could Rise By 22% Due To Climate Change Challenges

Passengers could be the ones picking up the tab as airlines invest in green technologies.

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UK Reveals Flight Restrictions For King Charles' Coronation Flypast

The display of over 60 aircraft for King Charles' coronation will not seriously affect commercial aviation in the London area.

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The Philippines Will Close Its Airspace For 6 Hours To Replace Old Equipment

The closure will occur during a period of low air traffic.

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Southwest Airlines Pilots Association Considering Strike Authorization Vote

SWAPA members are considering a strike authorization vote for many reasons, including scheduling issues, on-time performance, and culture.

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Turkey Bans Armenia Overflights In Row Over Monument

In response to a new monument, Turkey has chosen to close its airspace to select Armenian flights.