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BREAKING: Emirates plane bursts into flames after crash-landing

The Emirates flight ΕΚ521, which was en route to Dubai from Thiruvananthapuram in India, began to have problems just after midday local time. It ‘belly-landed’ at Dubai International Airport without landing gears and and caught fire, witnesses say. All passengers have been escorted to safety and

FAA bans Turkish Airlines flights to U.S. after failed coup

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has prohibited all airlines from flying from Turkey to the United States through 31th of August, it said on Saturday, after a failed coup sparked violence and a government crackdown there. The agency also issued a notice banning U.S. commercial

Airbus is running out of buyers for its A380s

Since its commercial introduction in 2007, the Airbus A380 has brought a long-lost sense of glamour back to travel. Its first-class cabins feature private showers and buttery leather armchairs. It sports in-flight lounges where bartenders mix bespoke cocktails. A broad staircase reminiscent of a 1920s

Airbus unveils first 3D printed aircraft

Dwarfed by huge jets all around, the mini-plane Thor was nonetheless an eye-catcher at the Berlin Air Show this week – the small Airbus marvel is the world’s first 3D-printed aircraft. Windowless, weighing in at just 21 kilograms and less than four metres long, the