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This should make you a more confident airline passenger

When it comes to air transport, an emergency can quickly turn into a crisis situation. Be it severe weather, a security threat or a cyber attack. How does the industry prepare for a crisis?

When it comes to air transport, an emergency can quickly turn into a crisis situation. Be it severe weather, a security threat or a cyber attack. How does the industry prepare for a crisis?

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How to become an air traffic controller

Eurocontrol is launching a recruitment campaign for the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Eurocontrol is launching a recruitment campaign for the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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Life as an air traffic controller

A professional air traffic controller describes life at the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht.

A professional air traffic controller describes life at the Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht.

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See Italy's first capsule hotel

Rooms are 4 metres square and cost 8 euros an hour - or 25 for a whole night.

Rooms are 4 metres square and cost 8 euros an hour - or 25 for a whole night.

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Airbus bests Boeing in orders

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

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The story behind the Tupolev-154

The Tupolev-154 is a Russian aircraft which was designed towards the end of the 1960’s.

The Tupolev-154 is a Russian aircraft which was designed towards the end of the 1960’s.

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Dramatic scenes as plane engine catches fire in the US

Watch footage from inside the plane as passengers exit via the emergency slides after it ground to a halt at Chicago's O'Hare airport.

Watch footage from inside the plane as passengers exit via the emergency slides after it ground to a halt at Chicago's O'Hare airport.

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19 killed in Russian helicopter crash

Three crew members and 16 passengers died when the Russian-made MI-8 helicopter came down on Friday in bad weather.

Three crew members and 16 passengers died when the Russian-made MI-8 helicopter came down on Friday in bad weather.

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Airbus to downsize A380 production

Airbus is planning to build fewer of its A380 superjumbos, slowing assembly to one aircraft per month from 2018.

Airbus is planning to build fewer of its A380 superjumbos, slowing assembly to one aircraft per month from 2018.

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As oil prices slip, Qatar introduces airport tax

Following Dubai's example, Qatar's Hamad International Airport in Doha is charging departing and transit travellers to use the facility.

Following Dubai's example, Qatar's Hamad International Airport in Doha is charging departing and transit travellers to use the facility.

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Delta cancels 530 flights as it recovers from major glitch

Air passengers booked to travel on Delta are experiencing a second day of delays as the airline recovers from what it says is a “major system-wide power outage”.

Air passengers booked to travel on Delta are experiencing a second day of delays as the airline recovers from what it says is a “major system-wide power outage”.

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Delta Airlines flights grounded in the US

Delta Airlines planes are stuck on the tarmac in the US after what the company has described as a "major system-wide power outage". The company says the computer glitch is also delaying flights worldw

Delta Airlines planes are stuck on the tarmac in the US after what the company has described as a "major system-wide power outage". The company says the computer glitch is also delaying flights worldw

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Vueling faces Spanish government enquiry after stranding thousands in Barcelona

British Airway’s low-cost sister outfit Vueling may face stiff financial penalties after its executives were called in to meet with representatives of the Spanish government following thousands of pas

British Airway’s low-cost sister outfit Vueling may face stiff financial penalties after its executives were called in to meet with representatives of the Spanish government following thousands of pas

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Much delayed new Nantes airport finally gets a thumbs up

The building of a controversial new airport near Nantes in north-west France has finally been given the go-ahead in a ballot.

The building of a controversial new airport near Nantes in north-west France has finally been given the go-ahead in a ballot.

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Frankfurt's Hahn airport gets Asian connection

China's Yiqian Trading Company is buying Hahn airport near Frankfurt in Germany with plans to boost passenger numbers to and from Asia and also increase air freight links.

China's Yiqian Trading Company is buying Hahn airport near Frankfurt in Germany with plans to boost passenger numbers to and from Asia and also increase air freight links.

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Delays and cancellations as French unions begin indefinite transport strike

SNCF workers begun unlimited strike Aviation unions to walkout June 3 to 5 Governtment calls for talks with CGT French unions have upped the ante and launched an indefinite strike, targeting nat

SNCF workers begun unlimited strike Aviation unions to walkout June 3 to 5 Governtment calls for talks with CGT French unions have upped the ante and launched an indefinite strike, targeting nat

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Security alert at Cologne airport

A security alert has caused disruption at Cologne airport in Germany where a man has been arrested on suspicion of entering a secure area without being…

A security alert has caused disruption at Cologne airport in Germany where a man has been arrested on suspicion of entering a secure area without being…

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EgyptAir flight: 'smoke detected in cabin' before plane disappeared

Flight data from the Airbus 320's real-time reporting service ACARS indicated smoke in the toilet, followed by the electronics before communications were lost, according to air industry website.

Flight data from the Airbus 320's real-time reporting service ACARS indicated smoke in the toilet, followed by the electronics before communications were lost, according to air industry website.