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United Airlines in row over customer's leggings

United Airlines have caused controversy this week by banning two girls from boarding a flight due to their choice to wear leggings.

United Airlines have caused controversy this week by banning two girls from boarding a flight due to their choice to wear leggings.

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Airlines and airports worldwide adapt to US electronic device ban in planes

Faced with the new US ban on electronic devices being taken into plane cabins airports and airlines are scrambling for ways to reassure passengers and prop up revenues.

Faced with the new US ban on electronic devices being taken into plane cabins airports and airlines are scrambling for ways to reassure passengers and prop up revenues.

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Boeing takes off in China with first overseas plant

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

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Flight delays: the causes and solutions

Brian Flynn, Head of Performance, Forecasts and Relations Unit from EUROCONTROL, explains what causes delays, and what is done to try and combat them.

Brian Flynn, Head of Performance, Forecasts and Relations Unit from EUROCONTROL, explains what causes delays, and what is done to try and combat them.

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Plane flipped over after storm hits airport

A private airport in Kansas City was smashed by a storm which saw planes flipped over and hangers wrecked.

A private airport in Kansas City was smashed by a storm which saw planes flipped over and hangers wrecked.

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What does 2017 hold for the aviation industry?

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

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Istanbul shrouded in heavy fog

Officials say municipal ferry services have been affected, as well as flights at Sabiha Gokcen Airport.There was also poor visibility at Ataturk Airport but flights were not affected.

Officials say municipal ferry services have been affected, as well as flights at Sabiha Gokcen Airport.There was also poor visibility at Ataturk Airport but flights were not affected.

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Flying cheap: 7 principles of low-cost airlines

Budget airlines carried more than a billion passengers in 2016, a first that helped the industry handle higher demand.

Budget airlines carried more than a billion passengers in 2016, a first that helped the industry handle higher demand.

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Private plane crashes into California suburb

Three people were killed and two critically injured when their light aircraft plunged into a house in a residential neighbourhood of southern California.

Three people were killed and two critically injured when their light aircraft plunged into a house in a residential neighbourhood of southern California.

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British Airways owner IAG sees profits rise

International Airlines Group - owner of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - reports higher annual profits from cost-cutting and cheaper fuel.

International Airlines Group - owner of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - reports higher annual profits from cost-cutting and cheaper fuel.

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Alitalia workers stage one-day strike

The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.

The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.

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Q&A: What can the air travel industry do to reduce noise pollution?

We asked Sharon Mahony, expert in collaborative environmental management at EUROCONTROL what the air travel industry could do to reduce noise pollution and what factors influence those…

We asked Sharon Mahony, expert in collaborative environmental management at EUROCONTROL what the air travel industry could do to reduce noise pollution and what factors influence those…

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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.