NASA assigns 4 astronauts to commercial Boeing, SpaceX test flights

NASA assigns 4 astronauts to commercial Boeing, SpaceX test flights
NASA has named its first commercial crew "cadre" — four astronauts who will train to fly on board the first test flights of Boeing's CST-100 and SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. The agency Thursday (July 9) announced that astronauts Bob Behnken, Eric Boe, …

Bill Cochran Field Reports: Fall duck flights look promising
This year's breeding population got a boost from last year's good flights of ducks. Conditions were dryer this year than last on the U.S. and Canadian breeding grounds. There was some habitat loss as well. On the positive side, the boreal forest of …
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Air India proposes flights to San Francisco and Toronto
The state-run airline has proposed to fly three weekly flights each to San Francisco and Toronto from New Delhi with a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, which is likely to be reconfigured to include more seating capacity, the airline has said. As it stands …
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Norwegian to start offering Northeast flights to Caribbean

Norwegian to start offering Northeast flights to Caribbean
Norwegian, the low-cost airline in a long-running dispute with rivals over adding U.S. flights, announced Thursday it will begin offering several East Coast flights to the Caribbean. Starting Dec. 3, the airline will launch flights from Boston Logan …
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El Al's Hub-to-Israel flights take off
The schedule includes three weekly nonstop flights on a Boeing 767-300 aircraft departing Logan at 9 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and arriving at 3:05 p.m. the following day at Ben Gurion. The return nonstop flights will depart Ben Gurion at …
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Allegiant cancels half-dozen flights
Allegiant Air cancelled another half-dozen flight on Saturday in the wake of various problems that grounded others in the previous weeks. The airline said in a statement that the grounded flights were due to the summer heat and extra demands on aircraft.
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Bintan airport designed for charter flights, ready

Bintan airport designed for charter flights, ready
According to Ansar, the project developer was Singapore-based Gallant Venture Ltd., a company that already manages the Lagoi International Tourist Region on the island, and the project is planned to serve charter flights for tourists vacationing in Lagoi.
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Get him to the Greek referendum: fearful expats book out flights home
Alexis Tsipras's announcement last weekend gave them just one week to scramble on to flights. Christopher Ioakimidis, whose parents own a pharmaceuticals import business in Greece, flew to Athens from London on Tuesday. He said an exit from the euro …
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Fog over Perth lifts early Monday morning, but delays flights

Fog over Perth lifts early Monday morning, but delays flights
FLIGHTS to South East Asia have been delayed after heavy fog formed across the Perth metropolitan area overnight. The fog had mostly lifted by about 5am on Monday, and the Bureau of Meteorology cancelled its road weather alert. However the fog saw …
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Officials moved to heighten safety of sightseeing flights after deadly 2007
This photo, posted Sunday, June 28, 2015, on the Twitter page of the National Transportation Safety Board, shows the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in remote, mountainous terrain about 25 miles from Ketchikan in southeast Alaska on …
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KKR's Investors Paid for a Lot of Wasted Flights

KKR's Investors Paid for a Lot of Wasted Flights
One nice thing about running a private equity firm is that you get to sit between investors who have money and companies who need it, and send both of them bills. This has made a lot of private equity managers rich, but it is also a constant source of …
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Travel groups cancel flights after Tunisia attack
Tour operators and airlines are canceling flights to Tunisia and offering to rebook vacations for free after a bloody terrorist attack at a beachfront hotel. At least 37 people were killed and 36 injured in the attack Friday near the coastal city of …
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The Most Delayed Flight Routes in the US
Chicago. Ed Majcan flies from Chicago to Knoxville, Tenn., 15 to 18 times a year. When he wants to a get a decent night's sleep, he books a 2 p.m. departure for the 75-minute flight because it usually runs so late. If he takes the 5:30 p.m. flight, he …
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Frontier Airlines' pullout leaves Delaware with no flights
WILMINGTON, Del. – Frontier Airlines quietly pulled the plug on commercial airline service out of Wilmington's New Castle Airport last week – almost two years to the day after its first flight out of Delaware. "Frontier has pulled out of [New Castle …
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Allegiant flight to Maine returns to St. Pete
This is the latest in a series of problems with Allegiant Air flights that have left passengers facing delays. Last month, the airline canceled six flights after an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. In an email Wednesday …
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Hacking Grounds Flights of Poland's National Airline

Hacking Grounds Flights of Poland's National Airline
The airline said the attack lasted about five hours and disrupted the system that LOT uses to establish its flight plans. The airline said it canceled 10 domestic and international flights and delayed about a dozen others until it fixed the problem …
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This private jet company is offering flights for only this July 4th
Of course, there's a catch. (There's always a catch.) Charter company JetSuite is posting its $ 4 "SuiteDeals" on Friday, July 3, for travel the next day. The company is not releasing the destinations or times of the flights before then: Hopeful …
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EXCHANGE: Young Eagle Flights spark kids' passion for flying
In this May 23, 2015 photo, Clayton Francisco puts on his headphones as he gets ready to go up in the air during a Young Eagle Flights event at the Decatur Airport in Decatur, Ill. Clayton took the flight with his brother Landon and instructor Auston …
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Burns Airport adds fuel truck to aid firefighting flights

Burns Airport adds fuel truck to aid firefighting flights
Having to halt flights until fuel was delivered interrupted the firefighting effort. Cotton and the others learned a military surplus tanker truck was available at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, and federal General Services …
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Remote-controlled passenger flights 5 years away, CEO says
The Centaur, a 4,100-pound twin-propeller experimental airplane, was flight-tested this month at a Federal Aviation Administration-designated site in Rome, New York. The Centaur flew with no pilot in the cockpit, becoming the first large-scale fixed …

JetSuite to Celebrate Fourth of July with Flights
That's because the deals, including destinations and departure times, won't be posted until Friday, with the ultra cheap flights scheduled for the very next day. So if you're hoping to plan your holiday travel in advance, you can expect to pay a lot …
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Allegiant Air To Offer Non-Stop Flights to Ft. Lauderdale From Rochester

Allegiant Air To Offer Non-Stop Flights to Ft. Lauderdale From Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Allegiant Air will begin weekly, non-stop flights from the Greater Rochester International Airport to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Oct. 9. Airport Director Michael Giardino and County Executive Maggie Brooks announced Tuesday that by …
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