Aerosucre 727 crash probe missing aircraft weight data

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Published: February 20, 2017

Investigators probing the crash of an Aerosucre Boeing 727-200 freighter during departure have so far been unable to determine the take-off weight of the aircraft. The 727 overran at Puerto Carreno as it attempted to depart the airport in a tailwind, Colombian accident investigation authority GRIAA has found. But it has been unable to […]

Crashed Aerosucre 727 attempted take-off in tailwind

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Published: February 20, 2017

Colombian investigators have determined that the crew of a Boeing 727-200 freighter departed in a tailwind before the aircraft overran and struck a perimeter fence, briefly becoming airborne before crashing in a field. The inquiry into the 20 December accident at Puerto Carreno states that the crew was apparently “unaware” of information regarding the […]

Aerosucre 727 crash probe missing aircraft weight data

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Published: February 20, 2017

Investigators probing the crash of an Aerosucre Boeing 727-200 freighter during departure have so far been unable to determine the take-off weight of the aircraft. The 727 overran at Puerto Carreno as it attempted to depart the airport in a tailwind, Colombian accident investigation authority GRIAA has found. But it has been unable to […]

Aerosucre 727 crash probe missing aircraft weight data

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Published: February 20, 2017

Investigators probing the crash of an Aerosucre Boeing 727-200 freighter during departure have so far been unable to determine the take-off weight of the aircraft. The 727 overran at Puerto Carreno as it attempted to depart the airport in a tailwind, Colombian accident investigation authority GRIAA has found. But it has been unable to […]

ANALYSIS: Airlines must adapt to digital distribution shift

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Published: February 20, 2017

Airlines need partnerships to ensure their distribution strategies are effective as new technology fundamentally changes the landscape, shifting customer expectations when they are booking flights, write Alessandro Borgogna, Aditya Agarwalla and Stefan Stroh of Strategy&, part of the PwC network, and Ivan Jakovljevic of Google news

Russian authorities offer to help decrypt MH17 radar data

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Published: February 20, 2017

Russian authorities have stressed that they are willing to assist investigators with decryption of radar data submitted to the criminal probe into the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The Dutch national prosecutor had stated that the format of the Russian radar data was not that typically used in Europe for data exchange. Russian […]

United debuts new Polaris business class

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Published: February 17, 2017

United Airlines debuted its new Polaris business class seats on domestic flights this week, as it prepares for a rapid roll-out of the hard product on flights from its San Francisco hub. The first aircraft with the product, a new Boeing 777-300ER, entered service between Newark and San Francisco on 16 February, and will […]

United debuts new Polaris business class

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Published: February 17, 2017

United Airlines debuted its new Polaris business class seats on domestic flights this week, as it prepares for a rapid roll-out of the hard product on flights from its San Francisco hub. The first aircraft with the product, a new Boeing 777-300ER, entered service between Newark and San Francisco on 16 February, and will […]

INTERVIEW: Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary

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Published: February 17, 2017

What is the greatest threat facing Ryanair? For chief executive Michael O’Leary, it’s not the risk of creeping protectionism across Europe post-Brexit, or overcapacity in the short-haul market, or the challenge posed by disintermediators. Rather, it lies closer to home, he suggests – in characteristically robust language. news

MH17 inquiry grapples with Russian radar-data format

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Published: February 17, 2017

Dutch investigators are still trying to unravel radar data sourced from Russia as part of the inquiry into the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The Dutch national prosecutor’s office says “many uncertainties” remain in the radar images supplied by Russian authorities to the criminal probe into the loss of the Boeing 777, shot […]

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