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AirAsia Recovery Update: First Attempt At Lifting Fuselage From Java Sea Fails

Authorities are working to lift the fuselage of AirAsia flight 8501 from the Java Sea, but their first attempt at doing so has failed. According to AOL News, the Airbus A320 was lifted using balloons, but as the body of the plane reached...Show More Summary

The Shame of Transportation: Safety

The long history of transportation also has been a history of a struggle for safety. It's not over. The recent crash of an AsiaAir Airbus A320, with the loss of 162 lives, highlights one of aviation's lasting shames: The reluctance of air carriers to invest in safety unless they're forced to do so. Show More Summary

Airbus Thinks Its New A321LR Will Be Able to Replace the 757

The 737 and A320 families have grown a lot since they were launched, both in number of orders and in... Read More

Searchers Say They've Located 'Black Box' From AirAsia Flight

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Officials say divers will go down Monday to the bottom of the Java Sea in an effort to retrieve the flight data recorder from the wreckage of the Airbus A320.

Black Box Of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Found!

One of the flight data recorders (black box) of the crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has been recovered by divers, reports Sky News. The news of the recovery of the black box of the aircraft, an Airbus A320 comes just a few hours after the Inquisitr had reported about the news of a large section of Black Box Of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Found! is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Despite 'Pings,' Air Asia 8501 Black Boxes Still Not Retrieved

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Accident investigators at the site of the Air Asia 8501 crash site say they have discovered tell-tale "pings" believed to be coming from the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorders of the downed Airbus A320. And while they have been tracing the pings for a couple of days now, the boxes have not been located. Read more...

Has Boeing Been Too Late in Reengineering The 737?

Airbus has got the first mover’s advantage by upgrading A320 well ahead of 737. This could prove dear to Boeing.

30 Bodies Recovered From AirAsia Wreckage, Officials Say

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

21 more bodies were pulled from the Java Sea near Borneo today from the Dec. 27 crash of the Airbus A320 carrying 162 passengers and crew.

Air Asia Jet Overshoots Runway In Philippines

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

AirAsia has suffered a second incident within the span of only a couple of days, as one of its Airbus A320 planes overshot the runway at Kalibo, in the Philippines. Thankfully, this time everyone survived. This incident will hopefully by the last in an unusually traumatic year for commercial aviation.http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/air-asia-fligh... Read more...

10 things you need to know today: December 30, 2014

1. Bodies and wreckage found in AirAsia searchIndonesian search and rescue crews looking for a missing AirAsia jet have recovered 40 bodies from the Java Sea near Borneo, Indonesian naval authorities said Tuesday. The Airbus A320 aircraft...Show More Summary

The Tragedy of Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501: Who to Follow for the Latest Updates

last monthLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

"Until today, we have never lost a life." - AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes, 28 December 2014. There's been no resolution yet to the question of what happened to Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501, an Airbus A320 (tail PK-AXC) which disappeared while en route from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore, and we're not going to speculate. Show More Summary

Malaysian Plane “Missing”

The BBC reports: An AirAsia flight travelling from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control, the company has said. Indonesian media say more than 160 people were on board the Airbus A320-200. The aircraft, flight number QZ8501, lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24 (00:24 GMT), AirAsia [...]

BREAKING: Air Asia A320 Missing Over Indonesian Airspace

Air Asia flight QZ8501 traveling from Surabaya Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing. The aircraft involved is an Airbus A320-216 registered PK-AXC. Stay with us for updates as the situation develops. Update: 7:34pm PST: Hadi Mustofa of the Indonesian Transport Ministry stated that flight QZ8501 lost contact with Jakarta at 6:17am local (23:17GMT). The aircraft [...]Show More Summary

Virgin America — Still Got It?

Virgin America Airbus A320 – Photo: David Parker Brown It has been a while since I’ve flown on Virgin America, and to be honest I’ve sort of missed it. The purplely-pink mood lighting, good food, and that awesome entertainment system; it was a light cutting through the otherwise dark and dank scene of American [...]Show More Summary

Another Near Collision Confirms That Drones' Biggest Problem Is People

BBC News is reporting that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed that another (stupid) amateur drone pilot almost hit an Airbus A320 as it was landing at Heathrow Airport on July 22nd, threatening the lives of nearly 180 people on board. More »      

Passenger Jet Nearly Hits Unidentified Drone

An Airbus A320 nearly hit a drone at Britain's Heathrow Airport earlier this year, authorities have revealed. A report from air safety authorities says the pilot was at 700 feet and preparing to land on July 22 when he saw the helicopter-style drone, ITV reports. The owner of the drone...

Another Near Collision Confirms That Drones' Biggest Problem Is People

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

BBC News is reporting that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed that another (stupid) amateur drone pilot almost hit an Airbus A320 as it was landing at Heathrow airport on July 22nd, threatening the lives of nearly 180 people on board. Read more...

Now Boarding 'Mint': JetBlue's take on the first class experience

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When JetBlue took flight in 2000, the company aimed to "bring humanity back to air travel." The team started by ordering a bunch of new Airbus A320 aircraft, filling them with comfy leather seats (and enough legroom), serving unlimited free snacks an...

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