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BEIJING (BNO NEWS) — China is expected to become the world’s number two plane market as it will require some 5,000 new commercial airplanes valued at $600 billion over the 20 years, Boeing projected on Wednesday.

The figure projected by Boeing is up …

KUALA LUMPUR / ISTANBUL (BNO NEWS) — Two passenger planes operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) landed safely in Turkey and Malaysia on Wednesday after a bomb threat was received, officials said on Thursday morning.

The threat came in on …

MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) — Forty-three people, including several foreigners, were killed on Wednesday when a passenger plane carrying an ice hockey team crashed in western Russia, officials said. Two people survived the accident.

The Yak-Service Airlines pl…

MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) — At least 36 people were killed on Wednesday when a Yak-Service Airlines plane crashed in western Russia, officials said. One person survived the accident.

The accident happened moments after the Yak-42 aircraft took off from Tunos…

OTTAWA (BNO NEWS) — A United Express regional jet carrying more than 45 people skidded off a runway at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport in the Canadian capital of Ottawa on late Sunday afternoon, airline and emergency officials said.

The incid…

MADRID (BNO NEWS) – Pilots of Spanish airline Air Europa will begin an indefinite strike on September 22, the pilots’ trade union Sepla announced in a statement released on Thursday.

The strike by the pilots comes after a year of disagreements with …

BEIJING (BNO NEWS) – China’s first aircraft carrier has successfully completed its maiden sea trial, the Chinese Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said at a press conference in Beijing that the carrier, which depa…

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) — A German man who is on trial for killing two U.S. service members during a shooting attack at Frankfurt Airport in March has confessed to the murders, officials said on Wednesday.

21-year old Arid Uka, who is also know…

NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) — The three major airports serving New York City are set to reopen on Monday after Hurricane Irene made its way along the U.S. East Coast, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) confirmed on late Sunday.

John F. …

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