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Dreamliner fire probe urges Boeing disable beacons
Dreamliner fire probe urges Boeing disable beacons

British authorities have recommended that distress beacons onboard all Boeing Dreamliners be disabled, after identifying the devices as the likely cause of a fire on a 787 at London's Heathrow airport.

Dreamliner fire probe urges Boeing disable beacons
L-39 aircraft (Aero L-39 Albatros). Photo courtesy of wikimedia.org
Airplane crashes in Aktobe airport

Passengers of the July 17 evening flight from Almaty witnessed L-39 training plane crash in Aktobe airport.

Airplane crashes in Aktobe airport
Kabul airport targeted in ongoing Taliban attack
Kabul airport targeted in ongoing Taliban attack

Taliban militants launched a grenade and gun attack on Kabul airport early Monday, taking over two nearby buildings which security forces attempted to storm as blasts and shooting rocked the Afghan capital.

Kabul airport targeted in ongoing Taliban attack
Google terminal in works at Silicon Valley airport
Google terminal in works at Silicon Valley airport

Google jets are getting a home in an $82-million private terminal being built to cater to executives coming and going from Mineta San Jose International Airport in Silicon Valley.

Google terminal in works at Silicon Valley airport
Thailand's yellow shirts protest. ©REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang
Thai 'Yellow Shirts' face court over airport rallies

Dozens of Thai royalist activists packed a Bangkok courtroom Monday to face charges relating to their roles in 2008 rallies that paralysed Thailand's main airports stranding thousands of tourists.

Thai 'Yellow Shirts' face court over airport rallies
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Hong Kong airbridge collapse rips off plane door

Hong Kong authorities said Monday they had launched an investigation after an airbridge collapsed at the city's airport, ripping the door off a Cathay Pacific plane and injuring a technician.

Hong Kong airbridge collapse rips off plane door
SU-27 jet plane based in 604th aviation base in Taldykorgan. Photo courtesy of asker.kz
Taldykorgan military airdrome under reconstruction

The repairs will cover the airfield's runway strip, taxiway strip, parking shelters for planes and helicopters.

Taldykorgan military airdrome under reconstruction
Late-winter snowstorm batters northwestern Europe
Late-winter snowstorm batters northwestern Europe

A severe late-winter snowstorm battered northwestern Europe on Tuesday, causing widespread travel chaos with the cancellation of hundreds of flights at main airports..

Late-winter snowstorm batters northwestern Europe
Photo by Danial Okassov©
Government regulations cause losses to half of Kazakhstan airports

Over a half of Kazakhstan airports incur losses because of excessive state regulation: expert.

Government regulations cause losses to half of Kazakhstan airports
AN-24 owned by Scat airline. Photo by Nikolay Ustinov/Almaty Spotting Club©
Scat aircraft skid off runway in Almaty airport because of excessive speed

The investigation into the accident during landing of Scat aircraft in Almaty airport has been completed.

Scat aircraft skid off runway in Almaty airport because of excessive speed
An-24 plane owned by Scat. Photo courtesy of fotki.yandex.ru
Criminal case initiated after Scat plane's landing accident in Almaty airport

Police initiated a criminal case for violation of safety rules and rules of aircraft exploitation that create a threat of severe consequences.

Criminal case initiated after Scat plane's landing accident in Almaty airport
Singapore airport handles record 51 mn passengers
Singapore airport handles record 51 mn passengers

Singapore's Changi Airport said Thursday it had enjoyed its busiest year in 2012, handling a record 51.2 million passengers, underscoring its position as a regional aviation hub.

Singapore airport handles record 51 mn passengers
Bombardier CRJ-200. ©<a href="http://avianews.com" target="_blank">avianews.com</a>
CRJ-200 had enough fuel to fly to reserve airport

The plane flying from Kokshetau to Almaty could have turned to the reserve airports in Karaganda or Astana: expert.

CRJ-200 had enough fuel to fly to reserve airport
Storm brings Frankfurt airport to standstill
Storm brings Frankfurt airport to standstill

Traffic at Germany's Frankfurt airport came to a complete standstill Sunday, with all flights cancelled for several hours, as freezing rain lashed the runways and created ice problems for the aircraft.

Storm brings Frankfurt airport to standstill
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Airport debacle ignites concern for 'Made in Germany' brand

Germany is concerned that its fabled international reputation for efficiency may have taken a blow from a catalogue of delays dogging major projects, especially the new Berlin airport.

Airport debacle ignites concern for 'Made in Germany' brand
Plane treatment with deicing fluid. Photo courtesy of Air Astana press-service©
Plane deicing cost 30-folded in heavy snowfall in Almaty

Treatment of one Air Astana plane with deicing fluid cost $90 thousand during heavy snowfall on December 1.

Plane deicing cost 30-folded in heavy snowfall in Almaty
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Hungarian hung himself in Atyrau airport

A Hungarian hung himself in Kazakhstan airport on his show laces. The body was discovered outside, near a border control building: source.

Hungarian hung himself in Atyrau airport
Airport handover 'seamless': Maldives government
Airport handover 'seamless': Maldives government

The Maldivian government on Saturday described as "seamless" the retaking of the country's international airport from an Indian developer following a bitter row that triggered a spat with its neighbour.

Airport handover 'seamless': Maldives government
Almaty International Airport. ©Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Every 7th flight was delayed in Kazakhstan in 2012

Frequency of flights has gone 3% up comparing to the same period last year.

Every 7th flight was delayed in Kazakhstan in 2012
Japan airport reopens with WWII bomb still there
Japan airport reopens with WWII bomb still there

A huge World War II bomb uncovered near a busy runway was underneath a shield of concrete and sandbags on Wednesday as flights resumed at an airport in northern Japan.

Japan airport reopens with WWII bomb still there