Indonesia suspends AirAsia route

Indonesia AirAsia, the operator of the Airbus A320 that crashed into the Java sea Dec. 28, was not licensed to fly the route Sundays, the day it crashed, resulting in a route suspension by Indonesian authorities. read more Link to the original site

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Nairobi flights halted after plane crash

Flights into Kenya’s main airport have been suspended after a passenger plane crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairobi. No deaths or injuries have been reported at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Sunday. The Kenyan Airports Authority said the Fokker 50 turboprop plane carrying six people had touched down…

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Civil Penalties Against Three Companies for Allegedly Violating Hazardous Materials Regulations

ATLANTA The U.S. Department of Transportations Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties ranging from $63,000 to $91,000 against three companies for allegedly violating Hazardous Materials regulations. In each case, the FAA alleges the shipments were not marked, labeled or packaged in accordance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations, and…

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Dragon Aviation takes four Boeing 737-800 NGs

Dragon Aviation Leasing has taken delivery of the first four of ten Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft the Beijing-based lessor has on order — a ‘previously unidentified customer’ transaction valued at $933 million at current list prices. The aircraft were delivered in December. read more Link to the original site

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