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Turkmenistan and Russia to lift restrictions on flights

Turkmenistan and Russia will lift restrictions on a number of flights, according to the Federal Air Transport Agency of Russia. The readiness of the Russian side to lift the restriction was confirmed in a letter Director of the …

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Iran to send Ukraine airliner black boxes to France

Iran told the U.N.’s aviation agency that it would send black boxes from a downed Ukrainian jetliner to Paris for analysis, once countries involved in the investigation agree, two sources familiar with the matter said. The …

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Boeing resumes production of 737 Max planes

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX at a "low" rate following two deadly crashes that led to the aircraft's global grounding by regulators, the company said. The jet hasn't flown commercially since March …

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Four dead in helicopter crash in Russia’s Anadyr

Four people died in a Mi-8 helicopter crash at Ugolniye Kopi airport in Russia’s Chukotka, a source in the Chukotka Autonomous Region government said. "Four people died. The preliminary version of the crash is a …

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Russia suspends all flights to foreign countries

The Russian government has instructed the Federal Air Transport Agency to suspend all regular and charter flights on March 27, except for flights aimed at bringing Russians home.  "Regular and charter flights from Russian …

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Turkey halts flights to 46 more countries

Turkey expanded the flight suspensions to another 46 countries in fight against coronavirus pandemic, the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry announced on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. In a statement, the ministry said Turkey will …

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Dubai-bound plane makes emergency landing in Moscow

An Airbus A330 has made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport after its navigation system failure sensor went off, an emergency source said. According to the source, the plane was bound from Moscow to Dubai. …

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Wartime Il-2 aircraft found in Black Sea (VIDEO)

A wartime sunken Ilyushin Il-2 aircraft was found on the bottom of the Black Sea near Novorossiysk after two years of search. Divers are currently working at the place of discovery. They are trying to clear the ground-attack aircraft of …

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Ukrainian airlines operated defective aircrafts

Technical maintenance of passenger aircraft at the international airports of Kiev and Odesa was carried out in violation of the regulations, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) reported today. "The Security Service of Ukraine has …

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U.S. halts secretive drone program with Turkey - media

The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, Reuters reported citing four U.S. officials. The U.S. military had carried out the …

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