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New data says many Americans would take ‘Flight to Nowhere’

The “Flight to Nowhere” is becoming a phenomenon. The idea of getting on a plane with no destination, flying for several hours and then returning to the same airport is gaining traction worldwide. In fact, Australia’s Qantas Airlines recently offered such a flight, and it sold out in 10 minutes.

Dutch government to take Russia to European court over MH17

The Dutch government is taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights for its alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine six years ago, the foreign minister announced Friday.

Symbolic Aleppo flight comes as civilians suffer in Syria

A Syrian passenger jet landed in Aleppo on Wednesday from Damascus as domestic flights resumed between Syria’s two largest cities for the first time since 2012, while the government continued bombarding several rebel-held towns and villages nearby.

Abbott says top Malaysian leaders suspected pilot of MH370

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the “top levels” of the Malaysian government long suspected that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 almost six years ago was a mass murder-suicide by the pilot.

MH17 probe reveals close ties between Russia, Ukraine rebels

An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine said Thursday that evidence suggests links between Russia and separatists in the region were closer than previously believed.

100 Years Ago Today: Spokane likely on route of transcontinental flight

Spokane was anxious about its chances to be on the route of an exciting transcontinental airplane expedition, featuring four army airplanes of the Curtiss JN-4 type. They were scheduled to take off from Mineola, N.Y., and to map out an air route from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Amy Goodman: Trump, Boeing and Flight 302

The time is now for robust regulation with a priority on passenger safety, holding accountable those who put corporate profit over human lives.

UK airline says female flight attendants can drop makeup

Britain’s Virgin Atlantic has dropped a requirement that female flight attendants wear makeup, joining other major carriers that have eased their dress and grooming requirements after complaints about turning female employees into sex objects.