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9/25/2018

In May, Hawaiian Airlines expanded its cargo operation and brought on a couple of exclusive freight planes. The planes keep busy carrying produce, fish, bread and even bees between the islands and mainland.

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9/25/2018

United Airlines will add new flights to accommodate passengers traveling to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The additional flights from 15 cities will be available Jan. 6-12.

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9/25/2018

American Airlines is offering new main cabin menu items by Zoes Kitchen, including a turkey bacon breakfast sandwich, breakfast box with a Belgian waffle, hummus with pita bread, and Zoes signature sandwich dubbed the Gruben. The airline will also still provide its breakfast platter, as well as fruit and cheese plates.

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9/25/2018

Alaska Airlines has rolled out virtual reality technology for first-class passengers on select flights between San Diego and Boston, and Seattle and Boston.

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Fortune
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9/25/2018

Southwest Airlines is now offering complimentary in-flight instant messaging via WhatsApp and iMessage for all passengers onboard flights with Wi-Fi service.

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USA Today
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9/25/2018

Civil Air Patrol wings in North Carolina and South Carolina are taking thousands of reconnaissance photos of towns, rivers and dams for use by federal and state agencies responding to the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. "Every day, as our airmen in the field need rest, five more are waiting in line to take their place. I am incredibly proud of all our unpaid professionals," said Col. John Knowles, commander of CAP's Middle East Region.

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9/25/2018

Aircraft Tugs' new 24v Nose-PICKER is designed to pull planes weighing up to 4,500 pounds. The tug features a manually operated gate to secure the nose wheel without a strap, and releasing the aircraft is as simple as opening the gate.

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General Aviation News
9/25/2018

If no deal is made before Britain's exit from the EU in March, flights between the two could be grounded.

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Reuters
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9/25/2018

AOPA's Rusty Pilots program, the popular seminar that has helped thousands of lapsed pilots get back in the air, is now available to members as a free online course.

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9/25/2018

Police have arrested a man at Berlin's Schonefeld Airport who was reported wearing a vest that had wires hanging out of it. Federal police seized the vest, which is being investigated by special forces.

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