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Xiamen Air plane skids off Philippine runway, disrupting flights

11 monthes ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Thousands of air travelers faced delays on Friday after a Chinese airliner skidded off the runway at the airport in the Philippine capital, disrupting more than 200 flights as authorities struggled to remove the damaged plane.
All 157 passengers and eight crew aboard the Xiamen Air Boeing 737-800 were unharmed after the accident late on Thursday, according to the airline and airport officials.
The main runway at Manila's international airport would remain closed until 5 a.m. on Saturday to allow for more time to remove the plane, authorities said.
Some 112 international and domestic...
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‘Unplanned maintenance issue' delays, cancels Alaska Airlines flights

‘Unplanned maintenance issue' delays, cancels Alaska Airlines flights

11 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

Alaska Airlines said that an “unplanned maintenance issue” has led to a series of cancellations and delays on Thursday night that has triggered a great deal of inconvenience.
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