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Pilots of Lufthansa Extend Strike to Long-haul Flights on Tuesday

Pilots of Lufthansa Extend Strike to Long-haul Flights on TuesdayA disagreement among the pilots and the management over retirement benefits has caused unpleasantness due to which the German pilots union VC has called for a strike on October 21 at Lufthansa.

The pilots are targeting the long-haul flights run by the airline along with short and the mid-length routes of the carrier. The shorter routes will see a strike on Monday as well as Tuesday.

US Factory Orders Decline to Record Low as Aircraft Demand Falls

US Factory Orders Decline to Record Low as Aircraft Demand FallsIn August, the U. S factory orders fell by the largest amount recorded going back to as long as 1992. The decline was highly attributed to the plunge in orders of aircrafts in the month.

Fire in Traffic Control Centre Near Chicago Continues to Hinder Flights

Fire in Traffic Control Centre Near Chicago Continues to Hinder FlightsA fire at the air traffic control centre near Chicago on Friday has disrupted a huge number of flights coming in and moving out of Chippewa Valley Regional Airport.

The officials warn the disorder may carry on for a couple of weeks more.

FAA Shifts Air Control from Sabotaged Centre Easing Chicago Flight Disruptions

FAA Shifts Air Control from Sabotaged Centre Easing Chicago Flight DisruptionsAir traffic seemed to return to normal in Chicago which is one of the busiest travel markets in the U.

Allegiant Air Failure in Computer System Leads To Flight Delays

Allegiant Air Failure in Computer System Leads To Flight DelaysOn Friday the main airport of Charlotte County faced a number of flight delays when Allegiant Air experienced problems which affected the whole system.

Michael Lillard an airline spokesman said that the problems began for Allegiant on Friday at about 5:30 a. m. Allegiant is the solo carrier at Punta Gorda Airport.

No Flight For Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter Jet to Air Show in U.K.

No Flight For Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter Jet to Air Show in U.K.The F-35 fighter jet of Lockheed Martin Corp. will not be appearing at an air show in the U. K. due to provisional flight restrictions brought in by the U. S. military which ruled out a trans-Atlantic trip.

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