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Chinese-made jet takes off in maiden flight, seen as possible future Boeing competitor

The first large Chinese-made passenger jetliner is making its maiden test flight Friday from Shanghai in a symbolic milestone in China’s long-term goal to break into the Western-dominated aircraft market. China is touting the C919 as a rival to single-aisle jets the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. The plane was originally due to fly in

Missing EgyptAir Flight 804 May have been a terrorist attack?

An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean on Thursday in a crash that Egypt said may have been caused by a terrorist attack. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said it was too early to rule out any explanation for the crash, including an attack

EgyptAir #Flight804 from Paris to Cairo has crashed with 66 on board

An EgyptAir flight traveling to Cairo from Paris crashed early Thursday with 66 passengers and crew members on board, Egyptian aviation officials said. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said it was too early to say whether a technical issue or a terror attack had cause the plane to crash. He told reporters at Cairo airport,

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s national airline said. Officials with the airline and the Egyptian civil aviation department told Reuters they believed the Airbus A320 had crashed into the sea. Egypt Air said the plane sent an