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The first private astronaut mission is headed for ISS next year

Al Jazeera 11 May 2021
Singer Sarah Brightman was scheduled to fly to the space station aboard a Russian Soyuz but ended up backing out in 2015 for undisclosed reasons ... “This truly is a renaissance in US human spaceflight, I think that’s the perfect word for what we’re experiencing,” Phil McAlister, director of commercial spaceflight development at NASA, told Al Jazeera.
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Maintenance snag may delay Virgin Galactic flight

Stars and Stripes 11 May 2021
Successful completion of all those flights will open the gates to commercial service, whereby Virgin Galactic plans to regularly fly paying passengers in Unity's six-seat cabin for a 90-minute round-trip to suborbit from Spaceport America in southern New Mexico ... But it needs to launch commercial service to start generating revenue.
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The Demand for Space Vacations on ISS Is Booming Beyond NASA’s Capacity

New York Observer 11 May 2021
In June 2019, NASA released a policy that would allow its commercial space partners to regularly fly private astronauts to the International Space Station as part of a broad program to encourage commercial activities on the ISS ... Commercial crew missions are limited to two docking ports on the space station.
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How Do Chinese Jetliners Compare To Their Airbus & Boeing Equivalents?

Simple Flying 11 May 2021
Airbus and Boeing have a near-duopoly in the domain of jet-powered commercial aircraft ... Indeed, both designs could fly for around 5600 km (3,000 NM) with a maximum payload ... In terms of Chinese jetliners that are commercially active today, there is just one example ... Simple Flying ...
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A Private Company Is About to Send the First Paying Crew to the International Space Station

Time Magazine 11 May 2021
The commercialization of low-Earth orbit took a big step forward yesterday, with NASA’s announcement that the space agency has inked a deal with Houston-based Axiom Space, in which Axiom will fly the first purely commercial crew to the International Space Station (ISS)—and pay NASA handsomely for the privilege.
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Flying to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket is surprisingly cheap this year as wealthy people look ...

Business Insider 11 May 2021
JetBlue, Delta, and United also plan to fly to the New England coast ... Airline workers have lower rates of COVID-19 than the general population - and airline CEOs say it's proof that flying is safe ... Flying commercial ... Flying commercial is often the least expensive option, especially with a mix of carriers on the routes.
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J&K sponsors pilot training, IT and journalism to boost jobs

The Times of India 10 May 2021
Even as Sami had joined aviation as a cabin crew in 1989 and she began flying as a commercial pilot in 2004, most of the people in J&K knew only about Idrees Lone of Shopian and five or six others who were all males ... Now 51, Sami from Sumbal Sonawari of Bandipora district got a commercial pilot licence from Texas, USA, in 1994.
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Stunt pilot killed after plane crashes into field in Kent

Metro UK 10 May 2021
A stunt pilot has died after the light aircraft he was flying plummeted and crashed into a field ... The experienced stunt pilot was flying with three other planes when it appeared to have ‘performed a stall turn and lost control’, one witness told Kent Online.
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India’s Growing Market: Embraer Sees A Lot Of Potential

Simple Flying 10 May 2021
In an interview with Simple Flying, Embraer’s Head of Commercial Aviation for Asia-Pacific, Raul Villaron, spoke about the manufacturer’s focus on the Indian market ... As Indian airlines resumed flying after the pandemic hit, they began searching for new sources of traffic ... Simple Flying.
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Government’s drive for continued air travel safety improvement enters a new phase

Federal News Radio 10 May 2021
Bacterial and viral disease increasingly fly first class around the world, and new modes of navigation make the whole system more vulnerable to cyber attacks ... And there’s also fallback capabilities that if there is no GPS, most commercial fleet can fly with infrastructure that’s on the ground like DME/DME.
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Silly, dangerous ideas

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 10 May 2021
People used to believe the earth was flat. If you walked to the edge you would fall off. Sounds silly today but in the 15th century to challenge this belief was dangerous ... He was later condemned to permanent house arrest. *** ... It was not only terribly cold. Rivers froze ... People starved ... No flying on commercial airlines and no use of public transportation ... .
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What Are Charter Airlines?

Simple Flying 09 May 2021
Getty Images The types of flying ... The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) classifies civil aviation activities into two groups – general and commercial. General aviation includes instructional, pleasure, non-commercial business, aerial work, and “other” flying ... Altogether, flying can be an expensive and complex activity.
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Mars flight leaves little room for error

Johnson City Press 09 May 2021
He had inherited a desire to fly during WWII partly from the love of the skill and the physics of flight ... Fast forward a decade or two or three when I flew in a Boeing 707 from Chicago to Los Angeles, my first commercial flight ... It was like riding in a flying bus.
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Keepin Love Allive

Scottsbluff StarHerald 09 May 2021
I, like many of you, enjoy flying ... The excitement of sitting in a chair flying through the air. I, like many of you, have also been bored out of my mind while flying ... As exciting as commercial flying is, flying privately is even more fun, with a front row seat for all the action and a beautiful unobstructed view.
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Keepin’ Love Alive: Rock the Wings

Scottsbluff StarHerald 09 May 2021
I, like many of you, enjoy flying ... The excitement of sitting in a chair flying through the air. I, like many of you, have also been bored out of my mind while flying ... As exciting as commercial flying is, flying privately is even more fun, with a front row seat for all the action and a beautiful unobstructed view.
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