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Friday, January 22, 2021

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Virgin Orbit’s Rocket Successfully Deploys Satellites into Space

Virgin Orbit, an American rocket company founded by billionaire Richard Branson, has succeeded in installing its first satellites into space using its “air launch”...

U.S. Tariffs on French and German Wines and Aircraft Parts Begins

The U.S. government would impose new tariffs on aircraft parts and other goods that would come from France and Germany beginning Tuesday due to...

Alaska Airlines Will Buy 23 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

Alaska Airlines announced on Tuesday afternoon it agreed to buy 23 Boeing 737 MAX 9 jets, following reports that the US planemaker was in...

Brazil’s Gol Airline Becomes the First Carrier to Restart 737 MAX Flights

Brazil’s Gol became on Wednesday afternoon the first airline in the world to fly the Boeing 737 MAX commercially since the planes were grounded...

SpaceX Mars Test Rocket Launches Successfully, Explodes on Landing

An unmanned SpaceX prototype Starship rocket exploded on landing after its launch on Dec. 8 in Cameron County, Texas.An unmanned SpaceX prototype Starship rocket...

Airbus Delivered 64 Passenger Aircraft Last Month

Planemaker Airbus said on Monday afternoon it delivered 64 aircraft in November, bringing the total so far this year to 477, down 34 percent...

First Pilot to Break the Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager Dies aged 97

General Chuck Yeager, a renowned WWII fighter pilot and the first person to break the sound barrier has died at aged 97.General Chuck Yeager,...

Ryanair Buys 75 Boeing MAX Jets for $9 Billion

Ryanair ordered 75 Boeing 737 MAX jets on Thursday afternoon with a list price of $9 billion, throwing a commercial lifeline to the US...

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