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Richard Branson bets on future train – Hyperloop One


British billionaire Richard Branson is investing in Hyperloop One, which is developing super high-speed train systems.

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Dubai airport to use ‘face-scanning fish’


Dubai is home to some of the most innovative yet quirky technologies over the years, and its latest one might just be the best yet.

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CAAP OKs electronic tech logbooks for helicopters


The Philippines has become the second country in Southeast Asia, after Singapore, to accept the use of electronic technical logbooks for its helicopter fleet.

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Supersonic airlines may be coming back

By Justin Bachman Bloomberg—Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, is forming an airline of sorts, one that pledges to transport people anywhere on Earth in minutes by launching them on a rocket at speeds up to 17,000 mph.

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Singapore Airlines partner with Grab


Singapore Airlines and Grab have partnered on their mobile platforms and loyalty points.

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AirAsia nixes plan to regulate air fares


AirAsia wants the government to reject proposals to regulate air fares in the country. “We hope that they won’t control the prices… In the international market, prices are not controlled,” Philippine AirAsia President and CEO Dexter Comendador said in a press briefing at the Iloilo International Airport.

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Startup eyes hybrid electric plane in 2022

Agence France-Presse—Much as automakers are hitting the accelerator on electric cars, an aerospace venture backed by Boeing said it will introduce a hybrid electric plane for delivery in 2022.

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Hong Kong carrier eyes flights to Philippines

HK Express Airbus A320.

Budget carrier HK Express, owned by Hong Kong Express Ltd., seeks to open regular flights to the Philippines.

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Asia Pacific airlines traffic results for August


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Preliminary traffic figures for August released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed encouraging growth in international air passenger demand.

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Etihad names new CEO

Tony Douglas

Tony Douglas is the new Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group effective January 2018, according to the company’s chairman His Excellency Mohamed Mubarak Fadhel Al Mazrouei.

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