Dutch seek U.N. tribunal to prosecute downing of Malaysian plane

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THE HAGUE - The Dutch government is lobbying its political allies for the establishment of a U.N. tribunal to prosecute suspects in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over territory held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine a year ago, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday.

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Ryanair to move Copenhagen-based aircraft after court ruling 03 Jul 2015

DUBLIN - Ryanair will move its one Copenhagen-based aircraft out of the country following a court ruling that airport staff in the Danish capital had the right to refuse to service its flights, the Irish airline said on Friday.

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Malaysia tells U.N. Security Council of push for MH17 tribunal 02 Jul 2015

UNITED NATIONS - Malaysia told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday it plans to push for a U.N.-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, though Russia described the move as premature, diplomats said.

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Airbus to help China enter plane seat market amid Western delays 02 Jul 2015

PARIS - Airbus is to help China set up production of aircraft seats and galleys in a move to ease shortages and delays that have threatened disruption to global aircraft production.

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Airbus signs deal for China cabin-completion plant 02 Jul 2015

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus signed an agreement on Thursday to set up its second plant on Chinese soil in a deal that the European planemaker hopes will lead to lucrative new plane orders.

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'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle' - captain of crashed TransAsia plane 02 Jul 2015

TAIPEI/SINGAPORE - The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, killing 43 people, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council (ASC) said in its latest report on Thursday.

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Boeing raises jetliner list prices by 2.9 percent 01 Jul 2015

SEATTLE - Boeing Co raised list prices for its jetliners by 2.9 percent on Wednesday, citing a range of costs that go into making the planes.

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Aero-engine makers seek boost from major Airbus China deal 01 Jul 2015

PARIS - After Airbus's success it was the turn of engine makers to seek a boost from China's spending power on Tuesday as a major plane order generates lucrative follow-on opportunities.

U.S. probing whether airlines collude to keep airfares high 01 Jul 2015

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. airlines are working together to keep ticket prices high, spokeswoman Emily Pierce said on Wednesday.

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FTSE rebounds off 5-1/2 month lows; airlines rally 01 Jul 2015

LONDON - Britain's top equity index bounced back from five-and-a-half month lows on Wednesday, lifted by airline stocks that were boosted by lower oil prices and a recommendation for a new runway at London's Heathrow airport.

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UberPOP halts service in France after clampdown, protests

PARIS - Uber Technologies will suspend its UberPOP ride-hailing service in France, the U.S. company said on Friday, after it faced sometimes-violent protests and local authorities denounced it as an illegal taxi service.