Australia's Qantas dumps Blackberry in Apple push

Flagship Australian airline Qantas said Thursday it was ditching BlackBerry for Apple's iPhone and rolling out in-flight iPad entertainment streaming, dealing a blow to the US firm's rivals.

Air Canada makes its first biofuel flight

Air Canada's first-ever flight using biofuels headed from Toronto to Mexico City Monday, in an effort to showcase the aviation industry's global commitment to greener transportation.

Solar plane takes off in Morocco on hardest flight yet

The solar-powered plane that last week made the world's first inter-continental flight took off on its most difficult challenge yet on Wednesday, flying in Morocco's desert climate.

Sun-powered plane trip delayed by wind

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has been delayed by strong winds during a stop-off on its first planned intercontinental flight, organisers said on Monday.

Solar plane ends first leg of intercontinental bid

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse landed safely in Madrid early Friday at the end of the first leg of its attempt at an intercontinental flight without using a drop of fuel.

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