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Edmonton International does some heavy lifting with 'unique' visitor

EDMONTON — One of the largest planes in the world made a stop at Edmonton International Airport on Friday.

The Antonov AN-124 was in town for just a couple of hours, arriving empty from Zurich, and leaving a short time later with a 50-tonne piece of oilfield equipment destined for New Orleans. 151 more words


Privately sponsored Syrian families trickle into Edmonton as city prepares for influx

The man mingled with other families in the arrivals area of the Edmonton International Airport. He paced back and forth, occasionally squatting to peer through the glass doors and up the stairs that all disembarking passengers must descend. 355 more words

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Medical emergency diverts Emirates airliner to Edmonton

The Edmonton International Airport had an unexpected visitor Monday from Dubai.

At about 11:45 a.m., an Emirates A380 flight from Dubai to Los Angeles was diverted to Edmonton because of a medical emergency on-board, airport spokeswoman Heather Hamilton said. 113 more words

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Day in History, Nov. 16, 1971: Four eject safely as U.S. Navy jet crashes

Four American flyers parachuted to safety moments before their $16-million U.S. Navy twin-engined jet crashed and exploded in a pasture near Edmonton International Airport.

Military and civilian authorities were investigating the cause of the crash which, an eyewitness said, carved a flaming crater and shook a house nearly a kilometre away. 329 more words

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Day in History, Nov. 9, 1960: Farm family evicted for new Edmonton International Airport

Four-year-old Dennis Prysko and his mother, Mabel, cried as their family was evicted from their 80-acre farm in Nisku on the site of the new Edmonton International Airport. 406 more words

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American Airlines axes non-stop flight between Edmonton and Dallas-Fort Worth

EDMONTON – For the second time in as many days, a major flight route is being cut from Edmonton International Airport.

American Airlines is ending flights between EIA and Dallas-Fort Worth, one of the biggest airports in the U.S., and where the airline has its main headquarters. 282 more words


Dollar drop grounds Dallas-Fort Worth flight

The low value of the loonie has grounded American Airlines’ daily, non-stop flights between Edmonton and Dallas-Fort Worth.

The service was launched in April 2014 with predictions that it would boost tourism and business markets for the Edmonton region. 212 more words

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