Chief of Islamic State’s Sinai group, blamed for downing Metrojet airliner, is killed in Egyptian air strike

Metrojet Limited | August 05, 2016

Chief of Islamic State’s Sinai group, blamed for downing Metrojet airliner, is killed in Egyptian air strike
An Egyptian air strike has killed the head of the Islamic State group branch behind scores of deadly attacks on security forces and suspected of downing a Russian Metrojet airliner, the army said Thursday.

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ATPCO introduces new Reassurance UPAs at no cost to airlines

TravelDailyNews International | April 08, 2020

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ExpressJet Airlines Reaches New Contract Agreement with Flight Attendants

Aviation Pros | March 11, 2020

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