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Game Changer: Inside Air New Zealand’s New Boeing 777-300ER

Posted December 28, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Air New Zealand kicks it up a notch with the spectacular cabin on-board their new Boeing 777-300ER. Photos and video from the delivery flight.

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VIDEO: Indian Satellite Rocket Explodes After Launch

Posted December 25, 2010 by NYCA Admin

An Indian rocket meant to deliver a communications satellite to orbit exploded 47 seconds after lifting off from Sriharikota Space Center in the nation’s Andhra Pradesh state.






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Airlines Brace for Major Christmas Snowstorm in Eastern Half of US

Posted December 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A number of major airlines have begun encouraging customers to reschedule their travel plans for the holiday weekend as two major storm systems begin to wreak havoc in the midwest and southeast before a possible assault on the Mid-Atlantic and New England.






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LANSA Flight 508 survivor Juliane Köpcke sitting among some of the wreckage from the crash years later.
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On This Day in Aviation History: December 24th

Posted December 24, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

New York’s Idlewild Airport is renamed to honor the recently assassinated President John F. Kennedy, Indian Airlines Flight 814 and Air France Flight 8969 are hijacked, LANSA Flight 508 crashes with a girl surviving the 2-mile plummet, Apollo 8 rounds the Moon, NORAD tracks Santa for the first time and more.






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Boeing 787 Flight Testing Resumes Following Electrical Fire and Month-Long Hiatus

Posted December 23, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday announced it will resume flight test activities on the 787 Dreamliner immediately after the aircraft had been grounded for more than a month due to an incident.






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On This Day in Aviation History: December 23rd

Posted December 23, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The deaths of two aviation greats; Andrei Tupolev in 1972 and Anthony Fokker in 1939. The B-1 Lancer makes its first flight in 1974, the first dogfight with a UAV in 2002 and the crashes of Azerbaijan Flight 217 in 2005 and Alitalia Flight 4128 in 1978.






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JetBlue to Launch Nonstop Martha’s Vineyard Flights

Posted December 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue on Thursday announced that it would launch daily service to Martha’s Vineyard from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) for the summer 2011 season.






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Indonesian Government to Build New $44 Million Terminal at Juanda International Airport

Posted December 23, 2010 by BNO News

Indonesia’s second largest airport is planning to upgrade and increase its passenger capacity.






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Air New Zealand Receives First 777-300ER from Boeing

Posted December 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Air New Zealand took delivery of their first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on Wednesday at a ceremony at Boeing’s Paine Field assembly plant in Everett, Wash.






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European Commission VP Blasts Airport Snow Preparedness, Calls Disruption “Unacceptable”

Posted December 22, 2010 by BNO News

European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas has expressed concern regarding the airport infrastructure in Europe as extreme weather disrupts holiday season air travel.






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