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Gulf Air Jet Skids Off Wet Runway in India

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus A320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the incident.

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Pan Am 103 Bomber Located on Death Bed in Libya

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, is reportedly in a coma-like condition and close to death at his home in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.






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New York City Airports Set to Reopen Monday Morning

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport are set to reopen to arrivals and departures Monday morning following the passage of Hurricane Irene.






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ANA, Boeing Set Date for First 787 Dreamliner Delivery

Posted August 26, 2011 by NYCAviation Staff

Boeing and ANA will celebrate delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner on Sept. 26 in Everett, Wash., after contractual delivery occurs on Sept. 25. Events throughout the day on Sept. 26 will commemorate delivery of this game changing airplane to its launch customer.






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New York Airports Preparing for the Worst from Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

PANYNJ is planning for anything that may come their way as Hurricane Irene swings up the East Coast, while JFK and LGA can only sit by idly at just a few feet above seal level.






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RwandAir Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 737-800

Posted August 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

RwandAir, the national airline of the country of Rwanda, on Thursday took delivery of its first Boeing 737-800.The delivery sets two milestones both for the central African carrier and the continent as a whole. It is the first 737 delivered to any African nation fitted with the new Boeing Sky Interior.






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A Day in the Life of a News Chopper Camera Operator

Posted August 25, 2011 by Ken McQuillan

The news chopper has become an integral tool for TV reporting, quickly capturing birds-eye views of car chases and house fires that cameramen on the ground cannot. An aerial cinematographer in Detroit talks about his job.






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Delta Orders 100 Boeing 737-900ER Jets Worth $8.5 Billion

Posted August 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines on Thursday announced plans to buy 100 new 737-900ER aircraft from Boeing in a move to replace older aircraft in the carrier’s fleet over the next seven years.






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ANA Announces First Routes for New 787 Dreamliner

Posted August 23, 2011 by NYCA Admin

All Nippon Airlines on Tuesday announced the first routes on which it will use its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with Beijing, Frankfurt, Okayama, Hiroshima and Hong Kong all getting visits in the first months of service.






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Discount Airlines Betting Big in Las Vegas

Posted August 23, 2011 by Dan Landson

Several low cost carriers are banking on an economic turnaround in Las Vegas, home of the highest unemployment rate in the nation.






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