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Aviation News

Jet Owned by Nascar’s Jimmie Johnson Skids Off Key West Runway

Posted October 31, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A plane owned by Jimmie Johnson Racing skidded off a runway in Key West Monday night, sending four occupants to the hospital. The five-time NASCAR champion was not on board.

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Final Call

JetBlue and American Could Face Millions in Fines Over Snowtober-Stranded Flights: Final Call

Posted October 31, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Airlines could face big fines over flights stranded during the northeast snowstorm this past weekend. Plus, a Delta 747 suffers an uncontained engine failure, Fort Lauderdale’s hilly new runway, and a JetBlue employee run over by a jetway.

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Airline News

Qantas Resumes Flights After Court Orders End to Shutdown

Posted October 31, 2011 by BNO News

Australian airline Qantas on Monday resumed all its domestic and international flights after a court ordered an immediate end to all industrial action which left tens of thousands of people stranded.

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Photo of the Day: An Azul Embraer E-190 PR-AZD on very short final for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
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Final Call

Virgin America Goes Unplugged for a Day, Winnipeg Gets a New Airport Terminal: Final Call

Posted October 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Winnipeg gets a new airport terminal, Virgin America launches an epic computer upgrade, and more…

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Space News

Video: NASA Launches New Weather Satellite Aboard Delta II Rocket

Posted October 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Early Friday morning, a Delta II rocket carrying a climate research and weather forecasting satellite took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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Aviation News

TSA Fires ‘Get Your Freak On’ Screener, America’s Secret UAV Base in Ethiopia: Final Call

Posted October 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Jack the Cat has been found! But he’s sick! Also, TSA has fired the screener who left an inappropriate note in a woman’s suitcase, another Air France strike, and more…

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Airline News

UPDATED: Arik Air President Free, but Three Top Execs Arrested for Tax Evasion

Posted October 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Three of Arik Air’s airline’s top executives have been arrested in Nigeria after the company ran up an unpaid tax bill worth more than $21 million.

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Some US Air Force C-17s watch a Delta Connection Saab 340A (N449XJ) take off from Minneapolis
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Final Call

Ron Paul Loves Charter Flights, Divers Find Sunken Airliner 34 Years After Crash: Final Call

Posted October 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Presidential candidate Ron Paul might be trailing in the polls, but he’s leading his opponents in charter flight spending, Air India may drastically cut its order for Dreamliners, and more…

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Airline News

Photos: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Completes First Revenue Flight for ANA

Posted October 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed its first money-making trip today, flying from Tokyo to Hong Kong on a special charter flight operated by launch customer All Nippon Airways.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: October 26th

Posted October 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Pan Am enters the jet age with 707 service from New York to Paris. Also, first flight of the P-51 Mustang, the “newest” B-52 is delivered and more…

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