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Photo of the Day: Two LAN Chile 767s Eskimo kissing at JFK while waiting to depart rwy 4L. (Photo by Mark Hsiung)
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Final Call: Continental Goes Away, 737 MAX Staying in Washington, Mars Curiosity Launch Photos

Posted November 30, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

United and Continental are now flying under single operating certificate, a Qantas regional flight suffers an failure, great Mars Curiosity launch photos, and more…

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Trip Report: Ethiopian Airlines Economy Class

Posted November 30, 2011 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Four flights, 44 hours of flying, and one day trip to Ethiopian Airlines headquarters in Addis Ababa later, we’ve gathered quite a story about one of Africa’s fastest-growing carriers.






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American’s Bankruptcy Miracle

Posted November 30, 2011 by Edward Russell

It has long been obvious that, short of a miraculous reduction in its labor and debt costs and an increase in revenue, American Airlines needed to restructure its costs in Chapter 11 like every other US legacy carrier had before them.






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Final Call: iPhone Explodes on Australian Plane, US Airways Denies Refund to Cancer Patient

Posted November 29, 2011 by NYCA Admin

US Airways refuses to give cancer patient a refund, an iPhone 4 exploded on a plane landing in Sydney, more delays for the GE-powered 787 and more…






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American Airlines and Parent Company AMR File for Bankruptcy

Posted November 29, 2011 by BNO News

AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, announced on Tuesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.






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On This Day in Aviation History: November 28th

Posted November 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A South African Airways jet crashes into the Indian Ocean, Air New Zealand’s Mount Erebus disaster, Lufthansa makes its first flight to Japan, first ever flight over the South Pole in 1929, and more…






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LIVE VIDEO: Launch of Mars Science Laboratory Spacecraft

Posted November 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An Atlas V rocket carrying the Mars Science Laboratory is set to lift off from Cape Canaveral at 10:02 AM ET on Saturday.






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Tinkerbell actually twinkles as the Alaska Airlines Magic of Disneyland 737-400 taxis at LAX
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Final Call: Airlines Blame Security Screening for Drop in Ticket Sales, Air France A340 Grounded Due to Missing Screws

Posted November 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Airlines are pushing the TSA to make passenger screenings less intrusive, an Air France jet was missing a lot of screws, Virgin America’s website is still fudged up, and more…






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Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Visit China, Ethiopia, Kenya and Qatar on Six Month World Tour

Posted November 25, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Boeing will send its new 787 Dreamliner to at least four countries on two continents during a six month world tour, the company announced this week.






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JetBlue and WestJet Reported Winners of LaGuardia and Reagan National Flight Slot Auctions

Posted November 23, 2011 by Edward Russell

Though unofficial until December 1st, JetBlue and WestJet appear to be the winners of an auction giving them rights to add flights at LaGuardia and Reagan National Airports. Edward Russell reports.






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