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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)
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Government News

FAA Orders Airlines To Stop Flying Boeing 787 [UPDATED]

Posted January 16, 2013 by NYCA Admin

The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.

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ANA Boeing 787 Dreamliner emergency landing. (Screenshot from NHK)
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Manufacturer News

ANA and Japan Airlines To Ground All Boeing 787 Dreamliners After Latest Glitch [UPDATED]

Posted January 15, 2013 by NYCA Admin

All Nippon Airways will ground its entire fleet of 787 Dreamliners after one of their planes made an emergency landing in Japan Wednesday.

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United Airlines Boeing 747-400. (Photo by United)
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Airline News

United’s High-Speed Satellite WiFi Will Let Customers Choose Price Based On Speed

Posted January 15, 2013 by NYCA Admin

With new tech and a unique pricing scheme, UA just might alleviate two of the most common complaints about in-flight WiFi: price and speed.

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These are the remains of the lithium-ion battery that burst into flames inside a Boeing 787 last week. (Photo by NTSB)
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Manufacturer News

NTSB Shows Off Crispy Boeing 787 Battery

Posted January 15, 2013 by NYCA Admin

NTSB investigators are making progress in their investigation of last week’s Boeing 787 fire in Boston and shared some photos to prove it.

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United ops at Newark Airport. (Photo by InSapphoWeTrust via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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Airline News

United To Cut Over 400 Jobs At Newark Airport

Posted January 14, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Over 400 United Airlines employees will face layoffs and buyouts in the coming months as the company outsources some its cargo operations.

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Delta's new iPad-specific app. (Photo by Delta)
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Airline News

Delta’s New iPad App Shows Off The World Below Your Plane

Posted January 14, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Glass Bottom Jet allows users aboard Delta’s wifi equipped planes to watch the ground pass below as they speed through the sky.

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Japan Airlines Flight 007 pushes back from Boston's Terminal E for departure to Tokyo. (Photo by Bill Vogt/NYCAviation)
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Airline News

Japan Airlines 787 Suffers Another Fuel Spill

Posted January 13, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that suffered a fuel spill in Boston on Wednesday again leaked fuel in Tokyo on Sunday, according to a report.

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The Riverside Fire Department provides a water arch for the arrival of the Boeing 727-200 (N266FE) that FedEx Express donated to California Baptist University for the school's new aviation science program. The arch represented a symbolic salute on the conclusion of more than 32 years of commercial aviation service by the newly retired aircraft. (Photo by PRNewsFoto/California Baptist University, Kathie Chute)
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Aviation News

A FedEx 727 Retires To Life As College Laboratory

Posted January 13, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A FedEx Boeing 727-200F concluded its 33-year career last week and joined the faculty of California Baptist University.

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The government will not be building a Death Star any time soon.
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Space News

White House Rejects Petition to Build Death Star

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

The executive branch of the United States government has spoken: It will not build a Death Star.

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A Ryan International Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (N764RD) spotted in Miami. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Airline News

Charter Carrier Ryan International Airlines Grounds All Flights, Seeks Liquidation

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Illinois-based Ryan International Airlines on Friday grounded its fleet and laid off all employees.

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