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A Ryan International Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (N764RD) spotted in Miami. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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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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The winning design created by high school student Aaron Nee. (Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines)
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Paint The Plane: Alaska Airlines Jet To Wear Hawaiian Student’s Colorful Design

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Eleventh-grader Aaron Nee on Thursday was awarded the grand prize in the Alaska Airlines Hawaii-themed Paint the Plane contest. • Gallery: See All 13 Paint The Plane Contest Winners Nee beat out over 2,700 entries from fellow Hawaiian students in kindergarten through 12th grade who were asked, “What does ‘Spirit of the Islands’ mean to […]

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A LAN Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Dan King/NYCAviation)
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LAX Becomes First US Airport To See Multi-Airline 787 Service

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

As LAN and United launched flights last week, LAX became the first US airport to be served by Boeing 787s from two different airlines.

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Blue Air Boeing 737-400 (YR-BAE) spotted in Stuttgart, Germany in 2008. (Photo by Andrei Dimofte via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Romania’s Blue Air Cancels Boeing 737 Order

Posted January 10, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Blue Air has announced an agreement with Boeing to cancel its order for five 737-800 and -900ER aircraft worth $462.2 million.

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StarFlyer's first directly purchased Airbus A320 (JA08MC). (Photo by Airbus)
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StarFlyer’s First Factory Fresh Airbus A320 Is Black And Beautiful

Posted January 10, 2013 by NYCA Admin

In late December, Japan’s StarFlyer took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus.

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Middle East Airlines Airbus A320neo. (Rendering by Fixion/Airbus)
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MEA Firms $1B Order For 10 Airbus A320neo Family Jets

Posted January 9, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Beirut-based Middle East Airlines has firmed up an order with Airbus for five A320neo and five A321neo aircraft.

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An NTSB investigator examines damage in the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that caught fire on Monday. (Photo by NTSB)
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Fuel Leak Grounds Another Japan Airlines 787 In Boston

Posted January 8, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A fuel leak grounded a Japan Airlines 787 in Boston Tuesday, just a day after another of the airline’s 787s caught fire at the same airport.

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Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo. (Rendering by Hawaiian Airlines)
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Hawaiian Airlines Agrees To Purchase Up To 25 Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Posted January 7, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Hawaiian Airlines on Monday announced a deal to purchase as many as 25 new Airbus A321neo jets.

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This is a scary toothbrush.
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World’s Busiest Airport Shut Down Over Scary Toothbrush

Posted January 6, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A device that turned out to be a toothbrush caused a partial shutdown of Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport this past Friday.

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Gudmundur Karl Arthorsson might not be flying Icelandair anytime soon. (Photo by Andy Ellwood via Tumblr)
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A Drunk Pilot, A Drunk Passenger, A Roll of Duct Tape And Two Disrupted Flights

Posted January 5, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Two more wasted men—one of them an airline pilot—made headlines on Friday when each disrupted separate flights to New York.

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