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Allegiant Air Airbus A319. (Image by Allegiant Air)
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Airline News

Allegiant Kills Deal To Buy Cebu Pacific Airbuses

Posted December 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A deal in which Allegiant Air would have acquired 10 Airbus A319 jets from Cebu Pacific Air has been terminated, Allegiant announced Friday.

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Southwest Flight 4695 made a wrong turn and ended up in the mud at Islip Thursday morning. (Photo via WNBC)
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Airline News

Southwest Jet Skids Into Mud At Long Island Airport [With ATC Audio]

Posted December 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was hurt early Thursday morning when a Southwest Airlines plane taxiing for departure wound up landing gear-deep in mud at ISP.

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An artist's rendering of the walking bridge connecting LaGuardia Terminals C and D. (Image by Delta)
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Airline News

Delta Opens New LaGuardia Terminal Connector In Time For Holiday Rush

Posted December 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A new bridge linking Delta’s LGA Terminals C and D terminals at opened for business Saturday, the latest in a string of major upgrades.

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Sock monkeys will still be permitted, so long as they are not used for cruel experiments. (Photo by TheKarenD via Flickr)
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Airline News

Air Canada Exits The Monkey Business

Posted December 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air Canada won government approval to end the practice of transporting research primates, which had come under fire from animal rights groups.

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East River Helicopter Crash map. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Crashes

East River Crash Helicopter Was Overweight: NTSB

Posted December 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Bell 206B helicopter may have been overloaded when it crashed and killed three people in 2011.

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Ryanair Michael O'Leary models
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Blog

Help Wanted: Ryanair Needs A New Masochistic Spokesperson

Posted December 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Attention public relations professionals: Do you have access to a reliable supply of Xanax? Then Ryanair has a job for you.

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Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER. (Rendering by Air Canada rouge)
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Airline News

Air Canada Rouge: Everything You Need To Know About Canada’s New Hybrid Airline

Posted December 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Set to launch July 1st, Air Canada rouge will combine aspects of an ultra-low-cost carrier with some bits of legacy airline thrown in.

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The Ukaegbus in happier times (left, via NYPost.com), an overview of Newark Liberty International Airport (right).
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Aviation News

Woman Calls In Airliner Bomb Hoax To Keep Husband From Leaving Her

Posted December 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Marital tip: When you falsely accuse your husband of being a terrorist, he probably isn’t coming home to reconcile.

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An Iraqi Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules takes off. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
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Military News

Iraqi Air Force Receives Three New C-130J Super Hercules Transports

Posted December 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first three of six C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force

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Otto at the controls.
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Blog

Blowup Girlfriends Fly Free On Southwest

Posted December 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Twitter exchange clarifies the airline’s policy on air-filled companions.

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