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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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A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)
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JetBlue Announces Philadelphia Flights Starting May 2013

Posted December 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced that it would begin serving Philadelphia with five daily Boston flights this May.

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No more computer renderings: This is a real photo inside a real American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. (Photo by PRNewsFoto/American Airlines)
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Airline News

American Receives First Boeing 777-300ER: Airline’s First New Type in 14 Years

Posted December 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines on Tuesday became the first US airline to take delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER.

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Lady Penelope rides the back of a Virgin Atlantic 747-400 (G-VFAB). (Photo by Ronnie McDonald via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Delta Gains Access to Virgin’s Precious Slots

Posted December 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta will acquire a 49 percent stake in Virgin as the two join forces to cross the Atlantic.

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Filling your car with jet fuel is only acceptable if it has a jet engine. (Photo by Skip Steuart via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)
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New Jersey Gas Station Accidentally Fills Cars With Jet Fuel

Posted December 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Unless you drive a jet dragster or a diesel, putting jet fuel in your car will likely result in stalling and/or damage.

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The Learjet 25 carrying Jenni Rivera was enroute from MTY to TLC, about 1 hour flight time. (Map by NYCAviation/GCMap.com. Photo by Jenni Rivera via wikipedia)
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Crashes

Mexico Plane Crash Kills Singer Jenni Rivera and 6 Others

Posted December 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A plane carrying well-known Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera crashed in Mexico on Sunday, killing Rivera and six others.

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An American Airlines MD-80 and a US Airways A319 meetup while an Allegiant MD-80 rolls by in Vegas. (Photo by g Tarded via Flickr, CC-BY-ND)
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US Airways Formally Proposes American Airlines Merger: Report

Posted December 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways in November submitted a formal proposal to merge with American Airlines, WSJ reported Friday.

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