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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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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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Airline News

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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