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Reflection of an Icelandair Boeing 757 in an Amsterdam Schiphol window.

EU Suspends Controversial Air Travel Carbon Tax

The European Commission on Monday announced it will suspend enforcing its controversial carbon tax on air travel until at least autumn 2013.
by BNO News

An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)

Iraq Intercepts Iranian Plane Enroute to Syria

Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons.
by BNO News


Boeing Reports 21% Profit Decline in Second Quarter

Boeing Co. on Wednesday announced that its second-quarter profit fell 21% from a year ago after fewer commercial aircraft deliveries.
by BNO News


Map of the crash site in Homer, Alaska. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)

Seaplane Crash Kills Former Alaska State Legislator

Former Alaska state legislator Cheryll Heinze was killed Tuesday when a seaplane crashed in a lake near Homer, Alaska. Four others survived.
by BNO News

Boeing P-8A Poseidon T3 test aircraft lifts off

Boeing P-8A Poseidon T3 Completes First Test Flight

Boeing on Monday announced that its P-8A Poseidon aircraft T3 successfully completed its first flight test.
by BNO News