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This 1976 vintage Aerostar 601 (N601AT) sits in a Texas field after crash landing. (Photo courtesy of myfoxdfw.com)
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Small Plane Makes Crash Landing in Central Texas, Two Passengers Injured

Posted July 22, 2010 by BNO News

Two people were slightly injured on Thursday when their small plane crash-landed in a field in central Texas, federal authorities said.

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(Photo by Brian Futterman)
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Icelandair and Alaska Airlines Announce Codeshare, Frequent Flier Partnership

Posted July 27, 2010 by BNO News

Icelandair, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air on Tuesday announced they have entered into a codeshare agreement that includes the launch of a frequent flier partnership, which will allow Icelandair to place their code on some Alaska and Horizon Air flights.

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Air Austral Orders Two Boeing 777-200LR Worldliners

Posted July 21, 2010 by BNO News

French airline Air Austral on Wednesday announced it has ordered two Boeing 777-200LR Worldliners in a deal valued at $501 million.

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Boeing Tanker Bid Earns Support of Eight Governors

Posted July 10, 2010 by BNO News

Governors of eight states came out on Friday in support of Boeing’s formal bid for the U.S. Air Force tanker contract.

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Alaska Airlines Orders Two More Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

Posted July 22, 2010 by BNO News

Alaska Airlines on Thursday announced it will buy two additional Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s in a deal valued at approximately $153 million.

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Sukhoi Design Bureau RA-97003 Sukhoi Superjet 100-95
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Russian Sukhoi Wants to Control 15 Percent of the World’s Medium Airplane Market

Posted July 20, 2010 by BNO News

After a successful day at the Farnborough Air Show where Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) sold over 40 Superjet 100s, the Russian company said on Tuesday that it expects to control 15 percent of the world’s medium-haul airplane market by 2019.

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Google ITA Software buyout deal
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Google Buys ITA Software, Maker of Travel Search Engine Tools, for $700 Million

Posted July 1, 2010 by BNO News

ITA Software and Google on Thursday announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Google to acquire ITA for $700 million in cash.

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A Cessna 421 similar to this one, crashed in Texas today, killing all 5 onboard. (Photo by Mark Hsiung)
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Five Die as Medical Plane Crashes in Western Texas

Posted July 5, 2010 by BNO News

Five people were killed when a medical plane carrying a patient and others crashed in western Texas on early Sunday, federal and county officials said.

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Southwest 737-300 N359SW
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Southwest Airlines Reports 23% Profit Jump, Announces Order for 25 New Boeings

Posted July 29, 2010 by BNO News

The Dallas-based airline scored a big profit boost in the second quarter and announced a new order of 737-700 aircraft on Thursday.

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A Cessna 206, similar to this one above, crashed into Lake Michigan on Friday.
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Passenger Wrote Goodbye Note Before Michigan Medical Plane Crash

Posted July 25, 2010 by BNO News

It was learned a passenger wrote a goodbye letter to his family aboard the medical plane that crashed into Lake Michigan on Friday, killing 4 out of the 5 occupants.

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