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Delta Air Lines, US Airways and TPG Capital Considering Bids for American Airlines: Report

Posted January 12, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Delta Air Lines, US Airways and TPG Capital are considering separate bids for American Airlines in bankruptcy court, according to a Wall Street Journal report published Thursday afternoon.

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GECAS Orders 100 New Aircraft at Farnborugh 2010: 40 Boeing 737-800s and 60 Airbus A320s

Posted July 19, 2010 by BNO News

GE Capital Aviation Services on Monday announced an order for 40 Next-Generation 737-800s for approximately $3 billion, and an order for 60 Airbus A320s with a list price of $4.9 billion.

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American Airlines Unions Back US Airways Takeover

Posted April 20, 2012 by Matt Molnar

All three unions representing American Airlines employees have agreed to back a merger with US Airways.

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VIDEO: Angara Airlines Plane Seen Crashing Into River with Engine Fire

Posted July 14, 2011 by Matt Molnar

Video has been revealed capturing Monday’s crash of an Angara Airlines Antonov An-24 into Siberia’s. Seven of the 37 people on board were killed.

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BREAKING: Global Aviation Holdings Enters Bankruptcy (Again)

Posted November 12, 2013 by Eric McKirdy

Citing a global decline in demand for its chartered cargo and passenger transport services, NYC Aviation has learned Georgia-based Global Aviation Holdings tonight filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

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ANA, Boeing Set Date for First 787 Dreamliner Delivery

Posted August 26, 2011 by NYCAviation Staff

Boeing and ANA will celebrate delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner on Sept. 26 in Everett, Wash., after contractual delivery occurs on Sept. 25. Events throughout the day on Sept. 26 will commemorate delivery of this game changing airplane to its launch customer.

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Eruption of Mount Merapi Disrupts Flights as Death Toll Rises

Posted November 10, 2010 by BNO News

The death toll in Indonesia’s Mount Merapi eruptions risen to 191 on Wednesday as international airlines again cancel and postpone routes to and from the region.

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Southwest and AirTran Pilots to Start Seniority Integration Talks

Posted April 16, 2011 by BNO News

The pilots’ respective unions and both airlines on Thursday signed a four-party process agreement that provides for seniority integration discussions prior to the close of Southwest’s buyout of AirTran.

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Emergency meeting at the UN about the situation in Syria brought some special visitors to JFK on Monday, including this IL-96 carrying the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.
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Final Call: Did Irish Government Try to Dump Aer Lingus on JetBlue?

Posted March 12, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Ireland denies that it tried to sell its Aer Lingus stock to JetBlue, a New Jersey gets caught with daggers in his carry-on, Airbus and European airlines are warning the EU over its emissions trading plan, and more…

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Video: TSA Shows its Sexy Side in New Commercial

Posted November 21, 2010 by Matt Molnar

Feeling lonely this holiday season? Looking for a little human interaction? Do you want to feel contact in certain special places? Then why not go through security at an airport?

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Plane Carrying Michelle Obama in Close Call with Cargo Jet at Andrews Air Force Base

Posted April 19, 2011 by Matt Molnar

A US Air Force jet carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort its landing at Andrews Air Force Base when it came too close to a military cargo aircraft, according to a Washington Post report.

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Okay Airways Announces Order for 10 Boeing 737-800s

Posted July 21, 2010 by BNO News

Beijing-based Okay Airways announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in England that it has ordered 10 Next-Generation 737-800s, in a deal valued at around $800 million.

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Ft Lauderdale Airport Set To Grow Bigger with New Runway

Posted April 3, 2013 by Mark Lawrence

With the increased growth of air travel into South Florida, and in particular Miami International, officials at Ft Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and Broward County embarked on a massive project to increase capacity.  Breaking ground on January 23, 2012, the project started to expand the previous general aviation runway 9R/27L to a six story elevated […]

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Goodyear Set to Retire Spirit of America

Posted August 11, 2015 by Paul Thompson

On June 30, Spirit of America wrapped up her final promotional tour to the Pacific Northwest. NYCAviation was given the opportunity to ride along.

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Who Should Pay After The Reno Air Races Disaster?

Posted September 19, 2011 by Max Kennerly

Aviation attorney Max Kennerly offers insight into the possible legal repercussions of the Reno Air Race tragedy which left 10 dead and dozens more injured.

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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

Posted September 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.

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Boeing Reveals Phantom Eye, Hydrogen-Powered Unmanned Airborne System

Posted July 13, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing unveiled their new unmanned airborne system, the Phantom Eye, which is capable of reaching altitudes of 65,000 feet for as long as four days. The aircraft will be sent to the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base for testing.

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Boeing Completes Certification Testing for New 787 Battery System

Posted April 5, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Boeing overcame a major hurdle in getting the 787 Dreamliner back into commercial service on Friday, as they successfully preformed a certification demonstration flight in order to get the redesigned battery system approved. “Today’s flight departed from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. at 10:39 a.m. Pacific with a crew of 11 onboard, including two representatives […]

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Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Launches for Space Station

Posted June 8, 2011 by BNO News

Russia’s Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft on Wednesday successfully lifted off carrying an American, a Russian and a Japanese astronaut heading to the International Space Station.

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WestJet Encore Is The Name of WestJet’s New Canadian Regional Carrier

Posted October 11, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Canada’s WestJet on Thursday revealed the name for its planned regional carrier: WestJet Encore.

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