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Icelandair to Begin Washington DC Flights

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

Icelandair on Thursday announced it will begin seasonal service from Washington Dulles International Airport with four flights a week in the summer 2011.

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Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Retirement from NASA

Posted June 22, 2011 by BNO News

Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Tuesday announced that he will retire from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 1 in order to focus on his family.

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Only four more days remain to see Northwest Cargo 747-200F's. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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The Logbook: Ilyushin Tanker Up For Grabs in Michigan!

Posted December 22, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

An IL-78 that diverted to a small airport in Michigan last July has been abandoned and seized by airfield management. The DOT will be issuing a Passenger Bill of Rights, the last original 747 is delivered while Northwest will retire their last 742F on Saturday.

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Cathay Pacific Bids Farewell to the 747 at SFO

Posted August 15, 2014 by Eric McKirdy

Cathay Pacific bids a fond farewell to the Queen of the Skies, and looks forward to the future with replacements from Boeing and Airbus.

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Can We Talk About This? Delta Air Lines Logo vs. Devil Movie Logo

Posted September 17, 2010 by Matt Molnar

There’s more than a passing resemblance between marketing posters for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie and the Delta Air Lines logo. Coincidence or not? You decide.

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Continental’s Last Day: 16 Photos Looking Back at Their Fantastic 76 Year Run

Posted September 30, 2010 by Matt Molnar

A photographic look back at the 76 years of Continental, which will cease to exist on Friday, October 1st.

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Photo of the Day: Two LAN Chile 767s Eskimo kissing at JFK while waiting to depart rwy 4L. (Photo by Mark Hsiung)
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Final Call: Continental Goes Away, 737 MAX Staying in Washington, Mars Curiosity Launch Photos

Posted November 30, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

United and Continental are now flying under single operating certificate, a Qantas regional flight suffers an failure, great Mars Curiosity launch photos, and more…

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Hawaiian’s First Airbus A330 Emerges From the Paint Shop

Posted March 27, 2010 by Matt Molnar

French Frogs Airslides has captured Hawaiian Airlines’ first Airbus A330-200 at Toulouse.

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Solar Impulse Unveils Details of Round-The-World Flight

Posted January 21, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Solar Impulse recently announced the route for this year’s around the world flight. Find out if it will be coming to an airport near you!

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JetBlue Bird Strike Forces Emergency Landing at Westchester Airport [with ATC Audio]

Posted April 25, 2012 by Matt Molnar

A JetBlue flight hit birds while taking off from Westchester County Airport Tuesday evening, immediately returning to the airport for an emergency landing. No one was injured.

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Crash of Vintage Yakolev Plane Kills Two in Portland, Maine

Posted July 17, 2010 by BNO News

Two people were killed on Saturday afternoon when the Yakolev Yak-52 they were flying crashed in a parking lot near Portland International Jetport, city and federal officials said.

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Virgin Galactic Hits Major Milestone With First Live In-Air Engine Test

Posted April 29, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Hot on the heels of a “cold-flow” engine test earlier this month, Virgin Galactic has hit another major milestone with the first in-air testing of their rocket engine in flight. SpaceShipTwo took to the air early Monday Morning and for the first time fully powered up its rocket engine for the first time in the […]

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UFO Scare Shuts Down Chinese Airport

Posted October 6, 2010 by BNO News

A Chinese airport temporarily closed on Tuesday amid fears that one of the passenger planes could collide with an unidentified flying object that was seen in the area.

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Moscow Airport Bomber Identified by Russian Authorities

Posted January 30, 2011 by BNO News

Russian investigators said on Saturday that the attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport was carried out by a resident of Russia’s North Caucasus region and was aimed primarily at foreigners, RIA Novosti reported.

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Cutest Flight Ever: Southwest Rescues 60 Dogs And Cats Stranded By Hurricane Sandy

Posted November 20, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld teamed up to deliver 60 pets from two northeast shelters to the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Calif.

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JetAmerica Folds

Posted July 17, 2009 by Matt Molnar

After extensive speculation that JetAmerica was on the ropes before it had even taken off, the AP reports JetAmerica has thrown in the towel.

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United Airlines Reveals Special Livery for New Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Posted July 9, 2012 by Matt Molnar

United Airlines on Monday presented a first glimpse of the special paint scheme that will appear on their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet.

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The C-124 Globemaster served as a transport workhorse well into the Vietnam War. (Photo by US Air Force)
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Alaska Wreckage Belongs to Air Force C-124 Globemaster Missing Since 1952

Posted June 28, 2012 by BNO News

The aircraft wreckage found on a glacier near Anchorage is believed to be a plane that went missing in 1952 with 52 people on board.

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Gallery: Cessna’s New Citation Latitude Business Jet

Posted October 10, 2011 by Matt Molnar

Exterior and interior renderings of the new Cessna Citation Latitude, expected to take to the skies in 2014.

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Ash from Russian Volcano Forces Flight Reroutes

Posted May 31, 2011 by BNO News

Ash clouds coming from an active volcano in Russia’s far east has forced authorities there to reroute a number of international flights, officials said on Tuesday. No flights have so far been canceled.

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