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Russian Fighter Jet Crash in Ural Mountains Kills Both Pilots

Posted September 6, 2011 by BNO News

A Russian Air Force Mikoyan MiG-31 fither jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.

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United Express Regional Jet Skids Off Runway in Ottawa

Posted September 5, 2011 by BNO News

A United Express regional jet carrying more than 45 people skidded off a runway at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport in the Canadian capital of Ottawa late Sunday afternoon, airline and emergency officials said.

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Mahan Air Jet Crash-Lands in Northeastern Iran; 11 Injured

Posted September 4, 2011 by BNO News

Several people were injured late Saturday evening when a Mahan Air passenger plane crash-landed at an airport in northeastern Iran, state-run media reported on Sunday.

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Air Europa Pilots Declare Indefinite Strike

Posted September 1, 2011 by BNO News

Pilots of Spanish airline Air Europa will begin an indefinite strike on September 22, the pilots’ trade union Sepla announced in a statement released on Thursday.

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Gulf Air Jet Skids Off Wet Runway in India

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus A320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the incident.

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Pan Am 103 Bomber Located on Death Bed in Libya

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, is reportedly in a coma-like condition and close to death at his home in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

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New York City Airports Set to Reopen Monday Morning

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport are set to reopen to arrivals and departures Monday morning following the passage of Hurricane Irene.

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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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New York Airports Preparing for the Worst from Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

PANYNJ is planning for anything that may come their way as Hurricane Irene swings up the East Coast, while JFK and LGA can only sit by idly at just a few feet above seal level.

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RwandAir Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 737-800

Posted August 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

RwandAir, the national airline of the country of Rwanda, on Thursday took delivery of its first Boeing 737-800.The delivery sets two milestones both for the central African carrier and the continent as a whole. It is the first 737 delivered to any African nation fitted with the new Boeing Sky Interior.

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Delta Orders 100 Boeing 737-900ER Jets Worth $8.5 Billion

Posted August 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines on Thursday announced plans to buy 100 new 737-900ER aircraft from Boeing in a move to replace older aircraft in the carrier’s fleet over the next seven years.

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ANA Announces First Routes for New 787 Dreamliner

Posted August 23, 2011 by NYCA Admin

All Nippon Airlines on Tuesday announced the first routes on which it will use its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with Beijing, Frankfurt, Okayama, Hiroshima and Hong Kong all getting visits in the first months of service.

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Discount Airlines Betting Big in Las Vegas

Posted August 23, 2011 by Dan Landson

Several low cost carriers are banking on an economic turnaround in Las Vegas, home of the highest unemployment rate in the nation.

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Romney Calls on New Libyan Government to Extradite Pan Am Flight 103 Bomber

Posted August 22, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday called upon Libya’s Interim Transitional National Council to arrest and extradite the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.

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Delta to Order 100 Boeing 737-900ER Jets: Report

Posted August 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines is planning to complete to purchase 100 Boeing 737-900 extended range aircraft, according to a Bloomberg report Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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First Air 737 Crashes in Northern Canada, Killing 12

Posted August 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing 737-200 carrying 15 people crashed in the Canadian Arctic Saturday afternoon, killing 12 of them. The condition of the three survivors was not immediately known.

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Thai Airways Finalizes Boeing 777 Order Worth $1.7 Billion

Posted August 19, 2011 by BNO News

Thai Airways International has finalized a firm order for six Boeing 777-300 Extended Range airplanes, the aircraft manufacturer confirmed.

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Boeing 787 Completes Certification Test Flights

Posted August 18, 2011 by Brandon Farris

What started as a dream back in 2004 with an announcement on Wall Street, All Nippon Airways and Boeing launched an all new aircraft that was then called the 7E7 Dreamliner. On Wednesday, the dream inched closer to reality, as the state-of-the-art jet now known as the 787 completed all of its FAA-required certification test flights.

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Actor Gerard Depardieu Pees on Air France Plane as In-Cabin Urination Epidemic Spreads to Europe

Posted August 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In the second notable urination incident in a week, French movie star Gerard Depardieu reportedly relieved himself in the cabin of an Air France flight from Paris to Dublin on Tuesday.

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JetBlue Remains Union-Free as Pilots Again Reject Representation

Posted August 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways pilots for the second time have voted against being represented by a labor union.

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