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Government Could Force End to Air Canada Strike, Warns Canadian Labor Minister

Posted June 15, 2011 by BNO News

The government of Canada on Tuesday announced that it could end the Air Canada strike by Thursday if the airline and its employees on strike are unable to reach a new contract agreement.

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TAAG Angola Receives First Boeing 777-300ER

Posted June 14, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing today delivered the first of two 777-300ER widebody jets to TAAG Angola Airlines, the first of the type to be purchased by an African carrier.

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PHOTOS: Lufthansa Begins First Airbus A380 Service to Miami

Posted June 13, 2011 by Mark Lawrence

Another page was added to the journals of South Florida aviation history on Friday with the arrival of the first Lufthansa A380 superjumbo jet at Miami International Airport.

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United Airlines Launches Flights Between Los Angeles and Hilo, Hawaii

Posted June 11, 2011 by Brandon Farris

United Airlines on Thursday inaugurated new daily service between Los Angeles and Hilo, Hawai’i aboard 737-800 jets.

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US Airways Computers Crash Nationwide: All Flights Grounded

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

US Airways’ computer system—including their website—reportedly crashed Friday evening, crippling the airline’s flight check-ins nationwide and leaving thousands of passengers grounded.

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Spirit Strippermobile Brings Airline’s Notoriously Risque Marketing to the Offline World

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Spirit Airlines, still high from the attention earned by throwing a “Big Weiner Sale” on its website earlier this week, has stepped it up a giant notch by driving a glass truck filled with pole dancers and painted with sexually charged double entendres.

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Air New Zealand Engine Explosion Forces Emergency Landing

Posted June 9, 2011 by BNO News

An Air New Zealand 767-300ER was forced to make an emergency landing after a series of explosions in one of the aircraft’s engines drew scares among passengers.

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Argentina Air Carriers Suspend All Flights Due to Chile Volcano

Posted June 7, 2011 by BNO News

Argentina’s airlines on Tuesday suspended all flights indefinitely due to safety concerns in regards to the volcanic ash stemming from the Chilean Puyehue volcano.

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Video: Passengers Say Truck Hit El Al Plane Before Landing Gear Emergency

Posted June 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Did a truck hit the El Al Boeing 777-200ER that made an emergency landing due to a malfunction on May 23rd?

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Airlines to See 78 Percent Profit Drop This Year: IATA

Posted June 6, 2011 by BNO News

The International Air Transport Association on Monday further downgraded its 2011 airline industry profit forecast to $4 billion, which would represent a 78 percent drop compared to last year.

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Video: Delta 767 Blows Tire During Takeoff Roll

Posted June 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Video captured Delta Air Lines Flight 267 as it blew a tire on its right main landing gear while taking off from Detroit for a trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday.

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Passengers Mutiny After 7 Hours Stranded on Middle East Airlines Jet

Posted June 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Passengers on a Middle East Airlines flight bound for Beirut began to scuffle with crewmembers when the plane got stuck on the ground at London’s Heathrow Airport for several hours.

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Initial Air France Flight 447 Black Box Info Raises More Questions Than Answers: Pilot

Posted May 31, 2011 by Justin Schlechter

Pilot/columnist Justin Schlechter examines what might have happened in the cockpit over the Atlantic on June 1st, 2009.

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Delta MD-80 Catches Fire After Hard Landing in Atlanta

Posted May 28, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta Air Lines flight 2284 arriving from Pittsburgh, caught fire in Atlanta after a hard landing Saturday afternoon.

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BAE Systems Sells Aircraft Leasing Arm

Posted May 27, 2011 by BNO News

BAE Systems on Thursday announced the sale of its BAE Asset Management regional aircraft leasing company for $187 million to Fortress Investment Group.

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All European Airspace Reopened as Volcanic Ash Cloud Subsides

Posted May 26, 2011 by BNO News

The European travel chaos as a result of volcanic ash from a volcano in Iceland came to an end on Thursday as all affected airspace was re-opened.

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Volcano Cloud Dissipates, but Airlines Still Cancel Hundreds of Flights

Posted May 25, 2011 by BNO News

European airlines on Wednesday were forced to again cancel hundreds of flights while experts say the ash cloud coverage from Grímsvötn is expected to soon dissipate.

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European Carriers Cancel Over 500 Flights Due to Volcanic Ash Plume

Posted May 24, 2011 by BNO News

Numerous airlines on Tuesday morning were forced to cancel hundreds of flights to and from Scotland and several other regions as the latest volcanic ash crisis continued to intensify.

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Delta and US Airways Submit Revised New York-Washington Airport Slot Swap Plan

Posted May 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A deal to exchange slots between Delta Air Lines and US Airways at airports in New York and Washington D.C. that at one point seemed dead in the water has come back to life.

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El Al 777 Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv After Gear Problem

Posted May 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

El Al Flight 27 from Tel Aviv to Newark landed safely after a landing gear malfunction forced an emergency landing in Tel Aviv.

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