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American Airlines to Update Fleet with 250 New Planes: Report

Posted June 30, 2011 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines is in negotiations with Boeing and Airbus to purchase at least 250 new narrowbody jets, according to a Wall Street Journal Report.

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Condor Airlines Starts Flights from Seattle to Frankfurt

Posted June 24, 2011 by David Parker Brown

Condor Airlines flew their first Seattle-Frankfurt flight yesterday using a Boeing 767-300ER, greeted by a water cannon salute and a celebration at the South Terminal.

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AirAsia to Order 200 A320neo Jets in Biggest Airbus Order Ever

Posted June 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Air Asia and Airbus will announce an order of 200 A320neo aircraft worth $17 billion deal at the Paris Air Show on Thursday, according to a Reuters report.

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Audio: Lufthansa and EgyptAir Jets in Near Collision at JFK Airport

Posted June 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Listen as a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 is forced to abort its takeoff roll when an EgyptAir 777-300ER nearly crosses right in front of it at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Rolls-Royce and GE Reveal Future Engine Plans at Paris Air Show

Posted June 21, 2011 by Brandon Farris

This week at the Paris Air Show, Rolls-Royce and General Electric have both provided peaks into what they are developing for future engines to power new aircraft coming from Boeing and Airbus in the A350 and 787-10.

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United Orders Winglets for Boeing 767-300ER Fleet

Posted June 21, 2011 by Brandon Farris

United Continental Holdings and Aviation Partners announced that an order has been placed for 14 sets of winglets to be used on United’s 767-300ERs.

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JetBlue Orders 40 New Airbus A320neo and 30 A321 Aircraft, Will Add Winglets to Entire Fleet

Posted June 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue has announced a major order of new Airbus jets as well as several other fleet modifications, the largest since the airline’s inception.

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Plane Crash in Northwest Russia Kills 44

Posted June 21, 2011 by BNO News

A RusLine Tupolev Tu-134 crashed on a road and burned while attempting to land in northwestern Russia Monday night, killing all but eight passengers on board.

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Plane Crash in Russia Kills ‘Many’

Posted June 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Many people were killed when a RusAero Tupolev Tu-134 passenger plane crashed Monday in northwestern Russia.

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PHOTOS: First Airbus A380 for China Southern Emerges from the Paint Shop

Posted June 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Airbus has released photos of the first A380 super jumbo jet destined for China Southern Airlines. The Guangzhou-based carrier will become the world’s seventh operator of the A380 when this aircraft is delivered in the second half of this year.

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‘My Bad’: South Korean Military Apologizes for Shooting at Passenger Jet

Posted June 20, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean military officials on Monday apologized after its troops mistakenly opened fire on an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning when they misidentified it for a North Korean military plane.

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United Airlines Fined Nearly $600K Over Flawed Drug Test Procedures

Posted June 19, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed to assess a civil penalty of more than half a million dollars against United Airlines for allegedly violating FAA and DOT regulations for random drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees.

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Top 10 Southwest Airlines Photos on Their 40th Birthday

Posted June 18, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Southwest Airlines began their fantastic rise to becoming one of the nation’s top airlines 40 years ago today. Here are 10 of our favorite photos of Southwest jets in action.

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Prosecuted Pants-Dragging Plane Passenger Popped from Pen

Posted June 18, 2011 by BNO News

The University of New Mexico football player who was arrested at San Francisco International Airport for wearing saggy pants has been released on bail.

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South Korean Troops Try to Shoot Down Airliner After Mistaking it for North Korean Jet

Posted June 18, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean troops mistakenly opened fire at an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning after misidentifying it as a North Korean military plane, the Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

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United Airlines Flights Disrupted by Nationwide Computer Outage

Posted June 18, 2011 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines service was at least partially shut down Friday night due to a glitch “interrupting departures, airport processing and reservations,” according to the Chicago-based carrier.

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Delta Regional Carrier Fined $425K for Not Inspecting Planes After Lightning Strikes

Posted June 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The FAA announced Thursday that it had proposed a $425,000 civil penalty against Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines for not conducting mandatory inspections of two Bombardier CRJ jets after they were struck by lightning in 2008.

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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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