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Qantas 747 Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney Due to Electrical Problem

Posted November 15, 2010 by BNO News

An electrical problem has forced a Buenos Aires-bound Qantas plane to make an emergency landing after takeoff at Sydney Airport on Monday, the airline said.

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FAA Hits Brakes on 787 Certification Until Cause of Fire Investigated

Posted November 13, 2010 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said it has no plans to resume certification testing of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft until it fully understands what caused an incident on Tuesday.

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Southwest Names New Vice President of Operations Coordination Center

Posted November 13, 2010 by BNO News

Southwest Airlines on Friday announced the naming of Captain Jeff Martin as the new Vice President of the Operations Coordination Center (OCC).

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British Airways Adding First Class Seats to Las Vegas Flights

Posted November 13, 2010 by BNO News

British Airways on Friday announced that it will add First Class seating to its highly-demanded flights to Las Vegas, Nevada starting next summer.

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Rolls-Royce Discovers Cause of Qantas Airbus A380 Engine Explosion

Posted November 12, 2010 by BNO News

Rolls-Royce on Friday announced that a single faulty component caused the engine failure on the Trent 900-powered Qantas A380 that was forced to make an emergency landing last week.

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Alaska Airlines Launches Portland-Kona, Hawaii and San Diego-Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Routes

Posted November 12, 2010 by BNO News

Alaska will inaugurate seasonal flights between Portland, Oregon and Kona, Hawaii, as well as between San Diego and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

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Plane Crash in Darfur Kills At Least 8, But Over 30 Survive

Posted November 12, 2010 by BNO News

A Tarco Airlines passenger plane carrying up to 40 people crashed in Sudan’s Darfur region on Thursday, officials said, killing at least eight people and possibly more.

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Delta Wins Approval to Add Heathrow Flights

Posted November 11, 2010 by BNO News

Delta Air Lines on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation and the European Commission granted permission to Delta to expand its service at London’s Heathrow Airport.

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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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Bomb on UPS Plane Could Have Taken Down Plane Over U.S. East Coast

Posted November 10, 2010 by BNO News

Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly causing it to crash.

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Boeing Warns 787 Customers of New 10 Month Delivery Delays

Posted November 5, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing has told several of its customers, including ANA, Korean and Air India, that deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner will suffer new delays of at least another 10 months.

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Photo: Horizon Air’s New University of Idaho Vandals Theme Plane Spotted in Seattle

Posted November 5, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Horizon’s new University of Idaho plane was not supposed to be officially unveiled until next week, but she was already out of the paint shop and back in service in Seattle last night.

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Oil Company Charter Plane Crashes in Karachi, Killing 22

Posted November 5, 2010 by BNO News

A small plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in Karachi on early Friday morning, killing everyone on board, Pakistani officials said.

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United Airlines Unveils Special Oprah Winfrey-Painted 757

Posted November 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines today showed off their “Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane,” a Boeing 757 painted to commemorate the popular daytime TV star’s final season.

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Qantas A380 Safely Lands After Engine Explosion Near Singapore

Posted November 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Reports that a Qantas Airbus A380 superjumbo jet had crashed in Indonesia were quickly put to rest Wednesday night when the plane made a safe emergency landing in Singapore.

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Thai Airways to Lease Eight New Boeing 777-300ER Jets Ordered by BOC Aviation

Posted November 3, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced an order for eight 777-300ERs from leasing company BOC Aviation, which will in turn lease the aircraft to Thai Airways.

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ANA to Pay $73 Million Fine Over Price Fixing Scheme

Posted November 1, 2010 by BNO News

All Nippon Airways has agreed to plead guilty and will pay a $73 million criminal fine for its role in two separate conspiracies to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice department said on Monday.

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Russian Company Finalizes Order for 50 Boeing 737s

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

Russia’s State Corporation Rostechnology on Friday announced that it finalized an order for 50 Next-Generation 737s from Boeing valued at $3.7 billion at average list prices.

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British Airways Posts First Profit in Two Years

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

British Airways on Friday announced that the company registered a $252 million profit in the first half of 2010, representing the first profit for the air carrier in the last two years.

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Emirates Jet Lands Safely in New York Amid Global Terror Alerts

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

Fighter jets escorted an Emirates passenger plane as it entered US air space enroute to New York amid a continuing series of terror alerts on Friday.

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