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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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Possible Bomb Found on UPS Plane in UK, Other Jets Searched in Newark, Philadelphia

Posted October 29, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A bomb fashioned out of a printer ink toner cartridge has been found on board a UPS cargo plane in London as authorities report finding suspicious devices on UPS jets in Newark and Philadelphia.

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Continental Announces Flights from Newark to Turks and Caicos

Posted October 28, 2010 by BNO News

Continental Airlines on Wednesday announced its 26th Caribbean destination, offering service between its Newark hub and Providenciales on the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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American Airlines to Launch Seasonal Chicago-Cozumel Flights

Posted October 27, 2010 by BNO News

American Airlines on Tuesday announced that it is to launch a new flight from Chicago to Cozumel, Mexico on a Saturday-only service.

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JetBlue Announces Seasonal Flights to Anchorage, Alaska

Posted October 27, 2010 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways has announced that Anchorage, Alaska will be its 65th destination, with service from Long Beach, California beginning May 26th, 2011.

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Flight Search Sites Go to War Against Google-ITA Software Deal

Posted October 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Four online travel powerhouses, including Expedia and Kayak, have launched an alliance to lobby regulators and the public against Google’s purchase of ITA.

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IATA Says More Passengers and Freight Flying in 2010

Posted October 26, 2010 by BNO News

The IATA on Tuesday reported that international passenger traffic rose 10.5 percent year on year, while freight was up 14.8 percent.

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British Airways Moves to Tokyo Narita’s Oneworld-centric Terminal 2

Posted October 25, 2010 by BNO News

British Airways on Monday announced that it completed a co-location at Tokyo Narita International Airport for all oneworld member airlines serving Tokyo.

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American Eagle to Launch Joplin, Missouri Service

Posted October 25, 2010 by BNO News

American Eagle on Monday announced that it will soon provide a new daily nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas and Joplin, Missouri.

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Ghost of ATA Avenges FedEx Contract Breach Which Put Airline Out of Business

Posted October 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The remnants of ATA Airlines won a $66 million verdict against FedEx in a federal suit over the breach of contract that forced the company into bankruptcy.

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Taylor Swift to Perform at JetBlue’s JFK Terminal Five

Posted October 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Continuing their Live from T5 concert series, JetBlue has announced that country/pop musician Taylor Swift will hold a live performance at the JFK hub on Wednesday, October 27th.

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Delta Launches Nonstop Service Between Detroit and Sao Paulo

Posted October 21, 2010 by BNO News

Delta Air Lines on Thursday night began flights connecting its Detroit hub with South America for the first time, with new nonstop service to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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United Continental Posts 3rd Quarter Profit, Announces Plans to Limit Capacity in 2011

Posted October 21, 2010 by BNO News

United Continental Holdings on Thursday announced that both companies posted profits in the third quarter of 2010 and that they will lift capacity just 1% to 2% in 2011.

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JetBlue Quadruples Earnings in Third Quarter

Posted October 21, 2010 by BNO News

JetBlue Airways Corporation on Thursday announced strong quarterly profits, quadrupling earnings with a $59 million tally.

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Lufthansa Flight Out of Newark Diverts to Iceland When Several Passengers Get Sick

Posted October 20, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Lufthansa flight from Newark to Munich was forced to divert to Keflavik when five passengers complained of illness.

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