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FAA To Order 757 Fuselage Inspections After Holes and Cracks Found

Posted December 10, 2010 by BNO News

Aviation regulators will order tougher inspections of hundreds of Boeing 757 planes worldwide, after a recent in-flight incident that left a hole in the fuselage of an American Airlines plane.

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Aeromexico Flight Attendants Busted Carrying 300 Pounds of Cocaine in Madrid

Posted December 10, 2010 by BNO News

Three Aeromexico flight attendants were arrested at the Barajas Airport after they were found in possession of 140 kilograms (308 pounds) of cocaine.

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Southwest Reports 10.7 Percent Rise in November Traffic

Posted December 9, 2010 by BNO News

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday announced that the carrier flew 6.5 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2010, a 10.7 percent increase from the 5.9 billion RPMs flown in November 2009.

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Continental Found ‘Criminally Responsible’ for Air France Concorde Crash

Posted December 6, 2010 by BNO News

Continental Airlines was found “criminally responsible” for the crash of Air France Flight 4590, the Paris Concorde disaster which killed all 109 on board.

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American Airlines Traffic Up 4.3% While American Eagle Soars 18.1% in November

Posted December 3, 2010 by BNO News

AMR Corp. on Friday reported that American Airlines’ November traffic rose 4.3% to 9.90 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs from 9.49 billion RPMs in the previous year.

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British Airways Reports 3.5% November Traffic Jump

Posted December 3, 2010 by BNO News

Europe’s third largest airline on Friday reported that system traffic in November 2010 increased 3.5 percent compared to November 2009, as routes to the Asia Pacific region excelled with 11.5% more customers.

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Mexican Carriers Add US Flights After FAA Safety Rating Upgrade

Posted December 3, 2010 by BNO News

Aeromexico and Volaris will add flight frequencies and at least one new route to the U.S. after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA restored Mexico’s Category 1 safety classification.

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American Airlines and British Airways Open First Jointly Operated Admirals Club in Denver

Posted November 30, 2010 by BNO News

American Airlines and British Airways on Tuesday announced the opening of their new Admirals Club lounge at Denver International Airport.

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Large Cargo Jet Crashes in Karachi, At Least 10 Killed

Posted November 27, 2010 by BNO News

At least 10 people were killed on early Sunday morning when an Ilyushin Il-76 crashed in a residential area of Pakistan’s largest city.

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Flight 447 Fallout: Air France Accuses Airbus of Ignoring Speed Sensor Warnings

Posted November 27, 2010 by BNO News

Air France has accused Airbus of ignoring warnings over faulty speed sensors that may have contributed to the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447.

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Garuda Forced to Cancel Flights Due to Crew Scheduling System Glitch

Posted November 23, 2010 by BNO News

Continuing problems with Garuda Indonesia’s new automated crew rotation system resulted in the cancellation of 11 flights and the delays of another six, officials said Tuesday.

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BREAKING: Leonardo DiCaprio Was Onboard Delta Flight That Did Not Blow Up and Kill Everyone at JFK

Posted November 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

DiCaprio is making a new John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy movie. Last night, a plane he was on suffered an engine failure at JFK Airport. Coincidence? I think not.

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Exclusive Look On-Board Ethiopian Airlines’ First Boeing 777-200LR: Photo Gallery

Posted November 22, 2010 by David Lilienthal

NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.

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Engine Fire Aboard Delta Flight Forces Emergency Landing in New York

Posted November 21, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines jet carrying 193 passengers is returning to JFK Airport in New York due after experiencing an engine failure and possible fire.

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Allegiant Announces Flights Linking Las Vegas and Long Beach

Posted November 21, 2010 by BNO News

Allegiant Travel Company on Friday announced new nonstop travel flights between Las Vegas and Long Beach, California, beginning on December 15.

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Delta Breaks Ground on JFK Terminal 4 Expansion

Posted November 21, 2010 by BNO News

Delta Airlines on Friday broke ground on the $1.2 billion project that will enhance and expand Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Video: TSA Shows its Sexy Side in New Commercial

Posted November 21, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Feeling lonely this holiday season? Looking for a little human interaction? Do you want to feel contact in certain special places? Then why not go through security at an airport?

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Photos: University of Montana Throws Tailgate Party to Greet Horizon Air’s New Grizzlies Plane

Posted November 20, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Horizon Air’s newest university themed Dash 8 Q400 was officially unveiled today at Missoula International Airport with a classic University of Montana Grizzlies tailgate party.

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Garuda Indonesia Applying for SkyTeam Membership

Posted November 19, 2010 by BNO News

Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will start the process leading to full entry into the SkyTeam airline alliance after the signing of an official agreement next week.

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Air China Orders 20 New Airbus A330s and A350s

Posted November 18, 2010 by BNO News

Beijing-based Air China on Thursday announced that it will buy 20 Airbus planes for $4.49 billion.

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