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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Iranian Airlines Face Rough Skies

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Sky-rocketing fuel prices, a drop in passengers and foreign currency shortages have forced Iran’s aviation sector into turbulent times.

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United ops at Newark Airport. (Photo by InSapphoWeTrust via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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United Airlines Worker Struck By Baggage Cart At Newark Airport

Posted January 20, 2013 by Jessica Calefati, NJ.com

A United Airlines employee sustained serious injuries Sunday morning after being pinned by a cart carrying luggage at Newark Airport.

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Newark Liberty International Airport control tower.
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United Express Flight Blows Tires On Landing at Newark

Posted January 20, 2013 by NYCA Admin

An ExpressJet/United Express Embraer blew its tires and veered off a runway while landing at Newark Airport Sunday night.

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Air India's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, VT-ANH, seen in March 2012. (Photo by Andrew W. Sieber via Flickr, CC BY-NC)
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India Entitled to ‘Reimbursement’ Over Dreamliners, Minister Says

Posted January 18, 2013 by AFP

India’s aviation minister said Thursday ailing Air India should be entitled to “reimbursement” from US giant Boeing.

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Qantas Boeing 747-400. (Photo by Phil Derner, Jr.)
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Qantas Cancels One Boeing 787 Dreamliner, But Keeps 14 On Order

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s Qantas on Friday announced it was cutting its order for Boeing 787 jets by one.

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Emirates and Qantas A380 tails. (Photo by AFP)
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Qantas-Emirates Alliance Given Green Light By Australia

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s competition watchdog on Thursday gave Qantas and Emirates Airlines permission to launch their global alliance.

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Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" is among those on display at Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Daniel Stockman via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Art On the Go, Courtesy of Paris Airport

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Culture vultures now have a chance to satisfy their on-the-go urges with a new museum in the heart of France’s largest airport.

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A Finnair E-170 in Helsinki prepares for departure to Brussels. (Photo by comedy nose)
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Finnair ‘Cannot Confirm Rumors’ About CEO Stepping Down

Posted January 15, 2013 by AFP

Finnair issued a statement Tuesday saying it was unable to confirm what it called “rumors” of the chief executive stepping down.

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A SpiceJet Boeing 737-900ER (VT-SGD) seen taking off. (Photo by Nisarg Vyas via wikimedia)
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India’s SpiceJet Shares Jump On Stake Sale Talk

Posted January 15, 2013 by AFP

Shares of Indian budget airline SpiceJet rose nearly 5% Tuesday as the carrier said foreign carriers had expressed acquisition interest.

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United Airlines Boeing 747-400. (Photo by United)
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United’s High-Speed Satellite WiFi Will Let Customers Choose Price Based On Speed

Posted January 15, 2013 by NYCA Admin

With new tech and a unique pricing scheme, UA just might alleviate two of the most common complaints about in-flight WiFi: price and speed.

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United ops at Newark Airport. (Photo by InSapphoWeTrust via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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United To Cut Over 400 Jobs At Newark Airport

Posted January 14, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Over 400 United Airlines employees will face layoffs and buyouts in the coming months as the company outsources some its cargo operations.

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Delta's new iPad-specific app. (Photo by Delta)
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Delta’s New iPad App Shows Off The World Below Your Plane

Posted January 14, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Glass Bottom Jet allows users aboard Delta’s wifi equipped planes to watch the ground pass below as they speed through the sky.

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Japan Airlines Flight 007 pushes back from Boston's Terminal E for departure to Tokyo. (Photo by Bill Vogt/NYCAviation)
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Japan Airlines 787 Suffers Another Fuel Spill

Posted January 13, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that suffered a fuel spill in Boston on Wednesday again leaked fuel in Tokyo on Sunday, according to a report.

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A Kingfisher Airlines Airbus A320 (VT-KEG) taxis at Bangalore. (Photo by marirs via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)
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India’s Kingfisher Revival Plan ‘Unconvincing’

Posted January 12, 2013 by AFP

A plan proposed by troubled Kingfisher Airlines is not enough to get it back in the skies, an aviation ministry official said on Friday.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747-400 (G-VROC) on final approach to Heathrow. (Photo by Mark Winterbourne via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Virgin Atlantic Recruits CEO From American Airlines

Posted January 11, 2013 by AFP

Virgin Atlantic named American Airlines Senior VP Craig Kreeger as its new Chief Executive.

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A Ryan International Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (N764RD) spotted in Miami. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Charter Carrier Ryan International Airlines Grounds All Flights, Seeks Liquidation

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Illinois-based Ryan International Airlines on Friday grounded its fleet and laid off all employees.

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The winning design created by high school student Aaron Nee. (Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines)
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Paint The Plane: Alaska Airlines Jet To Wear Hawaiian Student’s Colorful Design

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Eleventh-grader Aaron Nee on Thursday was awarded the grand prize in the Alaska Airlines Hawaii-themed Paint the Plane contest. • Gallery: See All 13 Paint The Plane Contest Winners Nee beat out over 2,700 entries from fellow Hawaiian students in kindergarten through 12th grade who were asked, “What does ‘Spirit of the Islands’ mean to […]

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A LAN Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Dan King/NYCAviation)
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LAX Becomes First US Airport To See Multi-Airline 787 Service

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

As LAN and United launched flights last week, LAX became the first US airport to be served by Boeing 787s from two different airlines.

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Blue Air Boeing 737-400 (YR-BAE) spotted in Stuttgart, Germany in 2008. (Photo by Andrei Dimofte via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Romania’s Blue Air Cancels Boeing 737 Order

Posted January 10, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Blue Air has announced an agreement with Boeing to cancel its order for five 737-800 and -900ER aircraft worth $462.2 million.

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StarFlyer's first directly purchased Airbus A320 (JA08MC). (Photo by Airbus)
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StarFlyer’s First Factory Fresh Airbus A320 Is Black And Beautiful

Posted January 10, 2013 by NYCA Admin

In late December, Japan’s StarFlyer took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus.

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