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Air France-KLM Inks Firm Order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted January 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

KLM will begin receiving Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in 2016 with a new order worth up to $11.4 billion.

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Dallas to Tempe: ‘Yes, Yes, I Will!’: American Airlines and US Airways FINALLY Announce Merger

Posted February 14, 2013 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

American Airlines and US Airways today announced their intention to merge, ending months—if not years—of rumor and speculation. The move will create the world’s largest airline.

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A SkyWest CRJ-700 takes off in front of a taxiing Delta Airbus. Photo courtsey Flickr Creative Commons user redlegsfan21.
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Alaska Airlines Announces New Flights into Delta’s Hub

Posted December 6, 2013 by Douglas Wint

Alaska Airlines Group has announced an expansion of their service from Delta Air Lines’ western hub to four west coast destinations.

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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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Video: Emirates A380 Struck by Lightning

Posted May 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A quick-thinking photographer captured an Emirates Airbus A380 being struck by lightning on approach to London Heathrow from Dubai on Saturday night.

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Investigators Successfully Recover All Data from Air France Flight 447 Recorders

Posted May 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In the biggest breakthrough yet toward discovering the cause of the crash, French investigators have successfully downloaded the entire record of data from the recently retrieved flight data and voice recorders of Air France Flight 447.

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Can We Talk About This? Delta Air Lines Logo vs. Devil Movie Logo

Posted September 17, 2010 by NYCA Admin

There’s more than a passing resemblance between marketing posters for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie and the Delta Air Lines logo. Coincidence or not? You decide.

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Delta MD-80 Catches Fire After Hard Landing in Atlanta

Posted May 28, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta Air Lines flight 2284 arriving from Pittsburgh, caught fire in Atlanta after a hard landing Saturday afternoon.

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UPDATE x2: Will They Stay or Will They Go? The Saga of Evergreen International Airlines

Posted January 2, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Multiple published reports have indicated that Evergreen International Airlines will be shutting down its operations at the end of the month. At least publicly however, Evergreen states that the rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

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Video: Virtual Walkthrough of Delta’s New JFK Terminal 4 Expansion

Posted July 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

As the skeleton of the new building rises above the ground, Delta Air Lines has released a new animation showing off plans for their new expansion into Terminal 4 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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How US Airways Gave Up on LaGuardia

Posted October 14, 2011 by Edward Russell

The US Airways terminal at LaGuardia can be eerily quiet these days. Once home to the largest airline operation at the airport, the once bustling corridors are now dominated by US Airways Express flights to regional destinations operated, but those corridors won’t be quiet for long.

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Video: Passenger Captures Engine Cover Shattering During Takeoff

Posted May 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

TAM Airlines Flight 3317 was departing for Sao Paulo when the cowling doors gave way on its left-hand CFM56 engine. At least one of the doors proceeded to fly into the side of the fuselage.

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An Alaska Airlines 737-400 (N772AS) on final approach to LAX. (Photo by Phil Derner)
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Alaska Airlines Flight Loses Cabin Pressure in ‘Catastrophic Electrical Failure’

Posted August 8, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 made an emergency landing Wednesday morning after it lost electrical power during flight to Seattle.

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Google Allowed to Takeover ITA Software, But Not Without Conditions: DOJ

Posted April 9, 2011 by BNO News

The United States Dept. of Justice on Friday announced that Google must fulfill some requirements in order to proceed with its proposed acquisition of ITA Software in order to protect competitiveness in airfare systems.

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Delta Offers $10,000 Round-The-World Flight Groupon

Posted December 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

For just $5,000 a person, you and a loved one, best bud, or trusted traveling companion can fly around the world in 2012, stopping up to 10 times on the way, thanks to a deal offered by Groupon.

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Southwest Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway in Chicago

Posted April 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 skidded off a runway after landing at Chicago’s Midway Airport, Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured.

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Actor Gerard Depardieu Pees on Air France Plane as In-Cabin Urination Epidemic Spreads to Europe

Posted August 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In the second notable urination incident in a week, French movie star Gerard Depardieu reportedly relieved himself in the cabin of an Air France flight from Paris to Dublin on Tuesday.

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JetBlue Even More Space Reviewed: The Premium Economy Challenge, Round 2

Posted March 29, 2012 by Edward Russell

JetBlue’s “Even More” offers space and speed to passengers who are willing to spend a little more. Is the convenience and leg room worth it?

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Photos: First Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 Takes Off

Posted February 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Exclusive photos of the first Southwest 737-800 jet embarking on its maiden test flight.

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Video: Antonov An-124 Loads Giant Concrete Pump in Atlanta for Delivery to Crippled Japan Nuke Plant

Posted April 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Volga-Dnepr Airlines Antonov An-124 chartered by Japan’s disgraced Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) landed in Atlanta on Friday to pick up a giant Putzmeister concrete pump for delivery to Japan.

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