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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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JetBlue Even More Space seating. (Photo by Edward Russell)
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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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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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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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Delta Delivers on NYC Expansion Promises With New LaGuardia Sky Club

Posted September 7, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta’s new LGA Terminal C Sky Club is a great measuring stick for the airline’s massive New York City expansion.

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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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Boeing and ANA Unveil First 787 Dreamliner for Delivery

Posted August 6, 2011 by Nate Strong

Boeing today, in conjunction with 787 launch customer All Nippon Airways, rolled out the first 787-8 commercial airliner to be used in revenue passenger service.

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United Airlines Grounds Entire Boeing 757 Fleet

Posted February 15, 2011 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines has grounded its entire fleet of Boeing 757 aircraft due to a software glitch.

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Test aircraft ZA102, piloted by 787 Chief Test Pilot Capt. Mike Carriker, touches down on its final certification flight, a 90-minute hop from Billings, Mont
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Boeing 787 Completes Certification Test Flights

Posted August 18, 2011 by Brandon Farris

What started as a dream back in 2004 with an announcement on Wall Street, All Nippon Airways and Boeing launched an all new aircraft that was then called the 7E7 Dreamliner. On Wednesday, the dream inched closer to reality, as the state-of-the-art jet now known as the 787 completed all of its FAA-required certification test flights.

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Fares hawked by Spirit pole dancers now must include all taxes and fees. (Photo courtesy Spirit Airlines)
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Hey Spirit: Stop Whining

Posted January 30, 2012 by Edward Russell

Most US airlines oppose the DOT’s new fare advertising rules, but Spirit’s public campaign against airfare transparency insults the intelligence of consumers.

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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental taxis for departure to Frankfurt. (Photo by Chris Sloan/Airchive.com)
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160 Photos of Lufthansa’s First Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

Posted May 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Formally delivered late last week, the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental actually flew home to Frankfurt with its Lufthansa owners on Tuesday.

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United Airlines to Recall 600 Furloughed Pilots

Posted September 5, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Thursday morning, United Airlines announced that by the end of 2013, all furloughed pilots will be recalled, totaling nearly 600. United says they are ending the furloughs in order to address the airline’s future staffing needs. Training classes for the recalled pilots will begin next month, and United is planning for the process to […]

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Southwest's first Boeing 737-800 N8301J Warrior One, taxis to its welcoming party.
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Rough Luv: Two Southwest Birds Clip Wings in Detroit

Posted March 16, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Two Southwest 737s clip wings while pushing back from their gates at Detroit Metro Airport.

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Video: Delta 767 Blows Tire During Takeoff Roll

Posted June 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Video captured Delta Air Lines Flight 267 as it blew a tire on its right main landing gear while taking off from Detroit for a trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday.

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Delta Orders 40 Bombardier CRJ900 Jets To Replace Smaller CRJ200s

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order with Bombardier for 40 CRJ900 regional jets in a move aimed at phasing out its least efficient jets.

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Boeing 747 Flies Once More From Minneapolis-St. Paul

Posted December 2, 2014 by Jeremy Dando

In November, Delta added two domestic MSP-ATL 747 flights on Thanksgiving weekend. Spotters took notice, and several booked a rare domestic date with the Queen.

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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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Angry Birds Take Over Finnair Flight to Singapore

Posted September 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Finnair flight from Helsinki to Singapore hosted the world’s first-ever in-flight Angry Birds tournament on Tuesday.

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Live NFL Football Streaming Soon Aboard Southwest Flights

Posted January 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The NFL has reached an agreement with inflight internet provider Row44 that will allow passengers with wifi devices to live stream broadcasts from the NFL Network.

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