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Final Call: Southwest to Get Its Own Reality Show (Again), Air Zimbabwe In Takeover Talks With Chinese Airline

Posted November 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Air Zimbabwe may be taken over by China’s Hainan Airlines, Southwest will soon have another reality show on TLC, Kingfisher faces new trouble in Indian stock markets, and more…

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Final Call: Fighter Jet Stunt Lands Movie Producer in Jail, Flier Sues Southwest for Free Drinks

Posted November 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Illinois man sues Southwest Airlines over drink coupons, movie producer goes to jail for buzzing Santa Monica Pier, ATA suing Ex-Im Bank over Air India financing, and more…

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A Burkhart Grob glider (N404DW) basks in the sun at Katama Airpark, Marthas Vineyard, Mass. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Europe Bans X-Ray Scanners, Lady Gaga Channels Pan Am Flight Attendant: Final Call

Posted November 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Europe bans x-ray scanners, Gaga catches Pan Am fever, TSA under congressional scrutiny, and more…

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AirTran Faces $100K Suit Over In-Flight Roaches, FAA May Face Another Shutdown: Final Call

Posted November 14, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A couple is suing AirTran after finding cockroaches on a plane, the FAA will no longer give away navigation charts, and more…

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Virgin America’s Website Disaster Continues: Final Call

Posted November 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Virgin America’s tech debacle reaches its third week, a collector accidentally ships a bomb through O’Hare, an American MD-80 hits a firetruck at DFW, and more…

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Photo of the Day: A Qatar Airways 777-300ER A7-BAL is directed to its gate at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan
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Lonely Housewife Threatens to Blow Up Planes to Get Her Husband Off Work: Final Call

Posted November 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Florida woman was arrested after threatening to bomb 10 planes, Embraer ditches plans to build a larger jet, United’s Jeff Smisek tells all, and more…

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Boeing 777 On Pace to Set Annual Sales Record, Former Mexicana Pilots Get Roughed Up By Police: Final Call

Posted November 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s most profitable plane is selling like hotcakes, a Mexicana pilot protest turns violent in Mexico City, WestJet says it will try to get DCA and LGA slots, and more.

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Some houses facing Boston Logan Airport get a face full of jet blast as an Air France Airbus A340-300 taxis off the runway after landing
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Ryanair Wants to Fly Porn Planes, Airbus Faces Criminal Probe in India: Final Call

Posted November 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

New video systems on Ryanair jets may feature naughty movies, Indian authorities are looking into possible criminality involving an Airbus deal from 2005, a Red Arrows pilot is killed, and more…

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Sad Ends for Jack the Cat and Third East River Helicopter Crash Victim: Final Call

Posted November 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A third victim of last month’s East River helicopter crash has passed away, Jack the Cat has been euthanized after a battle with liver disease, a Lufthansa A380 bumps a jetbridge and more…

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The Boeing 747-8′s Excellent 47-State Adventure: Final Call

Posted November 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A judge throws out Jesse Ventura’s TSA lawsuit, rhinos do fly, a 787 Dreamliner trip report and more…

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RwandAir Gets Its Own Beer, Woman Lives in San Francisco Airport for Eight Days: Final Call

Posted November 3, 2011 by NYCA Admin

RwandAir gets its own beer, a woman lives in SFO when she can’t pay her baggage fees, a Singpore 777 rolls onto the grass, British Airways has a deal to buy bmi, and more…

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TSA Ignored Scanner Cancer Warnings, US Offers F-35 to India: Final Call

Posted November 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

If the TSA doesn’t give you cancer at the airport, the terrorists win. Also, the US offers F-35s for sale to India, how airlines shadily hide empty seats and more…

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A baby WestJet Boeing 737-600 (C-GWSB) on final approach to Toronto Pearson International Airport. (Photo by Kaz T)
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Azul Airliner Lands at Wrong Airport, Qantas In No Hurry to Issue Shutdown Refunds: Final Call

Posted November 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An Azul flight landed at the wrong airport in Brazil, Qatar will soon operate flights within Iran, Qantas is dragging its feet providing shutdown refunds, Forbes reprints a 1957 profile of the new Boeing 707, and more…

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JetBlue and American Could Face Millions in Fines Over Snowtober-Stranded Flights: Final Call

Posted October 31, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Airlines could face big fines over flights stranded during the northeast snowstorm this past weekend. Plus, a Delta 747 suffers an uncontained engine failure, Fort Lauderdale’s hilly new runway, and a JetBlue employee run over by a jetway.

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Photo of the Day: An Azul Embraer E-190 PR-AZD on very short final for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
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Virgin America Goes Unplugged for a Day, Winnipeg Gets a New Airport Terminal: Final Call

Posted October 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Winnipeg gets a new airport terminal, Virgin America launches an epic computer upgrade, and more…

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Ron Paul Loves Charter Flights, Divers Find Sunken Airliner 34 Years After Crash: Final Call

Posted October 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Presidential candidate Ron Paul might be trailing in the polls, but he’s leading his opponents in charter flight spending, Air India may drastically cut its order for Dreamliners, and more…

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Qaddafi’s Personal Pilot Tells All, Air Berlin Postpones Airbus and Boeing Deliveries: Final Call

Posted October 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Floods shut down Bangkok’s second largest airport, Muammar Qaddafi’s personal pilot talks about how his boss was a nice guy, and more…

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Skeptics Say Biofuel Flights are Pie in the Sky, NASA to Unlock VAB to Tourists: Final Call

Posted October 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Biofuel may never be cheap enough for widespread airline use, Colgan Air execs may have had questions about a Flight 3407 pilot, a man proposes to his girlfriend on a Delta flight, and more…

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Photo of the Day: An Iberia Airbus A340-300 floats over some sailboats in the Harbor on final approach to Boston Logan International Airport
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ANA’s First 787 Struck By Lightning, US Airways Employees Busted for Bogus Buddy Passes: Final Call

Posted October 23, 2011 by NYCA Admin

ANA’s 787 Dreamliner is struck by lightning, Richard Branson is ready to go to space, US Airways workers are busted for selling fraudulent flights to Tel Aviv, and more…

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Photo of the Day: The Qantas 747-400ER known as "Wunala Dreaming" lands at Dallas Fort Worth
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Frankfurt Opens a New Runway, F-22 Raptor Grounded Again: Final Call

Posted October 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Frankfurt Main gets a new runway, America’s newest stealth fighter is once again grounded due to a tech fault, another falling satellite puts pilots on alert, and more…

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