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Libya Closes All Airports After UN Authorizes No-Fly Zone

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

Libyan authorities have reportedly closed civilian airports, including Tripoli International Airport, after the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution to impose a no-fly zone on Libya.

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Air France and Airbus Charged with Manslaughter in Flight 447 Crash

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

Air France on Friday was charged with manslaughter, just one day after Airbus was charged with the same offense, for the 2009 crash in the Atlantic Ocean that killed all 228 people on board.

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Flights from Tokyo Trigger Radiation Alarms in Chicago and Dallas

Posted March 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Two flights from Tokyo which landed in Chicago and Dallas triggered radiation alarms at those airports on Wednesday.

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Turkish Fighter Jets Intercept Iranian Cargo Plane, Nothing Illegal Found On Board

Posted March 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday released a detained Iran cargo plane after a search found nothing illegal.

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US and EU Reach Aviation Safety Agreement

Posted March 15, 2011 by BNO News

The European Union on Tuesday announced that it had reached a cooperation agreement with the United States regarding civil aviation safety.

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Japan Imposes No-Fly Zone Above Crippled Nuclear Plant

Posted March 15, 2011 by BNO News

The Japanese Transport Ministry on Tuesday imposed a no-fly zone near the quake-hit Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant

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LAX Steps Up Security for US Military Personnel Following Frankfurt Attack

Posted March 4, 2011 by BNO News

Los Angeles International Airport on Friday said it has stepped up security for U.S. service personnel who transit through the airport after an attack at Frankfurt Airport in Germany.

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Former British Airways Employee Convicted of Plotting to Bomb U.S.-Bound Airliner

Posted March 1, 2011 by BNO News

A former British Airways employee was found guilty on Monday for a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound flight.

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Fail: When Shooting Video of a Space Shuttle Launch, You Might Want to Check Your Viewfinder

Posted February 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A videographer realizes a bit too late that he’s aimed his tripod at the wrong launch pad. Or maybe he thought the water tank was going to take off.

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FAA Approves Southwest Airlines Deal to Buy AirTran Airways

Posted February 24, 2011 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it had accepted Southwest Airlines’ transition plan to acquire AirTran Airways.

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Boeing Wins US Air Force KC-X Refueling Aircraft Contract

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Pentagon has announced that Boeing has beaten out EADS’s bid for the $35 billion KC-X aerial tanker program.

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Live Video: Watch Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Launch

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch the last scheduled launch of Space Shuttle Discovery and chat about it in real time.

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First of Two UK Evacuation Flights Leaves for Tripoli

Posted February 23, 2011 by BNO News

A British charter flight on Wednesday afternoon left for the Libyan capital of Tripoli to evacuate hundreds of British nationals, the UK Foreign Office said.

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Gaddafi Ordered Pan Am 103 Bombing: Libya Justice Minister

Posted February 23, 2011 by BNO News

Libya’s Justice Minister on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.

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EU Commits $232.5 Million in Funding to Transportation Infrastructure

Posted February 22, 2011 by BNO News

The European Commission on Monday announced the projects selected to receive a total of €170 million ($232.54 million) of trans-European transport network (TEN-T) funds.

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Christchurch International Airport Closed After Strong Earthquake Rocks New Zealand City

Posted February 22, 2011 by BNO News

Christchurch International Airport was evacuated and closed early Tuesday afternoon after a strong earthquake struck near the New Zealand city, the airport said.

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NYPD Helicopter Performs Daring Mountain Rescue of West Point Cadets

Posted February 21, 2011 by BNO News

Two West Point cadets were rescued off an 18-inch-wide ledge by a police chopper early Sunday morning on New York’s Storm King Mountain.

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Space Shuttle Discovery Final Launch Scheduled for February 24th

Posted February 20, 2011 by BNO News

Space Shuttle Discovery’s final mission, an 11-day trip to the International Space Station, is now scheduled to launch Thursday afternoon.

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Kennedy Airport Terror Planner Sentenced to Life in Prison

Posted February 17, 2011 by BNO News

A US judge on Thursday sentenced a former cargo handler to life in prison for plotting to explode fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Two TSA Agents Arrested for Stealing $40,000 from JFK Airport Baggage

Posted February 16, 2011 by BNO News

Two TSA employees have been arrested and are facing charges after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from checked baggage at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York

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