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Dead Teen Found Near Boston May Have Fallen From Plane

Posted November 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Authorities on Tuesday said that they are investigating the possibility that the mutilated body of a teenager found in Milton, Massachusetts, last week may have fallen from an airplane.

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Study Reveals Many Afghans Have Never Heard of 9/11 Attacks

Posted November 23, 2010 by BNO News

A surprisingly high number of people in southern Afghanistan have never heard about the terrorist attacks which struck the United States on September 11, 2001, according to a report from the International Council on Security and Development

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FAA Fines K-Mart Over Hazardous Paint and Aerosol Shipments

Posted November 21, 2010 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed a $140,000 civil penalty against K-Mart for allegedly violating U.S. Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations.

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Video: TSA Shows its Sexy Side in New Commercial

Posted November 21, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Feeling lonely this holiday season? Looking for a little human interaction? Do you want to feel contact in certain special places? Then why not go through security at an airport?

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Shuttle Discovery Final Launch Coming No Sooner than December 3rd: NASA

Posted November 18, 2010 by BNO News

NASA on Thursday said that the launch of the final mission of the space shuttle Discovery will take place no earlier than December 3 as necessary repairs have not been completed.

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Suspicious Device Found and Destroyed at Hamburg Airport

Posted November 18, 2010 by BNO News

A suspicious electronic device found at an airport in the northern region of Germany on Wednesday was detonated and destroyed by a bomb-disposal squad, media reports say, the same day that Germany security agencies warned of potential terrorist attacks.

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Eruption of Mount Merapi Disrupts Flights as Death Toll Rises

Posted November 10, 2010 by BNO News

The death toll in Indonesia’s Mount Merapi eruptions risen to 191 on Wednesday as international airlines again cancel and postpone routes to and from the region.

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Bomb on UPS Plane Could Have Taken Down Plane Over U.S. East Coast

Posted November 10, 2010 by BNO News

Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly causing it to crash.

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Al Qaeda Terrorists Filled Live Dogs with Bombs in Attempt to Blow Up US Cargo Plane

Posted November 6, 2010 by BNO News

Al-Qaeda militants allegedly tried to use two dogs, filled with explosives, in an attempt to down a U.S. cargo plane in 2008, according to a report published Saturday.

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ANA to Pay $73 Million Fine Over Price Fixing Scheme

Posted November 1, 2010 by BNO News

All Nippon Airways has agreed to plead guilty and will pay a $73 million criminal fine for its role in two separate conspiracies to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice department said on Monday.

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Yemeni Passenger and Cargo Flights Banned from German Airspace

Posted November 1, 2010 by BNO News

With several countries suspending cargo flights from Yemen, Germany on Monday extended the ban to passenger flights after two explosive devices were found aboard a U.S.-bound cargo plane in England and a FedEx facility in Dubai.

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Emirates Jet Lands Safely in New York Amid Global Terror Alerts

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

Fighter jets escorted an Emirates passenger plane as it entered US air space enroute to New York amid a continuing series of terror alerts on Friday.

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Possible Bomb Found on UPS Plane in UK, Other Jets Searched in Newark, Philadelphia

Posted October 29, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A bomb fashioned out of a printer ink toner cartridge has been found on board a UPS cargo plane in London as authorities report finding suspicious devices on UPS jets in Newark and Philadelphia.

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Boeing to Pay $4 Million Fine for Inflating Price of B-1 Bomber System

Posted October 27, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a civil lawsuit alleging that the company unlawfully inflated the price it charged the U.S. Air Force to manufacture a system for the B-1 bomber.

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Palestinians Set to Begin Construction of New Airport in West Bank

Posted October 20, 2010 by BNO News

The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday announced that it is ready to begin construction works for an International Airport in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem.

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New York TRACON Air Traffic Control Center Evacuated Due to Gas Fumes

Posted October 13, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The centralized air traffic control center handling most flights in the New York area has been evacuated due to fumes.

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FAA Proposes $455K Fine Against Corporate Air for Operating Plane with Faulty Engine

Posted October 13, 2010 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday proposed a $455,175 civil penalty against Corporate Air for allegedly operating a Beech 1900C airliner when it was not in compliance regulations.

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Another Strike Set to Disrupt Air and Rail Transport in France Tuesday

Posted October 11, 2010 by BNO News

French union member strikers on Monday announced that more demonstrations against the government’s pension reform bill will take place this week which will affect the country’s transport network.

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FAA: Runway Incursions Down 50 Percent from 2009

Posted October 8, 2010 by BNO News

The DOT and FAA announced on Friday that the number of serious runway incursions at the nation’s airports has dropped by 50 percent from 2009.

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FAA Proposes Stricter Helicopter Flight Rules

Posted October 8, 2010 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday proposed broad new rules aimed at making helicopter flights safer.

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