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Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport to Undergo $9 Million in Stimulus Upgrades

Posted August 13, 2010 by BNO News

The FAA on Friday announced more than $9 million in upgrades at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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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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Russian President: Airport Management Should Be Held Accountable for Moscow Bombing

Posted January 25, 2011 by BNO News

After describing the blast that killed 35 people at Moscow’s busiest airport on Monday afternoon as a “well-planned terrorist attack”, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said airport management should be held accountable for lapses in security.

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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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Space Shuttle Endeavour Headed for Display at USC School of Theatre Thanks to Alumnus LeVar Burton

Posted April 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Ahead of NASA’s official announcement, NYCAviation can exclusively report that the Space Shuttle Endeavour has been earmarked for the University of Southern California’s School of Theatre.

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New York City Airports Set to Reopen Monday Morning

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport are set to reopen to arrivals and departures Monday morning following the passage of Hurricane Irene.

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British Airways and Qatar Airways Announce Resumption of Flights to Tripoli

Posted January 24, 2012 by BNO News

British Airways plans to continue flights to the Libyan capital of Tripoli this spring, while Qatar Airways will resume flights even sooner, both airlines announced Monday. Flights were suspended in February 2011 as a result of the country’s civil war.

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LAWA staff, construction workers from Walsh-Austin Joint Venture, and special guest, veteran Pete Howenstein pose in the great hall of the South Concourse with an American flag during a pre-Memorial Day tribute, May 24, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Shrank/NYCAviation)
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A Sneak Peek Inside New Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX

Posted June 6, 2012 by Stephen Shrank

Just before Memorial Day, Los Angeles International Airport took the opportunity to host veterans, press and other VIPs for a tour of the New Tom Bradley International Terminal construction site.

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A Tianjin Airlines Embraer E190 (B-3156) similar to the hijacked plane. (Photo by Allen Zhao via wikimedia)
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Three Chinese Plane Hijackers Sentenced To Death

Posted December 13, 2012 by BNO News

Three men who attempted to hijack a Tianjin Airlines jet in northwestern China in June were sentenced to death on Tuesday.

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More FAA Projects Halted Nationwide as Partial Shutdown Continues

Posted July 26, 2011 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday announced additional “stop work orders” throughout the nation for the second day, as Congress failed to pass legislation on Friday giving the FAA the authority necessary for work to continue.

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Poland Unhappy with Russia’s Handling of Presidential Plane Crash Investigation

Posted September 23, 2010 by BNO News

Poland on Thursday expressed its dissatisfaction with the progress of Russia’s investigation of the accident in which President Lech Kaczynski lost his life among other high-ranking officials.

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Greece Offers $1.3 Million Reward for Suspected Terrorist who Escaped Prison via Helicopter… Twice

Posted February 10, 2011 by BNO News

Greek authorities have offered a €1 million reward for the capture of a bank robber who escaped from prison using a helicopter on two occasions and has been associated with a terrorist group.

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FAA to Impose New Air Traffic Controller Scheduling Rules

Posted April 17, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Saturday announced it is prohibiting certain scheduling practices after yet another air traffic controller fell asleep while on duty.

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U.S. Prosecutors Charge German Man with Murder of Airmen at Frankfurt Airport

Posted June 23, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged a German man with murdering two U.S. service members during a shooting spree at Frankfurt airport in early March. German officials previously described it as an act of terrorism.

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Live Video: NTSB Briefing on East River Helicopter Crash

Posted October 5, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Live coverage of an NTSB briefing regarding Tuesday’s tragic helicopter crash in New York’s East River.

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Round 2: F-16 Intercepts Two Planes During President’s Chicago Visit

Posted August 13, 2012 by BNO News

Similar to the recent intercepts in New York, two aricraft have been intercepted by a U.S. fighter jet during Obama’s recent visit to Chicago as well.

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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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VIDEO: Indian Satellite Rocket Explodes After Launch

Posted December 25, 2010 by NYCA Admin

An Indian rocket meant to deliver a communications satellite to orbit exploded 47 seconds after lifting off from Sriharikota Space Center in the nation’s Andhra Pradesh state.

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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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B-2 Spirit, one aircraft of which will not be seen in the 2012 airshow season. (Photo by Brandon Farris)
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New US Air Force Budget Grounds Airshow Demonstration Teams

Posted December 2, 2011 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

The Pentagon’s cost-cutting measures will not only disappoint millions of fans, but could jeopardize the entire airshow business nationwde.

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