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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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UK-Bound Flight Diverted to Amsterdam After Man Attacks Flight Crew

Posted May 11, 2011 by BNO News

A British man was arrested in the Netherlands on Wednesday after he attacked the flight crew of a UK-bound passenger plane, local media reported.

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Feds Approve Controversial Slot Swap Between Delta and US Airways

Posted July 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a tentative approval of a deal proposed by Delta Air Lines and US Airways to exchange landing and takeoff rights at airports in New York and Washington, DC — a deal originally blocked by regulators citing anti-competition concerns.

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Mexican Interior Secretary Killed in Helicopter Crash [UPDATED]

Posted November 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A helicopter carrying Mexico’s Secretary of the Interior, Francisco Blake Mora, crashed about 12 miles south of the capital, killing all onboard, according to local media reports.

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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)
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Syrian Planes Banned From Europe Airports

Posted October 18, 2012 by BNO News

Passenger and cargo flights operated by Syrian airlines will no longer be allowed to land at airports in the European Union (EU) under new sanctions adopted Monday to further increase pressure on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, officials said. The Council of the European Union on Monday decided to slap 28 persons with […]

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Georgia to Integrate with EU Aviation Standards, Ending Flight Restrictions and Opening New Routes

Posted December 4, 2010 by BNO News

The European Union and Georgia on Friday announced an air transport agreement to integrate the western country into the European common aviation market.

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Russia Fires Senior Anti-Terrorism Officials Over Moscow Airport Bombing

Posted February 8, 2011 by BNO News

Two senior Russian anti-terrorism officials were sacked on Tuesday for failing to prevent January’s deadly Moscow airport bombing.

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Chinese Government Plane Missing in Northwestern Part of Country

Posted March 30, 2011 by BNO News

A small government aircraft went missing while flying over northwestern China on Tuesday evening, state-run media reported.

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Germany’s Merkel Unexpectedly Banned from Iran Airspace Enroute to India

Posted May 31, 2011 by BNO News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s flight was delayed by several hours early Tuesday morning after the Iranian government decided at the last moment to deny permission for the aircraft to fly through its airspace, reports said.

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Hurricane Hunter Jet Being Used to Forecast Winter Storms

Posted January 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

This winter, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is using one of its Gulfstream IV-SP “Hurricane Hunter” jets to help forecast winter storms from a seemingly unlikely place: Hawaii.

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Surveillance video shows the people mover leaning to its side after losing a wheel. (Photo by Miami International Airport, via CBS Miami)
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All Aboard the Failtrain: Video of Miami Airport People Mover Derailment

Posted May 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two people suffered minor injuries at Miami International Airport on Sunday when an airport people mover train derailed.

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Entrance to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. (Photo by Cjh1452000 via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Airliners Narrowly Avoid Collision Over Amsterdam

Posted December 5, 2012 by BNO News

Dutch aviation authorities have launched an investigation after an Airbus A330 and a Boeing 737 came within seconds of colliding.

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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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European Commission VP Blasts Airport Snow Preparedness, Calls Disruption “Unacceptable”

Posted December 22, 2010 by BNO News

European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas has expressed concern regarding the airport infrastructure in Europe as extreme weather disrupts holiday season air travel.

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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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FAA Opens New Air Traffic Control System Command Center in Virginia

Posted April 11, 2011 by BNO News

The FAA on Monday announced the opening of a the new David J. Hurley Air Traffic Control System Command Center in Warrenton, Virginia.

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Spanair Airbus A320 (EC-IZK) on approach to Madrid Barajas. (Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.)
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Spanair Out of Business After Qatar Rescue Talks Fail

Posted January 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Just hours after Qatar Airways backed out of talks to rescue struggling Spanair, the Barcelona-based carrier was reported to have halted operations.

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US Customs Finds 18 Human Heads At Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Posted January 16, 2013 by AFP

Officials scrambled Tuesday to get 18 human heads off to a crematorium after they were seized by US customs inspectors.

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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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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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