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Death Toll in Congo Plane Crash Lowered to 75

Posted July 13, 2011 by BNO News

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have lowered the death toll from last week’s Hewa Bora Airways plane crash from 127 to 75, state-run media reported on Tuesday. There was no explanation for the dramatically different numbers.

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Qantas Resumes Flights After Court Orders End to Shutdown

Posted October 31, 2011 by BNO News

Australian airline Qantas on Monday resumed all its domestic and international flights after a court ordered an immediate end to all industrial action which left tens of thousands of people stranded.

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Hundreds of Flights Grounded as Frankfurt Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Posted February 17, 2012 by BNO News

More than 400 flights have been canceled at Frankfurt Airport in Germany after ground controllers launched a two-day strike over a wage dispute on Thursday.

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Closer to Siberia than to Anchorage, Alaska's tiny Ralph Wien Memorial Airport received a $15 million grant for runway improvements. (Image by FAA)
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FAA Pledges $76 Million to 8 Airports Hours After Obama Speech

Posted September 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The FAA dispatched a deluge of press releases Friday afternoon announcing nearly $76 million in grants for airport infrastructure projects.

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Heathrow Slammed By London Papers Over Snow Chaos

Posted January 20, 2013 by AFP

The Sunday newspapers laid into London Heathrow Airport for falling victim to snow over the weekend.

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Delta Files Applications to Serve London Heathrow from Boston and Miami

Posted August 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines has filed applications with US and European authorities for permission to fly to London-Heathrow Airport from both Boston and Miami.

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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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FBI Searching For Previously Undisclosed 9/11 Terrorists: Wikileaks

Posted February 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An FBI manhunt is on for a team of Al Qaeda operatives who helped plan and support the 9/11 attacks, according to a secret document obtained by Wikileaks.

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New York Man Charged in Scheme to Export Fighter Jet Engines to Iran

Posted March 23, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday announced that a federal grand jury in Miami has indicted four family members on various counts of illegally attempting to export 22 F-5 fighter jet engines to Iran

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Iceland Volcano Eruption Not Expected to Significantly Disrupt Flights Monday

Posted May 23, 2011 by BNO News

Eurocontrol, the agency charged with coordinating air traffic management across Europe, said on Monday that it does not expect a significant impact after a volcano erupted in Iceland.

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German Air Traffic Controllers Set to Strike Tuesday Morning

Posted August 8, 2011 by BNO News

The German Trade Union of Air Traffic Control has called on its 5,500 members to participate in a six-hour strike on Tuesday morning, risking major disruption.

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Delta and US Airways Officially Close Deal to Exchange Slots at LaGuardia and Reagan Airports

Posted December 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines and US Airways today announced that they have officially closed their deal to exchange slots and cash at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Washington’s Reagan National Airport.

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FAA to Shell Out Cash for Spaceport Infrastructure

Posted September 30, 2010 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday announced a new grant program for projects related to the development and expansion of commercial space transportation infrastructure.

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FAA to Boost Aviation Infrastructure…in Mongolia

Posted June 17, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday announced that it has agreed to a commerce and aeronautics cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia.

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Russian Investigators Say Plane Crash Was Caused by Drunk Navigator

Posted September 19, 2011 by BNO News

Investigations have revealed that the navigator of the Russian aircraft which crashed last June, killing 47 people in the northwestern region of the country, was drunk.

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Venezuela Goes on an Airliner Buying Binge

Posted January 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

President Hugo Chavez on Sunday announced that Venezuela will soon receive 20 new Embraer E170s and four Airbus A340-500s procured from Etihad.

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Newark Airport Control Tower Evacuated Due to Smoke [UPDATED]

Posted July 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Flights into Newark Liberty Airport were halted Tuesday afternoon after smoke was reported in the control tower’s elevator shaft.

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New Berlin Airport Faces More Delays, Won’t Open Before 2014

Posted January 12, 2013 by AFP

In a new embarrassment for the city, the opening of Berlin’s new main airport has been postponed again after several previous delays.

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FAA to Downgrade Mexico’s Aviation Safety Ranking, Banning Mexican Airlines from Codesharing and Service Expansion in US

Posted July 30, 2010 by BNO News

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration is set to put major restrictions on Mexican airlines serving the United States after re-assessing Mexico’s aviation safety standards.

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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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