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Mexican Carriers Add US Flights After FAA Safety Rating Upgrade

Posted December 3, 2010 by BNO News

Aeromexico and Volaris will add flight frequencies and at least one new route to the U.S. after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA restored Mexico’s Category 1 safety classification.

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Chechen Rebel Leader Claims Responsibility for Moscow Airport Bombing

Posted February 7, 2011 by BNO News

Chechen Islamist rebel leader Dokka Umarov on Tuesday claimed responsibility for ordering a suicide bombing that killed 36 people and injured hundreds more at Moscow’s busiest airport in January.

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FAA Suspends Controller After Southwest Jet Close Call Over Florida

Posted March 30, 2011 by BNO News

Federal investigators have suspended an air traffic controller in Florida after giving instructions to a Southwest Airlines passenger plane to check on an unresponsive small airplane, causing them to fly too close to each other.

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Ash from Russian Volcano Forces Flight Reroutes

Posted May 31, 2011 by BNO News

Ash clouds coming from an active volcano in Russia’s far east has forced authorities there to reroute a number of international flights, officials said on Tuesday. No flights have so far been canceled.

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Teen Who Urinated on JetBlue Passenger Kicked Off US Ski Team

Posted August 12, 2011 by BNO News

Robert “Sandy” Vietz was dismissed from a U.S. Ski Team on Friday after news reports emerged he urinated on a young girl during a JetBlue flight from Oregon to New York.

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Alaska, JetBlue, Southwest, Virgin America Win Long Distance Routes Out of Washington National

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Department of Transportation on Monday awarded slots for four airlines to operate routes to Portland, San Juan, Austin and San Francisco out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

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Poland Asks United States To Pull Presidential Plane Crash Photos From Web

Posted November 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Polish authorities have asked the US and other nations to remove graphic images of crash victims from websites hosted in their countries.

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Moammar Qadaffi personal Afriqiyah Airbus A330 taxis to take off from New York's JFK Airport following an appearance at the UN General Assembly in 2009
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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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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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Newark Airport Terminal A Evacuated Due to Suspicious Package but Declared Safe

Posted December 20, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A suspicious package emitting radiation has forced the evacuation of Newark Liberty International Airport‘s Terminal A Monday morning, but was later determined safe.

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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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Horizon Air Faces $1 Million FAA Safety Fine

Posted August 9, 2012 by BNO News

Regional airline Horizon Air faces a hefty fine for flying 22 planes while they were not in compliance with federal regulations.

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San Francisco Official Wants Airport Renamed for Harvey Milk

Posted January 16, 2013 by Natalie Thomas, SFBay.ca

Supervisor David Campos wants to rename San Francisco International Airport in honor of slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.

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Big Flocking Deal: Air Force Two Hits Birds While Landing in California

Posted April 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An Air Force plane carrying Vice President Joe Biden suffered a bird strike while landing in southern California late this week.

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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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Poland to Launch its Own Investigation of President Kaczynski Plane Crash

Posted January 19, 2011 by BNO News

Poland has announced that it will conduct its own probe to determine the causes of last year’s plane crash in Russia, which killed 96 people including Polish President Lech Kaczynski.

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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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