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New York Airports Preparing for the Worst from Hurricane Irene

Posted August 25, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

PANYNJ is planning for anything that may come their way as Hurricane Irene swings up the East Coast, while JFK and LGA can only sit by idly at just a few feet above seal level.

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Boeing 747SP-Based Telescope Discovers Newborn Stars

Posted January 14, 2012 by Jason Major, UniverseToday.com

The NASA SOFIA airborne telescope has uncovered a cluster of newborn stars within a giant cloud of gas and dust 6,400 light-years from Earth.

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The Memorial Day crash occurred in the skies over Warrenton, VA., about 40 miles west of Washington, DC. (Map by NYCAviation/Google)
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Virginia Plane Crash to Be Investigated by Canadian Authorities

Posted May 30, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A midair plane crash in Virginia that killed two people will be investigated by Canadian authorities, as both pilots were employees of the US Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board.

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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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Indonesian Government to Build New $44 Million Terminal at Juanda International Airport

Posted December 23, 2010 by BNO News

Indonesia’s second largest airport is planning to upgrade and increase its passenger capacity.

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European Union Calls for Increased Tech Collaboration for Single European Sky

Posted June 22, 2011 by BNO News

The EU has called for increased collaboration on technology in order to fulfill the benefits of developing a so-called Single European Sky air traffic control system.

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Air France and Delta tails lined up in Paris. (Photo by Mathieu Marquer via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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Paris Airports Handled Record 88.8 Million Passengers In 2012

Posted January 16, 2013 by AFP

Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports registered a record 88.8 million passengers last year, but growth nonetheless slowed to 0.8 percent.

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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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Indonesian President Demands Answers for Merpati Plane Crash

Posted May 12, 2011 by BNO News

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday demanded answers from his cabinet regarding the Merpati airplane crash that killed 27 people.

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Photos: Behind-the-Scenes at an Airport Rescue Exercise

Posted July 23, 2011 by Tad Carlson

Emergency responders in Seattle recently took part in a massive rescue exercise at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, simulating hostage situations, plane crashes and bombings. Here’s an inside look.

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El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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EU and Israel Reach Open Skies Agreement

Posted March 23, 2012 by BNO News

All EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights to Israel from anywhere in the EU and Israeli carriers will be able to operate flights to airports throughout the EU, under the new agreement.

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Berlin Tegel Otto Lilienthal Airport. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Fumes at Berlin Tegel Airport Sicken 53 People

Posted October 22, 2012 by BNO News

More than 50 people became ill Saturday when they were affected by noxious fumes at a major airport in the German capital of Berlin.

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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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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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