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Transatlantic Flights Grounded as Canadian Air Traffic Control Center Evacuated

Posted January 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Flights scheduled to cross the north Atlantic were grounded Thursday morning after a fire broke out at a key air traffic control center in northeastern Canada.

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Drought Reveals Large Piece of Space Shuttle Columbia Debris at Bottom of Texas Lake

Posted August 3, 2011 by BNO News

Previously undiscovered debris from NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia was found in Lake Nacogdoches in eastern Texas last week as a severe drought has dried out previously covered areas of the lake.

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Final Call: Elderly Woman Sues TSA Over Strip Search, Delta Plane Searched for Explosives

Posted December 4, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

An 85-year-old lady sues the TSA after being strip searched, Frontier Airlines has a long and frightening road ahead, Mars Curiosity is doing A-Ok and more…

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Drowsy Air Canada Pilot Dives Plane to Avoid Hitting Venus: Yup, the Planet

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

It’s not often that the pilots of earth-based vehicles are forced to make risky, evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with other worlds, but that’s exactly what an Air Canada pilot did last year, a government investigation has revealed.

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Unexploded bomb found at Sendai Airport. (Photo by Sendai Airport Office)
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Japanese Airport Halts Flights After Unearthing World War II Bomb

Posted October 31, 2012 by BNO News

Nearly 100 flights were canceled Tuesday after a bomb believed to be from World War II was found near a runway at Sendai Airport.

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FAA to Allow Use of Personal Electronic Devices Below 10,000 Feet

Posted October 31, 2013 by Stephen Weisbrot

A working committee from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday officially recommended allowing the use of personal electronic devices onboard aircraft below 10,000 feet. Some airlines are already racing to allow their customers to take advantage.

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Air China 747-400 (B-18025) on approach to LAX. (Photo by Phil Derner, Jr.)
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China Airlines to Plead Guilty, Pay $40 Million Fine in U.S. Price Fixing

Posted September 27, 2010 by BNO News

Taiwan-based China Airlines agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $40 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday.

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Dutch Authorities Covered Up Cause of 1992 Martinair DC-10 Crash in Portugal: Report

Posted February 15, 2011 by BNO News

The real cause of a 1992 Martinair plane crash in Portugal was covered up and was actually caused by pilot error rather than bad weather conditions, according to a new report published on Monday.

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Russia to Spend $177 Billion on Aviation Over Next 10 Years: Medvedev

Posted April 3, 2011 by BNO News

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday announced that the government will spend over $177 billion (over 3 trillion rubles) on aviation within the next ten years.

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Bomb Threats Against Pakistan Airline Force Two Emergency Landings

Posted September 8, 2011 by BNO News

Two passenger planes operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) landed safely in Turkey and Malaysia on Wednesday after a bomb threat was received, officials said on Thursday morning.

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FAA Discovers Most JFK Airport First Responders Not Certified

Posted June 18, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

An FAA audit of the nearly 200 first responders employed at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport revealed that an overwhelming majority were either never certified or held expired certifications.

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Hong Kong Airport Again Breaks Its Own Single Day Flight Record

Posted December 28, 2012 by BNO News

Hong Kong International Airport handled a single-day record of 1,081 incoming and outbound flights over the weekend.

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Palestinians Set to Begin Construction of New Airport in West Bank

Posted October 20, 2010 by BNO News

The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday announced that it is ready to begin construction works for an International Airport in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem.

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Air Traffic Up Substantially in 2010: UN Report

Posted January 5, 2011 by BNO News

Passenger and freight air traffic grew substantially in 2010 as positive economic prospects worldwide overshadowed the depressed levels of 2009 caused by the global financial crisis, according to United Nations report.

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Plane Carrying Michelle Obama in Close Call with Cargo Jet at Andrews Air Force Base

Posted April 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force jet carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort its landing at Andrews Air Force Base when it came too close to a military cargo aircraft, according to a Washington Post report.

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Singapore Airlines to Pay U.S. Government $48 Million Fine for Cargo Price Fixing

Posted July 1, 2011 by BNO News

Singapore Airlines Cargo on Thursday pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $48 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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Steven Slater Sentenced to Probation Over Infamous JetBlue Meltdown

Posted October 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater was sentenced to one year of probation on Wednesday after completing a year of court-ordered counseling and substance abuse.

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood goofing off with President Barack Obama at the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)
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DOT Fines JetBlue and Orbitz Over Tarmac Delay and Baggage Fee Rules

Posted August 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Dept. of Transportation handed down $140,000 in fines to JetBlue and Orbitz on Monday for violating two consumer protection rules.

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An ANA Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the gate at Tokyo-Haneda Airport. (Photo by Inaba Tomoaki, CC BY-SA)
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Investigators Begin Analyzing Boeing 787 Black Box

Posted January 19, 2013 by AFP

US and Japanese officials Saturday began analysing the black box of the 787 plane forced into an emergency landing this week.

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Air Traffic Control Equipment Failure Disrupts Flights Over Northern Europe

Posted August 20, 2010 by BNO News

An equipment malfunction at Eurocontrol disrupted hundreds of flights over northern Europe Friday afternoon.

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