Reflection of an Icelandair Boeing 757 in an Amsterdam Schiphol window.

EU Suspends Controversial Air Travel Carbon Tax

The European Commission on Monday announced it will suspend enforcing its controversial carbon tax on air travel until at least autumn 2013.
by BNO News
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Video: Antonov An-124 Loads Giant Concrete Pump in Atlanta for Delivery to Crippled Japan Nuke Plant

A Volga-Dnepr Airlines Antonov An-124 chartered by Japan's disgraced Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) landed in Atlanta on Friday to pick up a giant Putzmeister concrete pump for delivery to Japan.
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Audio: Lufthansa and EgyptAir Jets in Near Collision at JFK Airport

Listen as a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 is forced to abort its takeoff roll when an EgyptAir 777-300ER nearly crosses right in front of it at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
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An Atlantic Southeast Airlines Bombardier CRJ-200 (N857AS) painted in Delta Connection colors. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)

FAA Hits Atlantic Southeast Airlines With $400,000 Safety Fine

Safety watchdogs at the FAA have proposed a hefty penalty against the now defunct regional carrier over missing maintenance documentation.
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Dallas to Tempe: ‘Yes, Yes, I Will!’: American Airlines and US Airways FINALLY Announce Merger

American Airlines and US Airways today announced their intention to merge, ending months—if not years—of rumor and speculation. The move will create the world’s largest airline.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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