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US Airline Passengers Paid $9.2 Billion in Baggage, Other Fees in 2010

Posted March 11, 2011 by BNO News

Consumers paid more than $9.2 billion in fees to U.S. airlines in 2010 for checked baggage and other services, according to a new study.

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Photos: Cargo Plane Makes Gear-Up Landing at Boeing Field

Posted March 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

No one was injured when a Fairchild Metro III landed without its landing gear at Boeing Field Thursday night, forcing the closure of the airport’s main runway.

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Cathay Pacific Orders 10 More 777-300ERs from Boeing

Posted March 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Cathay Pacific Airlines and Boeing announced on Wednesday that the Hong Kong-based carrier had ordered 10 more 777-300ER jets valued at $2.8 billion based on list prices.

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Wi-Fi Systems Cause Cockpit Monitors to Go Blank: Report

Posted March 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing has confirmed that certain Honeywell avionics displays have shut down as a result of interference from onboard wi-fi systems, according to a report from FlightGlobal’s RunwayGirl blog.

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Aeroflot Orders Eight New Boeing 777s

Posted March 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Aeroflot has ordered six new Boeing 777-300ER and two new 777-200ER jets, the companies announced today.

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JetBlue Interline Agreement with LAN Airlines to Extend Carriers’ Reach Across the Americas

Posted March 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A new deal JetBlue Airways signed with LAN Airlines will allow travelers to book connecting flights between the carriers on flights to and from New York’s JFK Airport and South America.

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Live Video: Space Shuttle Discovery Lands for the Last Time

Posted March 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch the last scheduled de-orbiting and landing of Space Shuttle Discovery and chat about it in real time.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Completes First Engine Run

Posted March 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental program reached a new milestone on Tuesday, completing its first ever engine runs.

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ILFC Orders 133 New Airbus and Boeing Jets, Cancels A380 Deal

Posted March 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

International Lease Finance Corp. has placed its first aircraft order since 2007, inking separate deals for 100 new Airbus A320neo-family jets and 33 Boeing 737-800s.

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Air Europa to Launch Madrid-Mexico City Service in June 2011

Posted March 8, 2011 by Daniel T Jones

Air Europa will introduce four-times weekly Madrid–Mexico City service on-board Airbus A330-200 aircraft on June 2nd.

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Photo: US Air Force C-5 Galaxy Eats State-of-the-Art Missile Defense Satellite

Posted March 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US Air Force has taken delivery of a first-of-its-kind SBIRS GEO-1 missile detection spacecraft, to be launched atop an Atlas V rocket in early May.

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Air China Orders Five Boeing 747-8 Intercontinentals

Posted March 7, 2011 by BNO News

Boeing and Air China on Monday signed an agreement for the purchase of five 747-8 Intercontinental jetliners.

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Six Dead in Russian Antonov An-148 Crash

Posted March 5, 2011 by BNO News

Six crew members were killed Saturday when an Antonov An-148 crashed in the village of Garbuzovo in southern Russia’s Belgorod region.

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Photos: Turkish Airlines Launches Istanbul-Los Angeles Service

Posted March 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Turkish Airlines on Thursday began its new nonstop service between Istanbul and Los Angeles International Airport.

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LAX Steps Up Security for US Military Personnel Following Frankfurt Attack

Posted March 4, 2011 by BNO News

Los Angeles International Airport on Friday said it has stepped up security for U.S. service personnel who transit through the airport after an attack at Frankfurt Airport in Germany.

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Two American Servicemen Killed in Frankfurt Airport Attack

Posted March 2, 2011 by BNO News

Two people were killed and at least one injured on Wednesday after a gunman from Kosovo attacked a bus carrying U.S. soldiers at Frankfurt airport

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Boeing Delivers Ryanair’s 300th 737-800

Posted March 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing has delivered the 300th 737-800 airliner to Dublin-based low cost carrier Ryanair, the world’s largest operator of 737-800s.

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Former British Airways Employee Convicted of Plotting to Bomb U.S.-Bound Airliner

Posted March 1, 2011 by BNO News

A former British Airways employee was found guilty on Monday for a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound flight.

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Photos: On-Board Lufthansa’s New Airbus A380

Posted March 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

We got to tour one of Lufthansa’s beautiful new A380s when it visited New York on Monday. Here’s what we found.

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Lufthansa Flies First Airbus A380 Service to the United States

Posted February 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Lufthansa on Monday flew its first Airbus A380 service between Germany and the United States, the new “super jumbo” jet landing at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from Frankfurt.

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