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Turkey Intercepts Another Iranian Plane, Seizes Cargo

Posted March 23, 2011 by BNO News

Turkey on Wednesday seized the cargo of an Iranian plane which was en route to Syria for violating United Nations sanctions.

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Continental to Offer High-Speed Internet on Over 200 Planes

Posted March 22, 2011 by BNO News

United Continental Holdings, Inc. on Tuesday announced that Continental Airlines will be offering in-flight Wi-Fi Internet connection on over 200 domestic aircraft in the beginning of 2012.

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Southwest Adds Frequencies from Kansas City

Posted March 22, 2011 by Daniel T Jones

Southwest Airlines is to boost frequencies on its existing flights from Kansas City to Baltimore and Nashville with an additional daily rotation on each route.

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US Air Force F-15 Crashes in Libya, Crew Rescued Safely

Posted March 22, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in the northeastern region of Libya, but the two crew members were able to eject safely.

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Plane Crash In Densely Populated Congo Neighborhood Kills At Least 19

Posted March 21, 2011 by BNO News

Scores of people are feared to have been killed after a cargo plane crashed on Monday in the city of Pointe-Noire, the second-largest city in the Republic of Congo.

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Cargo Plane Ground Collision At Boeing Field Surprises 747-8I Revelers

Posted March 21, 2011 by Brandon Farris

While hundreds celebrated the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental’s first flight at Boeing Field on Sunday, a Nolinor Aviation Convair 580 cargo plane jumped its chocks, colliding with a fence, a container loader and another plane.

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Three Killed in Southern California Plane Crash

Posted March 21, 2011 by BNO News

Three people were killed early Sunday afternoon when a Cessna 210 crashed in southern California, federal officials said.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Lands Safely, Completing First Test Flight

Posted March 20, 2011 by Nate Strong

The 747-8 Intercontinental touched down safely at Boeing Field on Sunday after a successful four and a half-hour first flight.

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Photos: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Takes Off on First Flight

Posted March 20, 2011 by Nate Strong

Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental took off Sunday from Paine Field, kicking off the flight test program for the longest passenger aircraft in the world and the largest plane ever built by Boeing.

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Liveblogging the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental First Flight

Posted March 20, 2011 by Nate Strong

The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental is set to make its maiden test flight today at 10am Pacific time, 1pm Eastern. Stay tuned for live updates from Paine Field in Washington.

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Korean Air Orders Two More Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

Korean Air has decided to order two new Boeing 747-8 Freighters in a deal valued at approximately $639 million, the companies announced on Friday.

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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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Air France and Airbus Charged with Manslaughter in Flight 447 Crash

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

Air France on Friday was charged with manslaughter, just one day after Airbus was charged with the same offense, for the 2009 crash in the Atlantic Ocean that killed all 228 people on board.

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US Airline Passenger Revenue Up 13 Percent in February

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. air passenger revenue rose 13 percent in February, marking the 14th consecutive month of revenue growth, according to a report by the Air Transport Association of America.

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Flights from Tokyo Trigger Radiation Alarms in Chicago and Dallas

Posted March 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Two flights from Tokyo which landed in Chicago and Dallas triggered radiation alarms at those airports on Wednesday.

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Iran Builds ‘Flying Saucer’ UAV Which Is Not Round, Looks Nothing Like a Saucer

Posted March 16, 2011 by BNO News

Iran on Wednesday unveiled a home-made unmanned ‘flying saucer’ called the Zohal during an exhibition of strategic technologies.

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Get Free NYCAviation Gear When You Donate to the Red Cross Japan Earthquake Relief Fund

Posted March 16, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

In the wake of the horrible events that are still taking place in Japan, NYCAviation has set up a donation page to help the millions that are estimated to be in need of assistance. Donations will be rewarded with free NYCAviation t-shirts and stickers.

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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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Plane Crash at Long Beach Airport Kills Five

Posted March 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

At least two people were killed when a King Air crashed near Long Beach International Airport in California.

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US Airline Ticket Sales Up 11% In First Two Months of 2011

Posted March 16, 2011 by BNO News

Airline tickets sold by U.S.-based agencies increased 11.22 percent year-over-year for the first two months of current year, and a 26 percent increase over the same period in 2009, according to a new report.

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