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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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Video: Drifting (Unintentionally) in a Boeing 737

Posted February 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

This SAS 737 was taxiing after touching down in Norway when it started sliding on an ice-covered taxiway. Whee!

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Vintage Fighter Jet Crashes Into Hudson River, Pilot Missing

Posted February 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Cold War-era British BAC 167 Strikemaster crashed into the Hudson River near Kingston, NY Saturday afternoon.

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Fail: When Shooting Video of a Space Shuttle Launch, You Might Want to Check Your Viewfinder

Posted February 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A videographer realizes a bit too late that he’s aimed his tripod at the wrong launch pad. Or maybe he thought the water tank was going to take off.

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Video: Inside the Wrecked US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Jet

Posted February 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A peek on-board the remnants of US Airways Flight 1549 as it begins a new life as a museum exhibit in North Carolina.

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Video: Korean Air’s First Airbus A380 from Factory to Rollout

Posted February 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Korean Air has produced a nice video of its big blue whale jet under construction and rolling out of the factory.

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United-Continental Unveils First Boeing 747 in New Post-Merger Paint Scheme

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

United Continental Holdings today officially unveiled their first Boeing 747-400 painted in the newly-merged airline’s updated livery.

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FAA Approves Southwest Airlines Deal to Buy AirTran Airways

Posted February 24, 2011 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it had accepted Southwest Airlines’ transition plan to acquire AirTran Airways.

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Boeing Wins US Air Force KC-X Refueling Aircraft Contract

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Pentagon has announced that Boeing has beaten out EADS’s bid for the $35 billion KC-X aerial tanker program.

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Live Video: Watch Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Launch

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch the last scheduled launch of Space Shuttle Discovery and chat about it in real time.

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EasyJet in Hot Water Over Pork Sandwiches on Israel Flight

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

EasyJet has apologized after a catering error stocked a flight from Tel Aviv with bacon and ham rather than the usual kosher fare.

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Airline Industry Records 2010 as Safest Year in Aviation History

Posted February 24, 2011 by BNO News

The IATA on Wednesday said the accident rate in 2010 for Western-built jet aircraft was the lowest in aviation history.

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First of Two UK Evacuation Flights Leaves for Tripoli

Posted February 23, 2011 by BNO News

A British charter flight on Wednesday afternoon left for the Libyan capital of Tripoli to evacuate hundreds of British nationals, the UK Foreign Office said.

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