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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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Gaddafi Ordered Pan Am 103 Bombing: Libya Justice Minister

Posted February 23, 2011 by BNO News

Libya’s Justice Minister on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.

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Dutch Military Transport Plane Arrives in Tripoli to Evacuate Citizens

Posted February 22, 2011 by BNO News

The Dutch Ministry of Defense on Tuesday said it sent a KC-10 Extender to the Libyan capital of Tripoli to evacuate its nationals and put a frigate on stand-by.

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Video: Libyan Air Force Fighter Pilots Defect to Malta with Dassault Mirage F1 Jets

Posted February 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Two Libyan Air Force colonels flew their Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jets to Malta and defected rather than obeying orders to bomb protesters in Libya.

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EU Commits $232.5 Million in Funding to Transportation Infrastructure

Posted February 22, 2011 by BNO News

The European Commission on Monday announced the projects selected to receive a total of €170 million ($232.54 million) of trans-European transport network (TEN-T) funds.

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Christchurch International Airport Closed After Strong Earthquake Rocks New Zealand City

Posted February 22, 2011 by BNO News

Christchurch International Airport was evacuated and closed early Tuesday afternoon after a strong earthquake struck near the New Zealand city, the airport said.

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NYPD Helicopter Performs Daring Mountain Rescue of West Point Cadets

Posted February 21, 2011 by BNO News

Two West Point cadets were rescued off an 18-inch-wide ledge by a police chopper early Sunday morning on New York’s Storm King Mountain.

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Sun Country to Offer Personal Entertainment Systems Aboard Longer Flights

Posted February 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Sun Country Airlines will offer personal entertainment devices for use by passengers on flights longer than three hours beginning this week, the company announced on Monday.

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Video: Air Force One Takes Off from Seattle’s Boeing Field

Posted February 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In honor of President’s Day, a video by Alex Jossi of the world’s most famous Boeing 747 taking off from Boeing Field’s Runway 31 this past August.

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Space Shuttle Discovery Final Launch Scheduled for February 24th

Posted February 20, 2011 by BNO News

Space Shuttle Discovery’s final mission, an 11-day trip to the International Space Station, is now scheduled to launch Thursday afternoon.

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LAN Airlines Orders Three More 767s from Boeing

Posted February 18, 2011 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Friday announced that Chile’s LAN Airlines ordered three additional 767-300ER aircraft with a total list price of $493 million.

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Kennedy Airport Terror Planner Sentenced to Life in Prison

Posted February 17, 2011 by BNO News

A US judge on Thursday sentenced a former cargo handler to life in prison for plotting to explode fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Flight Instructor and Student Presumed Dead After Plane Crash off Florida Coast

Posted February 17, 2011 by BNO News

Two people have been presumed dead after a small single-engine aircraft crashed into the waters off the coast of Florida Wednesday night.

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American and Delta Launching Routes to Tokyo-Haneda in Coming Days

Posted February 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines will begin serving Tokyo’s Haneda Airport this Friday and Saturday, respectively.

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Two TSA Agents Arrested for Stealing $40,000 from JFK Airport Baggage

Posted February 16, 2011 by BNO News

Two TSA employees have been arrested and are facing charges after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from checked baggage at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York

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Video: British Pilot Crash Lands Plane in Field After Engine Failure

Posted February 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A pilot remains calm after the engine of his Yak-50 seizes, bringing the plane down to a rough—but safe—landing in a field on the northern English countryside.

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Former Continental Ticket Agent Pleads Guilty to Harebrained $1 Million Voucher Scam

Posted February 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A former Continental Airlines ticket agent at Newark Airport has plead guilty to federal wire fraud charges for a failed flight voucher scam.

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JetBlue Unveils New Building Blocks Tail Design

Posted February 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue has unveiled their newest tail design, the creation of an employee who won a design contest.

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