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KLM CEO Pledges to Keep Airline’s Brand Identity, Hints Alitalia May Join Air France-KLM

Posted January 6, 2011 by BNO News

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CEO Peter Hartman says the airline will not give up its brand to merge with Air France and indicates Alitalia may soon join Air France-KLM.

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Air Traffic Up Substantially in 2010: UN Report

Posted January 5, 2011 by BNO News

Passenger and freight air traffic grew substantially in 2010 as positive economic prospects worldwide overshadowed the depressed levels of 2009 caused by the global financial crisis, according to United Nations report.

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Historic Flight Foundation Provides a Unique Glimpse Into Aviation’s Golden Age

Posted January 5, 2011 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Since its public debut in May, John Sessions and his Historic Flight Foundation have been out to change the way people experience vintage aircraft, from bombers to airliners to biplanes. And it’s working.

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Qantas to Build Commercial Jet Biofuel Plant

Posted January 4, 2011 by BNO News

Australia’s Qantas Airways, along with U.S. bioenergy firm Solena Group, will construct a $300 million plant focused on commercial jet biofuel.

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Russia Orders Grounding of All Tupolev Tu-154B Jets Following Latest Deadly Accident

Posted January 3, 2011 by BNO News

Following Saturday’s Tu-154B passenger jet explosion in Siberia, Russia’s transportation watchdog Rostransnadzor on Sunday recommended that all passenger jets of the same type be put out of service until the cause is determined.

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Top 20 Most Popular Stories on NYCAviation in 2010

Posted January 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Remember 2010? It was our biggest year ever. Here’s a look back at our most popular stories from the past 365 days, based on page views.

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Game Changer: Inside Air New Zealand’s New Boeing 777-300ER

Posted December 28, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Air New Zealand kicks it up a notch with the spectacular cabin on-board their new Boeing 777-300ER. Photos and video from the delivery flight.

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VIDEO: Indian Satellite Rocket Explodes After Launch

Posted December 25, 2010 by NYCA Admin

An Indian rocket meant to deliver a communications satellite to orbit exploded 47 seconds after lifting off from Sriharikota Space Center in the nation’s Andhra Pradesh state.

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Airlines Brace for Major Christmas Snowstorm in Eastern Half of US

Posted December 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A number of major airlines have begun encouraging customers to reschedule their travel plans for the holiday weekend as two major storm systems begin to wreak havoc in the midwest and southeast before a possible assault on the Mid-Atlantic and New England.

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Boeing 787 Flight Testing Resumes Following Electrical Fire and Month-Long Hiatus

Posted December 23, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday announced it will resume flight test activities on the 787 Dreamliner immediately after the aircraft had been grounded for more than a month due to an incident.

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JetBlue to Launch Nonstop Martha’s Vineyard Flights

Posted December 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue on Thursday announced that it would launch daily service to Martha’s Vineyard from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) for the summer 2011 season.

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Indonesian Government to Build New $44 Million Terminal at Juanda International Airport

Posted December 23, 2010 by BNO News

Indonesia’s second largest airport is planning to upgrade and increase its passenger capacity.

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Air New Zealand Receives First 777-300ER from Boeing

Posted December 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Air New Zealand took delivery of their first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on Wednesday at a ceremony at Boeing’s Paine Field assembly plant in Everett, Wash.

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European Commission VP Blasts Airport Snow Preparedness, Calls Disruption “Unacceptable”

Posted December 22, 2010 by BNO News

European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas has expressed concern regarding the airport infrastructure in Europe as extreme weather disrupts holiday season air travel.

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Air Austral Takes Delivery of First Boeing 737-800

Posted December 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Air Austral received its first Boeing 737-800 on Monday, the first of two the airline ordered to replace a 737-300 and a 737-500.

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Donald Trump Ditches Private Jet in Favor of JetBlue to Florida

Posted December 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Passengers were shocked to see the real estate mogul aboard a jetBlue flight from New York to Palm Beach on Monday.

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Dallas Fort Worth Airport Opens New Corporate Aviation Facility in Preparation for Super Bowl

Posted December 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

DFW has officially begun its corporate aircraft operations at its new DFW Corporate Aviation facility as the Super Bowl approaches.

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LAN Flights Grounded by Flight Attendants Strike

Posted December 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

LAN flight attendants began a strike on Tuesday morning alter refusing a deal offered by the airline, causing all flights to be canceled amidst anger and complaints from passengers.

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Newark Airport Terminal A Evacuated Due to Suspicious Package but Declared Safe

Posted December 20, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A suspicious package emitting radiation has forced the evacuation of Newark Liberty International Airport‘s Terminal A Monday morning, but was later determined safe.

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Israeli Air Force Shoots Down Suspicious Unmanned Balloon Near Nuclear Reactor

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Israeli Defense Forces shot down a suspicious unmanned object which was flying over the Dimona nuclear reactor in southern Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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