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Nine People Killed in South African Plane Crash

Posted February 9, 2011 by BNO News

The CEO of the South African retailer Italtile and eight others were killed when the Pilatus PC-12 aircraft they were on crashed into a bay.

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Government Killed 2,900 New York Geese in Wake of US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Accident

Posted February 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The USDA exterminated over 2,900 Canada geese from parks in and around New York City following the ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, according to an official report.

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JetBlue Unveils Plane Wearing ‘I Love New York’ Co-Branded Livery

Posted February 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways on Tuesday unveiled new “I Heart Blue York” paint scheme in honor of a deal which allows the airline to co-brand with New York State’s iconic “I Love New York” tourism campaign and logo.

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Russia Fires Senior Anti-Terrorism Officials Over Moscow Airport Bombing

Posted February 8, 2011 by BNO News

Two senior Russian anti-terrorism officials were sacked on Tuesday for failing to prevent January’s deadly Moscow airport bombing.

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Continental to Layoff 500 Administrative Employees in Houston

Posted February 7, 2011 by BNO News

The Texas Workforce Commission on Monday informed that the newly merged Continental/United will cut around 500 jobs at two Houston facilities.

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Chechen Rebel Leader Claims Responsibility for Moscow Airport Bombing

Posted February 7, 2011 by BNO News

Chechen Islamist rebel leader Dokka Umarov on Tuesday claimed responsibility for ordering a suicide bombing that killed 36 people and injured hundreds more at Moscow’s busiest airport in January.

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Photo Gallery: Boeing Celebrates Completion of 1,000th 767 Jet

Posted February 3, 2011 by NYCAviation Staff

Boeing threw a party Wednesday as the 1,000th 767 was rolled out at their Everett, Wash. factory.

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European Commission Calls for New Anti-Terror Air Passenger Data Program

Posted February 2, 2011 by BNO News

The European Commission on Wednesday presented a proposal for an EU Passenger Name Record Directive to fight serious crime and terrorism, but with strict data privacy rules.

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Air China Receives First 737-800 With New Boeing Sky Interior

Posted February 2, 2011 by BNO News

Boeing Company on Tuesday delivered Air China’s first Next-Generation 737-800 equipped with the new Boeing Sky Interior.

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TSA to Test Less Intrusive Scanner Software

Posted February 2, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says it will begin testing new software on its advanced imaging technology machines that enhances privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images and instead auto-detects potential threat items and indicates their location on a generic outline of a person.

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FBI Searching For Previously Undisclosed 9/11 Terrorists: Wikileaks

Posted February 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An FBI manhunt is on for a team of Al Qaeda operatives who helped plan and support the 9/11 attacks, according to a secret document obtained by Wikileaks.

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Mexican Police Make $26 Million Drug Find in Aeromexico Baggage Enroute to Tijuana

Posted January 30, 2011 by BNO News

Around 80 kilograms (176 pounds) of heroin and crystal meth were seized at Guadalajara’s International Airport officials said Sunday.

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Small Plane Crash in Southern Ohio Injures Two

Posted January 30, 2011 by BNO News

A small airplane crashed Sunday near the Lawrence County Airpark in Chesapeake, Ohio, injuring the pilot and a passenger, local media reported.

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Moscow Airport Bomber Identified by Russian Authorities

Posted January 30, 2011 by BNO News

Russian investigators said on Saturday that the attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport was carried out by a resident of Russia’s North Caucasus region and was aimed primarily at foreigners, RIA Novosti reported.

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NORAD Scrambles F-16s Over Washington, D.C. After Commuter Jet Loses Contact with Air Traffic Control

Posted January 28, 2011 by BNO News

Two fighter jets responded to Washington, D.C. on late Friday morning when a small passenger plane failed to make contact with air traffic control.

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Royal Air Force Crew Safely Ejects From Burning Jet Off Coast of Scotland

Posted January 28, 2011 by BNO News

Two crew members from the UK RAF ejected their Tornado GR4 before it burst into flames and crashed in the sea off the west coast of Scotland during a routine training mission.

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Transatlantic Flights Grounded as Canadian Air Traffic Control Center Evacuated

Posted January 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Flights scheduled to cross the north Atlantic were grounded Thursday morning after a fire broke out at a key air traffic control center in northeastern Canada.

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PHOTOS: Afterburners, Bombers and Tankers Take the Stage at Red Flag-Nellis

Posted January 26, 2011 by Brandon Farris

NYCAviation was on-hand as Nellis Air Force base hosted one of its Red Flag training exercises on Tuesday.

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US Navy Orders Six Boeing P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Posted January 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced that it received a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Navy for initial production the 737 airliner-based P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

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Russian President: Airport Management Should Be Held Accountable for Moscow Bombing

Posted January 25, 2011 by BNO News

After describing the blast that killed 35 people at Moscow’s busiest airport on Monday afternoon as a “well-planned terrorist attack”, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said airport management should be held accountable for lapses in security.

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