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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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Poland Rejects Russian Account of President Kaczynski Plane Crash

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Friday rejected Russia’s report on the causes of the plane crash which killed late President Lech Kaczynski and other high-ranking officials in April.

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Dozens Sickened by Smoke Onboard ArkeFly Flight to Canary Islands

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Dozens of people were sickened when smoke entered the cabin of an ArkeFly flight en-route to the Spanish island of Lanzarote.

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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Use 777-200LR Delivery Flight to Transport Critical Medical Supplies

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing partnered Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach for this week’s delivery of anesthesia equipment to Ethiopia’s largest hospital.

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Transportation Secretary Receives Recommendations on How to Address US Aviation Challenges

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Wednesday received recommendations from a federal advisory committee on how to address challenges faced by the U.S. aviation industry.

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JFK Airport Terror Attack Plotter Sentenced to Life in Prison

Posted December 16, 2010 by BNO News

Terror suspect Abdul Kadir was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for conspiring to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, prosecutors said.

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Boeing Phantom Ray UAV Hitches Piggyback Ride Aboard NASA Space Shuttle Carrier

Posted December 14, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s new Phantom Ray unmanned aircraft took to the air for the first time on Monday, with some help from one of NASA’s 747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.

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American Airlines Launches Industry’s First iPhone App for Employees

Posted December 13, 2010 by BNO News

American Airlines on Monday launched JetAway, an iPhone app for personal and confirmed business non-revenue travel use by employees and retirees.

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American Airlines Crew Detained in Venezuela After Making Hugo Chavez Joke Over PA

Posted December 13, 2010 by BNO News

A US Embassy report released by Wikileaks reveals that an American Airlines crew was briefly detained in 2008 when a crewmember made a joke about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after landing in Caracas.

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FAA To Order 757 Fuselage Inspections After Holes and Cracks Found

Posted December 10, 2010 by BNO News

Aviation regulators will order tougher inspections of hundreds of Boeing 757 planes worldwide, after a recent in-flight incident that left a hole in the fuselage of an American Airlines plane.

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Helicopter Crash in Southern France Kills Two British Pilots

Posted December 10, 2010 by BNO News

Two British pilots were killed on Thursday when the helicopter they were flying came down in Tourrettes-sur-Loup valley in southern France, the UK government confirmed on Friday.

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Aeromexico Flight Attendants Busted Carrying 300 Pounds of Cocaine in Madrid

Posted December 10, 2010 by BNO News

Three Aeromexico flight attendants were arrested at the Barajas Airport after they were found in possession of 140 kilograms (308 pounds) of cocaine.

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Southwest Reports 10.7 Percent Rise in November Traffic

Posted December 9, 2010 by BNO News

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday announced that the carrier flew 6.5 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2010, a 10.7 percent increase from the 5.9 billion RPMs flown in November 2009.

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