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Photo: Horizon Air’s New University of Idaho Vandals Theme Plane Spotted in Seattle

Posted November 5, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Horizon’s new University of Idaho plane was not supposed to be officially unveiled until next week, but she was already out of the paint shop and back in service in Seattle last night.

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Oil Company Charter Plane Crashes in Karachi, Killing 22

Posted November 5, 2010 by BNO News

A small plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in Karachi on early Friday morning, killing everyone on board, Pakistani officials said.

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Photo Gallery: A Rare Peek Inside a P-3C Orion Navy Spy Plane

Posted November 4, 2010 by David Lilienthal

Since entering service in the 1960s, the Lockheed P-3 Orion has proven itself to be the US Navy’s workhorse anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft. NYCAviation’s David Lilienthal recently got a rare peek inside a P-3C from NAS Whidbey Island in Washington.

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United Airlines Unveils Special Oprah Winfrey-Painted 757

Posted November 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines today showed off their “Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane,” a Boeing 757 painted to commemorate the popular daytime TV star’s final season.

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Qantas A380 Safely Lands After Engine Explosion Near Singapore

Posted November 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Reports that a Qantas Airbus A380 superjumbo jet had crashed in Indonesia were quickly put to rest Wednesday night when the plane made a safe emergency landing in Singapore.

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China to Become World’s Second Largest Airliner Market By 2030: Report

Posted November 3, 2010 by BNO News

China is expected to become the world’s number two plane market as it will require 4,330 new commercial airplanes valued at $480 billion over the 20 years, Boeing projected on Tuesday.

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Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Traffic to Triple in Next Two Decades

Posted November 3, 2010 by BNO News

World air cargo traffic will expand at a 5.9 percent annual rate over the next two decades, with worldwide air freight traffic expected to triple through 2029, Boeing projected on Tuesday.

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Thai Airways to Lease Eight New Boeing 777-300ER Jets Ordered by BOC Aviation

Posted November 3, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced an order for eight 777-300ERs from leasing company BOC Aviation, which will in turn lease the aircraft to Thai Airways.

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ANA to Pay $73 Million Fine Over Price Fixing Scheme

Posted November 1, 2010 by BNO News

All Nippon Airways has agreed to plead guilty and will pay a $73 million criminal fine for its role in two separate conspiracies to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice department said on Monday.

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Yemeni Passenger and Cargo Flights Banned from German Airspace

Posted November 1, 2010 by BNO News

With several countries suspending cargo flights from Yemen, Germany on Monday extended the ban to passenger flights after two explosive devices were found aboard a U.S.-bound cargo plane in England and a FedEx facility in Dubai.

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Russian Company Finalizes Order for 50 Boeing 737s

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

Russia’s State Corporation Rostechnology on Friday announced that it finalized an order for 50 Next-Generation 737s from Boeing valued at $3.7 billion at average list prices.

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British Airways Posts First Profit in Two Years

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

British Airways on Friday announced that the company registered a $252 million profit in the first half of 2010, representing the first profit for the air carrier in the last two years.

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Emirates Jet Lands Safely in New York Amid Global Terror Alerts

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

Fighter jets escorted an Emirates passenger plane as it entered US air space enroute to New York amid a continuing series of terror alerts on Friday.

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Possible Bomb Found on UPS Plane in UK, Other Jets Searched in Newark, Philadelphia

Posted October 29, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A bomb fashioned out of a printer ink toner cartridge has been found on board a UPS cargo plane in London as authorities report finding suspicious devices on UPS jets in Newark and Philadelphia.

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Continental Announces Flights from Newark to Turks and Caicos

Posted October 28, 2010 by BNO News

Continental Airlines on Wednesday announced its 26th Caribbean destination, offering service between its Newark hub and Providenciales on the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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American Airlines to Launch Seasonal Chicago-Cozumel Flights

Posted October 27, 2010 by BNO News

American Airlines on Tuesday announced that it is to launch a new flight from Chicago to Cozumel, Mexico on a Saturday-only service.

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Boeing to Pay $4 Million Fine for Inflating Price of B-1 Bomber System

Posted October 27, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a civil lawsuit alleging that the company unlawfully inflated the price it charged the U.S. Air Force to manufacture a system for the B-1 bomber.

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JetBlue Announces Seasonal Flights to Anchorage, Alaska

Posted October 27, 2010 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways has announced that Anchorage, Alaska will be its 65th destination, with service from Long Beach, California beginning May 26th, 2011.

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Flight Search Sites Go to War Against Google-ITA Software Deal

Posted October 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Four online travel powerhouses, including Expedia and Kayak, have launched an alliance to lobby regulators and the public against Google’s purchase of ITA.

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IATA Says More Passengers and Freight Flying in 2010

Posted October 26, 2010 by BNO News

The IATA on Tuesday reported that international passenger traffic rose 10.5 percent year on year, while freight was up 14.8 percent.

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