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Japan Air Lines Sells Over Two-Thirds of 747 Fleet to American Leasing Firm

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

U.S.-based AerSale on Thursday announced the purchase of a fleet of 19 Boeing 747-400s from Japan Air Lines. The fleet of passenger planes is powered by CF6-80C2B1F engines.

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India Places Huge Order for Russian Stealth Fighter Jets

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

India’s Defense Ministry on Thursday announced that it has agreed to buy 250 to 300 Sukhoi PAK FA jets for approximately $30 billion.

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Security Concern Investigated On US Airways Flight at Philadelphia

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

US Airways Flight 1070 to Bermuda was evacuated at the gate in Philadelphia when an unauthorized person was seen on the tarmac.

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American Airlines and British Airways to Fly New York-London Shuttle Service

Posted October 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines and British Airways will begin operating a shuttle-type operation between New York and London-Heathrow, with flights departing every 30 minutes during evening hours.

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Iran Plans to Launch Manned Space Missions by 2022

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) on Wednesday announced that the Islamic country is planning and preparing all necessary technological grounds to send a man into space by 2022, the state-run Fars news agency reported.

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Icelandair to Begin Washington DC Flights

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

Icelandair on Thursday announced it will begin seasonal service from Washington Dulles International Airport with four flights a week in the summer 2011.

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American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia Launch Trilateral Alliance with New Routes and Schedules

Posted October 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia on Wednesday announced new routes and additional frequencies that represent the official start of their joint business between North America and Europe.

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Cessna Crash in Bahamas Kills Eight

Posted October 6, 2010 by BNO News

Eight people were killed early Tuesday afternoon when a small passenger plane crashed near Lynden Pindling International Airport on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas, officials said.

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UFO Scare Shuts Down Chinese Airport

Posted October 6, 2010 by BNO News

A Chinese airport temporarily closed on Tuesday amid fears that one of the passenger planes could collide with an unidentified flying object that was seen in the area.

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Vision Airlines to Launch Scheduled Flights Between Atlanta and Louisville

Posted October 6, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Charter operator Vision Airlines has announced the introduction of twice-daily scheduled service between their Atlanta base and Louisville beginning December 13th.

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British Airways Boosts Caribbean and Florida Schedule for Summer 2011

Posted October 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Following better-than-expected success on its Caribbean and Florida routes in 2010, British Airways will increase service to many of these destinations for the summer of 2011.

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Air Lease Corporation Finalizes Order of 60 Boeing 737-800s

Posted October 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing announced on Monday that Air Lease Corporation has completed an agreement to purchase up to 60 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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Air Berlin Sells Two Aircraft in Leaseback Agreement

Posted October 4, 2010 by BNO News

Macquarie AirFinance on Monday announced that it has purchased two aircraft from Air Berlin on long-term leaseback.

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WestJet and Cathay Pacific to Launch Codeshare

Posted October 4, 2010 by BNO News

Cathay Pacific Airways and WestJet on Sunday night announced they will begin a new codeshare arrangement for flights between Hong Kong and Canada.

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Peru Tourist Plane Crash Kills Six

Posted October 3, 2010 by BNO News

A small plane crash on Saturday south of the Peruvian capital of Lima left six people killed, including four British tourists, officials said.

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American Airlines to Launch Los Angeles-Shanghai Flights

Posted October 2, 2010 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines has filed for permission to offer nonstop service between LAX and PVG starting in April.

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VIDEO: Cebu Pacific Flight Attendants Dance Safety Demo to Lady Gaga and Katy Perry

Posted October 1, 2010 by NYCA Admin

If you’re flying in the Philippines any time soon, the on-board safety demonstration might be more entertaining than you would expect.

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Continental Reaches Labor Deal with Flight Attendants

Posted September 30, 2010 by BNO News

Continental Airlines on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract with its flight attendants.

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FAA to Shell Out Cash for Spaceport Infrastructure

Posted September 30, 2010 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday announced a new grant program for projects related to the development and expansion of commercial space transportation infrastructure.

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Continental’s Last Day: 16 Photos Looking Back at Their Fantastic 76 Year Run

Posted September 30, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A photographic look back at the 76 years of Continental, which will cease to exist on Friday, October 1st.

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