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TSA to Troops: Leave Your Bombs at Home

Posted July 6, 2010 by BNO News

The Transportation Security Administration is reminding military members that grenades and other explosives are not allowed on commercial flights.

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Alitalia Joins Air France-KLM and Delta in Transatlantic Venture

Posted July 6, 2010 by BNO News

Alitalia on Monday joined the Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines as a member of the airline industry’s transatlantic joint venture, the airline said in a statement.

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A Cessna 421 similar to this one, crashed in Texas today, killing all 5 onboard. (Photo by Mark Hsiung)
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Five Die as Medical Plane Crashes in Western Texas

Posted July 5, 2010 by BNO News

Five people were killed when a medical plane carrying a patient and others crashed in western Texas on early Sunday, federal and county officials said.

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ERJs like this one will have to show their tolerance for diversity as American Eagle introduces CRJ-700s to LGA. (Photo by Matthew Smith)
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American Eagle Launches Daily NY-Atlanta and Chicago-Tri-Cities Flights

Posted July 2, 2010 by BNO News

American Eagle starts nonstop flights between Chicago and Tri-Cities with an ERJ-140, and also on La Guardia to Atlanta with CRJ-700s, which is a new aircraft type for LGA.

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Delta and US Airways Abandon Plan to Exchange Slots at LaGuardia and Reagan National Airports

Posted July 2, 2010 by NYCA Admin

In a letter to the Department of Transportation today, Delta Air Lines and US Airways said they are dropping a plan to swap slots at LaGuardia Airport in New York and Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.

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A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300ER lifts off at JFK Airport in New York. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Delta Expands Pacific Service with New Flights Connecting Japan, Honolulu and Palau

Posted July 2, 2010 by BNO News

Delta Air Lines on Friday announced plans for expanded nonstop service from Japan to Honolulu and the Pacific island of Palau.

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Russian Supply Spacecraft Spinning Out of Control at International Space Station

Posted July 2, 2010 by BNO News

URGENT: Mission control of the Russian Federal Space Agency on Friday said that a Russian supply spacecraft had “uncontrollable rotation” during an attempt to dock at the International Space Station, the Interfax news agency reported.

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Pinnacle Airlines served Northwest Airlines regional operations since they bought the company from Republic in 1986, and would later merge with Delta. (Photo by Matthew Smith)
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Delta Air Lines Sells Mesaba and Compass Regional Subsidiaries

Posted July 2, 2010 by BNO News

Delta on Thursday announced it has entered into definitive agreements to sell two of its regional airline subsidiaries, Mesaba Airlines and Compass Airlines.

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Air China Signs Order for 20 New Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

Posted July 1, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday announced it has finalized an order with Air China for 20 Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. The deal was already announced by Air China in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange last week

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Reaches Firm Configuration

Posted July 1, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing announced on Thursday that the completion of firm configuration for the 787-9 Dreamliner had been reached after years of collaboration with airline customers and partners to determine the optimal configuration for the new jetliner.

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Google Buys ITA Software, Maker of Travel Search Engine Tools, for $700 Million

Posted July 1, 2010 by BNO News

ITA Software and Google on Thursday announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Google to acquire ITA for $700 million in cash.

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Photo Gallery: Arrow Air Ceases Operations After 63 Years of Service

Posted July 1, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Arrow Air, the Miami-based cargo carrier with a long history of cargo, passenger and even aircraft leasing operations, grounded their fleet on Wednesday, concluding several years of financial gloom.

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Aerial view of the Bay Runway under construction. (Photo courtesy of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)
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Kennedy Airport Bay Runway Reconstruction Completed Early and Within Budget

Posted June 29, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Jets once again soared off of the longest and busiest runway at New York-John F. Kennedy Airport on Monday, three days ahead of its scheduled July 1st reopening.

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Photo Gallery: Flying the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator Around Seattle

Posted June 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

NYCAviation photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal were on board a World War II-era ferry flight from the the Flying Heritage Collection in Everett, Wash. to the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

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Is This the Best Airline Commercial Ever?

Posted June 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Most airlines gave up on the use of T&A to sell flights around the same time bell bottoms went out of style. Moscow-based startup Avianova isn’t having any of that noise.

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Red Bull Air Race Wows New Yorkers; Bonhomme Takes Home Victory

Posted June 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Over 75,000 fans standing in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty watched Paul Bonhomme win the first ever Red Bull Air Race New York, concluding four days of thrilling aerial action never before seen in the Big Apple.

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Unusual Cracks Found on Two American Airlines 767s

Posted June 22, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Engineers from Boeing, American Airlines and the FAA are closely examining structural cracks recently found on the engine pylons of three 767 airliners.

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PHOTOS: Ships and Helicopters Entertain Thousands of New Yorkers During Fleet Week 2010

Posted June 11, 2010 by Scott Snorteland

A parade of ships, demonstrations by Marine helicopters and other events thrilled huge crowds during New York’s 26th annual Fleet Week. Scott Snorteland snapped some great photos of the action.

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American Airlines Breaks Bikes

Posted June 8, 2010 by NYCA Admin

What recourse do you have when an airline destroys your $1,800 bicycle and screws up your long-planned vacation? According to American Airlines, nothing.

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747-8F Emerges From Paint Hangar Wearing New Cargolux Livery

Posted June 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The first Boeing 747-8F to be painted with a customer’s livery has emerged from the paint hangar in Everett, Wash.

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