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Filling your car with jet fuel is only acceptable if it has a jet engine. (Photo by Skip Steuart via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)
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Here’s Why Jet Fuel is Bad For Cars

Posted August 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Wait, is this really a thing that people have to be told? Yup.

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A Travel Service Boeing 737-800 (OK-TVF) takes off from Brno, Czech Republic. (Photo by MarekV, CC BY-SA)
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Travel Service to Launch Prague-Miami Flights

Posted August 28, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Prague-based Travel Service Airlines is set to operate twice-weekly flights between Prague and Miami beginning November 14th.

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United 757 with slide deployed. (Photo by Bob Sullivan, NBC News, via KING5)
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United Captain Accidentally Deploys Emergency Slide

Posted August 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The captain of a United Airlines Boeing 757-200 accidentally deployed one of the plane’s emergency escape slides in Seattle.

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Newark Liberty International Airport control tower.
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Man Arrested for Molesting Sleeping Woman on Flight to Newark

Posted August 22, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Bawer Aksal of North Bergen, NJ, was arrested after a female passenger aboard a Phoenix-Newark flight complained that he touched her.

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Inside Mexico City International Airport's Terminal 2. (Photo by ProtoplasmaKid via Wikipedia, CC BY-SA)
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Mexico City Airport Replaces All 348 Police Officers

Posted August 21, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

All 348 police officers assigned to Mexico City International Airport have been reassigned two months after a deadly shooting.

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Video: Sudden Fear of Flying Forces British Boy to Ground Route Home from Middle East

Posted August 20, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A British boy and his dad are seeking an alternate route home after the child became acutely terrified of flying.

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Top Gun Director Tony Scott Commits Suicide

Posted August 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The director of Top Gun and several other blockbuster movies jumped off a Los Angeles bridge on Sunday.

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Aerial view of Chicago Midway Airport. (Photo by Chris Bungo)
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Midway Airport Worker Busted Stealing Copper Wire From Runway

Posted August 16, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A fuel pump operator at Chicago’s Midway Airport allegedly stole 500 ft of copper from a runway and sold it to a scrap yard.

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An AIRMET/SIGMET map like this displays forecasts of turbulence for pilots and dispatchers. (Map by National Weather Service)
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Four Flight Attendants Hurt by Turbulence Thursday in Separate Incidents

Posted August 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Turbulent skies over the US on Thursday injured four flight attendants on three separate flights.

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A shiny Spirit Airlines Airbus A320. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Passenger Sues Spirit Airlines Over ‘Deceptive’ Fee

Posted August 8, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Spirit Airlines is being sued in Miami over a so-called “passenger usage fee” which runs $16.

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Aerial view of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
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Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Parking Attendants Stole $400,000

Posted August 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Three parking attendants at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum annex have been charged with pocketing $400,000 in fees.

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Spain did not identify the suspects by name, but said two were from Chechnya and one from Turkey. (Photo by Spanish Interior Ministry)
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Spain Arrests Al Qaeda Suspects Who Planned Bomb Attacks Using Small Planes

Posted August 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Spanish authorities have arrested three Al Qaeda operatives who had obtained explosives and had been training to fly ultralight airplanes.

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British Airways Airbus A380. (Image by Airbus)
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British Airways to Delay A380 Deliveries

Posted August 3, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

British Airways is reportedly in talks to defer initial deliveries of the Airbus A380 superjumbos it has on order.

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Delta CRJ with bees. (Photo via MyFoxNY)
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Swarm of Bees Covers Wing of Delta Regional Jet in Pittsburgh

Posted August 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A massive swarm of bees attached itself to the wing of a Delta Air Lines regional jet at Pittsburgh International Airport Wednesday evening.

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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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Air Traffic Control Error Nearly Causes Three-Plane Collision Over DC

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller messed up at Reagan National.

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Visiting Songdo: South Korea’s Aerotropolis

Posted August 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

South Korea is spending $35 billion to build an airport-based-city from scratch.

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United Flight 1475 hit a big bird near Denver. (Photo via Twitter)
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United Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Denver

Posted August 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A United Airlines jet hit a large bird near Denver on Tuesday.

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