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The New York Times front page following the deadly midair collision in NYC
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 16th

Posted December 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The midair collision of a United DC-8 and TWA Constellation over New York City, Concorde makes the first sub-3-hour Atlantic crossing, an Air Canada CRJ crashes, and more…

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Boeing and Air Canada finalized an order for 61 737 MAX airplanes to lead Air Canada’s single-aisle fleet renewal plan. The order, with a list price of $6.5 billion, consists of 33 737 MAX 8s, 28 737 MAX 9s, plus 18 options and 30 rights to purchase 737 MAXs. Pictured here are 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 in Air Canada livery. (Photo courtesy of Boeing)
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Air Canada to Renew Its Fleet With the Boeing 737 MAX

Posted April 1, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

In a public announcement this morning, Boeing announced Air Canada has signed an order to purchase 61 737 MAX aircraft, and choosing Boeing as its partner to overhaul its single-aisle fleet of aircraft.






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Sock monkeys will still be permitted, so long as they are not used for cruel experiments. (Photo by TheKarenD via Flickr)
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Air Canada Exits The Monkey Business

Posted December 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air Canada won government approval to end the practice of transporting research primates, which had come under fire from animal rights groups.






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Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER. (Rendering by Air Canada rouge)
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Air Canada Rouge: Everything You Need To Know About Canada’s New Hybrid Airline

Posted December 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Set to launch July 1st, Air Canada rouge will combine aspects of an ultra-low-cost carrier with some bits of legacy airline thrown in.






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One of Air Canada's 12 existing Boeing 777-300ERs (C-FIUV) prepares to take off from Toronto. (Photo by Kaz T)
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Air Canada To Expand Fleet With Two More Boeing 777-300ERs

Posted October 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air Canada has announced that it plans to order two additional Boeing 777-300ER jets.






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El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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Israeli President Ditches El Al for Air Canada in Fare Dispute

Posted May 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Israeli President Shimon Peres has arrived in Canada on an official five day visit, but no thanks to his country’s national airline. Israeli media reports say an unusual row erupted last week between the President’s office and El Al when the airline demanded he pay $5,000 fee to bring an oxygen tank, a charge that […]

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An Air Canada Boeing 767-300ER (C-GEOQ) seen lifting off from Montreal (left: Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.). A radar image of Venus from the Magellan spacecraft. (right: Image by NASA)
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Drowsy Air Canada Pilot Dives Plane to Avoid Hitting Venus: Yup, the Planet

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

It’s not often that the pilots of earth-based vehicles are forced to make risky, evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with other worlds, but that’s exactly what an Air Canada pilot did last year, a government investigation has revealed.






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Dream Tour 787 N787BX seen landing at Boeing Field shortly after its repaint into full Boeing house colors
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Boeing 787 Dream Tour to March Through US, Canada and Mexico

Posted February 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The fourth segment of Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour will include visits to some of North America’s most important airports.






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A furry planespotter roams Anoka County-Blaine Airport (ANE) near Minneapolis
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Final Call

Final Call: Smooth Flying for ANA’s First Dreamliners, American Under Fire Over Exec Townhouse in London

Posted December 14, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue chooses Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan engines for the A320neo, the F-35 program is a bigger mess than previously thought while the 787 flies reliably for ANA, and more…






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Government Could Force End to Air Canada Strike, Warns Canadian Labor Minister

Posted June 15, 2011 by BNO News

The government of Canada on Tuesday announced that it could end the Air Canada strike by Thursday if the airline and its employees on strike are unable to reach a new contract agreement.






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