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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) takes off on a test flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Are European Airlines Profiting From Shelved EU Carbon Tax?

Posted January 23, 2013 by AFP

Airlines made up to $670 million last year by passing on a carbon surcharge to travellers despite the EU’s freeze of the controversial tax.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel named Aviation Week Person of the Year 2012.
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Angela Merkel Named Aviation Week Person Of The Year For Blocking EADS-BAE Merger

Posted January 16, 2013 by AFP

Aviation Week said German Chancellor Angela Merkel had the biggest impact on aerospace in 2012 by blocking a $45B merger of EADS and BAE.

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British Airways Boeing 747 and 777s cross paths at Boston's Logan International Airport. (Photo by Eric Dunetz)
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British Airways Discriminated Against Flight Attendant Who Wore Cross, Court Rules

Posted January 15, 2013 by AFP

A British Airways employee suffered discrimination at work over the wearing of a cross, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday.

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Reflection of an Icelandair Boeing 757 in an Amsterdam Schiphol window.
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EU Suspends Controversial Air Travel Carbon Tax

Posted November 13, 2012 by BNO News

The European Commission on Monday announced it will suspend enforcing its controversial carbon tax on air travel until at least autumn 2013.

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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)
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Syrian Planes Banned From Europe Airports

Posted October 18, 2012 by BNO News

Passenger and cargo flights operated by Syrian airlines will no longer be allowed to land at airports in the European Union (EU) under new sanctions adopted Monday to further increase pressure on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, officials said. The Council of the European Union on Monday decided to slap 28 persons with […]

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Philippine Airlines’ major fleet modernisation will be based on the carrier’s acquisition of 44 single-aisle Airbus jetliners (consisting of 34 A321ceo and 10 A321neo versions), along with 10 widebody A330-300s. (Image by Airbus)
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Philippines Hoping Aviation Safety Reforms Lead to Removal From US and EU Blacklists

Posted September 18, 2012 by BNO News

Officials in the Philippines are hoping to repair the country’s air safety rating with US and European authorities.

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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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EU and Israel Reach Open Skies Agreement

Posted March 23, 2012 by BNO News

All EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights to Israel from anywhere in the EU and Israeli carriers will be able to operate flights to airports throughout the EU, under the new agreement.

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Emergency meeting at the UN about the situation in Syria brought some special visitors to JFK on Monday, including this IL-96 carrying the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.
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Final Call: Did Irish Government Try to Dump Aer Lingus on JetBlue?

Posted March 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Ireland denies that it tried to sell its Aer Lingus stock to JetBlue, a New Jersey gets caught with daggers in his carry-on, Airbus and European airlines are warning the EU over its emissions trading plan, and more…

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Photo of the Day: Passengers board an Air China Airbus A340-300 (B-2385) for the evening service to Beijing. (Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.)
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Final Call: Handicapping the Suitors of American as Airline Threatens to Scrap Pensions and Drops More Leases

Posted January 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American rejected more leases and threatened to drop employee pensions while gaining at least three potential buyers this week. Plus, the cause of a 2008 Kalitta 747 crash revealed, Ryanair adds a carbon fee, and more…

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An Emirates Boeing 777 on final approach to LAX from Dubai
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Final Call: Spirit Airlines Hit With $50K Twitter Fine, EU’s Banned Airlines List Gets Longer

Posted November 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US DOT fines Spirit for deceptive tweets, drug smugglers are hiding product in the checked bags of regular folk, the DirecTV blimp and JetBlue go at it, and more…

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