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Aviation News

Who Should Pay After The Reno Air Races Disaster?

Posted September 19, 2011 by Max Kennerly

Aviation attorney Max Kennerly offers insight into the possible legal repercussions of the Reno Air Race tragedy which left 10 dead and dozens more injured.

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Airline News

Audio: Lufthansa and EgyptAir Jets in Near Collision at JFK Airport

Posted June 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Listen as a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 is forced to abort its takeoff roll when an EgyptAir 777-300ER nearly crosses right in front of it at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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An Atlantic Southeast Airlines Bombardier CRJ-200 (N857AS) painted in Delta Connection colors. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Government News

FAA Hits Atlantic Southeast Airlines With $400,000 Safety Fine

Posted September 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Safety watchdogs at the FAA have proposed a hefty penalty against the now defunct regional carrier over missing maintenance documentation.

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Government Killed 2,900 New York Geese in Wake of US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Accident

Posted February 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The USDA exterminated over 2,900 Canada geese from parks in and around New York City following the ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, according to an official report.

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US Airline Passengers Expected to Double in 20 Years

Posted March 9, 2012 by BNO News

Airline passenger travel in the United States is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, reaching 1.2 billion passengers per year in 2032, the FAA said in its annual forecast.

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Boeing 747-8 Freighter Receives Certification from FAA and EASA

Posted August 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A little over two weeks after completing over 3,400 hours of flight testing, on Friday the Boeing 747-8 Freighter was deemed flightworthy and received certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.

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Airline News

FAA To Close 149 Contracted Control Towers April 7th

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The FAA announced Friday the first round of contracted air traffic control towers to be closed due to sequestration, starting April 7th. Among the towers being closed is Trenton Mercer, which is just outside of Philadelphia and has recently seen Frontier expand their operations significantly. Although these airports will remain open, as approach and landing […]

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FAA Proposes Regulating Pilots’ Rest Period Based on Fatigue Science

Posted September 10, 2010 by BNO News

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt on Friday announced a landmark proposal to fight fatigue among commercial pilots by setting new flight time, duty and rest requirements based on fatigue science.

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Airline News

United Airlines Fined Nearly $600K Over Flawed Drug Test Procedures

Posted June 19, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday proposed to assess a civil penalty of more than half a million dollars against United Airlines for allegedly violating FAA and DOT regulations for random drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees.

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Final Call

Final Call: Wall Street Doesn’t Like American’s Business Plan

Posted March 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Wall Street doesn’t want American to add capacity, the Air Force wants a $55 billion bomber, China doesn’t want Lufthansa A380s in Shanghai, and more…

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