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Computer rendering of the KLM and Pan Am 747s colliding at Tenerife.
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WE GAAN: The Horror and Absurdity of History’s Worst Plane Crash

Posted March 27, 2014 by Patrick Smith

Like most other aviation calamities, the 583 people killed in 1977 when a KLM 747 struck a Pan Am 747 at Tenerife resulted not from a single error or failure, but from a chain of improbable errors and failures, together with a stroke or two of really bad luck.

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Air France and Delta tails lined up in Paris. (Photo by Mathieu Marquer via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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Delta Invades Paris With New Flights From Newark, Boston and Atlanta

Posted October 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines on Friday announced plans to step up service to Paris and Amsterdam in 2013 from a number of US cities.

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The Antonov An-225 Mriya CCCP-82060 is seen here with Buran strapped to its back during a demonstration at the 1989 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Ralf Manteufel)
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March 22nd in Aviation History: Antonov An-225 Mriya Sets Takeoff Weight Record Carrying Russian Space Shuttle

Posted March 22, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The An-225 sets new world records while carrying Space Shuttle Buran, a USAir jet crashes at LaGuardia Airport in New York, a British Airways 747 is hijacked, and more…

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Air France-KLM Inks Firm Order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted January 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

KLM will begin receiving Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in 2016 with a new order worth up to $11.4 billion.

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On This Day in Aviation History: December 15th

Posted December 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

In a near disaster, KLM Flight 867 loses all engines temporarily after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merge, the Boeing 787 makes its first flight, and more..

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Delta Offers $10,000 Round-The-World Flight Groupon

Posted December 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

For just $5,000 a person, you and a loved one, best bud, or trusted traveling companion can fly around the world in 2012, stopping up to 10 times on the way, thanks to a deal offered by Groupon.

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KLM CEO Pledges to Keep Airline’s Brand Identity, Hints Alitalia May Join Air France-KLM

Posted January 6, 2011 by BNO News

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CEO Peter Hartman says the airline will not give up its brand to merge with Air France and indicates Alitalia may soon join Air France-KLM.

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Dutch Police Arrest British Terror Suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Posted September 20, 2010 by BNO News

Dutch police on Sunday morning arrested a British terror suspect aboard a Uganda-bound passenger plane at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, prosecutors said.

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