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Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" is among those on display at Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Daniel Stockman via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Art On the Go, Courtesy of Paris Airport

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Culture vultures now have a chance to satisfy their on-the-go urges with a new museum in the heart of France’s largest airport.

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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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Paris Airports Handled Record 88.8 Million Passengers In 2012

Posted January 16, 2013 by AFP

Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports registered a record 88.8 million passengers last year, but growth nonetheless slowed to 0.8 percent.

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The Ukaegbus in happier times (left, via NYPost.com), an overview of Newark Liberty International Airport (right).
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Woman Calls In Airliner Bomb Hoax To Keep Husband From Leaving Her

Posted December 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Marital tip: When you falsely accuse your husband of being a terrorist, he probably isn’t coming home to reconcile.

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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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Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis BlĂ©riot crosses the English Channel, and more…

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Departures board in Charles De Gaulle Airport's Terminal 2E. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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March 8th in Aviation History: Charles De Gaulle Airport Opens for Service, First Woman Receives Pilot License

Posted March 8, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Cebu Pacific begins operations, Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport opens for flights, Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot’s license, and more…

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TAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Paris [UPDATED]

Posted January 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A TAM Airlines Airbus A330-200 made an emergency landing in Paris Tuesday afternoon.

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An engine from UTA Flight 772 sits in the desert after a bomb exploded in its cargo hold.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: September 19th

Posted September 19, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A bomb takes down UTA Flight 772, Israel launches their first satellite, a Turkish Airlines 727 hits a mountain, some farm animals fly a balloon, and more…

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Body Recovered from Submerged Air France Flight 447 Wreckage

Posted May 5, 2011 by BNO News

Search teams were able to recover the body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 during a scheduled flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, French authorities said Thursday.

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The White House Enters the Jet Age: August 26th in Aviation History

Posted August 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The White House enters the jet age, Mehran Karimi Nasseri begins what would be the 18 year layover in Charles De Gaulle Airport in that inspired the film The Terminal; 2003, the final report on the Shuttle Columbia disaster is released.

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