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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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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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Airline News

Philippine Airlines Buys 54 Airbus Jets Worth $7 Billion

Posted August 29, 2012 by BNO News

Airbus on Tuesday secured a $7 billion order from Philippine Airlines for A321, A321neo and A330-300 airliners.

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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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On This Day in Aviation History

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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A US Airways Fokker stored in the desert.
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 15th in Aviation History: Fokker Stops Building Planes After 84 Years

Posted March 15, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Fokker quits building planes, Pan Am launches Airbus A300 service, and more…

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Israeli F-4s shot down Libyan Airlines Flight 114 on this day in 1973.
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On This Day in Aviation History

February 21st in Aviation History: Libyan Airliner Shot Down, Photos of 757 Gushing Fuel

Posted February 21, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Photos of a Thomas Cook 757 gushing fuel are captured by a planespotter, Libyan Airlines Flight 114 is shot down by Israelis, ANA’s first international flight, Santa Barbara Flight 518 crashes in Venezuela, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 14th

Posted February 14, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The crashes of Belvia Flight 1834 and Indian Airlines Flight 605, China’s Long March 3 rocket kills villagers in a launch accident, India receives its first Soviet-built fighters, the first GPS satellite launched and more.

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 5th

Posted May 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Cinco de Mayo is a busy day in aviation: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, Eastern Flight 855 narrowly averts near Miami, two unrelated hijackings on the same day in 1972, the merger of Air France with KLM and much more…

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Airline News

Philippine Airlines Flight Evacuated in San Francisco After Bomb Threat

Posted March 23, 2011 by BNO News

A Philippine Airlines flight that arrived at the San Francisco International Airport was evacuated and searched late Tuesday night due to a bomb threat.

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Initial planning of the Lufthansa Heist occurred during a meeting at the Airline Diner near LaGuardia Airport on Astoria Blvd. Today known as the Jackson Hole Diner, the landmark neon Airline Diner sign still stands.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 11th

Posted December 11, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Luccheses rob $6 million from JFK Airport in the 1978 Lufthansa Heist. Also, Thai Airways Flight 261 crashes in 1998, as well as Philippine Airlines Flight 434 in 1994. The prototype for the Concorde makes its debut and Katherine Stinson sets an American flight distance record.

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