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Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

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India expects to induct first 787 Dreamliner this month


August 19th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Air India hopes to induct the first of its new Boeing-787 Dreamliners by this month-end as the aircraft has received regulatory clearances to fly to ... Read more...

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US Aviation officials deny claims that 3 passenger jets had a ‘near collision’


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aviation officials of the United States of America have disputed the claims that are being made by the media about three passenger jets almost colliding with ... Read more...

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Air India Dreamliner engine failure during pre-delivery test


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) US federal aviation authorities are investigating an engine failure on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane built for Air India during a pre-delivery taxi test in Charleston, ... Read more...

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Air India won’t take Dreamliners till compensation fixed (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Air India will not take delivery of the 787 Dreamliner planes from Boeing till the finalisation of the compensation for the delay in supplying the ... Read more...

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Helicopter crashes near Gulf of Mexico oil rig platform


May 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- A helicopter used to transport workers crashed near an oil rig platform in the Gulf of Mexico on late Monday afternoon, killing the pilot, officials said ... Read more...

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US woman aviation pioneer dies


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Pilot Evelyn Bryan Johnson, known as "Mama Bird", died in Morristown, Tennessee, a media report said Friday. She was 102.Johnson, who started flying in 1944, held ... Read more...

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JetBlue captain goes berserk on flight, subdued by passengers


March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
AMARILLO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A JetBlue captain was locked out of his plane's cockpit on Tuesday after he apparently suffered a mental breakdown during the flight, forcing the co-pilot to take ... Read more...

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Business jet crashes at airport in North Carolina, three feared killed


March 16th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKLIN, North Carolina (BNO NEWS) -- A small business jet carrying three people crashed at an airport in western North Carolina on early Thursday afternoon, local and federal officials said. The conditions ... Read more...

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Pilot says mom, passengers hear ‘bomb’


February 27th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) A pilot in the US caused a mid-air scare when he wished happy birthday to a "mom" aboard his plane but passengers instead thought he was ... Read more...

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Two killed in small plane crash in US


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Two people were confirmed dead after a small plane crashed in Texas state in the US, authorities said.The wreckage of the plane, which disappeared on a ... Read more...

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Three killed in US chopper crash


December 27th, 2011 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Three people, including the pilot, were killed in a helicopter crash in the US state of Florida Monday.The chopper was carrying two medical staff from a ... Read more...

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Indian American banker dies in US plane crash (Third Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) An Indian American investment banker was among five people, including two children, killed when a small plane crashed into the middle of one of New Jersey's ... Read more...

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Indian-American banker killed in New Jersey plane crash (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) An Indian American investment banker was among five people, including two children, killed when a small plane crashed into the middle of one of ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man among five dead in US plane crash (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Indian-origin man was among five people killed in a plane crash in America's New Jersey state, officials said.A single-engine plane that had taken off ... Read more...

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Five killed as small plane crashes in US


December 21st, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) At least five people were killed when a small plane crashed on a highway in America's New Jersey state, officials said.The dead were said to be ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes after take-off in South Dakota, killing 4


December 10th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed near an airport in the U.S. state of South Dakota, federal officials said ... Read more...

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US aviation chief resigns after drunk driving arrest


December 7th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The administrator of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Randy Babbitt has resigned following his drunk driving arrest. In a brief statement Tuesday, Babbitt said ... Read more...

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Senior US official suspended after drunk-driving arrest


December 6th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) The director of the Federal Aviation Administration, Randy Babbitt, was temporarily suspended after being arrested on the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol, ... Read more...

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U.S. FAA announces $7.7 million to develop ‘green’ fuel


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday announced that it is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to help advance alternative, environmentally-friendly, sustainable sources for commercial jet ... Read more...

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Six feared dead after small plane crashes into the Arizona mountains


November 24th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying six people crashed into the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix on early Wednesday evening, officials said on Thursday. There are no signs of survivors.The ... Read more...

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US, India sign aviation safety pact


November 17th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Thursday announced the completion of a pact between the US and India that will allow for the reciprocal certification of ... Read more...

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U.S. FAA launches website for pilots and public about laser incidents


October 28th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday announced that it has launched a new website for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain ... Read more...

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Woman,75, dies skydiving with instructor


October 10th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A 75-year-old student skydiver and her instructor in the US have died during a tandem jump after their main parachute failed to open.Local police and officials ... Read more...

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Plane crashes during Reno air show; at least 2 dead, 62 injured


September 17th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by BNO News
RENO (BNO NEWS) -- At least two people were killed on late Friday afternoon when a World War II aircraft crashed during the Reno Air Races at Reno-Stead Airport in Nevada, officials ... Read more...

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Major New York City-area airports to reopen on Monday


August 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The three major airports serving New York City are set to reopen on Monday after Hurricane Irene made its way along the U.S. East Coast, the Port ... Read more...

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More than 800,000 without power as Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN JUAN (BNO NEWS) -- Irene strengthened into a hurricane on early Monday morning after it made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, forecasters said, causing widespread damage and leaving ... Read more...

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CEO pilots bolder in decision-making


August 11th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) A CEO who seeks adventure in life, for example, by flying a private airplane, is more likely to be equally bold in executing management decisions, says ... Read more...

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American Eagle Airlines fined $155,000 for safety violations


August 10th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has fined American Eagle Airlines more than $150,000 due to several safety violations last year, the FAA said on Wednesday. It ... Read more...

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Plane crash in Grand Canyon leaves 2 dead


August 1st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane crash in the Grand Canyon has resulted in the death of 2 people. The news was confirmed by the Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor. ... Read more...

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Three killed in US plane crash


July 25th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) At least three people were killed in a plane crash in the US Sunday, a media report said.According to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), ... Read more...

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US-India to cooperate on flight navigation systems


July 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) US aviation watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Tuesday said it would cooperate with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on developing the ground-based augmentation system ... Read more...

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‘India, US aviation cooperation to grow’


July 19th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cooperation and trade between Indian and American aviation industries is poised to grow at a rapid pace, said the US aviation watchdog, Federal Aviation Administration ... Read more...

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India, US to sign aviation safety agreement


July 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a bilateral aviation safety agreement (BASA) during US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's visit next week, an ... Read more...

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Turtles block JFK runway


June 30th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS) Flight operations were held up Thursday at New York's JFK International Airport by a procession of turtles crossing the runway, officials said.Several pilots reported diamondback ... Read more...

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