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New York, Delray Beach (AirGuide - Airline News Latin America / Caribbean) Mon, Jan 5, 2015

American Boeing 763 at Rio de Janeiro on Dec 30th 2014, blew all right main tyres on landing and taxied to gate An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N380AN performing flight AA-251, departed Dec 29th from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Rio de Janeiro,RJ (Brazil), landed on Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport's runway 15 but blew all 4 right main gear tyres. The aircraft did not stop but taxied to the gate at high engine power with smoke trailing the right main gear. Runway, taxiway and apron surfaces received scratches. The airline reported the aircraft landed normally and taxied to the gate. It was then discovered that the tyres had blown. The onward flight AA-974 to New York JFK,NY (USA) was cancelled. The aircraft is still on the ground in Rio de Janeiro 28 hours after landing. Thu, Jan 1, 2015

Air Europa interested in Miami-Havana traffic rights Air Europa, based at Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan, president Juan Jos Hidalago has told Spain's El Economista that the Spanish carrier is trying to obtain traffic rights to operate "three to four daily flights between Miami and Havana". The Spanish carrier currently operates five weekly Airbus A330-200 services from Madrid Barajas to Miami and daily flights between Madrid and Havana using a mix of A330-200s and A330-300s. Wed, Dec 31, 2014

BVI Airways temporarily suspends scheduled services BVI Airways,...

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