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April, 2010

  • 7 April

    Flying.com sells for $1.1 million

    UsedAirplanes.com CEO Mark J Horne announced today that his company has bought Flying.com for a solid $1.1 million USD. Regarding the sale, he stated: Owning a domain name of this caliber will allow us to expand our talents deeper in the aviation business and build upon the success of UsedAirplanes.com. …

November, 2009

  • 20 November

    Data center outage causes major flight delays

    A system error took down the National Airspace Data Interchange Network (NADIN), a multi-billion dollar data center operated by the FAA, for several hours yesterday. The system outage made thousands of airline flight plans unavailable, meaning thousands of planes could not take off in the United States until the issue …

September, 2009

  • 22 September

    Jets.com sells for $375,000

    Whether you fly in one on vacation, physically fly one yourself, or are rich enough to own one, jets are a popular method of transportation. Keeping that in mind, it’s not a surprise that jets.com sold today for $375,000 USD, or £228,952. Also of note is the sale of tradetracker.com …

August, 2009

  • 18 August

    Flight447.com registered two years before plane crash

    On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 created a new page in history when it crashed off the coast of Brazil on its way to Paris. Eager to cash in on public interest, domainers flocked to register any domain bearing the flight’s name. Many were surprised to find out, …

July, 2009

  • 31 July

    Enlargement.com sells for £33,540

    Open the your email spam folder and you know what you’ll find. In a society where over-the-hill men seem to base their worth solely on how hard they can make their wives moan, it’s no surprise that Enlargement.com sold today for £33,540 ($56,000 USD). Hopefully the new owner is happy …