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A Look At The Laws: What Is Required When You’re Denied Boarding

Take a look at what the government does and doesn’t require airlines to do when you’re denied boarding for your flight.

Though operated by one of their regional carriers, United Airlines is facing public backlash following a viral video of a removed passenger. (Photo by David Xian, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar. Aviation News

Overbooking, Bumping, Removal, Regional Airlines, and Your Rights

After United appeared in the news for the “dragging” removal of a passenger, many are asking what bumping, overbooking and passenger rights are.

The proposed 3rd runway would lay pavement parallel to the existing runway 13/31, northeast to southeast over the East River. Editorials

Not So Fast: Would 3rd Runway on Rikers Island Alleviate LaGuardia’s Ailments?

NYC wanting to close Rikers Island is bringing along the idea of adding a 3rd runway to LaGuardia, but does it pass the sniff test?

Photo by David Lilienthal. Photography

FRIDAY PHOTOS: The 787-10 Takes Flight

For this week’s Friday Photos, we take a look at the brand new Boeing 787-10 with photos from both North Charleston and Seattle.

Harrison Ford (in yellow aircraft, center), landed on taxiway C at SNA, flying right over a waiting American 737 (out of view to the right). Blog

No Punishment for Harrison Ford: A Positive Sign for Aviation Safety Culture

Did Harrison Ford receive special treatment because of his celebrity, or is getting off without punishment SOP in aviation safety?


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Although modern engines can have a  dispatch reliability rate of 99.97% or better, sometimes everything does not go according to plan.

AOG: What really happens when your airplane breaks

What happens behind the scenes when an airplane has a mechanical issue and can't depart as scheduled? Let's join the parts specialists and operations staff.
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A Look At The Laws: What Is Required When You’re Denied Boarding

Take a look at what the government does and doesn't require airlines to do when you're denied boarding for your flight.
by David J. Williams
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Though operated by one of their regional carriers, United Airlines is facing public backlash following a viral video of a removed passenger. (Photo by David Xian, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar.

Overbooking, Bumping, Removal, Regional Airlines, and Your Rights

After United appeared in the news for the "dragging" removal of a passenger, many are asking what bumping, overbooking and passenger rights are.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The proposed 3rd runway would lay pavement parallel to the existing runway 13/31, northeast to southeast over the East River.

Not So Fast: Would 3rd Runway on Rikers Island Alleviate LaGuardia’s Ailments?

NYC wanting to close Rikers Island is bringing along the idea of adding a 3rd runway to LaGuardia, but does it pass the sniff test?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Photo by David Lilienthal.

FRIDAY PHOTOS: The 787-10 Takes Flight

For this week's Friday Photos, we take a look at the brand new Boeing 787-10 with photos from both North Charleston and Seattle.
by NYCAviation Staff
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Harrison Ford (in yellow aircraft, center), landed on taxiway C at SNA, flying right over a waiting American 737 (out of view to the right).

No Punishment for Harrison Ford: A Positive Sign for Aviation Safety Culture

Did Harrison Ford receive special treatment because of his celebrity, or is getting off without punishment SOP in aviation safety?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-700 (N615AS). Photo by jerslice, All Rights Reserved, via NYCA Photo Hangar.

Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

Alaska Air has announced 3 new transcon routes that will use both their own and Virgin America aircraft.
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Major? Regional? People still confuse these. (Photo by  Moose135, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar)

Misused Aviation Terms, Part 1: Airlines and Accidents

Many terms are thrown around, whether it be by avgeeks, the news media or general public, that have official definitions aside from what is socially thought.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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