Aviation News

June 20, 2008

NYC Airports Set to Receive $16 Million in Federal Funds

Senators Hillary Clinton and Chuck Schumer announced that the US Department of Transportation has allocated over $16 million for upgrades at Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. According to a report in Newsday, the funds will be used for taxiway extensions, runway, road access and noise reduction projects.



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Finnair Celebrates 50 Years in New York

Finnair recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of their Helsinki - New York route.
by Eric Dunetz
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United Airlines Moves to its New LaGuardia Home

United's new five-gate section at LaGuardia's Central Terminal Building replacement has opened for business.
by Ben Granucci
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Joining the ‘First Flyer’s Club’ Aboard Delta Air Lines A220

The Airbus A220-100 entered service with Delta AIr Lines on February 7th. NYCAviation was onboard the first flights and we share our thoughts.
by Ben Granucci
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How Existing Funding Could Keep The FAA Open In A Future Shutdown

The government shutdown drags on, and is now in its third week. Tom Rainey Jr. explores how Congress could insulate the FAA's operations from a future shutdown, primarily using existing funding.
by Tom Rainey
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A 727? Again?

Take a stroll down memory lane with us as we remember a time when a now classic airliner was once so common that it was boring.
by Shea Oakley
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