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Biman Bangladesh Set to Resume Dhaka-New York Service in October, But Fleet Questions Abound

Posted August 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plans to resume its suspended Dhaka (DAC)-New York (JFK) route during the first week of October. Do they have any planes that can do it?

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Boeing Delivers KLM 777-300ER in SkyTeam Livery

Posted August 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

KLM took delivery of their latest 777-300ER today, painted in the special 10th anniversary SkyTeam livery a number of carriers have adopted in recent months.

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British Airways Turns 90

Posted August 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The earliest forerunner of one of today’s greatest airlines introduced service 90 years ago today, using a World War I surplus bomber to move a single passenger, a delivery of leather and a brace of geese across the English Channel.

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Monday Marks Last Day of American Airlines A300 Service

Posted August 23, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The last ever scheduled flight of an American Airlines Airbus A300 will be operated on Monday, August 24th. (Updated 8/26)

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Atlantic City Thunder Over The Boardwalk Airshow 2009

Posted August 22, 2009 by Scott Snorteland

Despite work and other daily responsibilities, rarely does my alarm go off as early as 5AM. As I struggled to get out of bed in the dark, I knew my day would be worth the five hours of sleep and four plus hour roundtrip drive…

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New British Airways London City (LCY) – New York (JFK) Club World Service Begins September 29th

Posted August 20, 2009 by NYCA Admin

British Airways will inaugurate their much anticipated—and somewhat controversial—”Business Plus” service between London City Airport and JFK Airport in New York on September 29th.

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Events

Check Out the Atlantic City Airshow on Wednesday, August 19th

Posted August 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The annual Atlantic City Airshow will take place this coming Wednesday, August 19th between 11am and 3:30pm.

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40 Gorgeous Photos Celebrating 40 Years of Embraer

Posted August 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

On this date in 1969, Brazil’s Ministry of Aeronautics formally created what would grow into one of the world’s foremost aircraft manufacturers. Here are some of our favorite photos of Embraer jets and props operating in diverse environments around the globe.

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Piloticians

Posted August 17, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Members of government love to speak up when it comes the airline industry, and Senator Charles Schumer has perhaps spoken the loudest.

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Four Months After Hard Landing at JFK, Crippled RAM 767 Nearly Repaired

Posted August 15, 2009 by Tom Alfano

A Royal Air Maroc 767 suffered substantial fuselage and nose gear damage during a hard landing at JFK this past April. Here’s the story of the incident and the impressive engineering feats Boeing techs have pulled off to put her back in the sky.

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