Top 20 Most Popular Stories on NYCAviation in 2010
February 8th, 2010: The largest commercial aircraft ever built in the United States, the Boeing 747-8, took off on its maiden flight Monday afternoon, marking an important step forward for the manufacturer’s iconic—but aging—747 family of airliners.
August 24th, 2010: Forty-two people were killed and 49 injured when a passenger plane overshot the runway at an airport in northeast China on Tuesday evening, state media reported.
August 11th, 2010: Delta Air Lines unveiled on Wednesday a $1.2 billion project to transfer its international operation to Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York.
September 30th, 2010: While fleets, crews and call signs will remain unchanged for a bit longer, the business entity known as Continental will technically cease to exist as of Friday when it is absorbed by United Airlines. Here’s a look back.
November 22nd, 2010: NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.