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January 16, 2013

San Francisco Official Wants Airport Renamed for Harvey Milk

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Supervisor wants SFO renamed for Harvey Milk (via SFBay)

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos wants to up the ante and rename San Francisco International Airport in honor of gay rights activist and slain City Supervisor Harvey Milk. Campos plans to introduce a bill today that would name The City’s airport Harvey Milk-San Francisco International Airport…

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Wild West

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: the airports of the western United States both large and small.
by John F. Ciesla


Updated 7/14/13: Asiana 777-200 Crash at San Francisco Airport

Reports are coming in of a plane crash taking place at San Francisco International airport, involving an Asiana 777 that crashed on landing.
by NYCAviation Staff


A Lancair IV-P kit plane similar to the accident aircraft. (Photo by Ahunt via wikimedia)

Southern California Plane Crash Kills Couple and Teenage Daughter

An Arizona couple and their teenage daughter were killed Saturday morning when their home-built Lancair went down in a nature preserve.
by BNO News

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood goofing off with President Barack Obama at the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)

DOT Fines JetBlue and Orbitz Over Tarmac Delay and Baggage Fee Rules

The US Dept. of Transportation handed down $140,000 in fines to JetBlue and Orbitz on Monday for violating two consumer protection rules.
by admin

Portlandia plays on the RED entertainment system as we get airborne. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/NYCAviation)

Flying Along With Virgin America’s First Flight to Portland

On a plane named Mt. Hoodie, Virgin America on Tuesday launched service to Portlandia, err, Portland.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren