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The Patrouille de France Soars Into New York, Launching Their US Tour

The Patrouille de France arrived at Stewart International Airport in Upstate New York on Thursday, kicking off their 6 week tour of North America.

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The Forgotten Victims of Alaska Airlines Ending the Virgin America Brand

With so many reactions being aired following Alaska Announcing the coming end of Virgin America, who stands to suffer the most?

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Was WestJet’s “Scary” Approach Really As Bad As It Seemed?

Over the past week, images and video of a Westjet 737 making a “scary” approach have been making the rounds. We examine what went right in that situation.

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Why The Circular Runway Concept Would Not Work

A report from the BBC about a circular runway concept is going viral, but how does it hold up when examined objectively?

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Why NYCAviation Uses The Weather Channel’s Winter Storm Naming System

NYCA uses The Weather Channel’s winter storm naming system, much to the chagrin of Twitter users. Phil Derner explains why that is.

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New York City Airports Set to Reopen Monday Morning

LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport are set to reopen to arrivals and departures Monday morning following the passage of Hurricane Irene.
by BNO News


Are Some Popular Photo Sharing Sites Taking a Byte Out of Your Image Quality?

Ever notice imperfections in your uploaded photos that weren't there before? Us too!
by Mark Hsiung


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JetBlue Interline Agreement with LAN Airlines to Extend Carriers’ Reach Across the Americas

A new deal JetBlue Airways signed with LAN Airlines will allow travelers to book connecting flights between the carriers on flights to and from New York's JFK Airport and South America.
by Matt Molnar

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LIVE UPDATES: Northeast’s Winter Storm

If you are looking for updates on the Northeast's winter storm and don't feel like sitting on Twitter all day? Just read the updates here!
by NYCAviation Staff


United Airlines Flights Disrupted by Nationwide Computer Outage

United Airlines service was at least partially shut down Friday night due to a glitch "interrupting departures, airport processing and reservations," according to the Chicago-based carrier.
by Matt Molnar


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Overstock CEO Arrested At Airport Carrying Loaded Gun

Patrick Byrne, the oft-embattled CEO of, was arrested in Salt Lake City after TSA screeners found a gun in his carry-on.
by Matt Molnar


WestJet Profits More than Double in Second Quarter on 18% Traffic Boost

WestJet on Thursday announced July 2010 traffic results with a load factor of 80.7 per cent, up 4.3 points year over year and a 130 percent jump in Q2 net earnings.
by BNO News

The 787 Dream Tour visited the Singapore Air Show in February 2012. (Photo by Maxene Huiyu, CC BY-NC-ND)

Boeing 787 Dream Tour Wraps Up With Stops in Australia, New Zealand, Uzbekistan and Morocco

The Boeing 787 Dream Tour plane must soon return to the Boeing test fleet, but not before one last leg of its worldwide roadshow takes it through Australia, New Zealand, Uzbekistan and Morocco in late May and early June.
by Matt Molnar