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Port Authority Appoints First Woman to Head All NYC-Area Airports

Posted September 30, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today named Susan Baer, a 32-year PA management veteran, as director of aviation.

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An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on final approach to Boston Logan Airport. (Photo by Michael Philip Manheim/NARA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

First American DC-10 Flight, Reagan Fires FAA Controllers: August 5 in Aviation History

Posted August 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War’s first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.

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Photos: American Airlines 737 Kingston Crash Wreckage

Posted January 6, 2010 by NYCA Admin

NYCAviation has obtained photos of the American Airlines 737 that crashed at Kingston, Jamaica on Dec. 23rd.

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PrivatAir 737-86Q (HB-IIR) on final approach to ZRH. (Photograph by ponte1112)
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PrivatAir for Lufthansa to End Munich-JFK All-Biz Service

Posted June 26, 2009 by NYCA Admin

PrivatAir’s all business class flights operated on behalf of Lufthansa will be discontinued as of July 13th.

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Another kid who got on the wrong flight.
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Continental Loses Two Kids in Three Days

Posted June 17, 2009 by NYCA Admin

It has been a rough few days for unaccompanied little girls flying Continental, and downright scary for their anxious parents. On Saturday, a girl bound for Charlotte ended up in Arkansas, and on Monday a girl on her way to Cleveland landed at Newark.

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Disgruntled American Airlines Flight Attendant Arrested After Threatening to Blow Up Planes

Posted July 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A former American Airlines flight attendant has been indicted on federal terrorism charges after mailing threats to his old employer’s corporate headquarters.

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The VC-137A (later upgraded to VC-137B) designated SAM 970 was first used by President Eisenhower 50 years ago today.
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On This Day In Aviation History: August 26th

Posted August 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The White House enters the jet age, Mehran Karimi Nasseri begins what would be the 18 year layover in Charles De Gaulle Airport in that inspired the film The Terminal; 2003, the final report on the Shuttle Columbia disaster is released.

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Photo Roundup: Southwest Arrives at LaGuardia

Posted June 28, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Southwest put on quite a show this weekend to mark their momentous entry into the New York City market. Here are some of the best photos of the first arrivals and the festivities in the terminals.

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RwandAir Orders Two Boeing 737-800s

Posted May 6, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has ordered two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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Planespotting for Dummies

Posted December 16, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Welcome to the wide world of aviation enthusiasm and planespotting! This guide will introduce you the fundamentals of planespotting and help make watching planes a more interesting and enjoyable experience.

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