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A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)
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Airline News

JetBlue Announces Philadelphia Flights Starting May 2013

Posted December 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced that it would begin serving Philadelphia with five daily Boston flights this May.

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No more computer renderings: This is a real photo inside a real American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. (Photo by PRNewsFoto/American Airlines)
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Airline News

American Receives First Boeing 777-300ER: Airline’s First New Type in 14 Years

Posted December 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines on Tuesday became the first US airline to take delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER.

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Lady Penelope rides the back of a Virgin Atlantic 747-400 (G-VFAB). (Photo by Ronnie McDonald via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Airline News

Delta Gains Access to Virgin’s Precious Slots

Posted December 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta will acquire a 49 percent stake in Virgin as the two join forces to cross the Atlantic.

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Filling your car with jet fuel is only acceptable if it has a jet engine. (Photo by Skip Steuart via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)
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Blog

New Jersey Gas Station Accidentally Fills Cars With Jet Fuel

Posted December 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Unless you drive a jet dragster or a diesel, putting jet fuel in your car will likely result in stalling and/or damage.

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The Learjet 25 carrying Jenni Rivera was enroute from MTY to TLC, about 1 hour flight time. (Map by NYCAviation/GCMap.com. Photo by Jenni Rivera via wikipedia)
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Crashes

Mexico Plane Crash Kills Singer Jenni Rivera and 6 Others

Posted December 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A plane carrying well-known Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera crashed in Mexico on Sunday, killing Rivera and six others.

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An American Airlines MD-80 and a US Airways A319 meetup while an Allegiant MD-80 rolls by in Vegas. (Photo by g Tarded via Flickr, CC-BY-ND)
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Airline News

US Airways Formally Proposes American Airlines Merger: Report

Posted December 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways in November submitted a formal proposal to merge with American Airlines, WSJ reported Friday.

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Icelandair Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9. (Rendering by Boeing)
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Icelandair Orders 12 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing and Icelandair announced on Thursday that the island nation’s largest carrier had ordered a dozen Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft.

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San Diego arrivals video
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Touch and Go

Video: 5 Hours Of San Diego Airport Arrivals Compressed to 26 Seconds

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The busiest single-runway airport in the United States gets some creative planespotting treatment from filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker.

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The 377th Boeing 737 delivered this year: United Airlines 737-900ER (N39463). (Photo by Boeing)
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Manufacturer News

Boeing 737 Sets Annual Delivery and Order Records

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing on Monday delivered its 377th 737 of the year, making 2012 the most productive in the history of the popular aircraft line.

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A Delta Connection Bombardier CRJ-900 operated by Mesaba Airlines. (Photo by caribb via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Delta Orders 40 Bombardier CRJ900 Jets To Replace Smaller CRJ200s

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order with Bombardier for 40 CRJ900 regional jets in a move aimed at phasing out its least efficient jets.

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