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A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial.
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Editorials

Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Posted November 11, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation’s soldiers and veterans.

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JetBlue's latest special livery, Vets In Blue, arriving at JFK for the first time. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz.
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Airline News

Photos: JetBlue Honors Our Veterans With a Stunning New Special Livery

Posted November 10, 2014 by Ben Granucci

This morning, JetBlue officially unveiled their latest special livery, honoring the veterans of the US Armed Forces. We take a look at the new livery, along with the Airline’s other special liveries and tailfins.

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Officials from JetBlue, Customs and Border Protection, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation cut the ribbon on  the new T5i wing.
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JetBlue Celebrates JFK’s New T5i Extension for International Arrivals

Posted November 7, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Yesterday, JetBlue Airways celebrated the opening of a new T5i international arrivals area. NYCAviation was on hand to get a first-hand look at the new facility.

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The USO Welcomes Traveling Servicemembers Through New York

Posted October 20, 2014 by Ben Granucci

For many years, the options for a servicemember to relax in a lounge before or after a flight through the New York City airports were extremely limited. However, on September 17, 2014, that all changed for those soldiers traveling through John F. Kennedy International Airport. That day saw the opening of the United Service Organization (USO) […]

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Turkey's brand new A330-200 arriving at JFK for UN Week.
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Spotting Review

PHOTOS: Look Who Visited During UN Week 2014!

Posted October 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

In late September, plane spotters converged on New York City for the annual UN Week. Take a look at which aircraft paid the area a visit.

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UN Week: New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Each September, the leaders of the world converge on New York City for what is known as UN Week. The many VIP aircraft that arrive during this time make this week a plane spotter’s paradise. Here is a look at where you should go to join in the fun and what you might see.

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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

Posted September 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.

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Airline News

The Detailed Changes of Southwest’s New Scheme and Their Historic Past Paints

Posted September 8, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Southwest Airlines unveiled a new livery and logo Monday morning as part of a rebranding effort being undertaken by the Dallas-based airline.

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Epic New Aviation Documentary Set To Wow Audiences In 2015

Posted July 30, 2014 by Ben Granucci

An epic new aviation documentary is set to wow audiences in 2015. Check out the first trailer for Aviation: the Invisible Highway here!

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Crashes

DEVELOPING: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Crashes In The Desert of Mali

Posted July 24, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. The aircraft had 110 passengers and 6 crew members onboard. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane […]

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