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The Solar Impulse team has built a second aircraft to fly around the world in stages in 2015. Solar Impulse team is working around Solar Impulse 2 to prepare the official presentation of the solar airplane that will happen on April 9, 2014. The test flights phase will start in spring and last until the end of summer 2014 at Payerne airfield. The first round-the-world solar flight is scheduled for 2015. Image courtesy of Solar Impulse.
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Solar Impulse 2 Unveiled, Round-The-World Flight Planned

Posted April 10, 2014 by Ben Granucci

On the heals of the successful Across America journey last summer, Solar Impulse has unveiled the all-new solar powered aircraft that will take them around the world in 2015.

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A Southwest Airlines 737 flies the Bridge Visual Approach to Newark's Runway 29.
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Grab A Snickers: Newark Runway Closed for the Next Two Months

Posted April 3, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Earlier this week, runway 4L/22R began a 60 day shutdown for rehabilitation work. We take a look at just what impact this closure will have on the airport’s operations.

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A Haul and a Hop on Hawaiian Airlines

Posted March 26, 2014 by Ben Granucci

NYCAviation recently had a chance to fly Hawaiian Airlines and to try out both one of their longest flights and one of their shortest.

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NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman Announces Her Resignation

Posted March 11, 2014 by Ben Granucci

NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman has announced her resignation from the National Transportation Safety Board, effective April 25th, 2014.

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Image courtesy Doc Searls via Flickr Creative Commons,
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Tons of New and Changed Service at NYC Airports in 2014

Posted February 20, 2014 by Ben Granucci

New York City’s airports are in line to see a whole bunch of new and changed service in the coming months. Here’s a look at what to expect.

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Gary Kelly, President, Chairman, and CEO of Southwest Airlines, Addresses the media at Dallas Love Field. Photo courtesy Southwest Airlines.
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Southwest Airlines Announces New Routes Out of Dallas

Posted February 3, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Monday morning, Southwest Airlines announced which routes it will serve from Dallas Love Field when the Wright Amendment expires in October.

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Awesome Aviation Podcasts You Should Be Listening To!

Posted January 29, 2014 by Ben Granucci

There is a ton of awesome aviation content available on the internet. But it isn’t just written content, it’s audio podcasts as well! Here are a few of our favorites.

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An American Eagle Airlines CRJ-700. Photo by Pieter v Marion via Flickr Creative Commons.
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American Eagle Airlines to Become Envoy

Posted January 14, 2014 by Ben Granucci

American Eagle Airlines has announced that it will be renamed Envoy starting this spring. But why did they make the change and what does it mean for the passenger?

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A Day of Passenger-Facing Changes at American Airlines and US Airways

Posted January 7, 2014 by Ben Granucci

January 7th 2014 was a day of many changes for American Airlines and US Airways, as the airlines began rolling out their unified passenger experience. Menawhile, American Airlines launches its new Airbus A321 service between New York and Los Angeles.

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A Delta Connection CRJ-200. Photo courtesy Flickr Creative Commons user redlegsfan21.
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Delta Connection Jet Slides Off Taxiway at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Posted January 5, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Icy surfaces at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport caused a Delta Connection CRJ-200 to slide off a taxiway after landing. The icy conditions also caused a temporary shutdown of the airport.

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