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DEVELOPING: Germanwings Flight 9525 Intentionally Crashed In The French Alps

Posted March 24, 2015 by Ben Granucci

A Germanwings aircraft flying between Barcelona and Dusseldorf has crashed in the French Alps Northwest of Nice. The aircraft was reported to be an Airbus A320. Initial reports from the French Government are that no survivors of the 150 on board are expected. The aircraft involved is reported to have been registered D-AIPX, operating Germanwings Flight […]

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Updated: Could Runway Closures Mean A Summer of Misery at JFK?

Posted February 26, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Beginning Sunday, JFK will have 1 runway closed and another shortened until late September. Find out why this is happening and what it means for travelers.

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A UAS for inspecting powerlines. Image courtesy CSIRO.
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FAA Proposes Rules For Commercial Unmanned Aircraft System Operations

Posted February 15, 2015 by Ben Granucci

At a press conference on Sunday, the FAA announced the long-awaited proposed rules for commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Here’s what drone operators can expect.

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Solar Impulse Unveils Details of Round-The-World Flight

Posted January 21, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Solar Impulse recently announced the route for this year’s around the world flight. Find out if it will be coming to an airport near you!

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My First Time: Behind the Controls of a 737

Posted January 12, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Recently, I had a chance to get behind the controls of an airplane for the first time, in the left seat of a Boeing 737 simulator.

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Air China's new Boeing 747-8i on short final at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz
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PHOTOS: Air China’s 747-8i Lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Posted January 9, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Air China’s new Boeing 747-8i arrived at JFK for the first time on Wednesday, and we’ve got photos of its first arrival!

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