The emergence of regional jets in the 1990s was a major game-changer among the business models of legacy carriers that are still evolving today. Are they saving an otherwise hurting industry, or more of a hindrance?
Recently, a passenger’s account of a near collision between his flight and another near Hawaii has received a lot of attention. However, all was not as he made it seem. We separate the facts from the fiction and explain why this is proof that the system works.
While diversions do happen frequently, the decision to land a plane perhaps hundreds or thousands of miles from its destination is not taken lightly. A look at why planes divert and how pilots, dispatchers and managers choose where to land your plane safely.
Imagine that you’re the captain of an airliner, cruising at 40,000 feet, when you experience an explosive decompression. What do you do next to get back on the ground?
NYCAviation proudly presents its list of the best aviation and space movies of all time, as voted by our staff and readers.
With the American Airlines/US Airways merger now finalized, two pilots – one from American and one from US Airways – shared their perspectives on the merger with NYCAviation.
The Federal Air Marshal Service has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, much of the culture gained over the first 40 years that air marshals existed has been lost in the post-9/11 world.
A video appears online showing men shooting at a 747 as it approaches to land. What happens? Whose plane is it? NYCA digs deeper.
The US Blue Angels jet team may be facing the ax if Congress fails to stop the nation from going over the fiscal cliff.
The Addis Ababa-based airline cut the ribbon in front of their first 787 aircraft dubbed “Africa First.”
Over a year after purchasing AirTran Airways specifically for its valuable foothold in Atlanta, Southwest Airlines began its first service at the Georgia airport on Sunday.
As part of their ongoing push to win the hearts of Bostonians through sports marketing, JetBlue today unveiled an Airbus A320 painted to resemble a Boston Red Sox uniform.
Lufthansa came one step closer to the delivery of their first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental today as their first fully painted aircraft took to the air.
American Airlines has finally revealed photos of the long-awaited new interior features soon to be delivered aboard their 777-300ER.
Beijing, Baku and Budapest have all been visited by Boeing’s biggest bird, but before Wednesday, the Big Apple had not.