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Aeroflot to Purchase Transaero

Posted September 2, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

Russia’s largest carrier, Aeroflot, has announced it will purchase the country’s second largest carrier in a deal worth 1 Ruble.

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PHOTOS: The Inaugural New York Air Show Soars Over The Hudson Valley

Posted September 2, 2015 by Ben Granucci

The first ever New York Air Show came to Stewart International Airport this past weekend. The show featured warbirds, the aerobatics of Mike Wiskus, and several military demo teams. It was seen by thousands inside the gates and hundreds of thousands outside the gates.

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THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

Posted August 26, 2015 by Ben Granucci

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.

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Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Posted August 14, 2015 by Douglas Wint

Emirates will take the record of the world’s longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama’s capital in February 2016.

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Goodyear Set to Retire Spirit of America

Posted August 11, 2015 by Paul Thompson

On June 30, Spirit of America wrapped up her final promotional tour to the Pacific Northwest. NYCAviation was given the opportunity to ride along.

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New Branding Announced for LAN Airlines & TAM Airlines

Posted August 7, 2015 by Ben Granucci

LATAM Airlines Group has unveiled new, unified branding for its LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines subsidiaries.

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DEVELOPING: Confirmed Wreckage from MH370 Found

Posted August 5, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Malaysia’s Prime Minister has announced that an aircraft part found last week on Reunion Island was from the missing Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER, 9M-MRO.

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American Express Opens The Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport

Posted June 5, 2015 by Mark Lawrence

In response to cardholder feedback, the new lounges offer an experience similar to the one AmEx offered in its previous partnership with American Airlines.

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Video: Two Air Show Aircraft Collide, One Crash Lands on Beach

Posted May 31, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

Bystanders caught video of two light aircraft colliding during an Italian air show yesterday killing one pilot and injuring another.

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This unique formation of the American Airpower Museum's P-47 and P-40 with John Klatt Airshows took place Saturday before the show over the beach.  Photo Scott Snorteland
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Photos: 2015 Bethpage Airshow Takes to the Skies Over NYC

Posted May 26, 2015 by Scott Snorteland

The return of the USAF Thunderbirds for the first time since 2011 helped draw 116,000 people to Bethpage on Saturday, and double that on Sunday.

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Anatomy of a Story: Why the ‘Airliner Hacking’ Claim is Bull

Posted May 19, 2015 by John Steffen and Phil Derner Jr.

A recent claim in a Wired article has people fearing that control of their airliners can be taken over by a hacker. We explain why this is utterly ridiculous.

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American Airlines Launches First Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Posted May 8, 2015 by Justin Cederholm

After a water cannon salute at 7:30 AM, the new jet with its quiet engines spooled up and we rocketed out of Dallas-Ft. Worth on our way to Chicago.

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

Posted April 23, 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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American Airlines Offered a Single Operating Certificate, Completing Merge with US Airways

Posted April 8, 2015 by Douglas Wint

On April 8, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted a single operating certificate to American Airlines and US Airways, signifying a major step in their integration process. For more than a year, over 700 employees reviewed manuals and other procedures to establish ideal practices and policies for the new combined carrier while ensuring that all […]

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Total Turbulence Helps Guide Flights To Smoother Skies

Posted April 8, 2015 by Paul Thompson

Real-time turbulence reports are now crowdsourced directly from flights en route. However, it’s the planes — not the passengers — doing the talking.

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Emirates Continues Its Foray Into North America

Posted March 28, 2015 by Douglas Wint

Emirates’ focus on acquiring large capacity aircraft follows a non-traditional path that is admired by many, and a cause for concern for others.

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Lurking Behind the Germanwings Cockpit Door

Posted March 26, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

In light of the tragic news earlier today, Columnist Erika Armstrong explores the culture of those who fly professionally and the ultimate betrayal among their ranks.

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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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Developing: Harrison Ford Injured in Plane Crash

Posted March 5, 2015 by David Lynn

Actor and pilot Harrison Ford was injured Thursday afternoon when the aircraft he was flying crashed just short of Santa Monica Airport.

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Delta MD-88 Goes Off of Runway at LGA

Posted March 5, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Delta Air Lines MD-88 slid off a runway and crashed into an embankment at New York’s La Guardia Airport this morning.

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