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Revisiting TWA 800 Twenty Years Later

Posted July 21, 2016 by William Rizzo

Twenty years have passed since TWA 800 went down off the coast of Long Island. William Rizzo visited the memorial to the victims on the anniversary of the disaster.

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The First Look at Tom Hanks as Sully

Posted June 30, 2016 by Gabe Andino

Check out the first trailer for the highly anticipated film “Sully” starring Tom Hanks!

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TRACK IT LIVE: Solar Impulse 2 Attempts Transatlantic Flight to Seville.

Posted June 19, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Solar Impulse 2 is on its way to Seville, Spain! Track the flight here during its 4 day flight.

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LATAM Airlines Brazil Prepares Its Operation for Rio 2016 Olympics

Posted June 16, 2016 by Stephanie Gehman

With the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games coming to Rio de Janeiro later this summer, LATAM airlines has spent the past 12 months preparing for the expected jump in air travelers and cargo descending upon Brazil. In their recent press release, LATAM estimates they will carry approximately 25 percent of the public Olympic spectators and […]

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Jets Roar At The 2016 Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Posted June 9, 2016 by Mark Kolanowski

The sound of freedom filled the skies over Ft. Lauderdale Beach the weekend of May 7th and 8th, as the Ft. Lauderdale Air Show made its return.

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PHOTO TOUR: Qatar Airways A380 Visits Atlanta

Posted June 3, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Step onboard as we take a tour of Qatar Airways A380 during a recent visit to Atlanta.

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United Unveils New ‘Polaris’ Business Class Product

Posted June 3, 2016 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

United Airlines introduced Polaris, a new Business Class product to be featured on long-haul international flights which the carrier hopes will be a game changer.

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The 2016 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Gets Ready to Take Flight

Posted May 26, 2016 by Scott Snorteland

The weather looks beautiful for this year’s installment of the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park, which is being held this weekend.

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Ambassador of The State of Qatar to the United States, His Excellency Mr. Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari (left) with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Massport Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thomas Glynn and special guest at the airline's Boston Gala. Photo Courtesy Qatar Airways
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The Route Launch Experience: Qatar Lands in Boston

Posted May 19, 2016 by Michael Lothrop

Qatar Airways flair for flamboyant route launch events matches its recent explosive growth. Mike Lothrop attended the recent launch gala in Boston and shares his experience.

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Akbar Al Baker Touts Qatar’s Upcoming Service to Atlanta

Posted May 18, 2016 by Brian Stevenson

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker held a press conference on Tuesday in advance of his airline’s inaugurating service to Atlanta to discuss their competitive strategy, service offering and future plans.

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Bombardier Lands First US C-Series Customer with Delta Order

Posted April 28, 2016 by Stephanie Gehman

Delta Air Lines has committed to purchasing 75 aircraft to add to its fleet from the manufacturer, along with the option for an additional 50.

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JetBlue Receives First A321 Assembled In The United States

Posted April 28, 2016 by Eric Dunetz

NYCAviation was on hand in Mobile, Alabama earlier this week for the first delivery of an A320 Family aircraft assembled in the United States.

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West Coast Powerhouse: Alaska Airlines To Buy Virgin America

Posted April 4, 2016 by Stephanie Gehman

Early Monday morning, Alaska Airlines announced its intention to buy Virgin America in a cash purchase totaling $2.6 billion USD.

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Photos & Video: La Guardia Circa 1947 Teaches of Airport’s Additional Runways & United DC-4 Crash

Posted February 25, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

Old school LGA video gives the chance for a to learn about the crash of United Flight 521 and President Truman’s Air Force One.

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The Quest for Eddie

Posted February 22, 2016 by Mark Lawrence

Late last week, the newest incarnation of Iron Maiden’s “Ed Force One” touched down in Fort Lauderdale. Staff member Mark Lawrence was there for the arrival.

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National Airlines Announces Scheduled Service Between Long Island and Puerto Rico

Posted February 19, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

As part of their recently announced dive into scheduled service, National Airlines has announced passenger service from Islip Airport to two airports in Puerto Rico.

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NASA 905 Spreads Her Wings in New Texas Exhibit

Posted January 27, 2016 by Nathan Moeller

After a two-night roll through the streets in April 2014, NASA 905 was reassembled at Space Center Houston and mated with a full-scale orbiter mockup.

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Why An FAA Rule Change Won’t Stop Student Pilots

Posted January 22, 2016 by Erika Armstrong

Aviation medical examiners will no longer issue student pilot certificates under a new rule adopted by the FAA. Unlike the old rules, starting on April 1 (yes, April Fool’s Day), these new certificates will never expire and students will receive hard plastic certificates, separate from their medical certificate. Currently, a student pilot obtains a combination […]

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Qatar Airways Begins Scheduled Service to Philadelphia with the A350

Posted January 5, 2016 by William Rizzo

Wearing the livery of Qatar Airways, the first Airbus A350 XWB to begin scheduled service to the United States landed at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on the morning of Friday, January 1st. Flight 727 arrived in Philadelphia on time after a nonstop flight from Doha International Airport (DOH). After three hours on the ground, it took to […]

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EVA Air Continues US Growth with Daylight JFK Service

Posted December 22, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

EVA Air continues its US expansion with additional flights to JFK.

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