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JetBlue Flies Back in Time with Their New “Retrojet”

Posted November 14, 2016 by Eric Dunetz

JetBlue unveiled their new 60′s style retrojet last Friday as part of the return of their JFK-Palm Springs service.

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British Airways Announces Ft. Lauderdale As Their Newest US Destination

Posted October 27, 2016 by Mark Lawrence

British Airways has announced that Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will be their newest US destination.






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Emirates Announces Fort Lauderdale as 11th US Destination 

Posted October 11, 2016 by Mark Lawrence

On Tuesday morning, Emirates announced its 11th US destination: Fort Lauderdale. Flights begin later this year.






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So Long, Senior Fleet

Posted September 30, 2016 by Justin Schlechter

Today marks the end of an era as Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways flies its last scheduled passenger 747-400 flight and retires the final 3 aircraft. Columnist Justin Schlecter takes a look back at his 7 years spent flying the 747 in the right seat for Cathay.






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It’s Back! New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2016

Posted September 14, 2016 by Ben Granucci

The New York City plane spotting extravaganza known as UN Week is back for another promising year starting this weekend.






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Horsepower (Not Horses) Takes Center Stage at Famed Ascot Racecourse

Posted August 25, 2016 by Mark Kolanowski and Nicola Berry

Planes soared over the famed Ascot Racecourse in England during the latest stop on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship tour. NYCA was there to see the action firsthand.






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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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