Though operated by one of their regional carriers, United Airlines is facing public backlash following a viral video of a removed passenger. (Photo by David Xian, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar.
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Overbooking, Bumping, Removal, Regional Airlines, and Your Rights

Posted April 10, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

After United appeared in the news for the “dragging” removal of a passenger, many are asking what bumping, overbooking and passenger rights are.

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Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

Posted April 5, 2017 by NYCAviation Staff

Alaska Air has announced 3 new transcon routes that will use both their own and Virgin America aircraft.

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The Numbers Are In: U.S. Sets Records in 2016 for Most Airline Passengers and Safety

Posted March 27, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

Last year’s record of 900+ million passengers in the U.S. shows not only higher traffic, but an equally impressive safety record.

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The Patrouille de France Soars Into New York, Launching Their US Tour

Posted March 24, 2017 by Ben Granucci

The Patrouille de France arrived at Stewart International Airport in Upstate New York on Thursday, kicking off their 6 week tour of North America.

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CLOSED: Winter Storm Stella Takes Aim at Northeastern US and Eastern Canada

Posted March 12, 2017 by NYCAviation Staff

Winter Storm Stella is taking aim at the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada early this week. We’ll have your latest updates on the storm and its impact on air travel here.

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Fact Time: Wednesday’s Ameristar MD-83 Overrun in Detroit

Posted March 9, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

A chartered Ameristar MD-83 carrying the Michigan men’s basketball team overran the runway at Willow Run Airport yesterday. Here are the current facts regarding the accident.

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Super Jumbo History at Boston Logan

Posted February 15, 2017 by Michael Lothrop

We go to Boston where Emirates operated the first ever A380 revenue flight at Logan International Airport.

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Emirates Arrives at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport

Posted December 16, 2016 by Mark Lawrence

Dubai-based Emirates Airline added their 11th destination in the US on Thursday with the opening of the Dubai-Fort Lauderdale route.

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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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