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United Airlines Twitter Account Hacked

Posted February 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

It appears United Airlines’ Twitter account was hacked early Friday morning. Or not…

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Richard Martin's broken bike.
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American Airlines Breaks Bikes

Posted June 8, 2010 by NYCA Admin

What recourse do you have when an airline destroys your $1,800 bicycle and screws up your long-planned vacation? According to American Airlines, nothing.

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Air France A380 First Trip Report: JFK-CDG 11/21/09

Posted December 12, 2009 by Michael Sikoutris

A full trip report from Air France Flight 380, the first flight ever aboard the carrier’s new Airbus A380 from New York to Paris.

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Dassault’s New Falcon 900LX Receives EASA and FAA Certifications

Posted July 17, 2010 by BNO News

Dassault Falcon on Friday announced that it has received certification from both the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for the newest member of the Falcon family of business jets, the 4,750 nm Falcon 900LX.

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Arik Air Inaugurates Service to JFK November 29

Posted November 11, 2009 by Mark Hsiung

Arik Air will begin flying A340-500s to JFK from Lagos, Nigeria three times a week beginning November 29th.

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Initial Air France Flight 447 Black Box Info Raises More Questions Than Answers: Pilot

Posted May 31, 2011 by Justin Schlechter

Pilot/columnist Justin Schlechter examines what might have happened in the cockpit over the Atlantic on June 1st, 2009.

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Argentina Commuter Plane Crash Kills All 22 On Board

Posted May 18, 2011 by BNO News

A Sol Líneas Aéreas commuter plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in southern Argentina on Wednesday, the airline confirmed.

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BREAKING: World Airways Immediately Shutting Down

Posted March 27, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Following on the heels of competitor Evergreen International Airlines, World Airways CEO John Graber announced earlier today that World will cease operations immediately.

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American Airlines' newest addition to the fleet parked at JFK's Gate 46. (Photo by the author)
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American Airlines Unveils its New Airbus A321 Transcontinental

Posted December 18, 2013 by Douglas Wint and Mark Hsiung

Big changes are happening at American Airlines. We go behind the scenes to preview its first Airbus A321 Transcontinental (A321T) scheduled to begin revenue service in January 2014.

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North American may ground some of its planes, like this Boeing 757 (N755NA), says the company. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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Pentagon’s Biggest Air Transport Contractor Files for Bankruptcy [Updated]

Posted February 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Global Aviation Holdings, owner of charter carriers World Airways and North American Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday evening. Global says operations will continue without interruption.

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Exclusive Look On-Board Ethiopian Airlines’ First Boeing 777-200LR: Photo Gallery

Posted November 22, 2010 by David Lilienthal

NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.

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Jet Blue's New York Jets paint scheme on an Airbus A320 (N746JB). (Photo by Eric Dunetz)
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FIRST PHOTOS: JetBlue Unveils New York Jets Paint Scheme

Posted October 15, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

JetBlue Airways today premiered their first paint scheme sporting the the color green as the official airline sponsor of the New York Jets.

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VIDEO: LOT Polish Airlines 767 from Newark Makes Belly Landing in Warsaw

Posted November 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 767 from Newark was forced to make a belly landing in Warsaw Tuesday morning due to problems extending its landing gear. No one was injured.

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US Airways Computers Crash Nationwide: All Flights Grounded

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

US Airways’ computer system—including their website—reportedly crashed Friday evening, crippling the airline’s flight check-ins nationwide and leaving thousands of passengers grounded.

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Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part One

Posted February 17, 2014 by John Steffen

NYCAviation explores significant changes in 2014 in how the FAA and airlines address — and conquer — the problem of pilot fatigue.

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Air France Airbus A380 Clips Smaller Delta Jet at Kennedy Airport in New York

Posted April 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An Air France Airbus A380 superjumbo jet has clipped the tail of a smaller Delta Air Lines plane while taxiing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Analyzing The New JetBlue Airbus A321 Video

Posted August 4, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Now that a few hours has passed since the discovery of a video showing off the interior of the new JetBlue Airbus A321 premium transcontinental product, we can take a few moments to break down what we see. The video starts with an overview of the economy section of the aircraft, showing completely redesigned seats. […]

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Delta Unveils New JFK Terminal Design Plans: Image Gallery

Posted August 11, 2010 by BNO News

Delta Air Lines today unveiled a $1.2 billion project to transfer its international operation to Terminal 4 at JFK Airport by 2013.

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Aerolineas Argentinas Makes A Triumphant Return to JFK

Posted December 16, 2013 by Eric Dunetz

On Monday morning, Aerolineas Argentinas resumed its service to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport after a 5 year break. The service will operate daily using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.

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Air Traffic Control Audio: Air France Airbus A380 Hits Delta CRJ-700 at JFK

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Conversation between Air France Flight 7, Comair/Delta Connection Flight 6293 and the JFK Airport control tower, before and immediately after the left wing of the Airbus A380 superjumbo clipped the relatively tiny Bombardier CRJ-700.

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