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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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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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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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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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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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PHOTOS: Qatar Airways brings the A350-900XWB to JFK

Posted December 9, 2015 by Ben Granucci

On Tuesday, December 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport played host to the first commercial A350 flight to arrive anywhere in North America.






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Captain: A Double-Edged Sword

Posted November 16, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

By the simple act of firing one of their own for keeping passengers alive, they have brought the wrath of an entire industry into an incident which wouldn’t normally get a second look.






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A Double Dream: Qatar Airways Takes Home Two New 787s

Posted November 6, 2015 by Mark Lawrence

Qatar Airways took delivery of 2 787-8 Dreamliners recently in Everett, WA, and NYCAviation was there for the festivities!






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Developing: Smisek Out Amidst United Airlines Management Shakeup

Posted September 8, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

After the close of the markets on Tuesday, United Airlines announced a major shakeup in its executive ranks. The airline’s CEO Jeff Smisek is out, along with a pair of vice presidents.






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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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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 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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Last Ride on the Seven Six Two: US Airways Retires the Boeing 767

Posted February 14, 2015 by Justin Cederholm

This week US Airways retired its last Boeing 767-200 after 25 years of service. NYCAviation was aboard the ceremonial final flight.






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Delta Completes Second Phase of JFK Expansion

Posted January 14, 2015 by Douglas Wint

Delta Air Lines has unveiled the second phase of their expansion of JFK’s Terminal 4.






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Developing: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 Crashes South of Borneo

Posted December 27, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, an Airbus A320, has crashed in the Java Sea, southwest of Borneo.






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