Hundreds of aviation enthusiasts, architecture fans, former TWA employees and a few NYCAviation’ers (including myself) spent a few hours exploring the TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport this past Sunday.
The world’s most powerful communications satellite ViaSat-1 is scheduled to launch atop a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:48 pm ET.
An American Airlines MD-83 landed safely in San Antonio Wednesday afternoon after reports of a fire in flight.
The FAA on Wednesday proposed a $160,000 fine against SkyWest for operating several flights with incorrect weight, balance, cargo and baggage load data.
Alaska Airlines on Tuesday announced the launch of a discount program for residents of the state of Alaska, featuring free checked baggage for members and other perks.
In an elaborate ceremony featuring dancers and music Friday morning, China Southern Airlines took delivery of their first Airbus A380.
The US Airways terminal at LaGuardia can be eerily quiet these days. Once home to the largest airline operation at the airport, the once bustling corridors are now dominated by US Airways Express flights to regional destinations operated, but those corridors won’t be quiet for long.
An Airlines PNG plane crashed into dense forest and burst into flames near the northeastern coast of Papua New Guinea Friday evening, reportedly killing 28 people.
United Airlines’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner rolled out of the factory fully assembled early Thursday morning, enroute to becoming the first Dreamliner delivered to a U.S. carrier in early 2012.
Weeks after Cargolux left Boeing officials red-faced with a last-minute decision nixing delivery of the first 747-8 Freighter, the Luxembourg-based freight hauler flew the plane home on Wednesday with no fanfare whatsoever.
Kenya Airways announced Wednesday that it will acquire two new Boeing 777-300ER jets from GE Capital Aviation Services on a 12 year lease.
Nigeria’s Arik Air and Boeing on Thursday announced an order for two 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft, worth $635 million at list prices, becoming the first African airline to order the newest version of the iconic airliner
Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing have announced an order of four Boeing 777 Freighters worth $1.1 billion at list prices.
US airlines have cut costs, slashed workforces and, largely, evolved to fee-based revenue models. But one of the biggest, and sometimes overlooked, changes was the consolidation and retrenchment of hub airports since 2000. While not unsurprising, the shift has created a whole new geography of hubs.
Airlines serving Greece have canceled some or all flights on Wednesday, Oct. 5th, in preparation for a nationwide, 24-hour strike scheduled for civil workers.
Russian low-cost carrier Avianova ended all flights Monday and will soon file for bankruptcy after U.S.-based Indigo Partners pulled funding from the two-year-old airline.