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Delta First Class on the Boeing 757-200  Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren / NYCAviation
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Delta Air Lines Domestic First Class Reviewed

Posted March 14, 2013 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

We promised you when we ran our article on the Delta Airlines’ premium international cabin upgrades earlier this year that another article on domestic cabin changes was to follow. Today we deliver on that promise as we take a look at Delta’s domestic first class, which NYCAviation flew back in December of 2012 from Detroit […]

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A thirsty Boeing 777 takes on some biofuel before a marathon across the Atlantic Ocean. #LATFH
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KLM First to Cook Up Biofuel Flights Between Amsterdam and New Amsterdam’s JFK Airport

Posted March 11, 2013 by Eric Dunetz

Ties between NYC and Amsterdam go back over 400 years, with history continuing as KLM begins biofuel flights on a Boeing 777 to JFK.

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Artist rendering showing of Shake Shack, where noms can be obtained at Terminal 4 this May.
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OMGBBQ! Shake Shack and Blue Smoke Coming to JFK Airport

Posted March 8, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Burgers and BBQ Coming To JFK Terminal 4 in the form of Shake Shack and Blue Smoke.

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Dallas to Tempe: ‘Yes, Yes, I Will!’: American Airlines and US Airways FINALLY Announce Merger

Posted February 14, 2013 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

American Airlines and US Airways today announced their intention to merge, ending months—if not years—of rumor and speculation. The move will create the world’s largest airline.

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Delta MD-90 sits on taxiway after evacuated passengers. (Photo courtesy http://www.kevindavisphotos.com/)
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Delta Flight Evacuated on Boston Taxiway Due to Brake Fire

Posted January 31, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta Flight 2101 BOS-ATL suffered a brake fire before departure and evacuated their passengers on a taxi in Boston.

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737 wing mechanics Jon Powell, Jared Sanchez, Ron Doleman, Mike Graham and Ron McNabb lift a 737 wing spar part into the automated spar assembly tool. (Photo courtesy of Boeing)
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Boeing to Boost 737 Production

Posted January 30, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Some much needed good news was delivered by Boeing, yesterday, as they announced that the rate of production of the 737 has been increased to 38 airplanes per month. Over the past two years, the Next-Generation 737 has seen its production increased by more than 20 percent, from just over 31 per month, to the […]

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A New American Hits New York

Posted January 28, 2013 by Eric Dunetz

American Airlines unveiled their new look to New York City on Friday as part of their  “Becoming New American” tour, flying in the first Boeing 737 painted in the company’s new livery. The new look marks the first overhaul of the Dallas-based carrier’s public image in a generation. American Airlines VP of New York and […]

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A Flybe Bombardier Dash-8-400 (G-JECL) takes off from Manchester Airport, England. (Photo by Arpingstone via wikimedia)
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Flybe To Cut 300 Jobs In Europe

Posted January 24, 2013 by AFP

Low-cost airline Flybe said on Wednesday that it intended to cut 300 jobs to slash costs.

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Kingfisher Airlines Boeing 727 (N727VJ) at Mumbai. (Photo by Sean d'Silva via wikimedia)
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Kingfisher Must Win Bankers’ Permission To Fly Again, Minister Says

Posted January 23, 2013 by AFP

India’s aviation minister warned grounded Kingfisher that the debt-laden carrier will need to get clearance from its bankers to fly again.

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Kuwait Airways Airbus A300 destroyed during Iraqi invasion.
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Kuwait Airways Finally Wins Iraqi Compensation For Planes Destroyed During 1990 Invasion

Posted January 22, 2013 by AFP

Kuwait MPs Tuesday ratified a settlement deal under which Baghdad will pay $500 million for 10 plundered planes.

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A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER takes off from Washington on a delivery flight. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)
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Cathay Pacific To Flight Attendants: Hurry Up And Retire

Posted January 22, 2013 by AFP

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific on Tuesday asked its cabin crew to volunteer for early retirement as part of its cost-cutting measures.

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There is a Virgin Atlantic aircraft somewhere in this photo. (Photo by Simon Allardice via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Europe Airports Crippled By Snow For Second Straight Day

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Hundreds of flights were cancelled across much of Europe on Monday as heavy snow and freezing weather gripped the continent.

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An Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 (PK-AXF) spotted at Kuala Lumpur. (Photo by Kentaro IEMOTO via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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AirAsia Scraps Plan For New Singapore Airline

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Asia’s largest low-cost carrier has scrapped plans for a Singapore joint venture due to high operating costs and lack of market potential.

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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Iranian Airlines Face Rough Skies

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Sky-rocketing fuel prices, a drop in passengers and foreign currency shortages have forced Iran’s aviation sector into turbulent times.

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United ops at Newark Airport. (Photo by InSapphoWeTrust via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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United Airlines Worker Struck By Baggage Cart At Newark Airport

Posted January 20, 2013 by Jessica Calefati, NJ.com

A United Airlines employee sustained serious injuries Sunday morning after being pinned by a cart carrying luggage at Newark Airport.

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Newark Liberty International Airport control tower.
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United Express Flight Blows Tires On Landing at Newark

Posted January 20, 2013 by NYCA Admin

An ExpressJet/United Express Embraer blew its tires and veered off a runway while landing at Newark Airport Sunday night.

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Air India's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, VT-ANH, seen in March 2012. (Photo by Andrew W. Sieber via Flickr, CC BY-NC)
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India Entitled to ‘Reimbursement’ Over Dreamliners, Minister Says

Posted January 18, 2013 by AFP

India’s aviation minister said Thursday ailing Air India should be entitled to “reimbursement” from US giant Boeing.

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Qantas Boeing 747-400. (Photo by Phil Derner, Jr.)
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Qantas Cancels One Boeing 787 Dreamliner, But Keeps 14 On Order

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s Qantas on Friday announced it was cutting its order for Boeing 787 jets by one.

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Emirates and Qantas A380 tails. (Photo by AFP)
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Qantas-Emirates Alliance Given Green Light By Australia

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s competition watchdog on Thursday gave Qantas and Emirates Airlines permission to launch their global alliance.

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Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" is among those on display at Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Daniel Stockman via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Art On the Go, Courtesy of Paris Airport

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Culture vultures now have a chance to satisfy their on-the-go urges with a new museum in the heart of France’s largest airport.

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