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Budget Carrier Allegiant Air Coming To MacArthur, Returns To Stewart

Posted August 20, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Do you prefer your New York City airports to actually be about 50 miles outside of New York City? If so, we have some good news for you! Ultra low cost carrier Allegiant Air is planning a comeback to New York City… well, close to New York City at least. On Tuesday morning, Allegiant announced […]

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Cathay Pacific Expanding NYC Service With Newark Flights

Posted August 13, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Cathay Pacific is no stranger to the New York City area, with four daily flights out of JFK direct to Hong Kong and a robust cargo operation using Boeing 747-8Fs. For those of you that need to get to Hong Kong, but just don’t feel like schlepping all the way to JFK, we have good […]

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A Delta Boeing 767-300ER. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/NYCAviation)
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Delta & USHG Launching BusinessElite Express Meals On JFK-LHR Flights

Posted August 8, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Get ready, BusinessElite passengers, your meals on flights from New York’s JFK airport to London Heathrow are about to get a whole lot faster (and maybe even more delicious)! On Thursday, Delta announced a new partnership with Union Square Hospitality Group, which is led by Shake Shack and Blue Smoke creator Danny Meyer. In response […]

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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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JetBlue Premium A321 Product Leaked On Vimeo?

Posted August 3, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Late on Saturday night, a video allegedly showing off the new JetBlue Airbus A321 premium cabin product (including mini-suite) surfaced on Vimeo. While the video has not yet been verified, it does come from an official JetBlue “pro” Vimeo account. Check out the video below, and tell us what you think! Introducing JetBlue’s New Interior […]

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In the latest Spirit Airlines ad, the royal baby is dropped from a window
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Spirit Airlines’ Dirty, Relevant Ads Strike Again

Posted July 24, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Spirit Airlines is well known for their rather…off beat…take on the news, and this week the airline has once again published some rather interesting animations. For whatever reason, the world media has been absolutely fixated on the birth of the royal baby, and Spirit has jumped on the bandwagon to advertize $19.90 fares for $9 […]

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American Airlines Continues Fleet Renewal With Airbus A319 Delivery

Posted July 23, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Tuesday in Hamburg, Germany, American Airlines took delivery of their first 128 seat Airbus A319. The A319 is the second new aircraft to be introduced to American’s fleet in recent months, adding to the Boeing 777-300ER. American placed a large order for A320 family aircraft in 2011, and will see a total of 15 […]

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Photo of Asian crash via surviving passenger David Eun (@Eunner) via Twitter.
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Updated 7/14/13: Asiana 777-200 Crash at San Francisco Airport

Posted July 14, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Reports are coming in of a plane crash taking place at San Francisco International airport, involving an Asiana 777 that crashed on landing.

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Photos: Landing Gear Issue Damages China Airlines Cargo 747 at JFK

Posted July 10, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

One of the main landing gear bogeys on a China Air Cargo 747 did not fully deploy Wednesday morning, slightly damaging the underside of the aircraft.

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Rending of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 7
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Southwest Launches 737 MAX 7, Converts 30 737 NG Orders

Posted May 15, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Southwest Airlines and Boeing announced on Wednesday the launch of the 737 MAX 7, as the airline converted 30 737 NG orders into 737 MAX orders. Southwest also exercised options to add five more Next-Generation 737-800s to its fleet. The 737 MAX, which is the next generation of Boeing’s extremely popular narrowbody aircraft, is expected […]

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Behind The Red Rope: American Flagship Check-In at JFK

Posted May 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Nestled way off to the far right of the ticketing hall at JFK T8 sits a new and exclusive feature that most passengers will never see. A space that once housed signs for partner airlines and wheelchairs is now home to a new Flagship Check-In, catering to the rich, famous, and those flying select First […]

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Are You Popular? If So, Join American Airlines In The Admirals Club

Posted May 7, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

If you are anything like us, you often walk right on by the door to an airline lounge and attempt to find a seat near an outlet somewhere by your gate. Airline lounges aren’t particularly cheap, and if you aren’t a member or have access through a credit card or otherwise, one day passes typically […]

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United Orders 30 Embraer E-175 76-Seat Aircraft

Posted April 29, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

United announced an order for 30 Embraer E-175 on Monday evening, which will fly under their United Express fleet, with deliveries scheduled for 2014 to 2015. “At United, we are focused on modernizing our fleet, and we look forward to introducing the E175 to our United Express service. Compared to the 50-seat aircraft we are […]

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Emirates Announces Trans-Atlantic Flight from JFK to Milan- Updated

Posted April 8, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

UPDATE 10:00 AM: From 2006-2008, Emirates operated a flight from Hamburg to New York. Therefore, the flight announced Monday will be their first trans-Atlantic flight since 2007, not first ever. Emirates on Monday announced their first trans-Atlantic route, operating between New York (JFK) and Milan Malpensa (MXP) starting on October 1, 2013. The flight will […]

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LOT's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner (SP-LRA) takes off from Everett, Washington. (Photo by Boeing)
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Boeing Begins 787 Dreamliner Flight Testing

Posted March 25, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The 787 Dreamliner will take to the sky today for the first time in weeks, as Boeing begins flight testing their modifications to the battery system. The flight, Boeing 272, is scheduled to take off from Paine Field in Everett, conduct a one and a half hour flight test, and then return to Paine Field. […]

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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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FAA To Close 149 Contracted Control Towers April 7th

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The FAA announced Friday the first round of contracted air traffic control towers to be closed due to sequestration, starting April 7th. Among the towers being closed is Trenton Mercer, which is just outside of Philadelphia and has recently seen Frontier expand their operations significantly. Although these airports will remain open, as approach and landing […]

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Southwest's first Boeing 737-800 N8301J Warrior One, taxis to its welcoming party.
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Rough Luv: Two Southwest Birds Clip Wings in Detroit

Posted March 16, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Two Southwest 737s clip wings while pushing back from their gates at Detroit Metro Airport.

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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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