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United Airlines Boeing 747-400. (Photo by United)
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United’s High-Speed Satellite WiFi Will Let Customers Choose Price Based On Speed

Posted January 15, 2013 by NYCA Admin

With new tech and a unique pricing scheme, UA just might alleviate two of the most common complaints about in-flight WiFi: price and speed.

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United ops at Newark Airport. (Photo by InSapphoWeTrust via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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United To Cut Over 400 Jobs At Newark Airport

Posted January 14, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Over 400 United Airlines employees will face layoffs and buyouts in the coming months as the company outsources some its cargo operations.

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Delta's new iPad-specific app. (Photo by Delta)
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Delta’s New iPad App Shows Off The World Below Your Plane

Posted January 14, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Glass Bottom Jet allows users aboard Delta’s wifi equipped planes to watch the ground pass below as they speed through the sky.

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Japan Airlines Flight 007 pushes back from Boston's Terminal E for departure to Tokyo. (Photo by Bill Vogt/NYCAviation)
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Japan Airlines 787 Suffers Another Fuel Spill

Posted January 13, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that suffered a fuel spill in Boston on Wednesday again leaked fuel in Tokyo on Sunday, according to a report.

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A Kingfisher Airlines Airbus A320 (VT-KEG) taxis at Bangalore. (Photo by marirs via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)
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India’s Kingfisher Revival Plan ‘Unconvincing’

Posted January 12, 2013 by AFP

A plan proposed by troubled Kingfisher Airlines is not enough to get it back in the skies, an aviation ministry official said on Friday.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747-400 (G-VROC) on final approach to Heathrow. (Photo by Mark Winterbourne via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Virgin Atlantic Recruits CEO From American Airlines

Posted January 11, 2013 by AFP

Virgin Atlantic named American Airlines Senior VP Craig Kreeger as its new Chief Executive.

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A Ryan International Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (N764RD) spotted in Miami. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Charter Carrier Ryan International Airlines Grounds All Flights, Seeks Liquidation

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Illinois-based Ryan International Airlines on Friday grounded its fleet and laid off all employees.

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The winning design created by high school student Aaron Nee. (Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines)
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Paint The Plane: Alaska Airlines Jet To Wear Hawaiian Student’s Colorful Design

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Eleventh-grader Aaron Nee on Thursday was awarded the grand prize in the Alaska Airlines Hawaii-themed Paint the Plane contest. • Gallery: See All 13 Paint The Plane Contest Winners Nee beat out over 2,700 entries from fellow Hawaiian students in kindergarten through 12th grade who were asked, “What does ‘Spirit of the Islands’ mean to […]

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A LAN Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Dan King/NYCAviation)
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LAX Becomes First US Airport To See Multi-Airline 787 Service

Posted January 11, 2013 by NYCA Admin

As LAN and United launched flights last week, LAX became the first US airport to be served by Boeing 787s from two different airlines.

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Blue Air Boeing 737-400 (YR-BAE) spotted in Stuttgart, Germany in 2008. (Photo by Andrei Dimofte via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Romania’s Blue Air Cancels Boeing 737 Order

Posted January 10, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Blue Air has announced an agreement with Boeing to cancel its order for five 737-800 and -900ER aircraft worth $462.2 million.

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StarFlyer's first directly purchased Airbus A320 (JA08MC). (Photo by Airbus)
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StarFlyer’s First Factory Fresh Airbus A320 Is Black And Beautiful

Posted January 10, 2013 by NYCA Admin

In late December, Japan’s StarFlyer took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus.

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Middle East Airlines Airbus A320neo. (Rendering by Fixion/Airbus)
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MEA Firms $1B Order For 10 Airbus A320neo Family Jets

Posted January 9, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Beirut-based Middle East Airlines has firmed up an order with Airbus for five A320neo and five A321neo aircraft.

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An NTSB investigator examines damage in the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 that caught fire on Monday. (Photo by NTSB)
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Fuel Leak Grounds Another Japan Airlines 787 In Boston

Posted January 8, 2013 by NYCA Admin

A fuel leak grounded a Japan Airlines 787 in Boston Tuesday, just a day after another of the airline’s 787s caught fire at the same airport.

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Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo. (Rendering by Hawaiian Airlines)
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Hawaiian Airlines Agrees To Purchase Up To 25 Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Posted January 7, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Hawaiian Airlines on Monday announced a deal to purchase as many as 25 new Airbus A321neo jets.

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Smoke is seen in the rear cargo door of the Japan Airlines Boeing 787. (Screengrab from WHDH video)
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Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire In Boston

Posted January 7, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The fire broke out in an electrical compartment of the empty aircraft, which had recently arrived from Japan.

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An AeroSvit Boeing 767 on approach to JFK. (Photo by Jason Rabinowitz)
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AeroSvit Ukrainian Airlines Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Posted January 4, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Ukrainian airline AeroSvit on Friday announced that it had commenced bankruptcy proceedings in late December.

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Virgin America jet sits on a rainy tarmac at SFO.
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DOT Fines Copa And Virgin America For Tarmac Delays

Posted January 3, 2013 by NYCA Admin

The US DOT starts the year with nearly an extra $100,000 in the bank thanks to fines issued against Copa and Virgin America.

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Allegiant Air Airbus A319. (Image by Allegiant Air)
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Allegiant Kills Deal To Buy Cebu Pacific Airbuses

Posted December 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A deal in which Allegiant Air would have acquired 10 Airbus A319 jets from Cebu Pacific Air has been terminated, Allegiant announced Friday.

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Southwest Flight 4695 made a wrong turn and ended up in the mud at Islip Thursday morning. (Photo via WNBC)
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Southwest Jet Skids Into Mud At Long Island Airport [With ATC Audio]

Posted December 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was hurt early Thursday morning when a Southwest Airlines plane taxiing for departure wound up landing gear-deep in mud at ISP.

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An artist's rendering of the walking bridge connecting LaGuardia Terminals C and D. (Image by Delta)
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Delta Opens New LaGuardia Terminal Connector In Time For Holiday Rush

Posted December 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A new bridge linking Delta’s LGA Terminals C and D terminals at opened for business Saturday, the latest in a string of major upgrades.

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