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Fares hawked by Spirit pole dancers now must include all taxes and fees. (Photo courtesy Spirit Airlines)
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Hey Spirit: Stop Whining

Posted January 30, 2012 by Edward Russell

Most US airlines oppose the DOT’s new fare advertising rules, but Spirit’s public campaign against airfare transparency insults the intelligence of consumers.

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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental taxis for departure to Frankfurt. (Photo by Chris Sloan/Airchive.com)
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160 Photos of Lufthansa’s First Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

Posted May 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Formally delivered late last week, the first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental actually flew home to Frankfurt with its Lufthansa owners on Tuesday.

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United Airlines Boeing 747-400. (Photo by United)
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United Airlines to Recall 600 Furloughed Pilots

Posted September 5, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Thursday morning, United Airlines announced that by the end of 2013, all furloughed pilots will be recalled, totaling nearly 600. United says they are ending the furloughs in order to address the airline’s future staffing needs. Training classes for the recalled pilots will begin next month, and United is planning for the process to […]

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Video: Delta 767 Blows Tire During Takeoff Roll

Posted June 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Video captured Delta Air Lines Flight 267 as it blew a tire on its right main landing gear while taking off from Detroit for a trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday.

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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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Engine Fire Aboard Delta Flight Forces Emergency Landing in New York

Posted November 21, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines jet carrying 193 passengers is returning to JFK Airport in New York due after experiencing an engine failure and possible fire.

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A Delta Connection Bombardier CRJ-900 operated by Mesaba Airlines. (Photo by caribb via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Delta Orders 40 Bombardier CRJ900 Jets To Replace Smaller CRJ200s

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order with Bombardier for 40 CRJ900 regional jets in a move aimed at phasing out its least efficient jets.

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Angry Birds Take Over Finnair Flight to Singapore

Posted September 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Finnair flight from Helsinki to Singapore hosted the world’s first-ever in-flight Angry Birds tournament on Tuesday.

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Audio: Lufthansa and EgyptAir Jets in Near Collision at JFK Airport

Posted June 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Listen as a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 is forced to abort its takeoff roll when an EgyptAir 777-300ER nearly crosses right in front of it at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Live NFL Football Streaming Soon Aboard Southwest Flights

Posted January 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The NFL has reached an agreement with inflight internet provider Row44 that will allow passengers with wifi devices to live stream broadcasts from the NFL Network.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Visit China, Ethiopia, Kenya and Qatar on Six Month World Tour

Posted November 25, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Boeing will send its new 787 Dreamliner to at least four countries on two continents during a six month world tour, the company announced this week.

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JetBlue CEO David Barger poses with the I Heart JetBlue Airbus A320 at Oshkosh 2011.
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JetBlue Considering Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 for Latin America Flights

Posted June 12, 2012 by Jason Rabinowitz

Speaking at the IATA Annual General Meeting in Beijing on Monday, JetBlue CEO David Barger revealed that the airline is looking into future widebody expansion utilizing either the Airbus A350 XWB or the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)
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Onboard United’s First Boeing 787 Passenger Flight

Posted November 5, 2012 by Kevin Koske

United Airlines on Sunday flew its first Boeing 787 revenue flight, from Houston to Chicago.

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BREAKING: JetBlue Pilots Vote to Unionize

Posted April 23, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

By an overwhelming 71% majority, JetBlue Airway’s more than 2500 pilots voted to join the Air Line Pilots Association, the nation’s largest union for pilots.

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Rendering of a Delta Air Lines Boeing 717. (Image by Delta)
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First Delta 717s to Arrive Next Year in Deal With Southwest

Posted July 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta’s first batch of ex-AirTran Boeing 717 jets will arrive in 2013.

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AirTran to Launch Four New Routes Out of Fort Myers

Posted September 16, 2010 by BNO News

AirTran Airways on Wednesday announced several new flights to Ft. Myers, Florida from several airports in its coast to coast network, the airline said.

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Mount Everest Tour Plane Crashes in Nepal, Killing All 19 On Board

Posted September 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Buddha Air Beechcraft 1900D carrying 19 people crashed on approach to Kathmandu Sunday morning.

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Delta’s Hub-Busting LaGuardia Hub

Posted December 23, 2011 by Edward Russell

The reality of the slot swap, and US airline consolidation in general, is that major airline services are becoming more homogenous from the largest markets.

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Spirit Strippermobile Brings Airline’s Notoriously Risque Marketing to the Offline World

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Spirit Airlines, still high from the attention earned by throwing a “Big Weiner Sale” on its website earlier this week, has stepped it up a giant notch by driving a glass truck filled with pole dancers and painted with sexually charged double entendres.

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Free Booze Returning to American Airlines International Flights

Posted January 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines has announced that it will once again serve complimentary alcohol on most international flights.

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