Virgin America announced an order for 40 Airbus A320s with options for 20 more, while also sharing their plans to add sharklets to their fleet.
Does Obama want to own the airlines? A new ground management system at JFK. Thunderstorms wreak havoc on New York-area airports. Boeing issues an ultimatum.
Awesome cockpit action from a British Airways Concorde flying from London Heathrow to JFK. Takeoff, supersonic acceleration and climb, descent and landing are shown in these three clips. Unbelievable how complex the cockpit was compared to modern aircraft.
Boeing announced today that the Phantom Ray, a stealthy, unmanned combat aircraft, will soon travel on the back of a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, making it the first non-Shuttle to be transported aboard the SCA.
The largest commercial aircraft ever built in the United States, Boeing’s 747-8 Freighter, made its maiden flight today, marking an important step forward in manufacturer’s groundbreaking, but aging, 747 product line.
NYCAviation’s Jeremy Lindgren got a unique behind-the-scenes tour at Paine Field, boarding a 747-8F in production and getting inside the hangar to see the “greenies” that will one day take to the sky. He shares his story with the rest of us, of course, with many photos.
Air Canada Jazz has announced their intention to purchase 15 new Bombardier Dash-8-400 turboprop aircraft, with options for 15 more. Deliveries are set to begin in 2011.
An NYCA forum member visiting London caught perhaps the last photo of the tragic Yemenia A310, registration 7O-ADJ, as it approached Heathrow on Monday, June 28th.
Air France 447 investigators focus on computer failures in crash. Did Billy Mays die as a result of a hard landing at Tampa? Airlines having difficult securing financing for new planes.
Boeing on Thursday announced it has finalized an order with Air China for 20 Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. The deal was already announced by Air China in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange last week
Dassault Falcon on Friday announced that it has received certification from both the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for the newest member of the Falcon family of business jets, the 4,750 nm Falcon 900LX.
Atlas Air will soon assume the flying duties for Boeing’s fleet of Dreamlifter cargo aircraft, a contract currently held by Evergreen International.
Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday that it has ordered two additional Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, in a deal valued at around $501 million at list prices.
In today’s daily digest, enemy forces in Iraq and Afghanistan have been hacking into Predator drone video feeds, AirTran launches new Orlando Magic scheme, Air Canada announces Heathrow service with an A319, and Sky Harbor volunteers offer free gift wrapping services.
A group of investors which has been attempting to restart the Fokker assembly lines for over a decade has secured a crucial development loan from the Dutch government.