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EVA Air Continues US Growth with Daylight JFK Service

Posted December 22, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

EVA Air continues its US expansion with additional flights to JFK.

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PHOTOS: Qatar Airways brings the A350-900XWB to JFK

Posted December 9, 2015 by Ben Granucci

On Tuesday, December 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport played host to the first commercial A350 flight to arrive anywhere in North America.

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The 1,000mph Business Jet Might Actually Happen

Posted December 4, 2015 by Paul Thompson

The Aerion AS2, known as the “Concorde of Business Jets,” has been bolstered by an order of 20 aircraft from FlexJet which was announced at NBAA in Las Vegas recently.

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PHOTOS: The Three Remaining WB-57Fs Take Flight Over Houston

Posted November 25, 2015 by Nathan Moeller

Residents of Houston Texas were given a rare treat last Thursday: A formation flight by the only three remaining airworthy B-57s, NASA’s WB-57Fs.

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Captain: A Double-Edged Sword

Posted November 16, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

By the simple act of firing one of their own for keeping passengers alive, they have brought the wrath of an entire industry into an incident which wouldn’t normally get a second look.

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A Double Dream: Qatar Airways Takes Home Two New 787s

Posted November 6, 2015 by Mark Lawrence

Qatar Airways took delivery of 2 787-8 Dreamliners recently in Everett, WA, and NYCAviation was there for the festivities!

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What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

Posted October 8, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.

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After 37 Years, Remembering the Horrors and Sacrifices of PSA Flight 182

Posted September 22, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

It has been 37 years since San Diego residents and the viewing public endured the crash of PSA Flight 182, and the tragic events from that 1978 day are not forgotten.

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New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2015

Posted September 17, 2015 by Ben Granucci

It’s almost time again for New York City’s greatest plane spotting week of the year. UN Week is a little later than usual this year, but promises to be just as exciting.

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Developing: Smisek Out Amidst United Airlines Management Shakeup

Posted September 8, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

After the close of the markets on Tuesday, United Airlines announced a major shakeup in its executive ranks. The airline’s CEO Jeff Smisek is out, along with a pair of vice presidents.

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Aeroflot to Purchase Transaero

Posted September 2, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

Russia’s largest carrier, Aeroflot, has announced it will purchase the country’s second largest carrier in a deal worth 1 Ruble.

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PHOTOS: The Inaugural New York Air Show Soars Over The Hudson Valley

Posted September 2, 2015 by Ben Granucci

The first ever New York Air Show came to Stewart International Airport this past weekend. The show featured warbirds, the aerobatics of Mike Wiskus, and several military demo teams. It was seen by thousands inside the gates and hundreds of thousands outside the gates.

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THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

Posted August 26, 2015 by Ben Granucci

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.

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Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Posted August 14, 2015 by Douglas Wint

Emirates will take the record of the world’s longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama’s capital in February 2016.

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Goodyear Set to Retire Spirit of America

Posted August 11, 2015 by Paul Thompson

On June 30, Spirit of America wrapped up her final promotional tour to the Pacific Northwest. NYCAviation was given the opportunity to ride along.

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New Branding Announced for LAN Airlines & TAM Airlines

Posted August 7, 2015 by Ben Granucci

LATAM Airlines Group has unveiled new, unified branding for its LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines subsidiaries.

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DEVELOPING: Confirmed Wreckage from MH370 Found

Posted August 5, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Malaysia’s Prime Minister has announced that an aircraft part found last week on Reunion Island was from the missing Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER, 9M-MRO.

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American Express Opens The Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport

Posted June 5, 2015 by Mark Lawrence

In response to cardholder feedback, the new lounges offer an experience similar to the one AmEx offered in its previous partnership with American Airlines.

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Video: Two Air Show Aircraft Collide, One Crash Lands on Beach

Posted May 31, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

Bystanders caught video of two light aircraft colliding during an Italian air show yesterday killing one pilot and injuring another.

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This unique formation of the American Airpower Museum's P-47 and P-40 with John Klatt Airshows took place Saturday before the show over the beach.  Photo Scott Snorteland
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Photos: 2015 Bethpage Airshow Takes to the Skies Over NYC

Posted May 26, 2015 by Scott Snorteland

The return of the USAF Thunderbirds for the first time since 2011 helped draw 116,000 people to Bethpage on Saturday, and double that on Sunday.

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