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AeroMexico 767s Return to JFK June 1st

Posted January 18, 2009 by NYCA Admin

AeroMexico will upgrade service for the summer season by bringing 767s back to JFK again beginning June 1. Flights 402/403 between MEX-JFK will operate twice a week. The 767-300 is in the carrier’s new livery.

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Iraqi Government Firms Up 787 Buy

Posted March 10, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

The Government of Iraq finalized their previously announced deal to purchase 10 Boeing 787-8 airliners for Iraqi Airways.

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JetBlue to Remain New York’s Hometown Airline

Posted March 22, 2010 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue Airways announced today that it is keeping its headquarters in New York City, following a year of speculation that the company might move out of the area to reduce costs.

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"Ole Blue Eyes" begins its way around the taxiways for a departure off of JFK's Runway 22R, along with "True Blue" and "Baby Blue." Photo by Eric Dunetz
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11 Photos Celebrating 10 Years of JetBlue

Posted February 11, 2010 by NYCA Admin

New York’s bluest hometown airline turns the big 1-0 today. Here are some of favorite photos of jetBlue in action. Happy birthday!

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Follow these directions to NAA's Bldg 141 at JFK! Green is the driving route, purple is for walking/public transport. (click to enlarge)
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Free Mets Tickets at North American Airlines Blood Drive!

Posted July 21, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

North American Airlines is teaming up with New York Hospital Queens in their first blood drive, giving away a pair of NY Mets tickets to donors. Find out how you can help save lives!

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777 Delivered to Cathay Pacific Wearing OneWorld Paint Scheme

Posted October 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Cathay Pacific Airways today took delivery of their 12th Boeing 777-300ER, which sports a special OneWorld alliance livery.

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Air France A380 Arrives at JFK on November 20th

Posted July 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Air France has finalized its first A380 schedule: Paris (CDG)-New York (JFK) service will begin November 23rd, with special inaugural flights on Nov. 20th and 21st.

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Boeing Delivers FedEx’s First 777F

Posted September 22, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Boeing handed FedEx the keys to a shiny new 777 Freighter today, the box hauler’s first of 15 on order. In 2006, FedEx placed what is still the largest 777F buy to date, soon after canceling their A380F order due to the Airbus program’s chronic delays.

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This is the Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six (N71MC) that collided with a helicopter over the Hudson. (Photo by Paul Kanagie)
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Harrowing Accident Exposes Hudson River Corridor’s Flaws—and Beauty

Posted August 10, 2009 by Brian Futterman

A pilot explores the history of aviation accidents over the Hudson River corridor and the rarity of mid-air collisions.

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Week In Review

Posted December 11, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

This week, the TSA leaked a sensitive procedure manual, Boeing announced a date for 787′s first flight, United placed A350 and 787 orders, Republic Airways looked to replace the Frontier Airbus fleet, the Northwest overfly drama continued and more!

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Flying Through History Aboard the B-17 Flying Fortress: A Photo Essay

Posted May 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was America’s workhorse bomber throughout World War II. Few flyable copies remain, but two of them, Liberty Belle and Aluminum Overcast, recently visited Seattle. We got to fly both of them.

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PHOTOS: Ships and Helicopters Entertain Thousands of New Yorkers During Fleet Week 2010

Posted June 11, 2010 by Scott Snorteland

A parade of ships, demonstrations by Marine helicopters and other events thrilled huge crowds during New York’s 26th annual Fleet Week. Scott Snorteland snapped some great photos of the action.

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TSA to Troops: Leave Your Bombs at Home

Posted July 6, 2010 by BNO News

The Transportation Security Administration is reminding military members that grenades and other explosives are not allowed on commercial flights.

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The Lav: TSA Wants to Inspect Your Monkey and Off-Roading In an Aeroflot Ilyushin

Posted April 3, 2010 by Andy Bokanev

A look at the TSA’s new guidelines for protection against monkey bombs, AirTran and Southwest exchange ads in a commercial war, instructional video of how NOT to land an Ilyushin and more!

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Planespotting the 2009 United Nations General Assembly: A Primer, with Photos of Nearly Every VIP Visitor

Posted October 12, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Every September, planespotters gather along the breezy banks of New York’s Jamaica Bay to witness one of the hobby’s greatest spectacles.

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American Airlines to Resume Flights to Haiti

Posted February 17, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

American Airlines will resume flights to Port-au-Prince this week, marking the first commercial flights since January’s devastating earthquake.

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American Airlines 767-300ER on approach to LaGuardia Airport in New York. (Photo by Sergio Cardona)
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American Airlines Applies for Authority to Fly Nonstop from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio

Posted July 8, 2010 by BNO News

American Airlines on Thursday applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to fly nonstop from Dallas/Fort Worth to Rio de Janeiro three times weekly beginning this Fall.

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The Logbook

Posted November 11, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

In today’s daily digest, a Beech King Air 1900 crashes in Nairobi, Boeing expects 787 to fly by Christmas, Iraqi Airways looks to fly to Paris again, Jet Airways to be bringing the 773 to EWR again, former-astronaut Lisa Nowak pleads guilty and Arik Air coming to JFK soon.

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Photos: Inside the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Gallery

Posted December 15, 2009 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

NYCAviation’s Jeremy Lindgren is on the ground in Everett, bringing you a pictorial tour of the Dreamliner Gallery, Boeing’s 787 sales showroom.

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Spring Airlines A320 B-1951 takes off on its delivery flight from Tolouse. (Photograph by Christophe Ramos)
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Chinese Airline Considers Installing Hannibal Lecter-Style “Standing Seats”

Posted June 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Shanghai-based Spring Airlines wants to remove all the seats from its jets. The low-cost carrier has 13 Airbus A320s, but the lengthy wait for new aircraft is making it difficult to keep up with surging demand. A seatless plane would increase capacity 40%.

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