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BREAKING: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Was Intentionally Flown Off-Course

Posted March 15, 2014 by Eric McKirdy

In a press conference, Malaysian PM Najib Razak confirmed that recent discoveries left no doubt that Malaysian Airlines flight 370 was hijacked.

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Vietnamese military searchers took this photo showing what was initially believed to have been wreckage of Malaysia Airlines 370. The debris was later proven to be from a different source.
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The Continuing Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Posted March 14, 2014 by Patrick Smith

People keep asking “how can a plane simply disappear?” It’s an idea that doesn’t seem to compute in an age of instant and total connectivity.

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JetBlue to Spin-Off IFE Provider LiveTV

Posted March 14, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

On Thursday, JetBlue Airways announced plans to sell its LiveTV subsidiary to Thales Group in a deal valued at $400 million

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Opportunity rover’s 1st mountain climbing goal is dead ahead in this up close view of Solander Point at Endeavour Crater. Opportunity has ascended the mountain looking for clues indicative of a Martian habitable environment. This navcam panoramic mosaic was assembled from raw images taken on Sol 3385 (Aug 2, 2013). (Photo courtesy NASA/JPL/Cornell/Marco Di Lorenzo/Ken Kremer - www.kenkremer.com)
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Mars Rover Opportunity Funding to Cease in 2015

Posted March 13, 2014 by Elizabeth Howell, UniverseToday.com

While NASA’s baseline 2015 budget request shows no funding for the long-running Mars mission past 2015, NASA says Opportunity could continue if extra funds become available.

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NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman Announces Her Resignation

Posted March 11, 2014 by Ben Granucci

NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman has announced her resignation from the National Transportation Safety Board, effective April 25th, 2014.

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JetBlue Brings New Flights and Help to Motown

Posted March 11, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

JetBlue launched new service to Detroit while also making a big donation to a school in Detroit’s inner city. NYCAviation was there to chronicle the dual festivities.

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Checking in on Norwegian Air Shuttle at Ft. Lauderdale

Posted February 28, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

Mark Lawrence checks back in with Norwegian Air Shuttle to see how things are going with their Ft. Lauderdale operation.

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Laser Attacks on Aircraft a Rapidly Growing Concern

Posted February 25, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Laser attacks on aircraft are on the rise. To combat this problem, the FAA and FBI have taken strong steps to find and prosecute those guilty of pointing lasers at aircraft.

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An overhead, class 1 crew rest area onboard a LAN 787. (NYCAviation file photo)
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Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part Three

Posted February 21, 2014 by Karlene Petitt

In the third article in our series, Karlene Petitt takes a look at the impact of the new pilot fatigue regulations on long haul international pilots.

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Tons of New and Changed Service at NYC Airports in 2014

Posted February 20, 2014 by Ben Granucci

New York City’s airports are in line to see a whole bunch of new and changed service in the coming months. Here’s a look at what to expect.

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Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part Two

Posted February 19, 2014 by Eric Auxier

The newly implemented FAR 117, which outlines flightcrew rest requirements, was a factor in the recent weather-related flight cancellations that impacted various US airports. NYCA Columnist Eric Auxier delves into some of the more significant changes and their implications on airline operations and flight safety.

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Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part One

Posted February 17, 2014 by John Steffen

NYCAviation explores significant changes in 2014 in how the FAA and airlines address — and conquer — the problem of pilot fatigue.

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Gary Kelly, President, Chairman, and CEO of Southwest Airlines, Addresses the media at Dallas Love Field. Photo courtesy Southwest Airlines.
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Southwest Airlines Announces New Routes Out of Dallas

Posted February 3, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Monday morning, Southwest Airlines announced which routes it will serve from Dallas Love Field when the Wright Amendment expires in October.

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Valentine’s Day Flowers Travel the Globe on American Airlines

Posted January 30, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

It will soon be that special time of year again when cargo containers laden with mass amounts of flowers are transported around the world on many cargo and commercial carriers. NYCAviation visited with American Airlines to sniff out the answers to questions about the floral transportation business.

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The "12th Man" flag is waved out the cockpit window as the Seattle Seahawks arrive at Newark. (Photo: AP)
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NYC Airports Get Ready for Super Bowl XXLVIII

Posted January 27, 2014 by Nate Anderson

NYC area airports will see a large number of flights coming in for Super Bowl XLVIII. Here’s what to expect.

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Indictments Today in 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK

Posted January 23, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

On Thursday, the FBI arrested five suspects believed to have taken part in the infamous 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK, made famous in the film “Goodfellas”.

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Five Years Later, Still a Miracle

Posted January 15, 2014 by Stephen Weisbrot

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways flight 1549 ditched into the Hudson River after striking a flock of birds. Today, it is still a miracle.

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American Eagle Airlines to Become Envoy

Posted January 14, 2014 by Ben Granucci

American Eagle Airlines has announced that it will be renamed Envoy starting this spring. But why did they make the change and what does it mean for the passenger?

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Into The Sunset: Delta’s Final DC-9 Flight

Posted January 8, 2014 by Brian Stevenson

Delta completed the final scheduled flight of its workhorse DC-9, ending almost 50 years of scheduled airline service by the type. NYCAviation was there to record the festivities.

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A Day of Passenger-Facing Changes at American Airlines and US Airways

Posted January 7, 2014 by Ben Granucci

January 7th 2014 was a day of many changes for American Airlines and US Airways, as the airlines began rolling out their unified passenger experience. Menawhile, American Airlines launches its new Airbus A321 service between New York and Los Angeles.

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