AirplaneGeeks.com is hosting an online game, “Jetpardy”, where NYCAviation’s Founder will be going up against Henry Harteveldt from Forrester Research and Brett Snyder from CrankyFlier.com. Tune in Sunday, January 31st at 8pm!
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Spanish Typhoon shoots down four American F-15s in combat training. India seems to be a safe-haven for drunk pilots and a place where upgrades to First Class fail to produce all the amenities. An Ethiopian 737 crashes off the coast of Lebanon, Delta looks to spends on aircraft upgrades, UK says the VC-10 is safe, and China Eastern pax get $3 tix.
A Taban Air Tu-154 carrying 157 people has crash-landed and caught fire at Mashhad International Airport in northeastern Iran.
An airport technician was nearly crushed by a Cargolux 747 Freighter landing at Luxemburg.
Have a glimpse at what ramp operations are like at Port-au-Prince in Haiti with photo and video. Five Continental employees prepare to go on trial for the 200 crash of the Concorde, AirAsia gives free flights for baby born on-board, Space Shuttle sales price comes down and an Aeromexico ERJ goes off the runway in Tijuana.
A TSA agent plays a joke on an unsuspecting passenger that sends him to another government service…the unemployment line. An errant US Airways CRJ is caught by an EMAS, Emirates to bring A380 back to JFK, Sully’s water-logged A320 for sale, Gulfstream off the runway at TEB, Delta adds extra MD-90s and more!
A man threatens to blow up Robin Hood Airport on Twitter! A former ATA 757-300 diverts to Guam, ATCers in Spain are making 7-figures, reports say 2009 had the worst pax revenue drop ever, Obama’s nominee for TSA lead bows out, the FAA clears an Alitalia 767-300 tail strike at JFK.
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley calls Harrison Ford an “Elitist” for his comments on the closing of Meigs Field, and more…
A report has emerged that a large crane being used to build a new trash transfer station in College Point got a bit too close for comfort to LaGuardia Airport runway 31 arrivals earlier this month.
The team at Upgrd.com interviewed Phil Derner from NYCAviation on their weekly podcast, discussing recent airline news, Phil’s experience working for a charter airline on the road, and discussing the hobby of aviation enthusiasm; why the hobby is fun, airport security issues, and our recent appearance on the Today Show.
On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.
American Airlines says operations are returning to normal as of 6:09pm eastern time following the evacuation of their JFK Airport terminal Saturday afternoon.
Air transport is the best means by which to get much-needed aid into Haiti after their devastating earthquake. With scores of aircraft trying to get in, we provide continuous coverage of what’s been heading their way, and the challenges that are faced in helping millions in their recovery. (Updated 1:27pm)
A Brazilian court on Tuesday threw out another judge’s acquittal of two American pilots involved in the 2006 Gol Flight 1907 crash, which killed 154 people.
Investigators are continuing their investigation into why the right main landing gear of a United Airlines Airbus A319 collapsed during an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) on Sunday morning.
Two men escaped uninjured after their single-engine plane crashed into the frigid waters of Great South Bay off the coast of Sayville this afternoon.
NAACP slaps US Airways with a discrimination suit, a drunk man gets arrested after F-16s escort his plane to Colorado, two Qantas employees are detained in Vietnam and Canadian authorities tell Air Canada to maintain their nuts. Also, Embraer Lineage 1000′s first flight and the Sukhoi 100′s is coming in March.
A goodbye kiss was learned to be the culprit behind the Newark security scare last week. Also, Ryanair says they won’t look to buy Aer Lingus anymore, Florida airports explore de-icing method and a bank robber wears his ramp uniform!