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    Sadly, I heard the observation deck has rules...

    Sadly, I heard the observation deck has rules such as you can only stay for 2 hours, you must make reservations to visit the deck, unclear if you must pass security and there will be charges...
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    El Al wisely extended using their remaining B744...

    El Al wisely extended using their remaining B744 fleet until January as they don' t have enough B789s yet. My friend disliked their Dreamliner; said all the windows were darkened and seating was...
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    On my last visit there, I also got chased off the...

    On my last visit there, I also got chased off the T5 parking garage roof after a few minutes without explanation. I also have seen groups stay up there for hours with no problems. Do they have a pass...
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    What is the FAA law about restrooms ?

    After reading about the new longest flight, almost 19 hours from SIN to EWR, and with superb meal and beverage service, I was wondering about why the reporters aboard made no mention of bathroom use....
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    I use Flight Aware; they list all passenger...

    I use Flight Aware; they list all passenger flights between 2 airports but to get upgrades like tail number, you must pay.
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    End of an era

    Sad to announce the end of El Al B744 service to JFK on Oct. 25, after decades. They will be replaced by the smaller & cheaper B789s. Qantas has already made the changeover. The B789s have less...
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    EVA Hello Kitty B777s

    Curious if any EVA B773s bearing the Hello Kitty livery ever come to JFK ?
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    Pilot & former Duty Manager of the British...

    Pilot & former Duty Manager of the British Airways JFK Terminal in the 80s, suffered the same fate. RIP Jon Wildbergh.
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    Heard Air Force 1 dep JFK Rwy 13R at 1100. EGY1,...

    Heard Air Force 1 dep JFK Rwy 13R at 1100. EGY1, SU-GGG, has just departed from 4L at 1300, Japan Air Force 747s both departed, at 931 and 1144. MEA 7001, OD-MEE arrived 1145. Think I heard Ukraine...
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    Great work Mateo. I attempted to also track...

    Great work Mateo. I attempted to also track aircraft for the UNGA Session but almost all were blocked. None of my apps showed anything except for IRAN2, EP-IGA on Sun.9/23 at 1444, Rwy 4L. Only when...
  11. When will Singapore stop their A380 to JFK ?

    The daily SIA A380 we see at JFK is not to be permanent. They will soon replace it with, I believe a LR A350 to fly directly to SIN. Anybody know the date when the A380 service will end? I guess the...
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    I think that Emirates also has a Year of Zayed A380; maybe more than just 1. I think that Etihad has an A380 with 11-11 on it. I am surprised that Qatar, a huge sponsor of the World Cup, has no...
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    Thanks; nice to be back. I suffered a stroke last...

    Thanks; nice to be back. I suffered a stroke last year caused by AFib so I can no longer go spotting but I still follow the aircraft via the Internet and can often see aircraft out of my window...
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    Never thought the hotel project would get off the...

    Never thought the hotel project would get off the ground with all the hurdles it faced. Glad I visited the TWA Terminal a few years ago during Open House NY.
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    Those High-Flying Balloons

    :smile:I accidentally learned about those high-flying balloons I saw on the radar a few weeks ago. They are not weather balloons but are part of Google's Project Loon Google X. It can provide 3G...
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    Terrific job. Thanks for sharing. I wasn't aware...

    Terrific job. Thanks for sharing. I wasn't aware of the Panda liveries but they are great. I knew that Hainan, Alaska and Philippines all come in the dark. I no longer spot since my stroke but my...
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    Asiana changes flight to B777

    Three tidbits of note to add. Asiana switched service from the A380 to the B777 for flights AAR222/221 to ICN and return from JFK. Runway 4R/22L has re-opened at JFK since last weekend , and El Al...
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    Delta Museum

    Just curious if any members visited the Delta Museum down in Atlanta? They have a complete B747 on display and visitors are allowed to board. On the other side of the continent, north of LA, is...
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    TWA Museum ?

    Todays newspaper mentions a TWA Museum and Lounge being built at the World Trade Center. Is this correct? How could an enthusiast visit as the building is not open to the general public ?
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    First ever A380 arrival at JFK ?

    When was the date of the very first A380 arrival into JFK? Also, what was the flight # ? I witnessed the first DLH arrival but I believe it came after UAE & AFR.
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    It was jam-packed as I stated elsewhere so many...

    It was jam-packed as I stated elsewhere so many of us spotters left and froze up on the roof of the garage. The security up there seemed to ignore us thankfully.
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    Final Visit to TWA Flight Center 2015

    Yesterday was sadly supposed to be the final Open House for visiting the TWA Flight Center. The place was jam packed. I thought they were giving-out $100 bills. It was great to see how many folks are...
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    LGA Kids' Day Cancellation

    It sounded fishy that Kids' Day suddenly got canceled only 3 days prior. Just learned that Mrs. POTUS arrived for a concert on Sat. afternoon at LGA on a Boeing C-32 military aircraft. Me thinks...
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    Won't construction somehow affect the ramp area...

    Won't construction somehow affect the ramp area as well? Hopefully, it won't.
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    Aeroflot is buying out Transaero according to...

    Aeroflot is buying out Transaero according to reports so we may never see their new livery.
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