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The 2016 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Gets Ready to Take Flight

The weather looks beautiful for this year’s installment of the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park, which is being held this weekend.

Ambassador of The State of Qatar to the United States, His Excellency Mr. Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari (left) with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Massport Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thomas Glynn and special guest at the airline's Boston Gala. Photo Courtesy Qatar Airways Aviation News

The Route Launch Experience: Qatar Lands in Boston

Qatar Airways flair for flamboyant route launch events matches its recent explosive growth. Mike Lothrop attended the recent launch gala in Boston and shares his experience.

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Akbar Al Baker Touts Qatar’s Upcoming Service to Atlanta

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker held a press conference on Tuesday in advance of his airline’s inaugurating service to Atlanta to discuss their competitive strategy, service offering and future plans.

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Bombardier Lands First US C-Series Customer with Delta Order

Delta Air Lines has committed to purchasing 75 aircraft to add to its fleet from the manufacturer, along with the option for an additional 50.

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JetBlue Receives First A321 Assembled In The United States

NYCAviation was on hand in Mobile, Alabama earlier this week for the first delivery of an A320 Family aircraft assembled in the United States.


 
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How a Chick Landed in the Cockpit

Sometimes you accidentally become a pilot.
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Photos & Video: La Guardia Circa 1947 Teaches of Airport’s Additional Runways & United DC-4 Crash

Old school LGA video gives the chance for a to learn about the crash of United Flight 521 and President Truman's Air Force One.
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AvGeek Lesson: Everything There Is To Know About Runway Numbers

Do those runway numbers mean anything? They sure do! We explain it to you and offer a little trivia in the process.
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NATs: Flying the North Atlantic Organized Track System

Each day, over 2000 aircraft fly across the Atlantic. Find out how pilots navigate and communicate on the North Atlantic Tracks!
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The Quest for Eddie

Late last week, the newest incarnation of Iron Maiden's "Ed Force One" touched down in Fort Lauderdale. Staff member Mark Lawrence was there for the arrival.
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National Airlines Announces Scheduled Service Between Long Island and Puerto Rico

As part of their recently announced dive into scheduled service, National Airlines has announced passenger service from Islip Airport to two airports in Puerto Rico.
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The Big Threat in Aviation: Politicians in the Cockpit

Politics have been playing a big part in the airline industry the last several years. But is political participation for the better or worse?
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NASA 905 Spreads Her Wings in New Texas Exhibit

After a two-night roll through the streets in April 2014, NASA 905 was reassembled at Space Center Houston and mated with a full-scale orbiter mockup.
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