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What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.

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ETOPS – Enhancing Safety On Long Flights

As a passenger, you might see the word “ETOPS” stenciled on airplanes. What does ETOPS mean and why is it important?

weather-citation Editorials

Divert (From the Pilot’s Point Of View)

The vast majority of airline flights reach their destination as planned. Occasionally bad weather or other factors cause flight crews to have to divert to an alternate airport, disrupting both the airline’s and passenger’s plans. Brad Tate explains the process behind diverting to another airport.

CorpPilots Editorials

Blue Collar on a White Shirt

When an oil pressure gauge starts to move in flight, pilots use both colors of their collar and open up several learned skills at once.

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After 37 Years, Remembering the Horrors and Sacrifices of PSA Flight 182

It has been 37 years since San Diego residents and the viewing public endured the crash of PSA Flight 182, and the tragic events from that 1978 day are not forgotten.

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Developing: Smisek Out Amidst United Airlines Management Shakeup

After the close of the markets on Tuesday, United Airlines announced a major shakeup in its executive ranks. The airline's CEO Jeff Smisek is out, along with a pair of vice presidents.
by NYCAviation Staff

A Transaero 747-400 arrives into BCN during a summer day. On any given Saturday there can be up to 10 Transaero flights a day to the Mediterranean city from various cities in Russia. (Photo by the author)

Aeroflot to Purchase Transaero

Russia's largest carrier, Aeroflot, has announced it will purchase the country's second largest carrier in a deal worth 1 Ruble.
by Gordon Gebert, Jr.



PHOTOS: The Inaugural New York Air Show Soars Over The Hudson Valley

The first ever New York Air Show came to Stewart International Airport this past weekend. The show featured warbirds, the aerobatics of Mike Wiskus, and several military demo teams. It was seen by thousands inside the gates and...
by Ben Granucci

Aviation Quotes

AeroSavvy Curates 15 Inspiring Aviation Quotes

Throughout the history of flight, humans have made thought provoking, inspiring, and even funny aviation quotes. Here's a curated list of my favorites!
by Ken Hoke


THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.
by Ben Granucci



Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Emirates will take the record of the world's longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama's capital in February 2016.
by Douglas Wint

Hundreds of post-convention bags wait to be sent to their flights. Photo by Paul Thompson.

Walmart’s Mass Exodus from Denver Forces Airlines to Work Together

Employees from Alaska Airlines, Delta and Southwest, along with an airport service contractor all worked together in the intense Colorado sun to sort bags and get them to the right airlines and the right flights as they came of...
by Paul Thompson

Sometimes, figuring out how to get inside the fence for the first time is the hardest part. Photo by Ben Granucci, NYCAviation

7 Steps to Become a Pilot

"As strange as it seems, stepping into the thought process that you actually want to be a pilot, rather than having an abstract desire, is your first step."
by Erika Armstrong