Events

#SpotLAX2020 Has Been Cancelled. Here’s Why:

Over the past several months, I have wrestled with a difficult decision: whether or not we could safely hold #SpotLAX2020 in September. With different parts of the country experiencing the crisis brought on by COVID-19 differently and at different times, it was not an easy decision to make. Initially, I was hopeful that we could […]

Editorials

Speak Like an #AvGeek: A Glossary For Enthusiasts

If you spend any amount of time planespotting at an airport, sharing photos on the NYCAviation Photo Hangar, combing through #AvGeek hashtagged conversations on Twitter or doing any other similar aircraft-centric activity, you’ve likely heard hundreds of aviation terms thrown around. Some of the more commonplace terminology such as “low vis”, “livery”, “altitude” and “ATC” […]

Editorials

Flying During These Unprecedented Times Of Coronavirus

An airline pilot shares what life has been like flying (and not flying) during the age of COVID-19, along with the uncertainty that lies ahead.

Editorials

Airlines Leading the Way in the Age of COVID

At a time when distancing, cleanliness, and other infection controls are at the forefront, airlines can lead the way in ensuring travelers stay healthy.

Airport News

SWISS Shows Off Its Revamped JFK Lounge

NYCAviation toured the fully-remodeled SWISS International lounge at JFK’s Terminal 4


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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) receives a water cannon salute upon arrival at Washington Dulles. (Photo by Cary Liao/NYCAviation)

Lufthansa Flies First Ever Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Service From Frankfurt to Washington

Three-hundred and sixty-two passengers, media and VIP guests received the ride of a lifetime Friday as Lufthansa and Boeing celebrated the first scheduled 747-8 Intercontinental flight in Washington DC.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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Who needs a couch when you can have a row of seats!

Going Once, Going Twice- Southwest Swag on Auction

If you are anything like us, there is probably at least one piece of airline or airport memorabilia somewhere in your house. Coming across these items isn’t always easy, however. Any #AvGeek would love to have a row of ec...
by Jason Rabinowitz
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A Real Solution to Suicide-Murder By Pilot? The 7 Past Incidents to Learn From

What can be changed in order to prevent another Germanwings 9525 from happening? Is there a foolproof solution? We learn from these past events...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Two TSA Agents Arrested for Stealing $40,000 from JFK Airport Baggage

Two TSA employees have been arrested and are facing charges after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from checked baggage at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York
by BNO News
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IATA hull loss statistics for 2011

Commercial Aviation Safer Than Ever in 2011

Passenger safety improved significantly last year as the numbers of accidents and fatalities reached the lowest in aviation history, the IATA said on Tuesday.
by BNO News
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