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Delta Air Lines Signs With Airbus For Fleet Renewal

Delta Air Lines has selected the A330-900neo and A350-900 for its future widebody fleet to replace its aging 747 and 767 aircraft.

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EXCLUSIVE: On the Flight Deck with 787 Test Pilot Heather Ross

NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn how a Boeing head test pilot views the success of the 787, pivotal moments during testing, and more.

Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space – Photo: Scott Parazynski | NASA Columnists

Canada’s Homegrown Astronaut: Chris Hadfield

In an era where most astronauts are fairly anonymous, Colonel Chris Hadfield enjoys rock star-type popularity. Colonel Hadfield shares some of his amazing experiences in space with us.

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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.

A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial. Editorials

Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation’s soldiers and veterans.


 
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Comet 67P on 19 September 2014, as seen by Rosetta.

Better than Bieber, Rosetta’s Comet Sings Strange, Seductive Song

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing a song to the tune of frogs, purring and ping pong balls, and it's beautiful.
by Bob King at Universe Today
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A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial.

Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation's soldiers and veterans.
by Ben Granucci
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Routehappy Partners with Expedia, Helps Improve Passenger Experience

Starting this week, all users of the flight search site Expedia will benefit from full use of Routehappy’s Scores and Happiness Factors.
by Jason Rabinowitz
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Seattle Museum of Flight Receives Boeing Dreamliner ZA003

More than 6000 people watched as the museum became the first in the world to receive and showcase Boeing's newest state-of-the-art aircraft.
by Brandon Farris
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JetBlue's latest special livery, Vets In Blue, arriving at JFK for the first time. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz.

Photos: JetBlue Honors Our Veterans With a Stunning New Special Livery

This morning, JetBlue officially unveiled their latest special livery, honoring the veterans of the US Armed Forces. We take a look at the new livery, along with the Airline's other special liveries and tailfins.
by Ben Granucci
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Officials from JetBlue, Customs and Border Protection, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation cut the ribbon on  the new T5i wing.

JetBlue Celebrates JFK’s New T5i Extension for International Arrivals

Yesterday, JetBlue Airways celebrated the opening of a new T5i international arrivals area. NYCAviation was on hand to get a first-hand look at the new facility.
by Ben Granucci
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Sabena MD-11 at Newark Airport, circa 2000. (Photo by Tom Turner)

Today in Aviation History: November 7th

A Wright Flyer completes the first air freight flight, BOAC retires its last flying boat, Sabena flies for the last time, and more...
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Touch N’ Go: Virgin Galactic pilot defied the odds, New photo of the AA Dreamliner

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.) AvStories: ✈ Scaled Composites employees, friends and family of Mike and Michelle Alsbury have set up a GoFund...
by NYCAviation Staff
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