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A Look At The Laws: What Is Required When You’re Denied Boarding

Take a look at what the government does and doesn’t require airlines to do when you’re denied boarding for your flight.

Though operated by one of their regional carriers, United Airlines is facing public backlash following a viral video of a removed passenger. (Photo by David Xian, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar. Aviation News

Overbooking, Bumping, Removal, Regional Airlines, and Your Rights

After United appeared in the news for the “dragging” removal of a passenger, many are asking what bumping, overbooking and passenger rights are.

The proposed 3rd runway would lay pavement parallel to the existing runway 13/31, northeast to southeast over the East River. Editorials

Not So Fast: Would 3rd Runway on Rikers Island Alleviate LaGuardia’s Ailments?

NYC wanting to close Rikers Island is bringing along the idea of adding a 3rd runway to LaGuardia, but does it pass the sniff test?

Photo by David Lilienthal. Photography

FRIDAY PHOTOS: The 787-10 Takes Flight

For this week’s Friday Photos, we take a look at the brand new Boeing 787-10 with photos from both North Charleston and Seattle.

Harrison Ford (in yellow aircraft, center), landed on taxiway C at SNA, flying right over a waiting American 737 (out of view to the right). Blog

No Punishment for Harrison Ford: A Positive Sign for Aviation Safety Culture

Did Harrison Ford receive special treatment because of his celebrity, or is getting off without punishment SOP in aviation safety?


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Super Jumbo History at Boston Logan

We go to Boston where Emirates operated the first ever A380 revenue flight at Logan International Airport.
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Is The F-35 Really Worth $1.5 Trillion?

The F-35 has been plagued by problems that have run up its price tag. Is this advanced fighter worth all that money?
by Larkins Dsouza
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The Rush To Save A Vintage C-53

In a small town 30 minutes outside of Canton, Ohio sits a vintage C-53. If one airline pilot can't raise the money to save it soon, it will meet the scrapper.
by Jay Haapala
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The 25 tear old me, on that day in 2006. You can even see the belt loader in the background.

The Day I Learned How to De-Ice an Airliner with a Broom

What do you do in a pinch when you have no de-icing trucks at your airport? Find a resourceful Captain...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The contract air traffic control tower at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (OXC) was one of 6 that were scheduled to be closed in the State of Connecticut in 2013.

OPINION: The Risks of Reducing The FAA’s Control Of Our Aviation Infrastructure

As a new presidential administration prepares to take over, questions loom regarding the future of how the FAA will control the nation's aviation infrastructure.
by David J. Williams
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Emirates Arrives at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport

Dubai-based Emirates Airline added their 11th destination in the US on Thursday with the opening of the Dubai-Fort Lauderdale route.
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PHOTOS: The Grand Canyon Onboard The Maverick Experience

In Las Vegas, everything is larger than life, and that includes Maverick Helicopters' sightseeing business. It's more than just a tour there, it's an experience.
by Michael Lothrop
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JetBlue Flies Back in Time with Their New “Retrojet”

JetBlue unveiled their new 60's style retrojet last Friday as part of the return of their JFK-Palm Springs service.
by Eric Dunetz
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