Airline News

Surprising and Delighting NYC’s Finest

On Monday morning, JetBlue Airways unveiled their newest aircraft to wear a special livery. Blue Finest honors the NYPD.

Editorials

JetBlue’s Mint Expansion Reaches Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue Airways’ hugely popular Mint Experience was recently added to select flights to and from Fort Lauderdale. We take a look at what is being offered.

Columnists

Do Pilots Like Being Passengers?

Do pilots enjoy being passengers? Do they feel safe when someone else is driving the jet? Find out what the pilot sitting next to you in coach is thinking!

Columnists

The FAA and President Trump’s Order on Regulations

The President wants two regulations removed for every new regulation enacted. Here’s a first step for the FAA in making that happen.

Editorials

OPINION: The Investigator Most Qualified

The opinions expressed here are those of the writer and not those of NYCAviation In recent months, there has been a wave of fresh speculation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the Boeing 777-200ER lost more than two years ago. As more debris washes ashore, ‘experts’ associated with the disaster keep trying to […]


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The Numbers Are In: U.S. Sets Records in 2016 for Most Airline Passengers and Safety

Last year's record of 900+ million passengers in the U.S. shows not only higher traffic, but an equally impressive safety record.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The Patrouille de France Soars Into New York, Launching Their US Tour

The Patrouille de France arrived at Stewart International Airport in Upstate New York on Thursday, kicking off their 6 week tour of North America.
by Ben Granucci
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The Forgotten Victims of Alaska Airlines Ending the Virgin America Brand

With so many reactions being aired following Alaska Announcing the coming end of Virgin America, who stands to suffer the most?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Was WestJet’s “Scary” Approach Really As Bad As It Seemed?

Over the past week, images and video of a Westjet 737 making a "scary" approach have been making the rounds. We examine what went right in that situation.
by David J. Williams
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Why The Circular Runway Concept Would Not Work

A report from the BBC about a circular runway concept is going viral, but how does it hold up when examined objectively?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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