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The 2016 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Gets Ready to Take Flight

The weather looks beautiful for this year’s installment of the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park, which is being held this weekend.

Ambassador of The State of Qatar to the United States, His Excellency Mr. Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari (left) with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Massport Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thomas Glynn and special guest at the airline's Boston Gala. Photo Courtesy Qatar Airways Aviation News

The Route Launch Experience: Qatar Lands in Boston

Qatar Airways flair for flamboyant route launch events matches its recent explosive growth. Mike Lothrop attended the recent launch gala in Boston and shares his experience.

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Akbar Al Baker Touts Qatar’s Upcoming Service to Atlanta

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker held a press conference on Tuesday in advance of his airline’s inaugurating service to Atlanta to discuss their competitive strategy, service offering and future plans.

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Bombardier Lands First US C-Series Customer with Delta Order

Delta Air Lines has committed to purchasing 75 aircraft to add to its fleet from the manufacturer, along with the option for an additional 50.

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JetBlue Receives First A321 Assembled In The United States

NYCAviation was on hand in Mobile, Alabama earlier this week for the first delivery of an A320 Family aircraft assembled in the United States.


 
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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 plan...
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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.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2015

It's almost time again for New York City's greatest plane spotting week of the year. UN Week is a little later than usual this year, but promises to be just as exciting.
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Why Student Pilots Quit

There are 120,000 student pilots right now debating what to do next.
by Erika Armstrong
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Qantas Swings Back Into Profit After An Aggressive Restructuring

After a number of dark years for the airline's finances, things are finally starting to look up for Qantas as they have begun to return to profitability.
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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.
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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.
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