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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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Wreckage of Lynyrd Skynyrd's crashed Convair 240.

Lynyrd Skynyrd Tour Plane Crashes in Mississippi: October 20 in Aviation History

Three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed in a plane crash, a huge air race from England to Australia takes off, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
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The Logbook

In today's daily digest, Mike Tyson gets arrested for boxing, Midwest adds SFO and RDU, Trump's 727 is for sale, British Airways merger with Iberia, a JetLink Air CRJ hits a terminal in Rwanada, Hawaiian's 80th anniversary and ...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 

 
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AeroMexico 767s Return to JFK June 1st

AeroMexico will upgrade service for the summer season by bringing 767s back to JFK again beginning June 1. Flights 402/403 between MEX-JFK will operate twice a week. The 767-300 is in the carrier’s new livery.
by Matt Molnar

 
 
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Iraqi Government Firms Up 787 Buy

The Government of Iraq finalized their previously announced deal to purchase 10 Boeing 787-8 airliners for Iraqi Airways.
by Mark Lawrence

 
 
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JetBlue to Remain New York’s Hometown Airline

JetBlue Airways announced today that it is keeping its headquarters in New York City, following a year of speculation that the company might move out of the area to reduce costs.
by Matt Molnar

 

 
"Ole Blue Eyes" begins its way around the taxiways for a departure off of JFK's Runway 22R, along with "True Blue" and "Baby Blue." Photo by Eric Dunetz

11 Photos Celebrating 10 Years of JetBlue

New York's bluest hometown airline turns the big 1-0 today. Here are some of favorite photos of jetBlue in action. Happy birthday!
by Matt Molnar

 
 
The wreckage of the Boeing 747-100 that operated TWA Flight 800 was reconstructed in a hangar. (Photo by NTSB)

TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054 End in Tragedy: July 17th in Aviation History

Tragic crashes of TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054, Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn, Apollo 11 launch, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
Follow these directions to NAA's Bldg 141 at JFK! Green is the driving route, purple is for walking/public transport. (click to enlarge)

Free Mets Tickets at North American Airlines Blood Drive!

North American Airlines is teaming up with New York Hospital Queens in their first blood drive, giving away a pair of NY Mets tickets to donors. Find out how you can help save lives!
by Phil Derner Jr.