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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.

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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?

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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.

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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?

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Why NYCAviation Uses The Weather Channel’s Winter Storm Naming System

NYCA uses The Weather Channel’s winter storm naming system, much to the chagrin of Twitter users. Phil Derner explains why that is.


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United Unveils New ‘Polaris’ Business Class Product

United Airlines introduced Polaris, a new Business Class product to be featured on long-haul international flights which the carrier hopes will be a game changer.
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PHOTOS: The Thunder Rolls at Shaw Air Force Base

Don't call it an air show! Thunder Over The Midlands highlights the best of the US Armed Forces, with a focus on how they work together.
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RFID Bag Tracking…Why?

Contributor Andrew Poure warns of the pitfalls that RFID-enabled checked bag tags will bring and why he thinks it won't work.
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The Time Has Come For Bag Tags To Join The 21st Century

Standards Editor Ben Granucci explores all of the benefits of using RFID Technology for tracking checked bags, just like Delta Air Lines will soon do.
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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.
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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

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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