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PHOTOS: The Three Remaining WB-57Fs Take Flight Over Houston

Residents of Houston Texas were given a rare treat last Thursday: A formation flight by the only three remaining airworthy B-57s, NASA’s WB-57Fs.

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Captain: A Double-Edged Sword

By the simple act of firing one of their own for keeping passengers alive, they have brought the wrath of an entire industry into an incident which wouldn’t normally get a second look.

Media-004 Airline News

A Double Dream: Qatar Airways Takes Home Two New 787s

Qatar Airways took delivery of 2 787-8 Dreamliners recently in Everett, WA, and NYCAviation was there for the festivities!

Automated Passport Control kiosks from SITA at JetBlue's JFK Customs Facility. Photo courtesy Ben Granucci, NYCAviation. Columnists

The Impact of Travel Technologies on Efficient Airport Operations

Recent advances in biometric and robotic technology have opened new doors for airports to improve the passenger experience.

Daily push back rides enjoyed while interning with British Airways. Aviation News

What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.

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American Airlines Launches First Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

After a water cannon salute at 7:30 AM, the new jet with its quiet engines spooled up and we rocketed out of Dallas-Ft. Worth on our way to Chicago.
by Justin Cederholm


Let’s Scare the Passengers

If it wasn’t for company policy requiring me to go and find some smooth air, I’d just tighten my seat belt, put my arms up in the air and yell, “yeehaw!”
by Erika Armstrong



Growing Pains for the Electronic Flight Bag

Despite the headache recently felt by American Airlines, EFB’s are a positive step for the airline industry, guaranteed to become more and more reliable.
by Andrew Poure


Updated: Could Runway Closures Mean A Summer of Misery at JFK?

Beginning Sunday, JFK will have 1 runway closed and another shortened until late September. Find out why this is happening and what it means for travelers.
by Ben Granucci

Turkish Airlines

Getting Chicks Into the Cockpit

Our culture has not caught up with its own ideology yet (i.e. letting women “have it all”), but I will firmly state that it’s headed in the right direction.
by Erika Armstrong



Getting You There Safely: Working With the Weather

From dispatchers to meteorologists to air traffic controllers, pilots up front could not do it without their daily expertise, knowledge and professionalism.
by Justin Schlechter


Plumbers in the Sky: The Demise of the Flight Engineer

Some airlines still require flight engineers, but not as many as before. While they may be gone as a profession, they are certainly not forgotten.
by Michael Lothrop


American Airlines Offered a Single Operating Certificate, Completing Merge with US Airways

On April 8, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted a single operating certificate to American Airlines and US Airways, signifying a major step in their integration process. For more than a year, over 700 employees re...
by Douglas Wint