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JetBlue Flies Back in Time with Their New “Retrojet”

JetBlue unveiled their new 60′s style retrojet last Friday as part of the return of their JFK-Palm Springs service.

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British Airways Announces Ft. Lauderdale As Their Newest US Destination

British Airways has announced that Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will be their newest US destination.






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Emirates Announces Fort Lauderdale as 11th US Destination 

On Tuesday morning, Emirates announced its 11th US destination: Fort Lauderdale. Flights begin later this year.






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So Long, Senior Fleet

Today marks the end of an era as Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways flies its last scheduled passenger 747-400 flight and retires the final 3 aircraft. Columnist Justin Schlecter takes a look back at his 7 years spent flying the 747 in the right seat for Cathay.






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Proud in the Turboprop Crowd

In the early morning hours of May 18, 2013, US Airways Flight 4560 made a wheels-up landing at Newark Liberty International Airport. Here is an account of how the crew flying N934HA prepared for and executed a safe emergency landing, taking advantage of the Dash-8 turboprop’s unique design.







 
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NATs: Flying the North Atlantic Organized Track System

Each day, over 2000 aircraft fly across the Atlantic. Find out how pilots navigate and communicate on the North Atlantic Tracks!Late last week, the newest incarnation of Iron Maiden's "Ed Force One" touched down in Fort Lauderdale. Staff member Mark Lawrence was there for the arrival.As part of their recently announced dive into scheduled service, National Airlines has announced passenger service from Islip Airport to two airports in Puerto Rico. Politics have been playing a big part in the airline industry the last several years. But is political participation for the better or worse?After a two-night roll through the streets in April 2014, NASA 905 was reassembled at Space Center Houston and mated with a full-scale orbiter mockup.<...
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Why An FAA Rule Change Won’t Stop Student Pilots

Aviation medical examiners will no longer issue student pilot certificates under a new rule adopted by the FAA. Unlike the old rules, starting on April 1 (yes, April Fool’s Day), these ne...
by Erika Armstrong
 

 
 
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ANALYSIS: Could Spirit be looking to merge with Frontier?

Following last week's abrupt departure of Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza, ZIna Aziz explores whether the airline's future could include a merger with Frontier Airlines.Recently, NYCAviation was invited onboard one of Qatar Airways' A350-900XWBs. While onboard, we had a chance to tour the entire plane as well as to speak with representatives of b...
by Ben Granucci
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