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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 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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Windshear – Lessons Learned

31 years ago Delta Flight 191 encountered a microburst on approach to DFW and crashed. Thanks to the lessons learned from that tragedy, windshear warning and avoidance has become an integral part of aviation safety management.


 
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AeroSavvy Curates 15 Inspiring Aviation Quotes

Throughout the history of flight, humans have made thought provoking, inspiring, and even funny aviation quotes. Here's a curated list of my favorites!
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THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.
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Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Emirates will take the record of the world's longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama's capital in February 2016.
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Hundreds of post-convention bags wait to be sent to their flights. Photo by Paul Thompson.

Walmart’s Mass Exodus from Denver Forces Airlines to Work Together

Employees from Alaska Airlines, Delta and Southwest, along with an airport service contractor all worked together in the intense Colorado sun to sort bags and get them to the right airlines and the right flights as they came of...
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Sometimes, figuring out how to get inside the fence for the first time is the hardest part. Photo by Ben Granucci, NYCAviation

7 Steps to Become a Pilot

"As strange as it seems, stepping into the thought process that you actually want to be a pilot, rather than having an abstract desire, is your first step."
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Goodyear Set to Retire Spirit of America

On June 30, Spirit of America wrapped up her final promotional tour to the Pacific Northwest. NYCAviation was given the opportunity to ride along.
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New Branding Announced for LAN Airlines & TAM Airlines

LATAM Airlines Group has unveiled new, unified branding for its LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines subsidiaries.
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DEVELOPING: Confirmed Wreckage from MH370 Found

Malaysia's Prime Minister has announced that an aircraft part found last week on Reunion Island was from the missing Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER, 9M-MRO.
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