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Boeing 737: 8,000 and Counting

Boeing recently delivered the 8,000th 737. Mark Lawrence details the development and evolution of the world’s best-selling airliner.

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BREAKING: JetBlue Pilots Vote to Unionize

By an overwhelming 71% majority, JetBlue Airway’s more than 2500 pilots voted to join the Air Line Pilots Association, the nation’s largest union for pilots.

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In Ft. Lauderdale, A Hotel Is Demolished To Make Way For A New Runway

The next phase in the construction of Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport’s new runway began recently with the demolition of a nearby hotel. That space was needed to ensure that aircraft have a sufficient safety area at the end of the runway.

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, left, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of SpaceX and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana announce that NASA just signed a lease agreement with SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif., for use and operation of NASA’s KSC Launch Complex 39A. Credit: Nicole Solomon Space News

SpaceX Leases Historic Launch Complex 39A from NASA

The keys to NASA’s historic launch Pad 39A that propelled humanity’s first man to walk on the Moon have been handed over to new owner SpaceX.

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Around the World in 80 Jumpseats

While the ability to travel for free is a definite perk of being an airline pilot, the ability to ride in the jumpseat is more of a necessary evil. It is small and uncomfortable, but it can also be the difference between a pilot making it to work on time and being stuck in an airport thousands of miles away.


 
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Livin’ the Dream! Another Day in the Life of an Airline Pilot

Some say pilots are "livin' the dream". And some...might be right! Follow a day in the life of an airline pilot through the eyes, and camera, of Cap'n Aux.
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Great Aviation Instagrams You Should Be Following

Do you like looking at pictures of airplanes? Of course you do. So take a look at these great aviation Instagrammers. We promise that you wont be disappointed!
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Gary Kelly, President, Chairman, and CEO of Southwest Airlines, Addresses the media at Dallas Love Field. Photo courtesy Southwest Airlines.

Southwest Airlines Announces New Routes Out of Dallas

Monday morning, Southwest Airlines announced which routes it will serve from Dallas Love Field when the Wright Amendment expires in October.
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Valentine’s Day Flowers Travel the Globe on American Airlines

It will soon be that special time of year again when cargo containers laden with mass amounts of flowers are transported around the world on many cargo and commercial carriers. NYCAviation visited with American Airlines to snif...
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Awesome Aviation Podcasts You Should Be Listening To!

There is a ton of awesome aviation content available on the internet. But it isn't just written content, it's audio podcasts as well! Here are a few of our favorites.
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The "12th Man" flag is waved out the cockpit window as the Seattle Seahawks arrive at Newark. (Photo: AP)

NYC Airports Get Ready for Super Bowl XXLVIII

NYC area airports will see a large number of flights coming in for Super Bowl XLVIII. Here's what to expect.
by Nate Anderson
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Indictments Today in 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK

On Thursday, the FBI arrested five suspects believed to have taken part in the infamous 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK, made famous in the film "Goodfellas".
by Ken McQuillan
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January 22nd in Aviation History: Pilot Mistakes Ireland for California and More

Pan Am becomes the first airlines to start 747 flights in 1970, STS-42 brings the first female Canadian into space in 1992, a P-3 Orion distance record in 1971, Apollo 5 launches in 1968, and the crashes of American Airlines Fl...
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