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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.

The crash of Delta Flight 191 brought the dangers of windshear to the forefront Featured

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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West Coast Powerhouse: Alaska Airlines To Buy Virgin America

Early Monday morning, Alaska Airlines announced its intention to buy Virgin America in a cash purchase totaling $2.6 billion USD.

Does this look like a third world airport to you? Don't answer that... Editorials

US Airports Investing Billions to Upgrade Dire State of Infrastructure

America’s major airports have gotten a bad rap for aging, outmoded facilities. However, many airports have made large investments to meet the ever increasing demand for air travel.


 
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Remember That One Time Donald Trump Owned an Airline?

With Donald Trump being all over the news of late, we take a look back at the Trump Shuttle.
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DOJ’s “Collusion”: You Scratch My Airplane’s Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

The Department of Justice's charges of collusion at multiple airlines should come as no surprise to the ironic actions of none other than... The Department of Justice.
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7 Safety Tips For Traveling to Dangerous Places

The world can be a very unforgiving place when you step off the path of paved tourism. Here are some tips when visiting "less desired" places.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Four Engines vs. Two: The Surprising Mathematical Guarantee of Safety

One would think that an aircraft with additional engines would provide even better performance on normal takeoffs, but the extra engines actually reduces it.
by David J. Williams
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Plane Crash Forensics: The Reality of How Victims are Identified

There is no "CSI: Aviation." Identifying plane crash victims and returning them to their families is a long, tedious process that must be done right.
by Stephen Richey
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Airline Globalization’s History: Once An Advantage, Now a Threat

The debate between U.S legacy airlines and the "ME3" has been getting hotter and hotter, though airline globalization has been around since the beginning.
by John Steffen
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Pilot Shortage: Where’d All the Pilots Go?

The reasons why 80% of student pilots drop out have also always been the same; lack of money and the high demands of the industry.
by Erika Armstrong
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Rhode Island Air Show Fills the Skies over Quonset Point

The gorgeous light combined with this year’s outstanding lineup was the perfect formula for plenty of full memory cards and great photos.
by Mark Kolanowski
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