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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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Seven 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.

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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.

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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.

Delta Air Lines CEO Rich Anderson Editorials

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.


 
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People line up at the ever-popular “Windsock” at Paine Field – the 767-2C is just about to begin its maiden flight. (Photo: Mal Muir | AirlineReporter.com)

First Boeing 767-2C Takes Flight – First Step Towards the KC-46A

The first Boeing 767-2C, the prototype that will lead to the beginning of the KC-46 tanker program, recently made its first flight.
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Solar Impulse Unveils Details of Round-The-World Flight

Solar Impulse recently announced the route for this year's around the world flight. Find out if it will be coming to an airport near you!
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Giving Pease A Chance: An Allegiant Air Flight Review

Although Spirit and Frontier may be better known, Allegiant Air has enjoyed years of profitability as an ultra low cost carrier. Contributor Michael Lothrop takes a ride down to Florida to sample their product offering.
by Michael Lothrop
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Qatar’s A350 XWB: An Inside Look with 19 Great Photos

Qatar Airways recently unveiled the world's first A350 XWB. NYCAviation correspondant Paul Thompson was in Doha to get a first hand look.
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Giving Them Wings: The Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning, GA

450 students doing five jumps each in two different parachutes -- in less than three days. It's impressive, and it happens at Ft. Benning almost every week.
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Official pose prior to the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Terminal 4B extension. (Photo: Douglas Wint).

Delta Completes Second Phase of JFK Expansion

Delta Air Lines has unveiled the second phase of their expansion of JFK's Terminal 4.
by Douglas Wint
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Space Travel’s Biggest Benefit – World Peace? Why We Must Venture Further

Why do we travel to space? What if there was a reason greater than technological advancements and finding a home on other planets? Dare we say...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.
by Gabe Andino
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