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Updated: Could Runway Closures Mean A Summer of Misery at JFK?

Posted April 23, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Beginning Sunday, JFK will have 1 runway closed and another shortened until late September. Find out why this is happening and what it means for travelers.

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On the Wings of Giants: Airbus Banks on the Beluga

Posted February 3, 2015 by Paul Thompson

Throughout Airbus’ first two decades in the business, its competitors at Boeing would joke that “Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing.”

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Flying with the One Percent

Posted August 27, 2014 by Patrick Smith

A Ride in Business Class on the Airbus A380. Plus: My Strange Childhood of Airlines Real and Imagined.

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Taking a Step Back to Appreciate Flight

Posted May 29, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

In today’s world of high-speed technology, so many take advantage of air travel, but forget its long history. Taking a step back and adding a little perspective can make airplane geeks out of anyone.

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OPINION: What Makes a Great-Looking Jetliner?

Posted April 2, 2014 by Patrick Smith

“Aesthetically it’s no 747, but it’s a handsome plane,” I wrote of the 787 previously in a column. “Confident in a way not unlike its older and smaller sibling, the 757.”

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January 18th in Aviation History: A380 Unveiled, United Flt 266 Crashes Into Pacific Ocean

Posted January 18, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The Airbus A380 is unveiled, the F-4 Phantom is yanked from front-line service, Bell makes its 25,000th Helo, United Flight 266 crashes, as well as Capital Airlines Flight 20.

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UPDATED x2: 2013 Dubai Airshow Order Roundup

Posted November 18, 2013 by Ben Granucci

Within hours of opening, the 2013 Dubai Airshow had already seen multiple aircraft order records broken. But just who ordered all of those planes and what did they get for their billions?

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Australian Transport Safety Bureau Releases Final Qantas Flight 32 Report

Posted June 27, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau on Thursday released their final report into the Qantas A380 uncontained engine failure over Indonesia on November 4, 2010. The 305 page report gives a full account of the major incident, with images from inside the aircraft still in-flight, as well as a very detailed analysis of the cause. With […]

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Emirates Announces Los Angeles A380 Service

Posted June 12, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Wednesday morning, Emirates Airline announced that they will be upgrading their service to LAX from the Boeing 777-300ER to the Airbus A380 starting December 2nd, 2013, adding to the already incredible amount of A380s that LAX sees on a daily basis. “Demand for our award-winning onboard service has steadily grown since we commenced operation […]

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Singapore Orders More Airbus A380 and A350 Jets

Posted October 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Singapore Airlines has ordered five more Airbus A380-800s and 20 additional Airbus A350-900s, the carrier announced this week.

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