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

Posted August 14, 2015 by Paul Thompson

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 off the trucks. I even overheard someone say, “One airport, one team.”

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Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

Posted January 13, 2015 by Gabe Andino

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

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An extreme case of foreign object debris.
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No Item Too Small: How Airports Deal with FOD

Posted October 13, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Foreign objects on airport paved surfaces can pose serious risks, from damaging tires or engines to causing a major catastrophe. See what airports do to ensure that objects and debris don’t interfere with air safety.

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The Great Hall welcomes you at the Accra Ghana Airport. (Photo courtesy of the author)
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Editorials

What’s Wrong With Airports? 15 Things Every Airport Needs

Posted March 6, 2014 by Patrick Smith

For a whole host of reasons, airports are often bewildering, maddening places. Here are 15 things no airport terminal should be without.

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NYCA At The Movies – The 13 Best Aviation Scenes

Posted February 28, 2014 by Gabe Andino

NYCAviation presents a list of some of the most memorable aviation scenes in feature film.

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LIVE UPDATES: Northeast’s Winter Storm

Posted February 12, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

If you are looking for updates on the Northeast’s winter storm and don’t feel like sitting on Twitter all day? Just read the updates here!

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Travel

Root Metrics Measures Cell Service At Airports, Which Carrier Wins?

Posted August 7, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Root Metrics, a data company dedicated to helping improve and examine the mobile experience, has released a report on mobile phone speed and reliability at the top 50 busiest U.S. airports. The U.S. is not known for ubiquitous (or cheap) mobile phone service, and often times, performance is absolutely horrendous at major gateway airports. Go […]

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Government Accountability Office Releases TSA Oversight Review

Posted July 31, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Wednesday morning, The House held a hearing on the challenges the TSA faces in the wake of a Government Accountability Office released the day before. The 38 page report detailing how the TSA could strengthen oversight of allegations of employee misconduct shows several weaknesses in the TSA misconduct system. The TSA’s reputation is not […]

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Relaxing in the engine of a 767 after landing in Romania in 2007. Oh, and the engine wasn't on.
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Looking Back: Fueling a Life of Aviation

Posted March 13, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Every aviation enthusiast has a collection of small stories that they can reminisce on to think about how they developed their passion for all that flies. This is mine.

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There is a Virgin Atlantic aircraft somewhere in this photo. (Photo by Simon Allardice via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Europe Airports Crippled By Snow For Second Straight Day

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Hundreds of flights were cancelled across much of Europe on Monday as heavy snow and freezing weather gripped the continent.

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