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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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Today in Aviation History: November 14th

Posted November 14, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Female aviator Amy Johnson breaks a speed record, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes with the Marshall University football team, the 747-8 program is launched, and more…






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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) receives a water cannon salute upon arrival at Washington Dulles. (Photo by Cary Liao/NYCAviation)
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Lufthansa Flies First Ever Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Service From Frankfurt to Washington

Posted June 2, 2012 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Three-hundred and sixty-two passengers, media and VIP guests received the ride of a lifetime Friday as Lufthansa and Boeing celebrated the first scheduled 747-8 Intercontinental flight in Washington DC.






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Atlas Air's fourth Boeing 747-8F (N850GT) wears a Panalpina livery. (Photo by Boeing)
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Boeing’s 20th 747-8 Delivery Wears Panalpina Livery

Posted June 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Atlas will operate the new plane on behalf of Swiss freight company Panalpina, whose livery is painted on the new jet. A second 747-8F yet to be delivered will also wear the Panalpina livery.






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An Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8 Freighter on display at the 2011 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Rohan Visvanathan, via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)
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High Art: History, Hype and The World’s Biggest Planes

Posted May 25, 2012 by Patrick Smith

Can a reborn jetliner again change the world — or look good trying?






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Plane of Note: Cargolux Boeing 747-8 Freighter Makes First Appearance at JFK

Posted January 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Beijing, Baku and Budapest have all been visited by Boeing’s biggest bird, but before Wednesday, the Big Apple had not.






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Boeing Quietly Delivers Their Largest Plane Ever as Cargolux Takes First 747-8F

Posted October 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Weeks after Cargolux left Boeing officials red-faced with a last-minute decision nixing delivery of the first 747-8 Freighter, the Luxembourg-based freight hauler flew the plane home on Wednesday with no fanfare whatsoever.






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Rolls-Royce and GE Reveal Future Engine Plans at Paris Air Show

Posted June 21, 2011 by Brandon Farris

This week at the Paris Air Show, Rolls-Royce and General Electric have both provided peaks into what they are developing for future engines to power new aircraft coming from Boeing and Airbus in the A350 and 787-10.






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The first 747-8 Intercontinental slated for delivery under construction. Launch customer Lufthansa will be receiving this particular aircraft. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/NYCAviation)
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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Ready to Roll, Hoping to Sell

Posted February 14, 2011 by John Harrell

Boeing’s newest variation on the classic jumbo is big and fresh—but will it make big bucks?






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First Photo: Boeing 747-8I Makes its Public Debut

Posted February 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s newest passenger jet, the 747-8 Intercontinental was displayed to the public for the first time at a ceremony at the plane builder’s Everett, Wash. factory on Sunday morning.






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