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The winter sun shines nicely on this Ted Airbus A320 N479UA in Las Vegas
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 12th

Posted February 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Continental/Colgan Flight 3407 crashes in upstate New York, an Iran Air Tu-154 crashes into a mountain, United’s Ted low cost subsidiary begins operations, an Air Rhodesia flight is shot down in South Africa and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: March 25th

Posted March 25, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The first female Concorde pilot flies for British Airways, Qantas drops the 707 and becomes all-747, Piedmont takes on the biggest 737 fleet, seven crashes on this day, and more…

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Photograph by Gordon Gerbert, Jr.
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Merger Mania!

Posted January 28, 2008 by Tom Alfano

Skyrocketing fuel costs will likely lead to several airline mergers this year. Unfortunately for fliers and shareholders, the history of airline mergers contains few positive notes.

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Another kid who got on the wrong flight.
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Aviation News

Continental Loses Two Kids in Three Days

Posted June 17, 2009 by NYCA Admin

It has been a rough few days for unaccompanied little girls flying Continental, and downright scary for their anxious parents. On Saturday, a girl bound for Charlotte ended up in Arkansas, and on Monday a girl on her way to Cleveland landed at Newark.

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Pilot Michael J. Adams alongside the X-15.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

Posted November 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more…

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Aviation News

Wednesday Wakeup: Does Obama Want to Own the Airlines?

Posted July 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Does Obama want to own the airlines? A new ground management system at JFK. Thunderstorms wreak havoc on New York-area airports. Boeing issues an ultimatum.

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Rendering of a Continental Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 12th in Aviation History: Blizzard of 1993 Shuts Down Airports from Georgia to Nova Scotia

Posted March 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Southwest grounds 44 aircraft for inspection, a pair of B-52s fly around the world, an Air Vietnam DC-4 is shot down, and more…

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Photo by Bill Striffler
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Continental’s First Star Alliance Scheme Enters Service

Posted November 2, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Continental’s first jet in Star Alliance colors, a 757-200, entered service last week to celebrate the airline’s entry into the network.

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PEOPLExpress was one of the fastest growing airlines in history.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

Posted February 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more…

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Aviation News

New Spotting Guides Published for Albany International Airport and Boeing Field

Posted July 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Albany may be the capitol of New York, but Boeing Field in Seattle just might be the 737 capitol of the world. Check out the best places to spot aircraft at both airports with our new spotting guides

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