Posts Tagged ‘DCA’

Apollo 12 crew: Pete Conrad, Richard Gordon, Alan Bean (Scroll down for video of the moon landing.)
On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: November 19th

Posted November 19, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

China launches their first spacecraft, TAP Flight 425 crashes, Apollo 12 lands on the Moon, construction of Ronald Reagan Airport begins, and more.

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USAir Flight 5050 crashed at the end of La Guardia Airport's runway 31 after a rejected takeoff, killing 2.

Losing an Engine on Takeoff: Abort It or Floor It?

Posted September 25, 2014 by David J. Williams

Engine failure on takeoff. Yikes! David Williams teaches us how pilots deal with the frightening prospect and the training that goes into making sure everyone comes out alive.

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Airline News

BREAKING: Settlement Agreement in American/US Airways Merger

Posted November 12, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Late Tuesday morning, NYCAviation recieved word that American Airlines and US Airways had reached an antitrust settlement with the United States Department of Justice. This settlement will allow the merger to move forward, but at a significant cost in terms of both slot pairs and gates at both airlines hubs.

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Aviation News

Southwest Shows Interest in Buying LaGuardia and National Slots if Delta and US Complete Swap

Posted March 5, 2010 by Julie Vessigault

Some scarce flight slots at LGA and DCA will hit the market if Delta and US go along with the DOT’s stipulations for their slot swap, and Southwest seems to be interested in scooping some up.

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Aviation News

The Logbook: TSA Agent Loses Own Note Pad

Posted January 4, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Flight Global’s Runway Girl reports that a TSA agent that investigated leaked TSA documents has himself lost his note pad! Allegient Air buys 18 MD-80s, an Air Berlin flight goes off the runway in Dortmund, Continental CEO passes on his salary, DCA’s power goes out for a while this afternoon and the FAA puts American Airlines under the magnifying glass.

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