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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: October 29th

Posted October 29, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

The US Dept. of Justice approves the Delta/Northwest merger, John Glenn becomes the oldest man to enter space, a plane carrying the California Polytechnic State University football team crashes, and more…

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La Guardia Airport, seen in 1948. Visible is the airport’s, now closed, “skywalk” observation deck. Accessed for 10 cents admission, it raised $150,000 in dimes in the first year alone. Photo from the Peter Black collection, in care of Jon Proctor.
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Aviation News

La Guardia Turns 75: An In-Depth Look at the Airport’s Distinguished History

Posted October 15, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the 75th Anniversary of La Guardia Airport’s dedication, we take a deep look at its history in this heavily narrated photographic tour.

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Editorials

Watching Airplanes: Crossing Generations to Foster the Aviation Dream

Posted September 10, 2014 by Michael Lothrop

Watching airplanes is a hobby that can bridge generations and foster a love of aviation in children. One plane spotter shares a recent experience.

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History

The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

Posted August 28, 2014 by Brian Futterman

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Posted August 19, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!

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Airport News

Delta Air Lines Moves LGA-BOS Shuttle Flights to Terminal C

Posted August 14, 2014 by Nate Anderson

Delta Air Lines today announced that the New York operations of its Delta Shuttle flights to Boston Logan will move from LaGuardia’s Marine Air Terminal to Terminal C beginning November 2.

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Events

A Look Inside Delta Air Lines

Posted August 11, 2014 by Brian Stevenson

Delta Air Lines recently opened its doors to give NYCA an inside look at how one of the largest airlines on the planet operates.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos, Part Two: Chicago’s Midway and O’Hare

Posted July 8, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: the Chicago airports of Midway and O’Hare.

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Aviation News

Into The Sunset: Delta’s Final DC-9 Flight

Posted January 8, 2014 by Brian Stevenson

Delta completed the final scheduled flight of its workhorse DC-9, ending almost 50 years of scheduled airline service by the type. NYCAviation was there to record the festivities.

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A SkyWest CRJ-700 takes off in front of a taxiing Delta Airbus. Photo courtsey Flickr Creative Commons user redlegsfan21.
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Airline News

Alaska Airlines Announces New Flights into Delta’s Hub

Posted December 6, 2013 by Douglas Wint

Alaska Airlines Group has announced an expansion of their service from Delta Air Lines’ western hub to four west coast destinations.

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