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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

Posted September 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.

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January 16th in Aviation History: Final Space Shuttle Columbia Launch, TWA Flight 3 Crashes

Posted January 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Space Shuttle Columbia launches for the last time, five B-52s begin a round-the-world-flight, actress Carole Lombard is killed in the crash of TWA Flight 3, and more…

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An America West Boeing 737-100 (N708AW) spotted at San Jose International Airport in 1993. (Photo by Torsten Maiwald via Wikimedia Commons)
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America West Begins Flying, Boeing Merges With McDonnell Douglas: August 1 in Aviation History

Posted August 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday NORAD, America West Airlines and ALM-Antillean Airlines. Boeing and McDonnell Douglas merge, Gary Powers dies, and more…

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March 27th in Aviation History: Two 747s Collide in World’s Deadliest Aviation Disaster

Posted March 27, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The Tenerife disaster takes place, the Eurofighter Typhoon makes its first flight, Concorde flights to Miami begin, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: December 20th

Posted December 20, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Continental 737 slides off the runway and burns at Denver, the first flight of the Delta Dagger, the first flight over Antarctica, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: December 17th

Posted December 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Modern aviation is born as the Wright Brothers make the first powered flight. Other first flights on this date include the Douglas DC-3, the B-47 Stratojet and the Boeing 737-300, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: November 14th

Posted November 14, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

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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On This Day in Aviation History: October 7th

Posted October 7, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Happy birthday to Air France and KLM! Also, the first photos ever captured of the dark side of the moon are captured by the Soviets’ Luna 3 probe.

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 5th

Posted May 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Cinco de Mayo is a busy day in aviation: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, Eastern Flight 855 narrowly averts near Miami, two unrelated hijackings on the same day in 1972, the merger of Air France with KLM and much more…

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Alitalia Joins Air France-KLM and Delta in Transatlantic Venture

Posted July 6, 2010 by BNO News

Alitalia on Monday joined the Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines as a member of the airline industry’s transatlantic joint venture, the airline said in a statement.

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