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Delta Economy Comfort seating. (Photo by Delta)
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Airline News

Delta’s Big Week: More Premium Economy and New Flights Out of New York

Posted May 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

In addition to their huge deal to acquire AirTran’s 717 fleet, Delta announced two changes this week that should go a long way to improving its customer experience. Premium Economy on More Planes Wednesday brought the news that Delta would be expanding their premium economy product, dubbed Economy Comfort, on all flights longer than 750 miles. […]

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Space News

43 Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Being Removed from 747 Carrier Aircraft

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

As Saturday night turned into Sunday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise moved one step closer to its new home at New York’s Intrepid Museum, as it was lifted off the back of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 747.

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Delta Terminal 3 at JFK Airport. (Photo by reallyboring via Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA)
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Wing of Delta Plane Clips Tail of Another at New York’s Kennedy Airport

Posted May 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two Delta Air Lines Boeing 767 jets bumped into each other at Kennedy Airport in New York Friday evening, but no one was injured.

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Damaged fan blades are visible in Delta 1063's right engine. (Photo by Grant Cardone, via Twitter)
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Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New York After Bird Strike Destroys Engine [with Air Traffic Control Audio]

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing in New York Thursday afternoon when it suffered a bird strike and the cabin filled with smoke, according to passengers.

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AeroGal's Boeing 767-300ER (HC-CIJ) at JFK's Terminal 4 prior to its late night departure. (Photo by Senga Butts)
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Aviation News

AeroGal to End New York-Ecuador Flights

Posted April 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

AeroGal will discontinue its flights linking Ecuador to New York City and layoff 120 employees, according to a company statement.

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Photo of the Day: Airbus A380 demonstrator plane visits Sao Paulo. (Photo by Ediney Ribeiro)
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Final Call

Final Call: JFK’s Den of Thieves Steal 200 Times a Day

Posted March 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

New report reveals JFK workers are committing 200 thefts daily, the KC-46 tanker is already running late, Ameican CEO Tom Horton sits down for an AP interview, and more…

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A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)
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JetBlue Pilot Meltdown Ended by Choke Hold from Former Prison Guard: With Video and Audio

Posted March 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A JetBlue flight made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the captain suffered some kind of mental breakdown. No one was injured, thanks in part to the actions of David Gonzalez, who held the pilot in a choke hold until the plane landed safely.

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An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

Posted March 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart’s flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo-New York flight, and more…

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Virgin America aircraft.
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Virgin America Main Cabin Select Reviewed: The Premium Economy Challenge, Round 1

Posted March 14, 2012 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

In the first round of an NYCAviation series comparing domestic premium economy cabins, does Virgin America live up to their own mantra: A breath of fresh airline?

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A South African Airways Boeing 747SP ZS-SPE on the ground at Frankfurt
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Final Call

Final Call: US Airways Hot to Merge With American, Artist to Bury 727 in California Desert

Posted January 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways admits it wants to merge with American, Congress funds FAA for an extra few weeks, an artist wants to bury a plane in sand, a look at New York’s decrepit airport terminals, and more…

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