WTO Airbus report to be issued. Lufthansa pilots set strike date. Qantas pilot was a few nuggets short of a Happy Meal. Milestone for 747-8. New flights to a West Virginia golf resort.
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A report has emerged that a large crane being used to build a new trash transfer station in College Point got a bit too close for comfort to LaGuardia Airport runway 31 arrivals earlier this month.
On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.
Today marks a number of aeronautical milestones: The first balloon flight, the first French airmail flight, the first nonstop flight across the South Atlantic, the first transatlantic flight by an airship, birthdays celebrated by Air India and LaGuardia Airport, the first hijacking of a Soviet airliner, and the launch of the Cassini probe!
Phil Derner shares a somewhat challenging planespotting experience. Aside from not being able to control the aircraft themselves, photographers must fend with weather, runways, road traffic and camera settings. Maybe he should have stayed in bed.
The Federal Aviation Administration has now allocated all of its $1.1 billion in stimulus money for airport improvements. But the complex set of rules laid out in the recovery act has led to some counterintuitive results: The biggest winners aren’t the busiest airports.
Southwest put on quite a show this weekend to mark their momentous entry into the New York City market. Here are some of the best photos of the first arrivals and the festivities in the terminals.