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A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial.
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Editorials

Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Posted November 11, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation’s soldiers and veterans.

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

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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Gary Kelly, President, Chairman, and CEO of Southwest Airlines, Addresses the media at Dallas Love Field. Photo courtesy Southwest Airlines.
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Aviation News

Southwest Airlines Announces New Routes Out of Dallas

Posted February 3, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Monday morning, Southwest Airlines announced which routes it will serve from Dallas Love Field when the Wright Amendment expires in October.

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Airline News

Virgin America Pops DCA’s Perimeter Rule, Launching Flights from San Francisco

Posted August 16, 2012 by Mark Lawrence

Call it “Redwood 1”, “VRD 1” or “VX 1”, the number 1 in a flight number signifies a flagship flight, and this certainly is one of those. NYCAviation was very privileged to be on the inaugural flagship Virgin America flight 1 from San Francisco to Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA) on Tuesday. Click here to […]

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Passengers evacuate US Airways Flight 3652 at Reagan National. (Photo by Sarah Dunn via Twitter)
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Airline News

US Airways Flight Suffers Engine Failure at Reagan National

Posted August 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A regional jet flown for US Airways Express suffered an engine failure at Reagan National Airport in Washington Friday afternoon.

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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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Touch and Go

Air Traffic Control Error Nearly Causes Three-Plane Collision Over DC

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller messed up at Reagan National.

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Satellite view of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
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Airline News

Alaska, JetBlue, Southwest, Virgin America Win Long Distance Routes Out of Washington National

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Department of Transportation on Monday awarded slots for four airlines to operate routes to Portland, San Juan, Austin and San Francisco out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

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Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)
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Manufacturer News

Fat Guy On a Little Runway: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands at Reagan National

Posted May 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour made its way to an improbable destination on Monday — Washington’s Reagan National Airport — a field that will almost certainly never see scheduled 787 service due to its size constraints.

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Airline News

JetBlue and WestJet Reported Winners of LaGuardia and Reagan National Flight Slot Auctions

Posted November 23, 2011 by Edward Russell

Though unofficial until December 1st, JetBlue and WestJet appear to be the winners of an auction giving them rights to add flights at LaGuardia and Reagan National Airports. Edward Russell reports.

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Aviation News

TSA Fires ‘Get Your Freak On’ Screener, America’s Secret UAV Base in Ethiopia: Final Call

Posted October 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Jack the Cat has been found! But he’s sick! Also, TSA has fired the screener who left an inappropriate note in a woman’s suitcase, another Air France strike, and more…

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