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An IAGOS air sensor inlet (Photo: iagos.org)
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Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Posted August 18, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.

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(Photo by Sergio Cardona)
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Airline News

Southwest ends Sea World Marketing Partnership, Will Repaint Shamu 737s

Posted August 1, 2014 by Steven Paduchak

After 25 years, Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their marketing partnership. Under criticism from animal rights activists, the airline will repaint all three aircraft painted in the special “Shamu” color scheme.

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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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A World Airways Boeing 747. (Photo courtesy of Global Aviation)
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BREAKING: Global Aviation Holdings Enters Bankruptcy (Again)

Posted November 12, 2013 by Eric McKirdy

Citing a global decline in demand for its chartered cargo and passenger transport services, NYC Aviation has learned Georgia-based Global Aviation Holdings tonight filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

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Rending of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 7
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Southwest Launches 737 MAX 7, Converts 30 737 NG Orders

Posted May 15, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Southwest Airlines and Boeing announced on Wednesday the launch of the 737 MAX 7, as the airline converted 30 737 NG orders into 737 MAX orders. Southwest also exercised options to add five more Next-Generation 737-800s to its fleet. The 737 MAX, which is the next generation of Boeing’s extremely popular narrowbody aircraft, is expected […]

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Who needs a couch when you can have a row of seats!
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Going Once, Going Twice- Southwest Swag on Auction

Posted May 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

If you are anything like us, there is probably at least one piece of airline or airport memorabilia somewhere in your house. Coming across these items isn’t always easy, however. Any #AvGeek would love to have a row of economy seats in their living room, but where can you buy it!? The internet, of course! […]

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Southwest's first Boeing 737-800 N8301J Warrior One, taxis to its welcoming party.
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Rough Luv: Two Southwest Birds Clip Wings in Detroit

Posted March 16, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Two Southwest 737s clip wings while pushing back from their gates at Detroit Metro Airport.

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Water laps at a jetway outside LaGuardia's Central Terminal. (Photo via Fox5)
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NYCAviation’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2012

Posted December 30, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

From space shuttles to Sandy, a look back at our most popular stories of 2012.

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Southwest Flight 4695 made a wrong turn and ended up in the mud at Islip Thursday morning. (Photo via WNBC)
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Southwest Jet Skids Into Mud At Long Island Airport [With ATC Audio]

Posted December 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was hurt early Thursday morning when a Southwest Airlines plane taxiing for departure wound up landing gear-deep in mud at ISP.

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Otto at the controls.
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Blowup Girlfriends Fly Free On Southwest

Posted December 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Twitter exchange clarifies the airline’s policy on air-filled companions.

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