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A Look At The Laws: What Is Required When You’re Denied Boarding

Posted April 11, 2017 by David J. Williams

Take a look at what the government does and doesn’t require airlines to do when you’re denied boarding for your flight.

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Though operated by one of their regional carriers, United Airlines is facing public backlash following a viral video of a removed passenger. (Photo by David Xian, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar.
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Aviation News

Overbooking, Bumping, Removal, Regional Airlines, and Your Rights

Posted April 10, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

After United appeared in the news for the “dragging” removal of a passenger, many are asking what bumping, overbooking and passenger rights are.

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The proposed 3rd runway would lay pavement parallel to the existing runway 13/31, northeast to southeast over the East River.
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Editorials

Not So Fast: Would 3rd Runway on Rikers Island Alleviate LaGuardia’s Ailments?

Posted April 10, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

NYC wanting to close Rikers Island is bringing along the idea of adding a 3rd runway to LaGuardia, but does it pass the sniff test?

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Photography

FRIDAY PHOTOS: The 787-10 Takes Flight

Posted April 7, 2017 by NYCAviation Staff

For this week’s Friday Photos, we take a look at the brand new Boeing 787-10 with photos from both North Charleston and Seattle.

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Harrison Ford (in yellow aircraft, center), landed on taxiway C at SNA, flying right over a waiting American 737 (out of view to the right).
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No Punishment for Harrison Ford: A Positive Sign for Aviation Safety Culture

Posted April 6, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

Did Harrison Ford receive special treatment because of his celebrity, or is getting off without punishment SOP in aviation safety?

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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-700 (N615AS). Photo by jerslice, All Rights Reserved, via NYCA Photo Hangar.
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Airline News

Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

Posted April 5, 2017 by NYCAviation Staff

Alaska Air has announced 3 new transcon routes that will use both their own and Virgin America aircraft.

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Major? Regional? People still confuse these. (Photo by  Moose135, All Rights Reserved, via NYCAviation Photo Hangar)
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Education

Misused Aviation Terms, Part 1: Airlines and Accidents

Posted March 30, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

Many terms are thrown around, whether it be by avgeeks, the news media or general public, that have official definitions aside from what is socially thought.

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Airline News

The Numbers Are In: U.S. Sets Records in 2016 for Most Airline Passengers and Safety

Posted March 27, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

Last year’s record of 900+ million passengers in the U.S. shows not only higher traffic, but an equally impressive safety record.

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The Patrouille de France Soars Into New York, Launching Their US Tour

Posted March 24, 2017 by Ben Granucci

The Patrouille de France arrived at Stewart International Airport in Upstate New York on Thursday, kicking off their 6 week tour of North America.

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Editorials

The Forgotten Victims of Alaska Airlines Ending the Virgin America Brand

Posted March 23, 2017 by Phil Derner Jr.

With so many reactions being aired following Alaska Announcing the coming end of Virgin America, who stands to suffer the most?

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