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Airport News

A Runway Dream Comes True in Fort Lauderdale

Posted September 19, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

FLL has over the past few years become one of the fastest growing airports in the United States, and is celebrating the opening of a second runway.

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Editorials

Condor Airlines Gives Insight on What Makes a Leisure Airline Move

Posted September 19, 2014 by Eric McKirdy

You may have never heard of Condor Airlines, but they’re one you should get to know. NYCAviation was among the media dignitaries invited to attend a conclave at Condor headquarters to become acquainted with Germany’s rising star airline.

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History

Fred Noonan: More Than Just Amelia Earhart’s Navigator

Posted September 18, 2014 by Ian Petchenik

Fred Noonan may be best known as Amelia Earhart’s navigator, but his contributions to aviation stretch far beyond that fateful flight.

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UN Week: New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Each September, the leaders of the world converge on New York City for what is known as UN Week. The many VIP aircraft that arrive during this time make this week a plane spotter’s paradise. Here is a look at where you should go to join in the fun and what you might see.

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Aviation News

Boeing and SpaceX Selected for NASA’s Next Human Spaceflight Program

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

Late Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced the selection of Boeing and SpaceX as the two spacecraft providers for the Commercial Crew Program. Flights are expected to begin by the middle of 2017.

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Editorials

Is Flying in Africa Unsafe?

Posted September 16, 2014 by Ryan Gaddis

Aviation in Africa has a poor reputation for safety, but many African nations are stepping up efforts to improve flight safety in the continent.

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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

Posted September 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.

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The Honor of Being Chosen For a Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship

Posted September 11, 2014 by Joseph Schmidt

An aspiring pilot shares his story of being selected as one of the recipients of the Jason Dahl Memorial Scholarship for 2014.

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Watching Airplanes: Crossing Generations to Foster the Aviation Dream

Posted September 10, 2014 by Michael Lothrop

Watching airplanes is a hobby that can bridge generations and foster a love of aviation in children. One plane spotter shares a recent experience.

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Airline News

Frontier’s New Livery: A Tribute to the Past, Present and Future

Posted September 9, 2014 by Sarina Houston

Frontier Airlines today unveiled a new livery that pays homage to its history, commitment to its customers and desire to move forward.

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