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TAME Commences Fort Lauderdale Service

Posted October 20, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

Ecuadorian national carrier TAME recently commenced its new passenger service to southern Florida when flight 562 landed at daybreak at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

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The USO Welcomes Traveling Servicemembers Through New York

Posted October 20, 2014 by Ben Granucci

For many years, the options for a servicemember to relax in a lounge before or after a flight through the New York City airports were extremely limited. However, on September 17, 2014, that all changed for those soldiers traveling through John F. Kennedy International Airport. That day saw the opening of the United Service Organization (USO) […]

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Turkey's brand new A330-200 arriving at JFK for UN Week.
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PHOTOS: Look Who Visited During UN Week 2014!

Posted October 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

In late September, plane spotters converged on New York City for the annual UN Week. Take a look at which aircraft paid the area a visit.

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La Guardia Airport, seen in 1948. Visible is the airport’s, now closed, “skywalk” observation deck. Accessed for 10 cents admission, it raised $150,000 in dimes in the first year alone. Photo from the Peter Black collection, in care of Jon Proctor.
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La Guardia Turns 75: An In-Depth Look at the Airport’s Distinguished History

Posted October 15, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the 75th Anniversary of La Guardia Airport’s dedication, we take a deep look at its history in this heavily narrated photographic tour.

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Southwest Airlines headquarters employees celebrate the end of the Wright Amendment at Dallas Love Field. (Photo: Southwest Airlines)
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More to Love: Southwest and Virgin America Launch New Service as Wright Amendment Ends

Posted October 14, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Southwest Airlines and Virgin America celebrated the inauguration of new non-stop service at Dallas Love Field on Monday as the Wright Amendment restrictions officially ended.

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An extreme case of foreign object debris.
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No Item Too Small: How Airports Deal with FOD

Posted October 13, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Foreign objects on airport paved surfaces can pose serious risks, from damaging tires or engines to causing a major catastrophe. See what airports do to ensure that objects and debris don’t interfere with air safety.

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The Southwest Airlines NOC with screens showing airline operations.
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Touring the Southwest Airlines Network Operations Control

Posted October 10, 2014 by Malcom Muir

In May of this year, Southwest Airlines unveiled a new crown jewel at their Dallas Love Field headquarters: their Network Operations Control (NOC). I

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The speed ring is highly visible on this 1932 Waco biplane, used by Texaco. (Photo by RuthAS)
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the History of Engine Cowlings

Posted October 9, 2014 by David J. Williams

Rarely is much attention paid to one of the most important design aspects of modern jet engines: The cowlings. Aviation safety expert David J. Williams explores the history and development of the modern engine enclosure.

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Finding a Hidden Gem in Maine’s Back Country

Posted October 8, 2014 by Michael Lothrop

Old Acton Airfield is in the middle of some of the most scenic rural area Maine has to offer. Its owners have taken full advantage of this wonderful property.

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5 Commonly Misused Weather Terms Explained

Posted October 7, 2014 by Adam Daum

Sometimes you hear a complicated meteorological term tossed around, likely by someone trying to show off. We debunk and explain five often-misunderstood weather terms.

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