Aviation medical examiners will no longer issue student pilot certificates under a new rule adopted by the FAA. Unlike the old rules, starting on April 1 (yes, April Fool’s Day), these new certificates will never expire and students will receive hard plastic certificates, separate from their medical certificate. Currently, a student pilot obtains a combination […]
Following last week’s abrupt departure of Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza, ZIna Aziz explores whether the airline’s future could include a merger with Frontier Airlines.
Recently, NYCAviation was invited onboard one of Qatar Airways’ A350-900XWBs. While onboard, we had a chance to tour the entire plane as well as to speak with representatives of both the airline and Airbus. Here is a look at what it was like in and around the aircraft.
Wearing the livery of Qatar Airways, the first Airbus A350 XWB to begin scheduled service to the United States landed at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on the morning of Friday, January 1st. Flight 727 arrived in Philadelphia on time after a nonstop flight from Doha International Airport (DOH). After three hours on the ground, it took to […]
EVA Air continues its US expansion with additional flights to JFK.
On-time departures are a critical aspect of airline operations and how they are viewed by the flying public. However, is it worth sacrificing passenger satisfaction in some instances in order to stay on time?
On Tuesday, December 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport played host to the first commercial A350 flight to arrive anywhere in North America.
A great story of a photographer that took an incredible shot of a massive A380 from 7 miles below, who managed to connect with the pilot afterward.