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The Real Impact of Ebola on Airline Travel

Posted October 6, 2014 by David J. Williams

The rapid speed of jet airliners and the large capacities of the intercontinental wide-bodies make the rapid and distant spread of Ebola an issue.

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China Airlines Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-300ER

Posted October 6, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

In a market already crowded with the 777-300, the key for China Airlines is its revolutionized interior, designed by highly acclaimed Taiwanese architect Ray Chen.

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Why Can’t Airlines Just Add Extra Room?

Posted October 2, 2014 by David Parker Brown

I recently saw a comment that referenced a seat being too small. “If planes were just one foot wider, seats could be as wide as first class. Would that kill Boeing or Airbus?”

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How You Can Still Fly Safely With Broken Plane Parts: Part 1

Posted September 29, 2014 by Ken Hoke

Don’t worry; we fly with stuff broken or missing all the time. Here’s how we do it while keeping you perfectly safe.

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China Eastern Airlines Updates its Fleet and its Look

Posted September 25, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

China Eastern Airlines took delivery of its first 777-300ER on Wednesday. NYCAviation was there to take a look at the airline’s new aircraft and new look.

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A New Perspective on Aviation Safety, Post-9/11

Posted September 23, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Aviation accidents after 9/11 brought about a reminder of how we must all learn about and address aviation safety.

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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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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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March 17, 1937, before the first around-the-world attempt. Image via WikimediaCommons
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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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