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Government News

NASA 905 Spreads Her Wings in New Texas Exhibit

Posted January 27, 2016 by Nathan Moeller

After a two-night roll through the streets in April 2014, NASA 905 was reassembled at Space Center Houston and mated with a full-scale orbiter mockup.

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Aviation News

Why An FAA Rule Change Won’t Stop Student Pilots

Posted January 22, 2016 by Erika Armstrong

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 […]

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ANALYSIS: Could Spirit be looking to merge with Frontier?

Posted January 11, 2016 by Zina Aziz

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.

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Editorials

PHOTO TOUR: Step Onboard Qatar Airways A350-900XWB

Posted January 8, 2016 by Ben Granucci

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.

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Airline News

Qatar Airways Begins Scheduled Service to Philadelphia with the A350

Posted January 5, 2016 by William Rizzo

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 […]

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Editorials

So You Got A Drone For The Holidays! Now What?

Posted January 1, 2016 by Jay Haapala

Did you recently unwrap a new drone? Here’s what you need to know in order to fly it safely and legally.

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Airline News

EVA Air Continues US Growth with Daylight JFK Service

Posted December 22, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

EVA Air continues its US expansion with additional flights to JFK.

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Editorials

Left Behind by the On-Time Machine

Posted December 14, 2015 by Brad Tate

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?

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Airline News

PHOTOS: Qatar Airways brings the A350-900XWB to JFK

Posted December 9, 2015 by Ben Granucci

On Tuesday, December 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport played host to the first commercial A350 flight to arrive anywhere in North America.

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Photography

Airbus A380 Pilot Contacts Photographer Who Shot Plane High Above Boston

Posted December 7, 2015 by Mark Garfinkel

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.

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