Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’


The Lesser Known Airlines of JFK, Part II

Yesterday, we published an article called The Lesser Known Airlines of JFK, and we got some great feedback from our readers. We now present to you The Lesser Known Airlines of JFK, Part II. Copa Airlines Panama City based Copa ...
by Jason Rabinowitz

The first Boeing aircraft ever built in South Carolina, Air India's Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner VT-ANI is seen off by a legion of Boeing employees. (Photo by Boeing)

Boeing Delivers First South Carolina-Built 787 to Air India

Boeing on Friday delivered the first 787-8 Dreamliner built at its new Charleston, South Carolina assembly plant.
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In Ft. Lauderdale, A Hotel Is Demolished To Make Way For A New Runway

The next phase in the construction of Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport's new runway began recently with the demolition of a nearby hotel. That space was needed to ensure that aircraft have a sufficient safety area...
by Mark Lawrence


An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER and Baby EK. (Photo by Mehdi Nazarinia via wikimedia commons. Inset photo via

Baby Born on Emirates Flight Named ‘EK’ After Airline Code

A baby born on an Emirates flight from Dubai to Manila has been named "EK" in honor of the airline's two-letter IATA code.
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Anatomy of a Story: Why the ‘Airliner Hacking’ Claim is Bull

A recent claim in a Wired article has people fearing that control of their airliners can be taken over by a hacker. We explain why this is utterly ridiculous.
by John Steffen and Phil Derner Jr.