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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

Posted September 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.

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January 16th in Aviation History: Final Space Shuttle Columbia Launch, TWA Flight 3 Crashes

Posted January 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Space Shuttle Columbia launches for the last time, five B-52s begin a round-the-world-flight, actress Carole Lombard is killed in the crash of TWA Flight 3, and more…

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Air-to-air photo of the Boeing 367-80 Dash 80, showing the aircraft passing over Washington's Olympic Peninsula. (Photo by Joe Parke, via Boeing)
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Boeing 707 Prototype Makes First Test Flight, First USSR-US Service Takes Off: July 15 in Aviation History

Posted July 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

1916: A timber merchant named William E. Boeing and a US Navy engineer named George Conrad Westervelt form a new aircraft company called the Pacific Aero Products Company. A year later it would be renamed Boeing Airplane Company. 1923: Dobrolyot, a Soviet state airline and predecessor of today’s Aeroflot, launches its first scheduled domestic service, […]

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Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER wearing a special FC Barcelona livery. (Photo by Kaz T)
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Turkish Airlines to Launch Houston Flights in 2013

Posted June 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Turkish Airlines has announced it will begin service linking Istanbul with Houston on April 1, 2013 using Boeing 777-300ER jets.

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This FedEx DC-10 (N306FE) was involved in an attempted hijacking in 1994. (Photo by JoePriesAviation.net)
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April 7th in Aviation History: Disgruntled FedEx Pilot Attempts to Crash DC-10, Astronauts Make First Shuttle Spacewalk

Posted April 7, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Auburn Calloway attempts to take down a Federal Express DC-10, Story Musgrave and Don Peterson become the first astronauts to perform a space shuttle spacewalk, history’s first midair collision takes place over France, and more…

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Passengers board an Aloha Airlines jet in 1973.
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February 17th in Aviation History: Turkish Prime Minister Survives London Plane Crash, Aloha Emerges from Bankruptcy

Posted February 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Asiana Airlines is established, Aloha comes out of bankruptcy protection, the Turkish prime minister survives a plane crash in London, and more…

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Final Call: Burt Rutan on Building the World’s Largest Plane, Singapore Offers Private Jets for A380 Connections

Posted January 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Burt Rutan explains why he’s building the world’s largest airplane from scratch rather than just bolting two 747s together, Turkish wants to buy LOT, US Airways wants to merge with American, inside Narita’s immigration gulag, and more…

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An engine from UTA Flight 772 sits in the desert after a bomb exploded in its cargo hold.
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 19th

Posted September 19, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A bomb takes down UTA Flight 772, Israel launches their first satellite, a Turkish Airlines 727 hits a mountain, some farm animals fly a balloon, and more…

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Photos: Turkish Airlines Launches Istanbul-Los Angeles Service

Posted March 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Turkish Airlines on Thursday began its new nonstop service between Istanbul and Los Angeles International Airport.

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 17th

Posted February 17, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Asiana Airlines is established in 1988, Aloha comes out of bankruptcy protection in 2006, the Turkish prime minister survives a plane crash in London in 1959, and more…

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