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United Unveils New ‘Polaris’ Business Class Product

Posted June 3, 2016 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

United Airlines introduced Polaris, a new Business Class product to be featured on long-haul international flights which the carrier hopes will be a game changer.

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Photos & Video: La Guardia Circa 1947 Teaches of Airport’s Additional Runways & United DC-4 Crash

Posted February 25, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

Old school LGA video gives the chance for a to learn about the crash of United Flight 521 and President Truman’s Air Force One.

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Developing: Smisek Out Amidst United Airlines Management Shakeup

Posted September 8, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

After the close of the markets on Tuesday, United Airlines announced a major shakeup in its executive ranks. The airline’s CEO Jeff Smisek is out, along with a pair of vice presidents.

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Editorials

DOJ’s “Collusion”: You Scratch My Airplane’s Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

Posted July 7, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

The Department of Justice’s charges of collusion at multiple airlines should come as no surprise to the ironic actions of none other than…
The Department of Justice.

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Editorials

Airline Globalization’s History: Once An Advantage, Now a Threat

Posted June 23, 2015 by John Steffen

The debate between U.S legacy airlines and the “ME3″ has been getting hotter and hotter, though airline globalization has been around since the beginning.

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A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (reg D-AIKI) touches down at JFK Airport in New York. Photo by Tom Alfano.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: January 6

Posted January 6, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday to Lufthansa! United Grounds Ted, the US Marines take delivery of their first AV-8 Harrier and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 16th

Posted December 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The midair collision of a United DC-8 and TWA Constellation over New York City, Concorde makes the first sub-3-hour Atlantic crossing, an Air Canada CRJ crashes, and more…

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Editorials

Are Regional Airlines Feeling the ‘Middle Class Squeeze’? A Look at United’s Hidden Costs

Posted October 28, 2014 by David J. Williams

United’s cost of regional service will be mostly prohibitive unless regional carriers are able to reduce costs by 30% to compete with the United’s own product.

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The Honor of Being Chosen For a Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship

Posted September 11, 2014 by Joseph Schmidt

An aspiring pilot shares his story of being selected as one of the recipients of the Jason Dahl Memorial Scholarship for 2014.

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“The Why” Behind Accidental Door Slide Deployments

Posted July 9, 2014 by Patrick Smith

An Emergency Slide Inflated into the Cabin of a United Airlines 737. What Went Wrong? Plus: Evacuation Etiquette, and Everything You Need to Know About Doors.

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