Posts Tagged ‘United Airlines’


Today in Aviation History: January 6

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


On This Day in Aviation History: February 11th

The first African American flight attendant is hired, JetBlue begins operations, United completes Pan Am purchase, Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314 crashes and much more.
by Phil Derner Jr.

United Airlines 757 N516UA at LaGuardia Airport LGA

New York-bound United Flight Returns to Gate at LAX After “Suspicious” Passenger Activity

Two Middle Eastern men were removed from a JFK Airport-bound flight on Monday morning after one of them made a pre-takeoff bathroom run.
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United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.

United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more...
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10 Years Since Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster: February 1st in Aviation History

Today marks the anniversaries of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, UAL's emergence from bankruptcy, Boeing's decision to discontinue the 727 and more...
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