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JetBlue Airbus A320 known as "Blue Sapphire" (N568JB). (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 11th

Posted February 11, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 6th

Posted February 6, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Laker Airways goes out of business, crashes of British European Airlines and Birgenair flights, FedEx closes a hub for the first time, the Airline Deregulation Act is introduced and more…

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Aviation News

Final Call: New 787 Skin Concerns at Boeing, Air France Jet Gets Covered in Bird Blood

Posted February 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing inspecting 787s for new problems with its composite skin, LAX faces an uphill battle to win more international travel, an Air France Airbus plows into a flock of birds, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: January 30th

Posted January 30, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

United’s 747SP “Friendship One” sets an around-the-world record, the crashes of Kenya Airlines 43 and Pan Am 806, Orville Wright passes away, and more…

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A South African Airways Boeing 747SP ZS-SPE on the ground at Frankfurt
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Final Call

Final Call: US Airways Hot to Merge With American, Artist to Bury 727 in California Desert

Posted January 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways admits it wants to merge with American, Congress funds FAA for an extra few weeks, an artist wants to bury a plane in sand, a look at New York’s decrepit airport terminals, and more…

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The tail section of the United DC-8 which crashed in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
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On This Day in Aviation History: December 16th

Posted December 16, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

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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On This Day in Aviation History: November 23rd

Posted November 23, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Air France Airbus A380 begins service to New York, first flight of the “Flying Flapjack,” the crash of hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961, and more…

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Airline News

The Premium Economy Question: Is it Worth It?

Posted November 22, 2011 by Edward Russell

Several US airlines now offer customers a Premium Economy option with more legroom and amenities. Do passengers think it’s a good value? And is it effective for the airlines’ bottom line? Columnist Edward Russell investigates.

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Photo of the Day: A Qatar Airways 777-300ER A7-BAL is directed to its gate at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan
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Final Call

Lonely Housewife Threatens to Blow Up Planes to Get Her Husband Off Work: Final Call

Posted November 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Florida woman was arrested after threatening to bomb 10 planes, Embraer ditches plans to build a larger jet, United’s Jeff Smisek tells all, and more…

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Photos: First United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner Emerges From Factory

Posted October 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner rolled out of the factory fully assembled early Thursday morning, enroute to becoming the first Dreamliner delivered to a U.S. carrier in early 2012.

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