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Markings for planes of yesteryear engraved into the ramp at JFK's Terminal 3, formerly known as the Pan Am Worldport.
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Final Call

Final Call: Direct Air Stops Flying Directly

Posted March 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Direct Air abruptly grounds all its flights, a new service lets flyers hire strangers to take care of their kids onboard, United continues to suffer from post-merger computer issues, and more…

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Boeing Sky Interior on a United 737-900ER
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Columnists

United’s Sky Interior Surprise

Posted March 9, 2012 by Edward Russell

United’s new 737s are fitted with the beautiful Boeing Sky Interior, but are missing a key feature of their older planes: personal TVs. Here’s why.

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United Express/Shuttle America Embraer E-170 N633RW
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Airline News

United Airlines Plane Lands at Newark Without Front Landing Gear [UPDATED]

Posted February 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A United Airlines commuter plane has landed at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday evening without its nose landing gear, according to witnesses.

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TAM Brasil Airbus A330-200 (PT-MVB) touches down in Miami
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Final Call

Final Call: Air Force One Burns $180K An Hour, Drunk Flight Attendant Forces Flight Cancellation

Posted February 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

New numbers from the Pentagon reveal how much it costs to fly Air Force One, a flight attendant had a few too many drinks on a trip to North Dakota, United wants Boeing to pay up over 787 delivery delays, and more…

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Space Shuttle Discovery launches for the last time. [Image: NASA]
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: February 24th

Posted February 24, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A United Airlines 747′s explosive decompression over the Pacific kills 9 people, SAS launches Europe’s first North Polar route to Asia, a 9 year old boy flies a Cessna, and more…

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Dream Tour 787 N787BX seen landing at Boeing Field shortly after its repaint into full Boeing house colors
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Manufacturer News

Boeing 787 Dream Tour to March Through US, Canada and Mexico

Posted February 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The fourth segment of Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour will include visits to some of North America’s most important airports.

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Somewhere over China, a Qatar Airways Boeing 777 makes a banking right turn
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Aviation News

Final Call: Are Boeing and Airbus Building Too Many Planes?

Posted February 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

One leasing company CEO says Boeing and Airbus are unlikely to sell all the planes in their order book, a man is subdued after chanting “Allah akbar” on a plane, Continental’s days are numbered, and more…

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A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER (N643UA) landing in London, circa 1991
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Airline News

United to Launch Daily Flights Between Newark and Istanbul

Posted February 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines announced Tuesday that it would launch flights linking its Newark hub to Istanbul on July 1st.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner number 55 wearing United liver
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Airline News

Photos: Up Close With the First ‘Painted’ United Airlines Dreamliner

Posted February 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A United Airlines 787 dreamliner made a special appearance during President Barack Obama’s visit to Boeing’s Everett, Wash. factory on Friday, becoming the first Dreamliner to wear the complete United livery.

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President Barack Obama speaks in front of a Boeing 787 assembly line. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/NYCAviation)
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Manufacturer News

President Obama Touts Boeing’s Air Superiority During Visit to 787 Factory

Posted February 17, 2012 by Amy Franklin

President Barack Obama toured and spoke at the Boeing factory in Everett, Wash. on Friday before an audience of the airframer’s workers and with three 787 Dreamliners as a backdrop.

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