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Chinese Airline Considers Installing Hannibal Lecter-Style “Standing Seats”

Shanghai-based Spring Airlines wants to remove all the seats from its jets. The low-cost carrier has 13 Airbus A320s, but the lengthy wait for new aircraft is making it difficult to keep up with surging demand. A seatless plane...
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CSA Czech Airlines to Suspend JFK-Prague Service October 25th

CSA Czech Airlines has announced it will discontinue all of its long haul service effective October 25th, including its sole year-round trans-Atlantic route, Prague (PRG)-New York (JFK).
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Port Authority Appoints First Woman to Head All NYC-Area Airports

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today named Susan Baer, a 32-year PA management veteran, as director of aviation.
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An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on final approach to Boston Logan Airport. (Photo by Michael Philip Manheim/NARA)

August 5th in Aviation History: First American DC-10 Flight, Reagan Fires FAA Controllers

On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War's first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
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Photos: American Airlines 737 Kingston Crash Wreckage

NYCAviation has obtained photos of the American Airlines 737 that crashed at Kingston, Jamaica on Dec. 23rd.
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