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    Blast From The Past! World Airways Set To Return?

    When we first heard rumors, we thought it might be an April Fools joke.  But a quick check of the calendar proves that today is November 8th and April is way in the past.  This seems to be real news! A recently-formed company called 777 Partners acquired the intellectual property of World Airways Inc. The […] More

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    Emirates receives its 100th Airbus A380

    On November 3rd 2017, Emirates reached a milestone as it received its 100th A380 at a special ceremony at Airbus’ delivery centre in Hamburg, Germany. The ceremony was officiated by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and CEO. According to Sheikh Ahmed, this is a tremendous moment for Emirates, Airbus and for […] More

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    VIDEO: Saudi Arabia Intercepts Ballistic Missile Headed Toward International Airport

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched a missile aimed at Riyadh’s International Airport on Saturday.  Saudi defense forces intercepted the missiles.  The video below shows the launch of 4 interceptors followed by the explosion indicating a successful interception.  No injuries were reported.  There was no disruption to flights in and our of the capital airport. The missile […] More

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    Atlas Air Contract Dispute With Pilots Simmers Weeks Before Holiday Shipping Season

    The gloves are coming off in Atlas Air’s contract negotiations with the pilots’ union. The air cargo carrier accused pilots last month of intentionally slowing down work in an effort to gain an upper hand in contract discussions. The company filed a federal complaint alleging the pilots were intentionally calling in sick and refusing to […] More

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    Watch: New York Airways Was The Golden Age Of Helicopter Commuting

    When the New York Airways promotional film “The Skyline Route” was produced in 1962, the company had already operated above New York and the surrounding area for 13 years. Founded in 1949, New York Airways began carrying paying passengers aboard helicopters for the first time in 1953 using Sikorsky S-55 (think H-19 Chickasaw) helicopters. Soon […] More

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    Ramp Worker’s Funky Dance Moves Go Viral

    Working the ramp isn’t a particularly glamorous job. It involves a ton of physical exertion and you are at the mercy of the elements. As a ramp agent, the outside is your office. Heat, rain, snow, and sleet, are common. You are measured by your ability to ensure that the flights depart on-time. Passengers hardly […] More

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    BREAKING: Another Close Call for Air Canada at SFO As They Ignore “Go Around” Instructions

    “Possible pilot deviation, I have a number for you when you’re ready.” — Words you don’t want to hear from a controller. An Air Canada flight inbound to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Sunday night lucked out and avoided a potential disaster, just months after another Air Canada flight mistakenly lined up to land on a […] More

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